Stories tagged: Interstate 90
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
After three days and 11 miles, the Silver Lake fire that burned 340 acres along Interstate 90 near Cheney is nearly burnt out.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
The worst of the Silver Lake fire burning along Interstate 90 near Cheney is likely over as residents return home and firefighters focus Tuesday on mopping up hotspots.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
A fast-moving brush fire quickly grew to 100 acres and its smoke forced brief closures on Interstate 90 in both directions near the Cheney exit as fire officials called for …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
A father and son were injured Friday morning when a tire came off a passing sedan, bounced across the median and smashed the roof of their pickup truck on Interstate …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
A semitractor-trailer carrying crushed cars crashed on Interstate 90 in downtown Spokane on Wednesday, spilling the junked vehicles along the highway and causing multiple other accidents that jammed traffic for …
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
The Idaho State Police said Monday that troopers investigating a reported kidnapping pursued a Spokane Valley suspect along Interstate 90 and eventually used spike strips to flatten the tires of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
A rock slide forced the closure of westbound Interstate 90 at the Fourth of July Pass Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
Washington State Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash on westbound Interstate 90.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
A three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 90 in Spokane prompted emergency crews to transport two drivers to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
A Spokane resident was killed early Saturday when she drove her car the wrong way on Interstate 90 in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Margaret Hurley was Spokane’s freeway fighter who stopped the north-south route in the 1970s.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:51 p.m.
About 50 to 100 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled five miles east of Sprague when a semitrailer crashed on Interstate 90.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel were spilled when a semi truck rolled over on Interstate 90 near Sprague.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
Without the interstate at its end, the eastbound Walnut Street on-ramp might seem like a jump. A platoon of motorists sits at the red light, their collective engines revving, readying …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
A 930-gallon, stainless-steel beer fermentation tank adorned by symbols of Spokane’s industrial past is giving motorists a new welcome into downtown.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Three motorcycles ran into the back of a car in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 90 near the Division Street exit Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
If one building describes East Sprague Avenue, it’s the Pansie garage. On the main drag between Pittsburg and Magnolia streets, it’s uneven yet sturdy, almost as if two buildings were …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
A power pole along Interstate 90 caught fire Monday and caused power lines to fall onto the highway near the Hamilton exit.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Electric vehicle drivers in the center of the state should have some of their “range anxiety” eased with plans for nine new fast-charging stations.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Man who died in motorcycle crash while fleeing from the Idaho State Police identified as Spokane man
The man who died in a motorcycle crash while fleeing from an Idaho State Patrol trooper Tuesday has been identified as 46-year-old Blaze E. Smith of Spokane.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
A motorcyclist fleeing from the Idaho State Police crashed his motorcycle on Interstate 90 near Post Falls Tuesday and died at the scene.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Boulders were dropped for a cost of $150,000, and city leaders say it’s just one of many steps Spokane is taking to get people off the streets and into the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Carrah Goble, who was arrested in 2015 for the death of a man while drunken driving the wrong way on Interstate 90, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Spokane Superior Court to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Multiple cars and a semi-truck crashed late Thursday morning after entering a cloud of smoke coming from a brush fire.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
A Spokane man driving on the wrong side of Interstate 90 was arrested for felony DUI after nearly ramming an Idaho State Police trooper head on.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
All lanes of Interstate 90 were closed for several hours Sunday morning when a semi truck crashed on the Vantage Bride, spilling several gallons of diesel fuel before catching on …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 6:25 a.m.
I spend about 90 minutes in a vehicle each day, commuting from Coeur d’Alene to downtown Spokane. I didn’t expect to be birding from Interstate 90. But the first day …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
A crash involving a car and a semi shut down a lane of westbound Interstate 90 just west of Argonne Road Wednesday afternoon, backing up traffic.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
The height of the summer travel season combined with large road construction projects have merged into major slowdowns and backups this week across the Spokane area, but also in North …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
A child died in a car crash on eastbound Interstate 90 near Kingston, Idaho, Wednesday afternoon, according to the Idaho State Police.