Stories tagged: Interstate 90
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Father, son injured when tire falls off passing car on I-90 in Coeur d’Alene
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.
Multiple-vehicle collision snarls traffic on Interstate 90 downtown
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.
Idaho troopers use spike strips to arrest fleeing Spokane Valley kidnapping suspect
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.
Rock slide closes Fourth of July Pass
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.
One dead, two injured in snow-related crash on Interstate 90
Washington State Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash on westbound Interstate 90.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 Friday in Spokane injures two
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.
Driver killed in wrong-way crash on I-90 in downtown Spokane
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.
Getting There: The woman who fought freeways
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.
Semitrailer spills dozens of gallons of diesel fuel in crash near Sprague Avenue
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.
Semi crash on I90 spills hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel
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.
State may remove busy I-90 eastbound on-ramp at Walnut in downtown Spokane
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.
No-Li beer tank centerpiece of new Spokane ‘gateway’
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 motorcyclists involved in chain reaction crash
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.
East Sprague Avenue has seen its fortunes rise and fall. Now it’s turning a corner. For real.
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.
Burning power pole causes wires to fall across I-90 near downtown Spokane on Monday
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.
New charging stations to relieve ‘range anxiety’ in central Washington
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.
Man fleeing from Idaho State Police dies after motorcycle crash near Post Falls
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.
City lays boulders beneath I-90 in downtown Spokane to shift homeless to shelters
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.
Spokane woman pleads guilty to causing deadly, wrong way five-car crash
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.
1 dead, 1 in serious condition after multi-car crash caused by thick smoke
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.
Spokane man accused of DUI after nearly ramming ISP trooper
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.
I-90 reopened after semi crashes, bursts into flames on central Washington bridge
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.
Birding brightens driver’s commute on I-90
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.
Traffic clear on westbound Interstate 90 near Argonne
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.
Construction slowdowns snarl traffic across the region
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.
Child dies in Interstate 90 crash near Kingston, Idaho
A child died in a car crash on eastbound Interstate 90 near Kingston, Idaho, Wednesday afternoon, according to the Idaho State Police.
Thu., July 6, 2017
I-90 work moves to westbound lanes near downtown; backups expected
Maintenance work on Interstate 90 is moving to the westbound lanes this week, resulting in the closure of one lane going into downtown
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Man found dead near Schrag I-90 rest area
A body was found Tuesday at the Schrag rest area on eastbound Interstate 90 between Ritzville and Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Woman survives violent carjacking in downtown Spokane; suspect pulled over on I-90
On Monday afternoon, Sonora Hetrick was heading home from her job at a coffee shop, waiting for the light to change at an intersection in downtown Spokane, when another woman …