Stories tagged: Interstate 90
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Idaho State Police find severely beaten woman and infant during traffic stop; driver arrested for possession of meth
During a traffic stop on Interstate 90 in Idaho, a man was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, and police also found a severely beaten woman and 2-year-old child, according to a …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
One person was killed early Wednesday when two semitrucks collided on Interstate 90 five miles east of Sprague.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
With a doubling of traffic in 30 years, vehicles on I-90 in Spokane far exceed original design standards
Interstate 90 was designed to carry 50,000 vehicles on an average day. Today the busy highway cutting through Spokane carries 120,000 vehicles a day.
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
Authorities have closed Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass because of vehicles spinouts in snowy conditions.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a man Thursday morning suspected of driving the wrong way on Interstate 90, failed to realize he was being pursued by patrol cars and nearly hit other …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
A driver hit a semitruck, causing it to flip on to its side on Interstate-90, blocking all eastbound lanes of traffic at about 1:35 a.m. The suspect fled the scene …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:45 a.m.
Getting There: Yielding and merging onto freeway aren’t the same. (You should know with changes coming to I-90.)
Little known fact: Those yield signs that motorists face when joining highway traffic? They mean yield.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 11:27 p.m.
Two people died and three were critically injured after a crash on Interstate 90 near Ellensburg Monday afternoon.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 6 a.m.
The city of Liberty Lake, the Central Valley School District and the Spokane Valley Fire Department have banded together to hire a state lobbyist with one goal in mind – …
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.