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  • Caterpillar center officially opens

    Local officials and Caterpillar executives gathered Thursday for a dedication of the company’s new distribution center, built and opened last year near Medical Lake. Company officials said the plant is …


  • Trade Winds owners consider options; city wants land swap

    Spokane city officials are talking with owners of the derelict Trade Winds Motor Inn about a property swap, with the intention of tearing down the motel to create a more …


  • Interstate 90 a major route for traffickers heading east

    The buds are potent and fresh, packed gingerly in heat-sealed bags to preserve their form and flavor – and throw off the drug dogs. These aren’t the dense bricks of …


  • Homeless campers getting the boot

    As many as 50 people living under the Interstate 90 viaduct in downtown Spokane will have to find somewhere else to sleep. Spokane officials announced Thursday that they will enforce …


  • Driver in deadly I-90 incident charged

    A Hayden man charged with killing a man who had stopped to assist another motorist on Interstate 90 west of Spokane was ordered Monday to remain in the Spokane County …


  • Rollover crashes injure three near Moses Lake

    MOSES LAKE – Washington State Patrol troopers responded to two rollover wrecks on the same stretch of Interstate 90 near Moses Lake within two miles and six minutes of each …


  • Contractor proposes replacing I-90’s snow shed with bridges

    The familiar snow shed on Interstate 90 just east of Snoqualmie Pass is going to be consigned to history. The Washington State Department of Transportation is considering a proposal to …


  • Former railroad span now links office park, Centennial Trail

    Bill Kessler, of Spokane, has a new shortcut to get to the Centennial Trail. Kessler, who travels on foot, was heading to a ballgame Friday at Mission Park when he …


  • Getting There: Groups will study transit growth

    A series of transit advisory groups will convene starting Wednesday to plan for future improvements on four major corridors in the Spokane region. The routes are: downtown to Liberty Lake …


  • Getting There: Sacred Heart beset by water pipe upgrade

    Construction to upgrade the maze of underground water pipes near Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is limiting traffic access there for at least another month. Parts of three streets in …


  • Getting There: Testing for motorcycle endorsement gets tougher

    Shaun Albritton stood on the warm asphalt at Westside Motorsports waiting for instruction. Albritton, of Spokane, is taking up motorcycle riding and wants to learn the right way.


  • Kittitas fire may be sign of future

    SEATTLE – Even before the evacuations, before the trees went up in bursts of red and orange, before lightning-fast flames flashed through dry grasses and reduced 63 homes and buildings …


  • Taylor Bridge fire 25 percent contained

    Interstate 90 remained open Wednesday as crews battled the Taylor Bridge fire near Cle Elum, Wash., but sections of other roads were closed. “It will remain open right now,” Megan …


  • Nearby fire has not closed I-90

    Interstate 90 remained open Wednesday as fire fighters battled the Taylor Bridge fire in Central Washington. A spokeswoman for the state Department of Transportation said that’s expected to continue unless …


  • Getting There: Grant will help airport cut planes’ emissions

    Spokane International Airport is getting green on the tarmac. The airport is undertaking a $2.8 million project to reduce exhaust emissions from aircraft and ground-based generators.


  • I-90 interchange awaited near state line

    A new interchange scheduled to open this year on Interstate 90 near the Idaho-Washington border could revive commercial development around Cabela’s starting next year. The outdoor recreation megastore has been …


  • Flash flood halts traffic on I-90

    A sudden downpour of rain and hail caused flash flooding in parts of east Spokane and Spokane Valley and brought traffic to a standstill on Interstate 90 on Saturday afternoon. …


  • Getting There: City Perk leaving STA Plaza after 11 years

    City Perk at the Spokane Transit Authority Plaza downtown is moving on. Owner Al Palm said he can’t afford the rent and is looking for another location in the downtown …


  • Getting There: Railroad bed will be used as trail in Valley

    Spokane County commissioners have paved the way for a new multiple-use trail on former railroad property east of Appleway Boulevard in Spokane Valley. The commissioners last week approved a resolution …


  • Getting There: Northern corridor segment to open

    The sweeping bridges over U.S. Highway 395 north of Wandermere will come to life with traffic on Wednesday with the opening of the northernmost segment of the North Spokane Corridor. …


  • Moose head smashes through Cadillac driven by boy, 14

    A 14-year-old motorist crashed into a moose on Interstate 90 in Shoshone County, Idaho, on Saturday, sending the animal’s head into the vehicle.


  • Getting There: Work on second corridor circle begins

    Construction crews are launching yet another step in the multistage construction of the North Spokane Corridor. Work will start today on a second roundabout on North Freya Street to handle …


  • Collision reported on I-90 westbound near state line

    Traffic is moving slowly on Interstate 90 westbound near the state following a collision around 7 a.m.


  • Getting There: STA seeks U.S. funds to study Division line

    Bus No. 25 on Division and Ruby streets carries a million passengers a year. It is among the top-performing lines for Spokane Transit Authority, with average daily loads of 3,400 …


  • Getting There: I-90 repair work scheduled to resume soon

    The freeway repair project that brought repeated backups on Interstate 90 in Spokane last year is about to resume, but transportation officials are promising fewer backups and fewer delays this …


  • Getting There: Evergreen to undergo major work in summer

    Evergreen Road in south Spokane Valley is going to see major improvements this summer with installation of a new water line and reconstruction of the roadway. People who live along …


  • Westbound Interstate 90 blocked at Stateline

    Westbound Interstate 90 is completely blocked at Stateline because of an injury crash, according to Idaho State Police.


  • West Plains Interstate 90 ramps under study

    Industrial growth along Interstate 90 southwest of Spokane is leading transportation engineers to take a serious look at interchange improvements at the Geiger Road and Medical Lake exits. The arrival …


  • Eastbound I-90 closed near Cle Elum

    Interstate 90 near Cle Elum was closed this morning so that wreckers could clear an accident involving a semi truck carrying jet fuel.


  • Spokane police detective injured in I-90 crash

    A Spokane police major crimes detective was injured in a freeway crash today when a suspected drunken driver struck his patrol car.


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