Stories tagged: Interstate 90
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014, 9:46 a.m.
Prosecutor: No charges in deputy shooting of armed veteran
Prosecutors will not file charges against the six Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed Army veteran Jed Zillmer during an armed confrontation near the Spokane Valley Mall in …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014, 9:01 a.m.
I-90 shooter indicted on 12 assault charges
The man who engaged police in a shootout on Interstate 90 near Post Falls was indicted by a grand jury on 12 counts of assault with intent to commit murder. …
Wed., July 23, 2014, 7:56 a.m.
Spokane Valley boy injured in rollover crash near Ritzville
A five-year-old boy and 33-year-old man were injured in a single-vehicle rollover collision just after 7 p.m. Tuesday near Ritzville, the Washington State Patrol said.
Fri., July 18, 2014
Vantage pileup closes eastbound I-90
A chain-reaction accident involving at least 24 vehicles closed eastbound Interstate 90 for much of the day Thursday as emergency crews struggled in blowing dust, ash and smoke to remove …
Sun., July 13, 2014
Plan for North Spokane Corridor, I-90 ramps worry East Central leaders
The current design for connecting the long-elusive North Spokane Corridor to Interstate 90 has some local leaders worried that traffic congestion would grow worse in east Spokane neighborhoods. The Spokane …
Sat., July 5, 2014
Idaho’s new 80 mph speed limit scrutinized
BOISE – When Idaho lawmakers voted to boost the state’s top speed limit to 80 mph, the focus fell on Southern Idaho where interstate highways link with Utah’s similarly wide, …
Mon., June 23, 2014, 8:44 a.m.
Spokane Valley man arrested after hit-and-run crashes on I-90
Tyler K. Busby was arrested facing multiple charges after authorities say he caused multiple crashes on Interstate 90 west of Coeur d’Alene on Sunday afternoon.
Sun., June 22, 2014
Passing judgment: A driver’s-eye look at Spokane
There are plenty of things to do and see in and around this beautiful apple maggot quarantine area we call Spokane. You know it. I know it.
UPDATED: Tue., June 3, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
Two injured when truck collides with fire truck
Two people were injured on Monday when a white pickup truck collided with a fire truck when changing lanes on Interstate 90, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Tue., May 27, 2014, 7:18 a.m.
3 injured in Post Falls wrong-way crash
POST FALLS — A Spokane Valley man who police say entered Interstate 90 in Post Falls going the wrong way and causing a collision has been arrested on suspicion of …
Mon., March 31, 2014, 2:43 p.m.
Landslide closes westbound I-90 near Idaho line
MISSOULA, Mont. — A landslide has forced the closure of westbound lanes on Interstate 90 five miles east of the Idaho border. The Missoulian reports Monday that westbound traffic is …
UPDATED: Tue., March 4, 2014, 3:17 p.m.
Interstate 90 reopens in Idaho after avalanche fears pass
Interstate 90 at Lookout Pass reopened Tuesday afternoon after avalanche fears subsided, the Idaho Transportation Department said.
Mon., March 3, 2014, 6:36 p.m.
Avalanche danger closes Lookout Pass
Lookout Pass along Interstate 90 has been closed on the Montana side due to avalanche danger.
Mon., March 3, 2014, 7:41 a.m.
Weekend snow closes passes, delays school
Spokane city crews worked overnight to clear five inches of snow that fell Sunday, blanketing the region and shutting down mountain passes. Forecasters say warmer conditions will round out the …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2014, 9:03 a.m.
Woman dies in single-car collision on I-90
A single-car collision on westbound I-90 near North Argonne Road has one lane of traffic blocked this morning. The Washington State Patrol said a woman has died.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2013, 3:46 p.m.
10-vehicle collision blocking westbound Interstate 90 east of Ritzville
A 10-vehicle collision is blocking both westbound lanes of Interstate 90 seven miles east of Ritzville.
Thu., Nov. 28, 2013
Chain-reaction crash on Interstate 90 kills one, injures eight
One person died and eight were injured in a chain-reaction collision southwest of Spokane as holiday travel got underway Wednesday morning. The three accidents shortly after 8 a.m. appeared to …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, 3:52 p.m.
Semitruck loses load of legumes, covers Interstate 90 in peas
A semitruck hauling dried peas lost multiple boxes on westbound Interstate 90 just east of the Freya exit, according to a Washington State Patrol news release, slowing traffic.
Mon., Nov. 11, 2013
Getting There: STA to launch bus clad in stars and stripes
Spokane Transit Authority is celebrating Veterans Day today in the best way it knows how: rolling out a new version of the red, white and blue bus. “This was initiated …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013
Getting There: Council releases 2040 transportation plan
Population growth and an expanding economy are expected to bring a 37 percent increase in vehicle travel in the Spokane area by 2040. In the same time, demand for transit …
Mon., Sept. 23, 2013
Getting There: I-90 work will cause delays for six weeks
Construction on Interstate 90 in Central Washington will be causing lane restrictions and likely travel delays for the next six weeks, state transportation officials said. The work will mainly affect …
Wed., Sept. 11, 2013
Competing Idaho billboards criticize, defend U.S –Israel foreign policy
Contrasting views on America’s relationship with Israel have unfurled along an 8-mile section of Interstate 90 in North Idaho. A billboard in Coeur d’Alene criticizing U.S. military aid to Israel …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 11:29 a.m.
Pedestrian hit and killed following accident
One person was killed around 8 a.m. today after a two-car crash on the Sprague Avenue on-ramp to Interstate 90 westbound.
Mon., July 29, 2013, 7:53 a.m.
Man found dead on Highway 95 in Coeur d’Alene
A dead man was found on the side of the highway in Coeur d’Alene late Sunday night.
Mon., July 15, 2013
Getting There: Marshall gravel mine worries neighbors
Rock mining in the Marshall area of southwest Spokane County is putting dozens of heavy loads on Cheney-Spokane Road, and residents of the area said they are concerned about public …
Mon., June 24, 2013
Work begins to install city signs meant to keep drivers updated
Drivers last week might have wondered about that huge drill rig along the northbound lanes of Division Street at Gordon Avenue. Wonder no more: A contractor is installing a series …
Thu., June 13, 2013
Idaho trooper kills man during struggle for gun
LOOKOUT PASS – An Idaho State Police trooper shot and killed a man during a struggle over a handgun Wednesday along Interstate 90 just west of the Idaho-Montana state line. …
Mon., June 10, 2013
Getting There: LED lights being installed on Interstate 90
A project to replace freeway lighting in downtown Spokane is going to save the Washington State Department of Transportation a lot of money on energy and maintenance costs, at the …
Mon., June 3, 2013
Getting There: Francis Avenue renovation gets into high gear
Road construction has moved into northwest Spokane in a major way with work on the state Highway 291 route along Francis Avenue west of Division Street and then northward on …
Mon., June 3, 2013
Beautification project tackles Spokane’s ‘gateways’
Spokane city officials are pushing forward with a long-term plan to clean, paint and upgrade downtown underpasses under Interstate 90 and the BNSF Railway tracks. Launched last year, the effort …