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  • WSU spring football: Connor Halliday returns to Albi

    Connor Halliday will return to his old field of glory on Saturday.


  • Lee: Facelift would cure what ails Joe Albi

    The Joe Albi Stadium you see today won’t be the Joe Albi Stadium of the future if the Spokane School District becomes the landlord. And that’s a good thing. The …


  • City of Spokane, school district trade property

    Spokane Public Schools and the city of Spokane have swapped parcels of land in a deal they say is mutually beneficial. The school district acquired 20 acres owned by the …


  • Event pits the best of high schools’ spirited sound

    Family and friends wrapped themselves in blankets and gathered in the stands at Joe Albi Stadium, cupping hot cocoa and yelling encouragements as students performed in a competition that draws …


  • School district in talks with city to buy Joe Albi Stadium

    Spokane Public Schools has an interest in buying Joe Albi Stadium. Such a plan would be folded into the school district’s 2015 bond proposal requiring voter approval.


  • Photos Then & Now: Cougars’ playing field

    Washington State University’s Martin Stadium first took shape as Soldier Field in 1892 and became Rogers Field in 1902. In 1970, some of the football stadium’s 1930s-era wooden bleachers were …


  • Boy loses 5 fingers in accident at BMX track

    An 8-year-old boy lost five fingers on two hands when they were crushed by a starting gate last Wednesday at the BMX bicycle track at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex …


  • Central Valley band marches to victory

    Central Valley High School beat all comers Saturday night on the gridiron. This wasn’t football. It was more like 10 hours of halftime, as high school musicians and color guards …


  • STA seeking public input on budget cut proposals

    Spokane Transit Authority officials are asking for the public’s help in cutting 7 percent from the bus agency’s budget next year. A recently released list of potential cuts is the …


  • Merkel sports complex opens

    LauraLi Gilliam sailed over the mounded dirt of Spokane’s new BMX track on her 20-inch tires, christening the track with a herd of others on Saturday. The track is one …


  • Race makes its final run before move to Fairchild

    For the last time, Steve Case handed out T-shirts and water to weary, sweaty little bodies as they crossed the finish line at Joe Albi Stadium.


  • Harmony in motion

    Ten bands from Washington and one from Montana braved the cold last Saturday to show off their hard work this fall at the Pacific Northwest marching band competition at Joe …


  • Putting music in motion

    Many marching bands perform during the halftime shows of their schools’ football games, but Saturday was all about the bands at the Pacific Northwest Marching Band Championships held at Joe …


  • Board inks contract for Albi redesign

    After more than a decade of planning and negotiations, the Spokane Park Board finalized a contract this week that will redevelop and enlarge a park near Joe Albi Stadium. Construction …


  • Construction to begin soon at Joe Albi

    Construction of a new sports complex for softball and soccer at Joe Albi Stadium is getting under way with approval of a $7.8 million contract with Bouten Construction Co. of …


  • Young sneaker brigade ready for morning run at Albi

    An 8:30 a.m. starting gun will spark the first of 10 waves of young runners who’ll pack Joe Albi Stadium today for the 23rd America’s Kids Run in Spokane. Spokane …


  • Albi Stadium backers sponsoring open house

    Joe Albi Stadium will be open to the public Saturday to promote what some volunteers hope will be the start of the venue’s resurgence. The stadium, which was proposed to …


  • Broader Albi use proposed

    A proposed land swap between the city of Spokane and Fairmount Memorial Park could set the stage for a long-awaited redevelopment and expansion of recreational facilities at Joe Albi Stadium …


  • City Oks Plan To Replace Turf At Albi Stadium

    Despite being shaken by an early morning bombing at City Hall, the Spokane City Council was back in business Monday night, unanimously approving a plan to replace Albi Stadium’s damaged …


  • Stadium In Line For A New Life Council To Call For Bids On Plan To Turn Albi Into Soccer Venue

    A plan to turn deteriorating Albi Stadium into a nationally known youth sports complex is expected to get legs today. The Spokane City Council is scheduled to call for bids …

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