Stories tagged: Kevin Twohig
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:01 p.m.
Spokane prepares for Donald Trump
When Donald Trump arrives in Spokane on Saturday, presumably by landing at the airport aboard the Boeing-built 757 jet he calls Trump Force One, the city will be ready for …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, midnight
Spokane Valley council mulls regional sportsplex idea
Proposed downtown Spokane sportplex may bring new softball facility to Spokane Valley
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 5:35 p.m.
Plans aired for $35 million sports complex near Arena
Plans to build an Olympics-level indoor sports facility on the north bank of the Spokane River got a little closer to reality this week, as a report showed that the …
Wed., June 3, 2015, midnight
City Council rejects paying $300,000 for soil cleanup at Grand Hotel
A proposal to use city funds to pay for more than $300,000 in environmental cleanup at the Davenport Grand Hotel was shot down this week by Spokane City Council members, …
Wed., Jan. 28, 2015, midnight
Jan Quintrall resigns from city of Spokane
Jan Quintrall, the embattled head of Spokane’s Business and Developer Services division, announced her resignation from the city Tuesday, saying she had “broken the public’s trust, and I can’t repair …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 27, 2015, 7:06 p.m.
Quintrall announces resignation
The Spokane administrator who led Spokane’s engineering, streets, business and other departments, announced Tuesday that she was resigning her position.
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014, midnight
Convention Center coming together on time, on budget
The Spokane Convention Center is just weeks away from throwing open its doors for larger conventions and events. Garco Construction is on time and on budget for a 91,000-square-foot expansion …
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014, midnight
Spokane’s first new skywalk in decades OK’d
Downtown Spokane will see the construction of its first skywalk in 20 years, and at least one Spokane City Council member hopes it’s the last. The City Council on Monday …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013, midnight
Worthys ready to launch convention center hotel plan
After announcing plans last year to build what would be Spokane’s biggest downtown hotel near the Convention Center, developers Karen and Walt Worthy say they’re ready to start the first …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2013, midnight
City holds firm on hire
Despite a nearly $500,000 estimating error on a bridge renovation project, Spokane City Hall is standing behind its decision to put a small-businessman with no engineering training in charge of …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2012, midnight
Shenanigans continues its location hunt
The CEO of the company that recently closed C.I. Shenanigans said he’s looking for a new restaurant location in Spokane. RAM International’s Jeff Iverson said Spokane has been a good …
Mon., Oct. 15, 2012, midnight
Owner closes CI Shenanigans unexpectedly
The owner of downtown Spokane restaurant CI Shenanigans closed the business Saturday evening, surprising the restaurant’s landlord, the Spokane Public Facilities District. About 40 workers were affected by the closure.
Sun., Oct. 14, 2012, 3:39 p.m.
Shenanigans closes its doors as facilities district prepares for demolition
CI Shenanigans closes its doors, leaving about 40 workers out of jobs
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, midnight
New lights in the arena save time and money
The audience for Wednesday’s Cirque du Soleil performance will be the first to see a show at the Spokane Arena under new lights. The Spokane Public Facilities District, which owns …
Fri., March 11, 2011, midnight
Finders of MLK bomb say they were fired for actions
The three men who were hailed as heroes by Spokane’s mayor and police chief for finding a bomb and reporting it to police say they lost their jobs for their …
Wed., Feb. 23, 2011, midnight
Convention center expansion hinges on tax vote
Five years after opening a new convention center, the Spokane Public Facilities District is readying plans to ask voters for a $65 million expansion. The proposal would add more than …
Tue., Feb. 22, 2011, 7:25 p.m.
Facilities district seeks $65 million expansion
Five years after opening a new convention center, the Spokane Public Facilities District is readying plans to ask voters for a $65 million expansion.
Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, midnight
Century-old Spokane Club has changed its rules with the times
If reverence for tradition had been allowed to choke the impetus for change, the distinctive Kirtland Cutter-designed building at Riverside Avenue and Monroe Street might well be one of downtown’s …
Fri., Sept. 17, 2010, midnight
Cirque du Spokane another chance to experience the impossible
Trying to describe a Cirque du Soleil show to someone who has never seen one is nearly impossible. Try describing the taste of chocolate to a person who has never …