Stories tagged: maintenance
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
Spokane gets extra $5 million to rebuild roads over the next two years
Federal grant money will be used to repave roads that were initially rebuilt 10-15 years ago, city officials said Monday. The announcement comes as the city wraps up work on …
Sat., July 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
Hitting the bricks: Spokane Steam Plant gets a makeover
This summer, Dale Jackson and his co-workers are cleaning the bricks and replacing mortar in the stacks at Steam Plant Square, hundreds of feet above downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Spokane adds $1 million in street repairs to already busy construction season
The city of Spokane plans to spend an extra $1 million to repair arterial streets damaged by this year’s cold, wet winter.
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
$9 million may be needed to repair flood-damaged roads in Spokane County
Spokane County officials predict the total cost of repairing flood-damaged roads and bridges will climb to $9 million.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017
Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Pristine streets, Jan. 1, 1941
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016
Living Smart: Five healthy home habits to start in 2016
It’s the time of year when we’re inundated with articles on how to be healthy, start good-for-you habits and dump the bad ones. But, what about giving some attention to …
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
Heat delays county road work
The dangerous wildfire season, which sidelined Spokane County road crews in May, and continued dry conditions means it’s unlikely any maintenance work will be done on unpaved roads in the …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2007
Rust plagues city pools
Problems with rust at the city’s aging outdoor swimming pools could be solved under a $78.4 million bond issue expected to appear on the ballot this November. Park maintenance workers …