Stories tagged: monroe street
Sun., April 9, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Competing visions of Monroe Street cause ‘road diet’ division to linger
City Hall will soon have to push forward with its plans to reduce lanes on Monroe Street to take advantage of pedestrian safety grant dollars. A group of business owners, …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
Downtown construction of Lincoln and Monroe streets will be completed next year
A single layer of asphalt will be laid down on Lincoln and Monroe streets downtown to allow full traffic flow during the winter, following a busy summer that left some …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016
Getting There: Major roadwork heading into final phases
Major road projects around the Inland Northwest are moving into their final phases while some projects reach completion
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Spokane officials: Complicated downtown road construction could extend to next year
City staff overseeing the $3.1 million road reconstruction project in downtown Spokane urged patience Monday as they deal with labyrinthine utility infrastructure underground. Closing streets and paying overtime may not …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Fire damages commercial building on Monroe
A 2-alarm fire heavily damaged a small commercial building at 1603 N. Monroe Street early Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 9:13 p.m.
Woman alleges Sacred Heart improperly released information to police
A woman is suing Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center for releasing confidential medical information to the Spokane Police Department.
Thu., July 16, 2015, 6:44 p.m.
Bicyclist seriously injured in crash on Monroe Street
Another bicyclist was hospitalized with serious head injuries after a crash around 4 p.m. Thursday at Monroe Street and York Avenue.
Sun., Jan. 4, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Bridget Kelly, caretaker of the J.W. Witherop home, was enduring a frightening stretch.
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
Police say woman who brought down pole had suspended license
A woman who crashed into two street signs and an electric pole, forcing the closure of Monroe Street Saturday afternoon, is facing a charge of driving with a suspended license.
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 …
Thu., May 30, 2013
Monroe Street Bridge closure worries businesses
Thousands of motorists, and the businesses vying for their attention, may find themselves cursing Monday when the Monroe Street Bridge shuts down for three weeks. “I’m a little peeved,” said …
Mon., Jan. 14, 2013
Getting There: U.S. 195 intersection upgrade under way
A long-awaited improvement to U.S. Highway 195 in southwest Spokane is getting started. A contractor is setting up construction signs this week and preparing for a $6.4 million project to …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2012
Anti-Shea mailer features pointing gun
Democratic challenger Amy Biviano is turning incumbent Republican state Rep. Matt Shea’s road rage case into a campaign issue. But the mailer that began arriving in Spokane Valley mailboxes over …
Mon., March 19, 2012
Then and Now: Monroe Street
The year 1891 was monumental for the town of Spokane Falls, which voted to change its name to Spokane – perhaps to sound more sophisticated and less rustic. Electricity was …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2011
Historic stretch near courthouse still bustling
Despite the Great Depression, Spokane was growing and building to the north, up the corridors of Monroe, Washington, Howard and Division streets. The last of Spokane’s streetcars was retired in …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2011
Photos: King made his fortune with Monroe Street grocery
Spokane grew around the rocky falls of the river, but soon after the furious growth of the 1880s and 1890s, Spokane’s footprint began to expand north. As neighborhoods sprang up, …
Tue., Jan. 25, 2011
Council lowers developer taxes
Taxes on new development will be significantly lower than proposed thanks to a last-minute decision by the Spokane City Council. With a 4-2 vote, the council on Monday approved impact …
Wed., Oct. 13, 2010, 11:41 a.m.
Bomb squad blows up suspicious bag at hospital
A bomb squad blew up a suspicious bag left in an employee parking lot this morning at Deaconess Medical Center.
Wed., Aug. 5, 2009, 11:24 a.m.
Bicycle under bridge prompts river search
Emergency personnel responded in force this morning onto and under the Monroe Street Bridge after someone riding one of the gondolas reported seeing a bicycle next to one of the …