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Proposed Lochsa designation draws fire

In spite of assurances that listing the Lochsa River corridor in the National Register of Historic Places would not negatively affect the public, a large, vocal group of people at …


UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 12:53 p.m.

William O. Douglas’ Goose Prairie cabin nominated for National Register of Historic Places

Members of the Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation voted Friday to add the cabin to the Washington Heritage Register, an official listing of historically significant sites and properties …


Manito Park and Boulevard are now listed on national historic register

Manito Park and Boulevard are now officially part of the National Register of Historic Places


Christensen House earns spot on National Historic Register

The George and Blanche Christensen House has earned a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.


City wants to add Manito, other parks to historic register

Spokane parks have a special place in the history of the city, and local preservation leaders want that place recognized and documented on the National Register of Historic Places. The …


Three Spokane homes listed on National Register of Historic Places

Three Spokane homes have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places after being accepted to the Washington Heritage Register in October. They are the Kiesow-Gentsch House, 618 W. …


Five homes offered for historic register

Five historic homes in Spokane, including one farm property outside the city limits, are up for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The nominations will be reviewed Oct. …


Spokane’s Masonic Center sells for $1.1 million

An Australian businessman who moved to Spokane five years ago has paid $1.1 million to take over ownership of the stately Masonic Center, one of the city’s largest and oldest …


Ridpath Hotel up for National Register of Historic Places

The road to restoration of the Ridpath Hotel in downtown Spokane reaches an important milestone today as the hotel goes up for recommendation to the National Register of Historic Places. …


Landmarks: Turnbull refuge established in ’37

Within the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge six miles south of Cheney are three natural structures that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places – the two Upper Kepple …


Fire destroys 1880s home in Medical Lake’s heart

Firefighters tried but failed to save a historic Medical Lake house from destruction in a raging fire Saturday afternoon. Neighbors reported the fire on the 200 block of East Lake …


Tribes aiming to stop mine under Cabinets

PABLO, Mont. – Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are trying to prevent an underground copper and silver mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwestern Montana by …


Landmarks: Neglected gristmill near Cheney succumbs to age

There was a time when the old Dybdall gristmill was known throughout the region for producing the finest baking flour available. But that was a long time ago, and today …


Old fire dispatch center not eligible for historic list

Spokane’s former fire dispatch center likely will meet the same fate as its next-door neighbor – the YMCA in Riverfront Park. The Spokane City-County Historic Landmarks Commission decided Wednesday that …


Rogers High School makes National Register of Historic Places

John R. Rogers High School has won a place on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1932 art deco building achieved national register status recently after the Spokane City-County …


Century-old building getting efficiency upgrades, more

What will eventually be a $10 million-plus renovation of the 103-year-old Great Northern Building at 802 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. has begun, with crews laying down a new roof and …


Rogers candidate for historic registers

When John R. Rogers High School was built in the early 1930s, the school board ordered old desks to be refinished and all of the new building materials to be …