Stories tagged: playground
Wed., April 19, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Supreme Court case on playground touches on separation of church and state
The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday that it will decide an important case on the separation of church and state in favor of a Missouri church that wants state money to …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
Children at Northeast Youth Center enjoy the fruits of local credit unions’ volunteer effort
While scores of volunteers worked to clean up old toy closets, sorting stacks of books and laying soft foam mats on hard concrete, the handful of preschoolers at Northeast Youth …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 4 p.m.
City testing new style of rope play set at Manito Park
A new style of playset has captured the imagination of kids in lower Manito Park.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 10:33 a.m.
Fernan STEM students spearhead ‘Playground for All’ in Coeur d’Alene
A group of kids in Coeur d’Alene found a way to make a lasting impression on their elementary school – and make some enduring friendships as well. Last winter the …
Tue., March 1, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Man’s faithful dog summons help
Charles Carlson, a Northern Pacific section foreman, was working on the Hangman Creek bridge when “an ordinary black and brown dog” arrived and began jumping up and down.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2012, midnight
Students rock the toy vote
Children at Pasadena Park in the West Valley School District ran around in the sunshine Thursday morning. Some played on the school’s big blue slide and some got a chance …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2012, midnight
No one injured when car rams playground
Caution tape and a few crooked metal posts are all that remain of playground equipment at the Parkside at Mirabeau apartment complex on North Cherry Road in Spokane Valley. On …
Sat., June 5, 2010, midnight
New Spokane playground welcomes all
There’s this thing about playgrounds: it’s really difficult to keep children away from them. Last week, Spokane’s first public universal playground was carefully wrapped in red ribbon, yet children found …
Thu., May 27, 2010, midnight
Playground welcomes all
There’s this thing about playgrounds: it’s really difficult to keep children away from them. On Tuesday afternoon Spokane’s first public universal playground was carefully wrapped in red ribbon, yet children …
Fri., June 29, 2007, midnight
Coolin park is community effort
On the shore of Priest Lake, residents of the small community of Coolin have come together to build a park and playground. The park gives families who live year-round in …