Stories tagged: Riverfront Park
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Resin figures of an anthropomorphic pig, mouse and rabbit once greeted visitors to the mini golf course in Riverfront Park. On Saturday, they’ll be available to the highest bidder.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
On Monday night, the Spokane City Council will take up a topic of vital interest to every citizen. Not effective pothole repair. Not timely snow removal. Not how to pay …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
The Spokane park board has again delayed its decision on whether to authorize an uncovered U.S. Pavilion design, citing a need to meet with City Hall officials to discuss the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
The Pavilion controversy in Spokane’s Riverfront Park has the mayor and council president suggesting that independent Park Board be brought under City Council control.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
A funding shortfall and ongoing construction in Riverfront Park, among other issues, have forced the organizers of the 38th annual Royal Fireworks Concert to cancel the free event.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Many Spokane residents weren’t deterred by Riverfront Park construction and came downtown to watch the annual fireworks display.
Sun., June 25, 2017
Honoring the past and envisioning the future are two of the key goals decision-makers in the $64 million redesign of Riverfront Park are trying to achieve.
Sun., June 25, 2017
Spokane is in the midst of major transformations, with $800 million in public and private investment pouring into the city’s downtown and nearby neighborhoods.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Susan Traver has resigned from the volunteer citizen board overseeing Spokane’s park system, but Spokane Park Board President Chris Wright said she did not cite the ongoing debate about whether …
Thu., June 15, 2017
Adult Swim, the home of shows like “The Eric Andre Show,” “Robot Chicken” and “Rick and Morty,” is adding a dose of fresh air to its programming during the “On …
Fri., June 9, 2017
The Spokane Park Board voted unanimously Thursday to request more information on how much re-covering the structure would cost before instructing a design team to abandon the idea.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 6:22 a.m.
The team in charge of re-imagining the central feature of Expo ‘74 has proposed leaving a cover off the U.S. Pavilion as part of renovations occurring through Riverfront Park. Critics …
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
A new two-year contract the Spokane City Council is considering for Hoopfest will cap the amount event organizers would have to pay for police and firefighters working overtime at the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Park planners will be able to spend the grant money on soil cleanup efforts on the former Canada Island, Havermale Island and the north bank of the Spokane River that …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Spokane’s newest music festival, Tinnabulation, announced its lineup on Thursday, and it’s a doozy. The three-day festival Sept. 8-10 will feature headliners OK Go, American Authors and the John Butler …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
After testimony earlier this week from boosters of the attractions that have filled Riverfront Park, some since the late ‘70s, the Spokane Park Board voted Thursday afternoon not to sell …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 6 a.m.
Hidden in a busy part of Riverfront Park, remnants of a flop serve as cautionary tale for revitalization of U.S. Pavilion
Hidden in the center of Riverfront Park are the remains of a cautionary tale – one that should inform current efforts to revitalize the U.S. Pavilion. Those not living in …
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Former Spokane Mayor David Rodgers was remembered Saturday as a man with a fondness for his morning bowl of Wheaties, tennis and time with his family at his lake cabin.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Spokane Falls Boulevard has been dug up to install a 2.2-million gallon stormwater tank downtown, and the construction of an ice ribbon has closed portions of Riverfront Park. But Bloomsday …
Mon., May 1, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
The iconic centerpiece of Expo ’74 – the U.S. Pavilion – will undergo an extensive renovation, potentially starting early next year. The Spokane Park Board approved a contract to design …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
The speeches had only just begun, but the field in front of the clock tower was crowded with thousands of people when the Spokane March for Science got underway Saturday …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
The annual Earth Day celebration is planned for Saturday and Sunday in Riverfront Park, but construction in the park has forced the relocation of the event to the Pavillion and …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
The proposed sale of city parkland to a private climbing gym developer goes against recommendations made by Spokane’s assistant city attorney in 2008 and 2009.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Spokane Park Board members voted unanimously Thursday to move ahead on a $1 million overhaul of the Rotary Fountain in Riverfront Park
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Members of the Spokane Park Board are facing a difficult decision: what to do with the aging amusement rides from the Riverfront Park Pavilion.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
The artistic Rotary Fountain in Riverfront Park has so many mechanical problems that it is facing a complete overhaul costing nearly $1 million
Wed., April 12, 2017, 6 a.m.
A South Gorge Trail through Peaceful Valley would create a 5-kilometer loop between Riverfront Park to the Sandifur Bridge and back.
Sun., April 2, 2017
Playing tourist in your own town is an easy way to break the mentality that there’s nothing to do in Spokane.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Spokane put its best foot forward Saturday, showing itself off to ESPN crews in town to capture some community and Zag spirit ahead of Gonzaga University’s Final Four game in …
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Woman who fell from Riverfront Park pedestrian bridge committed suicide, medical examiner’s office rules
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled a woman’s death a suicide after her body was pulled from the Spokane River on the evening of March 20.