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  • 100 years ago in Spokane: 2 women injured when wall collapses

    From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. L. Berger, 36, and Mrs. Anna Bond, 37, were strolling on the sidewalk at Monroe Street and College Avenue when suddenly they heard …


  • Relatives, friends remember 24-year-old who died in Spokane crash

    Friends and family of Chancer Prouty who gathered Tuesday night at the scene of the crash that took his life remembered him as a young man full of life and …


  • Friends celebrate life of man who died in downtown crash

    Friends and family of Chancer Prouty who gathered Tuesday night at the scene of the crash that took his life remembered him as a young man full of life and …


  • Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    From our archives, 100 years ago John Benton, 9, was arrested for “nearly throwing several Washington Water Power interurban trains down the cliffs at Garden Springs.”


  • Then and Now photos: Riverside Avenue

    Imagine a newcomer to Spokane stepping off a train in 1928 and turning west onto Riverside Avenue at Monroe Street and taking in the panoply of buildings that rival the …


  • Then and Now photos: Riverside Avenue

    The Robertson, Morgan and Bell buildings still stand on the 300 block of West Riverside Avenue. All date to Spokane’s boom era of the early 1900s. Glen Dow Academy of …


  • With street project, Spokane pays tribute to King’s legacy

    By the end of this year, a Spokane street will be named after Martin Luther King Jr. – after nearly a quarter century of attempts. Last week, the Spokane City …


  • Bid to save warehouse fails

    A last-minute attempt to save an 85-year-old warehouse from the wrecking ball has been rejected by city and university leaders. Last month, developer Dan Spalding, who owns the Longbotham Building, …


  • City seeks to skirt law to raze buildings in roadway’s path

    Historic preservation supporters are questioning the city’s circumvention of its own law aimed at protecting older buildings. Spokane engineers this week filed for a demolition permit to tear down two …


  • Riverside extension may bear MLK name

    After nearly 20 years of discussions and debate, Spokane finally might name a street after the nation’s most prominent civil rights leader.


  • City seeks Riverside extension

    Spokane officials have submitted an application for the $15 million extension of Riverside Avenue in time to win approval before new environmental regulations take effect that would prohibit the project. …


  • Officials promote University District

    Even in tough economic times, the University District will be at the center of economic growth in Spokane, representatives of local government, universities and businesses asserted Thursday. Officials touted recent …

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