Stories tagged: Spokane County parks
Thu., March 12, 2015
In brief: Comment on county parks
Spokane County Parks planners are asking the public to help prioritize the many improvement projects waiting on the sidelines until funding is available. Public meetings are being held this week …
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014
County commissioners to consider three properties for future conservation
Three properties near parks or other conservation land could be moved into top priority for acquisition by Spokane County’s Conservation Futures program, including acreage near Tuscan Ridge on the South …
Sun., April 21, 2013, 12:15 a.m.
Neighbors step in to raise natural profile Palisades Park
Palisades Park – despite its trails, wildlife, wildflowers, waterfall and romantic views overlooking Spokane – had become a creepy eyesore of neglect until neighbors took charge. After years of cleanups …
Wed., June 13, 2012
Park patrols to enforce leash law
An emphasis patrol to enforce dog leash laws on 12,000 acres of Spokane County park and conservation lands is being launched later this week. The Spokane County Parks Department is …
Tue., June 12, 2012, 11:11 a.m.
Dog leashes to be enforced at Spokane County parks
An emphasis patrol to enforce dog leash laws on 12,000 acres of Spokane County park and conservation lands is being launched later this week.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011
Saltese Uplands acquired with Conservation Futures funds
Soon area hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians will have another natural area to explore. Just a mile south of Interstate 90’s Barker Road exit, the recently completed trails at Saltese …
Thu., July 14, 2011
Spokane County dog park wildly popular all year long
Two-year-old Dakota had a great time at the park recently, especially when he found a mud hole and rolled around in it. Dakota, a springer spaniel, comes to the Patricia …
Sun., May 29, 2011, 6:51 a.m.
Lowland waterfalls great spring hike destinations
With water, water everywhere this spring, lowland waterfalls are dazzling attractions for hikers. Following are examples of good Inland Northwest early-season dayhikes that lead to uplifting falls.
Thu., May 12, 2011
Girl Scouts lead cleanup of ‘Moose Park’
Lauren Champlin and Emily Busch loved playing at Gleneden Community Park. Known as “Moose Park” because of the large moose statue near the playground, this neighborhood gem had all the …
Thu., April 14, 2011
Neighbors take over maintenance at park
The strong wind Monday evening made it a little difficult to clean out last year’s ashes from the barbecues at Northwoods Park, but that didn’t deter neighbors from going it …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
Liberty Lake to close campground Monday
Spokane County’s Liberty Lake Campground will close Monday.
Fri., Sept. 3, 2010
Police patrol to deter sex activity near dog park
Gateway Regional Park near Stateline isn’t just drawing pet owners to the dog park. It’s also a hot spot for men to hook up and have sex in the open, …
Tue., Aug. 31, 2010, 1:25 p.m.
Parks head proposes closing county pool
Spokane County’s Holmberg swimming pool would close indefinitely under a plan presented to commissioners today.
Sun., May 2, 2010, 1 a.m.
Volunteers dig in at Dishman Hills
OUTSTANDING – About 280 volunteers turned out April 24 to build trails at Iller Creek Conservation Area and spruce up, or should we say “pine up,” the nearby Dishman Hills …
Wed., March 4, 2009
Spokane County to boost park fees
Kids will have to fork over more money to swim at Spokane County pools, and families will pay more to hold events in county parks, according to changes adopted Tuesday. …