Stories tagged: Spokane
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
The building’s built, the roundabout’s ready and the new Costco warehouse store north of Spokane will open this Friday at 8 a.m.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
MultiCare Deaconess and the Ronald McDonald House partnered to provide a new family room near the hospital’s neonatal ICU for parents and family. Amenities include shower facilities, a kitchen and …
Tue., July 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
All six Spokane city pools have increased patronage this year thanks to the city’s free SplashPass program and rising temperatures.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Riverside Avenue in downtown Spokane will look very different soon, with fewer lanes, redesigned transit stops and bikeways the likes of which Spokane has never seen.
Mon., July 16, 2018
Labor Day is seven weeks from today. But that’s simply going by the calendar. How quickly will it
Sun., July 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
Ten years ago, Julia Sweeney dropped out of Hollywood. After four seasons on “Saturday Night Live,” two acclaimed stage monologues, “God Said ‘Ha!’” and “Letting Go of God,” appearances on …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Amid read flag warnings and a burn ban for Central and Eastern Washington, several fires sparked around Spokane Friday afternoon and evening.
Fri., July 13, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
Nearly 1,000 athletes from over 40 countries are competing at the 2018 Pan Am Taekwondo Championships in Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
A few hundred people gathered to hear an avid sportsman, authors and a tribal representative share their contributions to anthology documenting the conflicted and polluted history of the Spokane River.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Children and families affected by childhood cancer make memories at a free summer camp near Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Forecasted wind gusts reaching 50 mph and lightning could combine to spark wildfires in the Columbia Basin, on the Palouse and near Spokane, the National Weather Service warned. The warning …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
Anyone seen a pterodactyl in Browne’s Addition? Or maybe just a moose?
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
The Seattle megachain of coffee shops has begun to stop offering plastic straws and is providing recyclable strawless lids at locations in Washington and Oregon. That includes a downtown Spokane …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Community Forum will host Gov. Jay Inslee for a July 30 Town Hall in Spokane.
Sat., July 7, 2018
A proposal to develop 25 acres of vacant land on Spokane’s South Hill – land that neighbors used as a defacto park for decades – is moving forward, and officials …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
For motorists who use Hamilton Street’s westbound on-ramp to I-90, mark your calendars for Halloween. Because that’s the next time you’ll get to use the road.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Spokane has a higher rate of depression than both Washington and the U.S., according to a study published this month from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Thu., July 5, 2018
Every once in a while a mumbling kid will show up on our porch and ask if I would like to have our lawn mowed.
Thu., July 5, 2018
Local physical education teacher Sandy Zimmerman says her goal as a contestant on the show “American Ninja Warrior” is to become the first mom to complete the famously difficult obstacle …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
A community center devoted to Spokane’s African-American population, and named after Carl Maxey, an icon of the local civil rights movement, has been proposed for the East Central neighborhood.
Tue., July 3, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
A woman was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after she fell from a pedestrian bridge onto rocks near Riverfront Park.
Mon., July 2, 2018
It’s time to expand the idea of common space to something that’s very common in the United States, even in Spokane: The uncontrolled intersection.
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Family, food and fun: A rundown of Sunday’s events as Hoopfest 2018 draws to a close.
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Before Josh Heytvelt lost his first game Saturday in the elite men’s division of Hoopfest, the former Gonzaga big man had touched a basketball maybe five times in the last …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
A crowd of about a thousand gathered in Grant Park on Saturday to protest the immigration policies that have led to family separation at the southern border, and insist that …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Hoopfest is an event for all comers, and athletes from second grade to age 77 squared off Saturday in the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament, now in its 29th year.
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
A marine unit and dive team members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office discovered the body of a deceased kayaker on Long Lake in the area of the Nine Mile …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
A stolen vehicle caught fire on Hazard Road while the driver was attempting to evade a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy this morning.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
The Sky Ride at Riverfront Park will have its official opening this Friday at 10 a.m., just in time for Hoopfest. “We couldn’t miss this opportunity,” said Jon Moog, director …
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
More than 6,000 teams will face off in downtown Spokane this weekend for the region’s annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Hoopfest.