Stories tagged: Spokane
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
A few days ago, Erin Devine and Mary Maupin stopped on a trail in Manito Park and looked down into the murky green water of Mirror Pond. “We were like, …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
The European Renaissance-style garden in Manito Park that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each summer was planted around Memorial Day of this year with tens of thousands of begonias, …
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
A Spokane man driving on the wrong side of Interstate 90 was arrested for felony DUI after nearly ramming an Idaho State Police trooper head on.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Longtime activists who have spent decades fighting hate and discrimination in the Spokane region believe President Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville has empowered white supremacists.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Way back when, corner groceries and next-door bakeries were commonplace in neighborhoods, walking distance for everyday staples in the time before cars. With the raging popularity of the automobile in …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017
Mrs. F. Sheehy Skeffington, widow of an Irishman killed in the 1916 Easter Uprising, was in Spokane to deliver a lecture on the troubles afflicting Ireland.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 5 a.m.
For the span of just a few hours each year, it’s safe to stroll along Fort George Wright Drive near Spokane Falls Community College. Just you and 50,000 other people …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
A federal judge has revoked the release of a man convicted of conspiracy during last-year’s armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
The city of Spokane has opened a 30-day public comment period on a proposed land restriction swap.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Major Crimes detectives are on the scene of a deadly shooting in downtown Spokane along South Washington Street Tuesday evening.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
In pitch-black darkness atop a mountain near Walla Walla, Cliff Barackman let loose the biggest howl I’ve ever heard.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
In Spokane, the number of concerned locals has been steadily increasing in recent years. To accommodate the growing interest, a group of small-scale keepers started the Backyard Beekeeper’s Association (BYBA) …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Edward A. Davis, a Pasco attorney, was lost in the mountains south of Lake Pend Oreille for 48 hours.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
About 100 people gathered Monday evening outside Spokane City Hall to call for peace and unity in the aftermath of the violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was the second …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
If you were an early settler of the American west, having clean clothes to wear everyday was a luxury. Some of the first businesses in Spokane Falls in the 1880s …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
Parishioners and volunteers have transformed an unused field on the grounds of the Spokane Valley Adventist Church into a community garden. The hope: to teach gardening, provide food for formerly …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Designers of the new U.S. Pavilion in Riverfront Park will have another month and an extra $2.5 million to develop a plan for the heavily scrutinized centerpiece of the landmark’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
The congresswoman took more than 20 questions in a 90-minute session that drew more than a hundred protesters. McMorris Rodgers defended her vote for the GOP health bill and President …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
A prime parcel of park real estate on the north shore of the Spokane River may be leased to a private developer.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced an admitted gang member from Spokane to five years in prison after he was caught with a gun.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6 a.m.
The cabins will be built at the Riverside State Park campground just six miles from downtown Spokane. Each will be 400-square-feet, overlook the Spokane River and include plumbing and electricity. …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
A Spokane Police officer is facing criminal charges for rendering criminal assistance stemming from a violent assault and reported kidnapping in May involving the officer’s daughter.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
A man aimed what appears to be a real shotgun at a group of teenage boys Sunday evening at the General Store on North Division Street, in plain view of …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
City officials aren’t too concerned about the rogue paint job, but it seems unlikely to remain.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Washington’s junior senator will take questions on Aug. 15 on any topic constituents want to talk about, her staff said Monday. It will be Cantwell’s fifth town hall this summer …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
A visibly shaken Dror Ladin labored in court as he tried on July 28 to convince U.S. District Court Judge Justin Quackenbush why the ACLU’s lawsuit on behalf of three …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
The congresswoman will host a free event requiring a ticket at Gonzaga University on Thursday at 5 p.m. Recent town halls have been held at the Lincoln Center. It will …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
The door slammed and Li’l Puddns came up a couple inches short. The beloved black cat broke her routine last Thursday evening and didn’t quite clear the door before it …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017
Four years ago, an idea came out of Spokane City Hall to transform East Sprague. It’s beginning to work.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 5 a.m.
As an organization that uses a lot of energy and emits pollution, the city is squarely within its purview to identify and adopt ways of saving gas, using less energy …