Stories tagged: tent city
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Under uncommonly fair weather, Tent City gears up for Gonzaga-BYU rivalry game
It was an atypical 45-degree January evening when an impromptu dance party took over a portion of Herak Lawn on Friday night.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
Tent City competition gives Gonzaga students chance for front-row seats
Securing a seat on the highly coveted front row of the Kennel Club for Monday night’s nationally televised men’s basketball game between San Diego State and Gonzaga is a combination …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2013
Homeless campers pack up
They left quietly, saying goodbye to the patch of sidewalk under the freeway that was the only home they’ve known for the last couple of months. Residents of a homeless …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013, 8:09 a.m.
Spokane homeless told to pack their tents
SPOKANE — Homeless people who have been camping under an Interstate 90 viaduct in downtown Spokane are facing a deadline this afternoon to move on.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 12:33 p.m.
City will order campers to vacate viaduct next week
Spokane officials announced today that they soon will order homeless campers staying under the Interstate 90 viaduct downtown to vacate their tents. But they said they will wait until next …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2012
Shelter leaders question tent city proposal
Despite a Spokane couple’s proposal to create a safe, family-friendly tent city downtown, some shelter directors doubt such an encampment is the solution for combating homelessness. Ralph “Doc” Harvey and …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2012
Couple hope to start tent city beneath Interstate 90
Ralph “Doc” Harvey knows what it’s like to be homeless. He’s crammed into a too-small tent stacked on milk crates. He’s called a tent city home. “For someone not homeless, …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2007
Complaints grow with tent city
Wednesday marked the second week of an uneasy stalemate between the residents of a working-class neighborhood and the homeless activists camped in a vacant lot there, as police receive almost …