Stories tagged: traffic
Sun., Aug. 17, 2014
Oil, coal left out of grant request
The Washington Department of Transportation estimated in June that six proposed coal and oil terminals could add at least 44 more trains per day going through Spokane. In a letter …
Sun., Aug. 17, 2014
Proposed Valley rail bridges seek to increase safety, decrease traffic
It didn’t take an engineering degree to realize the railroad crossing at Park Road posed a threat and inconvenience to the Spokane Valley community. Almost 6,700 vehicles a day crossed …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 15, 2014, 10:58 a.m.
Sagle man killed in crash on Long Bridge in Sandpoint
A Sagle man was killed early Friday in a two-vehicle collision on the Long Bridge, just south of Sandpoint on U.S. Highway 95.
Mon., Aug. 4, 2014, 8:37 a.m.
Monroe/Lincoln streets closed on South Hill until October
Monroe and Lincoln streets on the South Hill between 7th and 17th avenues will close today for construction that is likely to last into October.
UPDATED: Wed., July 30, 2014, 11:47 a.m.
Brothers injured in deer-involved collision south of CdA reservation
Two Princeton men named Orr were injured in a deer-involved collision east of the town just before 6 a.m. Wednesday, the Idaho State Police said.
Tue., July 29, 2014
Driver gets 78 months for vehicular homicide
If Priest Lake native Scott Moore were alive today, he’d be tending asparagus in his railroad-tie-bordered garden, his wife, Darcie Humphrey Moore, said Monday. “It takes three seasons to grow …
Fri., July 25, 2014, 3:20 p.m.
Arizona man hospitalized after driving into Lake Coeur d’Alene
Douglas Williams, 26, of Scottsdale, Arizona, swam to a dock after his Chevy sedan entered Lake Coeur d’Alene in a traffic incident late Thursday, the Idaho State Police said.
Wed., July 23, 2014, 7:56 a.m.
Spokane Valley boy injured in rollover crash near Ritzville
A five-year-old boy and 33-year-old man were injured in a single-vehicle rollover collision just after 7 p.m. Tuesday near Ritzville, the Washington State Patrol said.
Tue., July 15, 2014, 9:14 a.m.
Officials: I-5 bridge collapse caused by regulatory failures
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played …
Tue., July 15, 2014, 8:17 a.m.
Two men die in Idaho motorcycle crashes Monday
A pair of motorcycle crashes Monday afternoon in North Idaho killed two men in their 60s, the Idaho State Patrol said.
Thu., July 10, 2014
Perry neighbors seek traffic help
The South Perry District is often used as a good example of successful neighborhood development. Restaurants and businesses have filled almost every available storefront in the dedicated business corridor over …
Tue., July 1, 2014, 8:06 a.m.
Idaho man dies in Priest Lake motorcycle crash
Steven R. Pitts of Oldtown, Idaho, died in a motorcycle collision Monday afternoon, the Idaho State Police said.
Mon., June 23, 2014, 8:44 a.m.
Spokane Valley man arrested after hit-and-run crashes on I-90
Tyler K. Busby was arrested facing multiple charges after authorities say he caused multiple crashes on Interstate 90 west of Coeur d’Alene on Sunday afternoon.
Wed., June 18, 2014, 10:57 a.m.
Traffic restrictions this week on Highway 2
U.S. Highway 2 just west of Fairchild Air Force Base will have traffic restrictions this week to allow for repair of a natural gas line under the highway.
UPDATED: Wed., June 4, 2014, 9:33 a.m.
Vehicular assault charges pending in accident early Wednesday
Vehicular assault charges are pending against a Colbert man after an early morning accident with a logging truck sent two to the hospital.
Tue., June 3, 2014, 2:38 p.m.
Sagle man dies after truck strikes tree
Charles D. Corliss died in a single-vehicle collision early Tuesday near Sagle, Idaho, according to the Idaho State Police.
UPDATED: Mon., June 2, 2014, 10:52 a.m.
Two-car collision blocks traffic near airport
Both eastbound lanes of U.S. Highway 2 near the airport are blocked by a two-car collision requiring extrication, the Washington State Patrol said.
Tue., May 20, 2014, 10:55 a.m.
Police: Neighbors help nab hit-and-run suspect
Roderick Thomas, 25, was apprehended with the help of witnesses after an injury accident he allegedly fled from Monday afternoon, according to police.
Tue., May 20, 2014, 7:48 a.m.
Semitrailer rollover closes lanes of Interstate 90 overnight
A semitrailer driver from Puyallup was cited for inattentive driving, falsifying his log book and failing to wear a seatbelt after a rollover crash about 15 miles east of Coeur …
Tue., May 13, 2014, 10:06 a.m.
Police: Impaired teen driver strikes patrol vehicle overnight
Savannah Ashby, 18, struck the back of a police cruiser and another car while driving under the influence, investigators allege.
Mon., May 5, 2014, 7:48 a.m.
Colville man killed in Lincoln County collision
Thomas Boynton of Colville died in a two-vehicle collision in Lincoln County on Sunday afternoon, the Washington State Patrol said.
UPDATED: Fri., April 18, 2014, 12:53 p.m.
Man dies in single-vehicle collision overnight in Spokane Valley
Alejandro Apodaca, 34, died in a single-vehicle collision likely caused by speed late Thursday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.
Fri., March 21, 2014, 7:53 a.m.
Police: Moscow man dies in alcohol-related crash
Christopher Papineau, 30, was thrown from a Chevy Impala that left the roadway while the driver, Trent Brown, was trying to turn on East Public Avenue around 7 p.m. Thursday, …
Thu., March 20, 2014, 8:23 a.m.
Overnight collisions send WSP trooper, 2 others to hospital
A Washington State Patrol trooper ran a red light and was struck by a drunken driver in West Central Spokane on Wednesday night, and a Mead woman and her 10-year-old …
UPDATED: Wed., March 5, 2014, 2:39 p.m.
Stevens County students sent to hospital after bus crash
An early morning slide off sent eight students of the Mary Walker School District in Stevens County to the hospital, according to district administrators.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2014, 7:52 a.m.
Wintry weather delays Spokane school buses
Buses will be running a half hour late for middle school students and an up to an hour late for elementary routes Monday, Spokane Public Schools said.
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014, 8:04 a.m.
Icy, snowy conditions slow traffic, cause slide-offs
Slick roads from overnight snow and ice have caused some road closures Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2014, 9:19 a.m.
Man killed in hit and run on Mission Avenue
A man was killed Sunday night on Mission Avenue at South Riverton Drive in an apparent hit-and-run, Spokane police said.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2014, 11:37 a.m.
Chewelah man dies in Highway 395 collision near Addy
One person has died in a two-vehicle collision that closed Highway 395 about three miles south of Addy, the Washington State Patrol said. The incident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. …
Mon., Jan. 13, 2014
Spokane Valley won’t pursue University Road I-90 overpass
Spokane Valley is backing away from the idea of a new Interstate 90 overpass near University Road. Initially viewed as a potential option to help ease worsening