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News >  Spokane
Dec. 30, 2019, 5 a.m.
In the past 10 years, the city has more than tripled its miles of bikeways and connected parts of town previously impassable on two wheels. With a new batch of elected officials entering office in 2020, it remains to be seen if that momentum will carry over into the 2020s.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 29, 2019, 4 a.m.
The mayor and council President Ben Stuckart celebrated together in 2014 when voters approved funding for rebuilding streets and Riverfront Park. But by the end of 2015, the relationship had soured over the departure of Straub, who’d been accused of sexual harassment by an employee.

News >  Business
Dec. 29, 2019, 4 a.m.
Spokane certified public accountant Tom Griffiths has filed plans with the city to change the use of a four-unit retail building into a restaurant at 3325 W. Indian Trail Road.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 29, 2019, midnight
When 2010 began, the nation was still clawing its way out of major economic decline, and downtown Spokane was a different place. Now, as the decade closes, downtown is in the midst of a yearslong growth spurt and everything’s changed.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 28, 2019, 4 a.m.
Forty-six years ago – with just 72 days before the World’s Fair officially kicked off in Spokane – Tim Welsh climbed to the top of the incomplete U.S. Pavilion, popped the collar of his thick flannel jacket against the February chill and smiled for the camera. “All those cables you see, I measured every one of them. I did most of the surveying and layout of the project,” said Welsh, who was project engineer on the U.S. Pavilion for Expo ’74.

News >  Business
Dec. 28, 2019, midnight
A small office building next to a recreational cannabis store on Second Avenue in downtown Spokane will be demolished, according to permits issued by the city.

News >  Business
Dec. 28, 2019, midnight
Spokandwich and Tio’s Taqueria is renovating a 1,380-square-foot space on the second floor of the former department store, located at 707 W. Main St.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 26, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Avista Corp. is releasing water from Spokane’s Long Lake to a winter drawdown level about 14 feet below the lake’s normal summer elevation of 1,536 feet, in an effort to combat an invasive species.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 26, 2019, 5 a.m.
Lime scooter rides show Spokane residents want choice for short trips.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
Tim Eyman’s $30 car tab initiative has put the city in a bind trying to come up with cash for its future road projects. City Council President-elect Breean Beggs is eyeing a potential property tax levy to make up for the lost funds, but will voters have the appetite?

News >  Business
Dec. 22, 2019, 4 a.m.
The $45 million project, River Bend Development, would be built in phases between MLK Way and the Spokane River.

News >  Business
Dec. 21, 2019, midnight
The $9.2 million Philomena Project at 920 N. Hamilton St. would have a mix of one- and two-bedroom apartments on the top three floors. The first story would be reserved for retail.

News >  Business
Dec. 20, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
The nine-story Qualmed Building near Spokane’s Lewis and Clark High School is being converted from an office building to a mixed-use and residential building, according to documents filed with the city.

News >  Business
Dec. 20, 2019, 11:09 a.m.
A 267-unit, four-building residential complex may be built along Martin Luther King Jr. Way below the Hamilton Street overpass, according to documents filed with the city.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 18, 2019, 3:10 p.m.
International travelers in Spokane will soon have an opportunity to sign up for the Global Entry program at the Spokane International Airport.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 17, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Eight aircraft are on display at the aviation museum that the Historic Flight Foundation opened Tuesday.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 16, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
Atlanta-bound Spokane travelers had their journeys made easier with Delta Air Lines’ announcement Monday that it will offer nonstop service between the cities.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Washington Department of Transportation is hoping to turn some heads with their reader boards on Interstate 90 and throughout the region this holiday season, with messages intending to make you think, chuckle – and stay safe.

News >  Business
Dec. 15, 2019, 4 a.m.
The four-story, 57,000-square-foot building at 1301 W. Third Ave. will replace the existing structure, a former diner and Thai food restaurant has been vacant for a year and a half.

News >  Business
Dec. 14, 2019, midnight
The four-story, 57,000-square-foot building at 1301 W. Third Ave. will replace the existing structure, a former diner and Thai food restaurant has been vacant for a year and a half.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 12, 2019, midnight
The Academy, a residential building near Gonzaga University that used to be an assisted- senior living facility, is seeking applications for student rental units available in August 2020.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Eighteen fill-up stations in Spokane and Spokane Valley offer gasoline with no ethanol or lead, additives that have been included throughout the years to improve engine performance and reduce emissions. Ethanol’s addition to the gasoline running modern cars is a relatively new occurrence, but the story behind lead has ties to the bottom line of America’s early automobile manufacturers.

News >  Business
Dec. 8, 2019, 4 a.m.
Little Sumthin’ owner Austin Estrada filed an application with the city in October to convert a former photography studio at 301 W. Second Ave. into a 600-square-foot bar.

News >  Business
Dec. 7, 2019, midnight
Orcutt Brewery will be built on a vacant lot across the street from the car wash facility constructed in 2016 on a full city block at Gardner Avenue and Ash Street.

News >  Spokane
Dec. 6, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
The “die in” demonstration was led by Hope Henning, a junior at North Central High School, and its goal was to shake passersby into acknowledgment of an endangered planet.