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Several operators of downtown Spokane businesses were devastated Monday over damage caused in a wave of looting and vandalism the night before that followed a peaceful protest over George Floyd’s death.
The WDFW issued a fishing rule change on Thursday, allowing sockeye retention and reducing the steelhead daily limit in portions of the Columbia River.
A combination of rebates and economic incentives could reduce water use in the city by up to 5% through 2030. But the plan doesn’t include greater regulatory steps, like increased base pricing for heavy users and irrigation restrictions that would help during drought conditions conservation representatives say.
Spokane’s malls began reopening this week with hand-sanitizing stations, disease-prevention posters and reduced seating but with only a fraction of the retailers and without the crowds that might overwhelm safety measures.
Washington state officials say after two months of closures because of concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the state’s coastal waters are set to reopen for fishing on Tuesday
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a report Tuesday detailing summertime water temperature problems on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers and assigning significant responsibility to federal dams.
The first phase of a multifamily development in the University District could soon be underway.
The Columbia River Salmon Fishery Policy Workgroup will hold a virtual public meeting later this month to continue its work reviewing the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission’s policy on salmon management in the Columbia River basin. The workgroup, made up of three commission members, will meet May 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting will be conducted via webinar in response to continued concerns about the spread of COVID-19. The public will be able to view the meeting online and provide testimony, according to a WDFW news release.
Tomato Street in downtown Spokane is permanently closing because of coronavirus-related uncertainties.
Spokane police say a man being arrested on a warrant Wednesday morning headbutted a police vehicle and said he was going to claim an officer hit him.
The antibacterial soaps and bleach that people are using to sanitize themselves and their homes may be killing the bugs that are needed to treat sewage at the Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District, officials say. There’s no imminent threat to river health, but it’s a strange wrinkle to public health as residents do their part to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The road through Riverside State Park was named the Aubrey L. White Parkway in 1936 after a bookish young man from New Jersey with a head for business and a love of gardening.
Washington opened a limited spring chinook season on the Snake River on Tuesday and welcomed the return of fishing following a nearly six-week hiatus.
Nordstrom will not be closing its River Park Square store in downtown Spokane, the company has confirmed.
Bryn West, River Park Square vice president, said Wednesday she hasn’t received information from Nordstrom about specific store closures, but “all indications point toward a positive outcome” for the downtown Spokane store.
A teenage boy was pulled from the Spokane River after a car crash late Monday night.
In the early years of its history, the Monroe Street Bridge was surrounded by businesses that included breweries, flour mills and electricity generation.
Surreal doesn’t begin to describe what Amber Fiedler has recently experienced. At this time last year, the dynamic redhead decided to carry her first child to term and give her up for adoption.
River Cracraft’s brief stint playing for the Philadelphia Eagles ended Thursday. The former Washington State wide receiver, who was signed to a futures contract with the Eagles in January, was waived by the organization five days after the conclusion of the NFL draft.
If you’re looking to linger above the Spokane River, watching spectacular and imposing waterfalls crash up- and downstream of you in the middle of downtown, without a single car buzzing by, you might want to hurry down to the Post Street Bridge now, before it’s too late.