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The Spokane City Council agreed to a plan to reduce traffic speeds near certain parks and park properties in town. That decision has caused some South Hill residents to question the inclusion of High Drive.
Attention all Spokane recreationists with a knack for names: Six trails on High Drive Bluff need your talents.
Five Spokane locals will share facts, stories and hopes about the High Drive Bluff, Wednesday.
The driver of an SUV that plunged down a High Drive embankment on Spokane’s South Hill earlier this week died by suicide.
An SUV tumbled down an embankment below High Drive late Monday morning, killing the driver and prompting an investigation into what caused the crash on Spokane’s South Hill.
The group Friends of the Bluff, one of many organizations blindsided by the construction of a road the city deemed illegal last spring, has hopes that a central portion of the wooded ravine beneath High Drive will be bought by the city and preserved for future generations.
A small brush fire broke out in the area of High Drive and 25th Avenue on Spokane’s South Hill Wednesday evening.
The Spokane Park Board has halted First Tee’s plans to build and operate a three-hole golf course in the Latah Valley following construction of an unauthorized road last month. Avista, the city and private property owners differ on when the bluff should be restored, and trees replanted, to replace the damage.
Despite some calls to leave the road there, mitigation and restoration are the right moves. A beloved natural area was illegally mutilated. Use of the road could cause further damage.
The contractor who bulldozed the road through city parkland along High Drive Bluff provided documents Friday that his attorney says show he obtained a permit on Jan. 20 from the city of Spokane for tree removal as part of the project to build a three-hole golf course near The Creek at Qualchan.
Road construction work in the Spokane region kicks into a higher gear with more projects getting underway
NATURE -- The showy bloom of arrowleaf balsamroot has turned portions of the South Hill bluff into a wild version of sunflower fields. The bloom is peaking under delicate white blossoms of serviceberry. There's no better time to hike the 25 miles or so of...
PUBLIC LANDS -- Apparently we have an axe-swinging landscape terrorist on the loose who's getting some sort of warped pleasure from vandalizing live trees along the popular public trails on the South Hill bluff. Another ponderosa pine was crudely hacked down in the...
Sharon Anderson looked out the window of her South Hill home Monday afternoon to see a plume of smoke rising from the woods just beyond her deck. “I yelled ‘Fire!’ and I ran out, and he ran out to call 911,” Anderson said from her deck Monday evening along High Drive, motioning to her husband, Mark.
Patches of red needles on the ponderosa pine trees caught Kent Moline’s attention as he hiked the bluff below High Drive on Spokane’s South Hill this spring. He knew the trees should have already shed their dead needles and “I wondered if it was a pine beetle outbreak,” said Moline, a board member for the nonprofit Friends of the Bluff.