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One story above the streets of Hillyard, Bob Whittaker found a time capsule he hopes to preserve and celebrate.
Booze was prohibited by law, but two separate events proved that plenty of drunken behavior was taking place in Spokane.
Professional boxing matches are rare spectacles in pandemic time, but Spokane native Patrick Ferguson found a way into the ring.
Approximately 1 in 3 youths in Spokane County have reported signs of depression, and youths of color are more likely to experience depression. Such symptoms are related to increased likelihood for risky behaviors such as drinking, abusing drugs and carrying weapons.
Children at the Northeast Youth Center are writing letters to residents of the Spokane Veterans Home.
After running a red light in Hillyard Tuesday, a truck hit another vehicle and then ran into a nearby power pole causing a portion of Crestline to be closed into the evening.
Officers responded at about 5:30 a.m. Thursday to a report of shots fired at a four-unit apartment building at 2928 E. Diamond Ave. In one unit, they found a dead woman and an infant who appeared unharmed, police said.
River E. Hewson is a suspect in a drive-by shooting that occurred Monday, police said. He was arrested Wednesday after leading police on a car chase through northeast Spokane.
The city’s Water Department requires those interested in temporarily drawing water from municipal fire hydrants to obtain a permit. But the City Council is considering whether to ask for additional safety features, and the department is looking at upping fees and reporting requirements.
Plans for northeast Spokane also include improvements at On-Track Academy and the Hillyard Library.
Chauncy Welliver, the “Hillyard Hammer,” is used to packing a punch. With an impressive heavyweight boxing career, he also owns and operates BoxFit in Spokane. But for once, he’s not the one packing the punch: It’s his 5-year-old daughter, Lemyn, who conceived the knockout idea for Lem’s Pops when she was just 4 years old.
The city plans to consider installing locks on its fire hydrants and building fill stations after a hydroseeding company’s backflow into the city’s water system disrupted service for residents in Hillyard earlier this year.
Two Hillyard 17-year-olds were arrested after they were accused of defacing Carstens Meat Market with signs bearing the slogans “Scab Meat,” “Scab Market” and “Unfair to Union Labor.”
The project at 2830 E. Francis Ave. will include a three-story main building and five two-story duplexes. In all, there will be 25 two-bedroom units and 23 three-bedroom units. It will primarily be aimed at the workforce population earning less than 60 percent of the area’s median income.
A man is in serious condition in the hospital after he was shot in Harmon Park in the Hillyard neighborhood Monday night. Police have not arrested any suspects.
Self Storage of Spokane is opening a new storage center in Hillyard later this month, marking the company’s third location in the region.
The strike was in support of a nationwide labor push to raise wages for railway mechanics. More Hillyard workers, including the car carpenters and other craftsmen, were scheduled to walk off the next day, bringing the total to 1,000.
The Hillyard Festival featured 80 retail booths and 11 food vendors — more than double the amount in 2015. Future iterations of the festival could include carnival rides and games.
Water samples taken from the Easy Acres Mobile Home Village Thursday were free of E. coli, the city of Spokane says.
The city of Spokane lifted its no-drink order in Hillyard Wednesday, but more than 100 residents of Easy Acres Mobile Home Village remained unable to drink tap water as of Thursday night.