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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Then and Now: Main and Monroe

Spokane's system of one-way streets, and the odd intersection at Main Avenue and Monroe Street, can be tied to the arrival of the interstate after the 1960s. 

Then and Now: Hoban Building

The sturdy, two-story building on the North Monroe corridor has been home to a plumber, an antique shop and a public radio station in its more than 110 years of existence.

Patsy Clark mansion for sale – to the right buyer

John Allison, a partner in Eymann Allison Hunter Jones, P.S., said the firm, which purchased the iconic Spokane home in 2003, first put the refurbished home up for sale in July. But only last week did John L. Scott Realty list a price for the mansion at $2.1 million.

Shawn Vestal: Monroe ‘road-diet’ exceeded expectations

A couple years back, Katy Azar looked at the road construction in downtown Spokane – streets torn up, deadlines blown, costs overrun – and feared for the future of her well-known Greek restaurant. The city was moving toward a major renovation project on North Monroe Street, where her restaurant is located. She and other business owners there feared they couldn’t outlast an extended construction project.

Fire crews unable to recover woman’s body from raging Spokane River

Spokane firefighters tried for several hours Tuesday morning to recover the body of a woman who reportedly jumped from the Monroe Street Bridge. Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer said the call for a water rescue came in about 7:30 a.m., when witnesses said a woman in her mid-20s jumped from the bridge and briefly surfaced, apparently conscious.