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The Spokane City Council recently extended the amount of time property tax values can accrue in the neighborhood to be put toward public infrastructure. Neighborhood boosters say it's an opportunity the long-depressed area of town can't pass up.
David Richards, 30, was booked into Spokane County Jail, facing multiple criminal counts from two outstanding felony warrants, domestic violence and assault of law enforcement.
When the Rev. Jonathan Myers became the vicar of West Central Episcopal Mission in 2017, something didn’t sit right with him.
No one was injured in the shooting. Police arrested Roman M. Shrader, 29, after a brief police chase around 6 a.m.
While the city has a long list of transportation visions, ideas and plans it hopes to pursue, the Six Year Comprehensive Street Program is where projects go when the city intends to see them through and has at least some of the funding in hand to make that happen.
The people shot are being treated at local hospitals, but police did not release their conditions Sunday evening. The shooting was reported just before 4 p.m.
The city of Spokane hopes to make up a gap in the popular paved trail that starts in Riverside State Park by replacing sidewalks in the West Central neighborhood, using federal money. But some neighbors are worried that the plan would increase safety concerns and believe there’s a better option for the trail’s route on the south side of the Spokane River.
The fate of five old Victorian houses in Spokane’s West Central Neighborhood has been decided after years of efforts to transform them into affordable housing units.
A spot along the Spokane River will be dedicated to a former longtime community leader.
These figures are new, but the phenomenon isn’t. But incomes in the city are not just low compared to booming Seattle – they are hovering near the poverty line, indicating that a large proportion of residents are living below it.
People have been flocking to a farmers market in the West Central Neighborhood that gives away free produce since Our Place Community Ministries first started it three years ago.
Fire crews battled a three-structure fire Friday morning in West Central that neighbors say likely started from frequently seen squatters.
West Central neighborhood leaders are accusing city officials of raiding funds meant for neighborhood renewal for Riverfront Park.
More than three years ago, activists hatched a plan to save five Victorian houses from demolition and turn them into much-needed affordable apartments in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood. But the project stalled for reasons that remain in dispute, and the houses fell into disrepair after they were moved to new locations.
Spokane City Council may triple the time people can leave their cars in front of their homes without getting parking tickets.
The Native Project celebrated its 30th anniversary during the steady drenching rain that fell in Spokane Friday, but that didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits. What couldn’t be put under tents moved indoors, and the party went on.
“We love West Central and want it to stay quirky, funky, fun and diverse,” said Mardis Nenno, whose pottery studio will be a stop on the tour. “We thought that opening our doors a little bit to the rest of the city, so that people can get a feel for our neighborhood, and where our artists work and live, will highlight that.”
There’s a movement afoot to honor longtime West Central Community Center director Don Higgins as he and his wife, Janelle Higgins, deal with his Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.
City officials took control of a notorious drug house in West Central on Monday morning after frightened and frustrated neighbors called Spokane police to the home about 50 times in the past year.
Josh Perkins, a basketball player for Gonzaga, was at Holmes Elementary to talk to our fifth grade class.