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UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

Man survives being hit by train on Mission Avenue

The man was wearing headphones and seemed oblivious to the approaching train, a witness said.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018

Avista, BNSF join list of donors seeking refunds from Shea campaign

Avista Corp. and the BNSF Railway Co. on Friday joined the list of organizations requesting refunds from state Rep. Matt Shea’s re-election campaign. Both companies this year donated $2,000 to …

Getting There: Overpass freeway project’s next step

The next phase in development of the North Spokane Corridor will begin later this year with construction of a new overpass for Francis Avenue in Hillyard. Money saved on construction …

Crews start scrapping old tracks

A Chicago company this week began tearing out about three miles of a BNSF Railway Co. line that has run through Coeur d’Alene for 100 years. On Wednesday, heavy equipment …

Comment sought on rail yard cleanup

The public can weigh in on a proposed cleanup of a rail yard along Trent Avenue through Oct. 4.

Bistro building near city park demolished

A bar and restaurant at the edge of Coeur d’Alene City Park was demolished this week after the city reclaimed land once used for a rail line. BNSF Railway Co. …

Two CdA businesses face uncertain fate

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Kevin Eskelin’s bar and restaurant hops with activity. Located at the edge of City Park in Coeur d’Alene, the Parkside Bistro opens at 11 …

Ed corridor piece closer

The BNSF Railway Co. is asking the federal government for permission to abandon 6.23 miles of rail line stretching from downtown Coeur d’Alene to Post Falls. The railroad company is …

In briefs: Two train accidents occur within hour

Trains hit vehicles on the west and east sides of Spokane County within 30 minutes of each other Tuesday. The first incident, at Trent Avenue and Idaho Road near the …