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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 4:09 p.m.

Spokane police looking for man who reportedly pointed gun at Browne’s Addition residents

Spokane police received a report of a man who pointed a gun at someone in the 2100 block of West Pacific Avenue just after 1 a.m., according to a news …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 9:19 p.m.

Browne’s Addition takes historic vote, elects to become historic district

Browne’s Addition voters have approved a historic designation for their neighborhood.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:26 p.m.

Time running out on Browne’s Addition historic preservation vote

Residents are running out of time to voice opinion on making the neighborhood an historic district. Apparently just 20 more votes needed to keep this ball rolling.


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:49 p.m.

House fire in Browne’s Addition causes no injuries

No one was hurt after a sparking dryer caused a house fire in Browne’s Addition on Thursday evening, residents said.


Eclectic vibe of Browne’s Addition at heart of effort to create historic district

Ballots asking property owners to establish a historic taxing district in Browne’s Addition are the latest effort to protect the old neighborhood’s eclectic assortment of architectural styles and its mix …


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 5:42 p.m.

Man found dead in Browne’s Addition not killed, police spokesman says

A man was found dead in his Browne’s Addition apartment last weekend and covered in blankets with the heat running on high, leading detectives to initially believe there could be …


MAC tour of ‘ghost signs’ offers glimpse into Spokane’s past

The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture will host a historical “Ghost Signs” walking tour of Browne’s Addition and the west end of downtown Spokane on Saturday.


UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

Spokane Transit’s Central City Line wins $53.4 million in federal money, fully funding the project

When up and running in 2021, the streetcar-like, fixed-route, zero-emission bus will run through the city’s core, connecting Browne’s Addition with Spokane Community College with frequent service on a 6-mile …


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 6:16 p.m.

Detectives looking for tips on four suspects in Browne’s Addition robbery attempt

Spokane police said Tuesday detectives are searching for four suspects in a robbery attempt in Browne’s Addition.


Pacific Avenue Pizza drops ‘Avenue,’ gets new look, menu and owners along with its new name

Pacific Avenue Pizza reopened in early September as Pacific Pizza.


In brief: Myrna Park will be dedicated today

The Myrna Park in Spokane Valley will be dedicated today at 10 a.m. in memory of Myrna Gothman.


The stories behind the stairs: Big steps taken to connect Spokane communities

Spokane’s not exactly flat city. The Spokane River gorge and the slopes of the city give Spokane character, but they do make getting around a bit harder.


UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:11 p.m.

Browne’s Addition neighbors band together to catch robbery suspect

Several Browne’s Addition neighbors worked together with Spokane police Tuesday afternoon to catch an armed robbery suspect.


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 11:33 a.m.

Spokane’s Elkfest canceled permanently over concerns about noise, traffic, trash

The annual free concert in Browne’s Addition will not take place in June, and will end after 13 years of filling neighborhood streets, organizers said Monday. The decision comes after …


UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

Elkfest appeals Spokane’s call to pay $4,500 for overtime cops at concert

Ahead of the annual free concert’s 14th edition, organizers of Elkfest in Browne’s Addition are balking at the city’s order they pay nearly $4,500 in salaries to police officers to …


Browne’s Addition poised to seek historic property protection after Spokane City Council passes new laws

The Spokane City Council voted 6 to 1 Monday night to allow residents to band together to require extra review of any planned development replacing historically significant buildings. Residents of …


Spokane City Council sets vote on historic property preservation bill

The proposal would allow neighbors to band together to form local historic preservation districts. Any development within those districts would require extra scruting before demolition or building could occur. City …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:42 p.m.

Firefighters knock down blaze at 9-unit apartment in Browne’s Addition

Spokane Fire crews responded just after 1 p.m. Friday to a structure fire inside a nine-unit apartment building at 1730 W. Pacific in Spokane’s Browne’s Addition.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

Fire chars apartment building in Browne’s Addition

A two-alarm apartment building fire in Browne’s Addition drew dozens of firefighters in the sweltering heat just before noon Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Police seek felon on the run after fleeing trashed apartment

Police are looking for a man wanted on multiple felony warrants after he fled a Browne’s Addition apartment where he was squatting earlier this week.


Outdoor Sounds: Drummer Chris Rieser perseveres after fire destroys instruments, equipment

A fire destroyed many of drummer Chris Rieser’s instruments and equipment, but he’s not letting it stop him from performing. He and Jay Rawley will perform as part of the …


UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 10:39 a.m.

A “chill vibe” pervades on final day of Elkfest

It was a sunny, relaxing afternoon for listeners at Elkfest on Sunday in Spokane’s historic Browne’s Addition.


ArtFest brings regional artists, music to Browne’s Addition

Now in its 32nd year, ArtFest is as much of a local institution as the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, which is responsible for putting on the marketplace featuring …


UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 7:16 p.m.

Bans on Browne’s Addition demolition, moving billboards continue with City Council approval

The Spokane City Council extended two moratoriums following public testimony Monday night, both of which seek to protect historic neighborhoods.


UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 10:06 p.m.

38,748 turn out for Bloomsday 2017

Bloomsday 2017 welcomes runners with rain and sun.


Browne’s Addition residents given construction reprieve to apply for historic designation

The Spokane City Council’s unanimous action Monday to halt demolition permits in the historic Browne’s Addition neighborhood for six months gives residents time to apply for city designation as a …


UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:16 p.m.

Spokane City Council halts demolition in Browne’s Addition, limits billboards in Hillyard

A pair of moratoriums proposed by City Councilwomen Lori Kinnear and Amber Waldref received unanimous support Monday night. For six months, no more demo permits will be issued in the …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 4:37 p.m.

Due to a communication error, Spokane’s Browne’s Addition will not be plowed today

Due to a communication error by the city of Spokane, Browne’s Addition will not be plowed today.


Woman faces assault charges for spitting on someone’s face, then kicking an officer during arrest

A woman is facing assault charges for spitting on someone, then attempting to kick an officer during arrest.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 12:39 p.m.

Person seriously injured in shooting west of downtown Spokane

A person was shot and seriously injured early Tuesday in Spokane’s Browne’s Addition. Police were called to Horizon Apartments at 1712 W. Second Ave., about a block east of the …