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Stories tagged: centennial trail

Huckleberries: Leopold is having a rest on the Centennial Trail

Some have reported on social media that the “Ghost of Christmas Past” haunts the easternmost end of the two-state Centennial Trail. Others have spied the specter at twilight as they …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019

Crowd pushes back against Avista proposal for new park and road closure

Avista’s plan to permanently close a section of Upriver Drive to build a park met with stiff headwinds Wednesday evening, as most speakers at a meeting of more than 100 …

UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019

Bronze medallions stolen from Centennial Trail recovered

It was time for 82-year-old Ed Stretch to take his annual to the Centennial Trail to polish his father Pat Stretch’s bronze medallion tucked away on the side of the …

UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

Liberty Lake joins Centennial Trail council, will maintain 2.2 miles of trail

As a voting member of the Centennial Trail Coordination Council, the city of Liberty Lake can help determine funding for its section of the trail

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018

Friends, family remember 22-year-old woman who drowned after car plunged into Spokane River

It’s been about two weeks since 22-year-old Rachel Bowles drove off a cliff into the Spokane River and drowned, and her family and friends are still grappling with the freak …

Woman reports attempted abduction on Centennial Trial

A woman walking along the Centennial Trail near the Monroe Street Bridge told Spokane Police on Monday that an unknown male came up from behind her and tried to abduct …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017

Parking garage, trail features head envisioned for long-vacant Bosch lot

After abandoning plans to build a climbing wall on a gravel parking lot north of the Post Street Bridge, city officials are now looking at constructing a parking garage and …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017

Metal sculpture marks spot where old meets new: The historic district Nettleton’s Addition and emerging Kendall Yards neighborhood

The fourth sculpture marking an entrance to Nettleton’s Addition and Kendall Yards has been installed.

Out & About: bike laws weak in protecting walkers

OUTLAW – Readers had lingering questions, and so the The Spokesman-Review, about last Sunday’s story about a woman who was struck from behind by a bicyclist as she walked on …

Woman standing up to cyclist who smashed into her on Centennial Trail

A Spokane woman said she can’t feel safe on the Centennial Trail anymore after being plowed down from behind and injured by an unyielding bicyclist. She’s considering a lawsuit to …

UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017

Man who claimed to be the Spokane Spanker has been arrested

The man who admitted on live television that he was the man who has been slapping women’s backsides as they walked or jogged on the Centennial Trail has been arrested.

UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017

Self-proclaimed ‘Spokane Spanker’ apologizes on live TV

A man who claims to have assaulted dozens of women along the Centennial Trail came forward Wednesday to read a tearful confession on live television.

Getting There: Centennial Trail draws thousands of users

Infrared technology is counting Centennial Trail users, and there are a lot of them

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017

Centennial Trail improvements lined up for Mission Avenue crossing

The confusing crossing for the Centennial Trail at Mission Avenue is going to get some help in a redesign project later this year

Huckleberries: After 30 years, Centennial Trail supporters finally achieve goal

Thirty years ago, North Idaho Centennial Trail supporters faced stiff resistance from neighbors or industrial companies in two areas – the Pinevilla subdivision in Post Falls and an industrial row …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017

Naked man tackles female student on Centennial Trail

A naked man tackled a student as she was running on the Centennial Trail near the Jundt Art Center on the Gonzaga University campus around 11:30 a.m. Friday.

SpokeFest moves to Kendall Yards

SpokeFest on Sunday will move its start and finish lines to Kendall Yards because of construction in Riverfront Park.

Speedy cyclists draw complaints on Centennial Trail

Park officials have a message for bicyclists on the Centennial Trail: Slow down.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Chief Antelope honored in sculpture along river

Chief Morris Antelope was known to be fair and just, a strong advocate for the rights of his people at a time the Coeur d’Alene Tribe began to follow the …

Coeur d’Alene cyclist died in crash near Spokane River, police say

A man found dead near the Spokane River in Coeur d’Alene apparently died from a bicycle crash, police said Thursday. Ronald Scott Winkler, 74, of Coeur d’Alene, was found dead …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 11, 2015

New signs direct Centennial Trail users along route

Centennial Trail gets new directional markers

Bridge work forces Centennial Trail revision

Emergency marijuana moratorium passed in Spokane Valley

Mental evaluation ordered for suspect in Centennial Trail assaults

The man accused of assaulting several women with a rock on the Centennial Trail Sunday did not appear in court again Tuesday after attorneys for both sides agreed that he …

City investment pool loan to help fund East Mission trail bridge

The Centennial Trail is a long ribbon of pavement running through the heart of Spokane with few places where a walker, runner or cyclist has to stop for traffic. Now …

Gorge loop trail on south side of river has new life

Plans for a Spokane River gorge loop trail in downtown Spokane were nearly complete two years ago. Then they weren’t. Now, they’re almost done again. Almost.

Second Coeur d’Alene Resort tower proposed

Duane Hagadone isn’t done building his hospitality empire on Lake Coeur d’Alene’s north shore. The wealthy businessman, now 82, is moving forward on a longtime plan to add a second …

UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2015

Hagadone proposes second resort tower

Duane Hagadone isn’t done yet building his hospitality empire on Lake Coeur d’Alene’s north shore. The wealthy businessman, now 82, is moving forward on a longtime plan to add a …

Landers: Clyde Anderson remains as sentinel of Centennial Trail

A key player in the creation of the Spokane River Centennial Trail will have a mile of the 37-mile route dedicated in his honor today. “Guess whose name is on …

Spokane adds trail in Peaceful Valley

A tiny new graveled trail runs near the Spokane River in Peaceful Valley, thanks to erosion and an exposed sewer pipe. While it may not sound like the best place …

County to buy parcel adjacent to Riverside State Park

Gary Trautman took a break from cleaning his late father’s ranch near Nine Mile Falls on Tuesday to watch the wind twirl wheels on a weather vane fixed to a …