Stories tagged: division street bridge
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
A body pulled from the Spokane River over the weekend near Division Street is that of Richard G. Coffee, a 56-year-old man reported missing in May, the Spokane County Medical …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 4 a.m.
The 1915 collapse of Spokane’s Division Street bridge convinced the young city it had to take better care of its bridges, and build them with concrete instead of steel.
Sat., March 19, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The auto was still relatively new, but people in Spokane already were concerned about gas gouging.
Thu., March 3, 2016
Spokane was debating two large bond issues. The first was for rebuilding many of the city’s bridges with new concrete structures. This was prompted by the fatal collapse of the …
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokane Police Department was entering a new era by hiring the first woman police officer.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Four experts examined the wreckage of the Division Street Bridge, in which five people were killed, and blamed “granulation or crystallization of one of …
Sat., Dec. 19, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago The Division Street Bridge collapse, which killed five, dominated the news the day after the disaster.
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago One of the deadliest accidents in Spokane history occurred when the Division Street Bridge collapsed into the icy Spokane River just after 6 a.m.
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Spokane parks officials today will ask the city’s hearing examiner to approve a shoreline permit for a new access ramp for kayaks and small nonmotorized craft along the Centennial Trail …