Stories tagged: downtown spokane
Tue., July 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Downtown Spokane Partnership will offer up to $2,500 in matching rebates for property owners who make changes to their building’s exterior such as security cameras and blocking hidden spaces.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
The woman who drowned Tuesday afternoon at the Centennial Hotel in downtown Spokane was 74-year-old Marla Willeen Leander, the Spokane County Medical Examiner said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
A woman was found floating unconscious in the outdoor pool of the Centennial Hotel in downtown Spokane on Tuesday afternoon, police say.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 3 p.m.
A panel of social service providers and policy makers disagreed on the causes of homelessness and its solution Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
I’ve traveled most extensively in southern India, but I’ve ventured north, too. And the food, like the culture, varies tremendously between the two. Trying to make a definitive statement about
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Radio advertisements and employees confirmed that the store that set up shop on Wall Street in 1999 will close this month. For owner Curt Kinghorn, it will be the end …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: First aerial pictures of city show downtown from eyes of flying circus aviators
The aviators of a “flying circus” (air show) that had wowed Spokane left behind the first aerial pictures ever printed of Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
Fire investigators ruled a March 20 apartment fire in downtown Spokane, sparked by a bedside candle, as accidental.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 10:13 p.m.
Multiple downtown Spokane residents were displaced Wednesday morning after a fire tore through several units in a century-old apartment building near Lewis and Clark High School.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane parking study suggestion that may cause the most heartburn among motorists urges the city to increase on-street hourly rates.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
Two employees and one of their spouses have purchased the restaurant and bar and are planning to largely keep things the same while they get comfortable in their new roles. …
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
The plentiful flow of the Spokane River gave the first settlers, S.R. Scranton and J.J. Downing, the idea to build a simple sawmill as early as 1871. Another early settler, …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 11 a.m.
Troubles continue to mount for the renovation of the Otis Hotel in downtown Spokane, as the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency issued asbestos-related violations to five companies working on the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
The Bank of America Financial Center – the tallest building in downtown Spokane – has been sold to Canada-based Redstone Group, which marks the commercial real estate company’s first investment …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Spokane police are asking for the public’s help in finding a driver who critically injured a pedestrian early Thursday in downtown Spokane.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 3:30 a.m.
While Sears is a wholly American story, it’s a Spokane story as well. Its rise was more than evident here, as the retailer built the city’s most modern department store …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 5 a.m.
The panel took the first step earlier this month toward signing an agreement that could finalize the orientation of the long-imagined $42 million prep sports facility on the north bank …
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
Three companies renovating the Otis Hotel in downtown Spokane have been cited for violating state health and safety rules, receiving fines that total nearly $140,000, the first round of financial …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Spokane police announced on social media late Monday morning that most of downtown would lose power for about 10 minutes.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Police arrested a man suspected of stabbing and killing another man early Tuesday at a downtown Spokane 7-Eleven after a fight broke out in the parking lot.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:07 a.m.
Two units in a historic apartment building near downtown Spokane were damaged by flames Monday morning. Police arrested a woman on suspicion of arson following the fire that neighbors say …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
Built immediately after Great Spokane Fire, Genesee Block Building transforms from pawnshop to upscale
The Genesee Block in downtown Spokane is one of 15 buildings constructed in the aftermath of the Great Fire of 1889 that remain standing, but a little-known fire in 2016 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
The relationship between business owners and the chronically homeless who spend much of their time in the six-block radius near Pacific Avenue and Division Street downtown has reached a boiling …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, noon
Spokane parking by the numbers
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
The Seattle megachain of coffee shops has begun to stop offering plastic straws and is providing recyclable strawless lids at locations in Washington and Oregon. That includes a downtown Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
The issue of a new stadium in downtown Spokane is going down to the wire.
Wed., June 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
City Council President Ben Stuckart published a warning online Tuesday to transportation carrier Greyhound, arguing they may be in violation of Spokane’s anti-discrimination laws by permitting federal border agents on …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Downtown Spokane welcomed its latest retail giant Thursday with the grand opening of the sportswear company’s shop at Main Street and Howard Avenue.
Tue., June 5, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Dressing up as Klaus Nomi is encouraged but not required.
Sun., June 3, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
From torn-up roads, to large infrastructure and park projects, to that one looming crane, Spokane is entering a construction season that marks the way the city is changing distinctly.