Stories tagged: five mile prairie
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
The Mead School District is doing more than just picking up the pieces following the rejection earlier this month of a $14.6 million supplemental levy.
Mon., Aug. 26, 2019
Commuters in north Spokane have seen some major roadways choked by work this summer. From A Street to Strong Road, the patchwork of pavement-mending has a made a maze for …
Tue., May 7, 2019
City documents indicate a local homeowners association is responsible for keeping up the single-acre stormwater feature behind Lori and Bill Moore’s home on Panorama Drive. But enforcement is lagging, and …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday approved two amendments to the county’s comprehensive plan for property near Whitworth University, one of which has been somewhat controversial among neighbors. Developer Harley Douglass …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Spokane County Commissioners postponed a decision for two zoning changes that could bring new development to Whitworth University as well as a neighborhood north of Five Mile Prairie.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018
Spokane County commissioners will vote next week on a controversial zoning change north of Five Mile Prairie that has residents concerned it could bring hundreds of apartments to their neighborhood.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
City lawmakers say their hands are tied by local and state regulations that limit where they can extend water service. Ginny Beadle’s application was denied, despite part of her land …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Voters sided with school officials trying to keep up with growth in north Spokane and agreed gave the Mead School District another $114 million for a new middle school, elementary …
Wed., June 1, 2016
From a 9-year-old who didn’t speak a word of English to an accomplished student who finished four years of high school in three years, Yelizaveta Skoromnaya has traveled far.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015
A section of Five Mile Road will see improvements next year.
Thu., June 4, 2015
Imagine English isn’t your first language. Words and jokes fly past you in a blur and you’re only able to understand a portion of them. Then imagine you can’t even …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
The Friends of the Five Mile School House has published a book about the history of Five Mile Prairie. It will be available at Prairie Day on Saturday.
Wed., June 11, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago Breach of promise lawsuits were common in 1914, but here’s one that was unusual: A man was suing a woman for stringing him along …
Thu., May 22, 2014
Sometimes it takes students a while to shine. That was true of Paul Oestreicher. He’s attended Five Mile Prairie School since kindergarten, something quite rare in a school where the …
Thu., May 23, 2013
Class of 2013 Expected to graduate are:
Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Two years of work by residents of Five Mile Prairie has resulted in a comprehensive plan for developing bicycle and pedestrian pathways. The plan acknowledges the challenges of creating safe …
Thu., April 28, 2011
On one of the highest rises on the 3,400-acre plateau that constitutes Five Mile Prairie sits the oldest inhabited house there – the J.F. Strong house. Original construction began in …
Thu., July 29, 2010
Firefighters said homes could have been threatened Wednesday afternoon if they hadn’t moved quickly to douse a small brush fire in the Indian Trail area.
Fri., April 2, 2010
Spokane Police this morning are crediting an alert neighbor in the Five Mile Prairie area for helping them catch two juveniles in connection with three home burglaries overnight.