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Propane gas leak prompts closure of Highway 2 in Mead early Sunday morning

The leak was reported just before 6 a.m, and fire officials responded to a Conoco station just north of Mount Spokane Park Drive.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019

Sunday crash near Chattaroy caused by driver failing to yield on Highway 2, Washington State Patrol says

Alvera Quaschnick was travelling east in a Mercury Montego on Chattaroy Road just before noon and turned right onto southbound Highway 2 in front of a Chevy Silverado driven by …

UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019

Airway Heights calls off water shortage alert after Spokane crews quickly re-establish connection during road work

A Facebook post on Friday alerted Airway Heights residents they may need to conserve water after one of two water connections with Spokane was interrupted due to road work. Airway …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018

Mead woman dies in fatal crash on U.S. 2 closed north of Riverside

One person died in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 2 Tuesday afternoon.

UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018

Man, 35, dies after motorcycle crash near Reardan

A man died at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center days after crashing a motorcycle into a ditch along Highway 2 in Lincoln County.

UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018

Motorcyclist killed from injuries sustained in crash west of Airway Heights

A motorcyclist died from injuries she sustained Tuesday in a collision west of Airway Heights.

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017

Second large brush fire along U.S. Highway 2 contained; evacuation orders lifted

Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for residents living along Pend Oreille Road near U.S. Highway 2 in north Spokane County.

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017

Highway 2 open again at Farwell Road after brush fire

A brush fire partially closed Highway 2 between Pittsburgh Street and Farwell Road just north of Spokane for more than two hours Tuesday afternoon.

Two bodies found in pickup truck in Chelan County

The bodies of a man and woman have been found in a pickup truck near a Washington highway.

Highway 2 near Bear Lake back open after serious crash

A serious crash closed both directions of Highway 2 near Bear Lake for several hours Friday afternoon.

Woman who struck and killed bicyclist had been drinking, WSP says

A woman who struck and killed a bicyclist near Airway Heights early Sunday morning had been drinking and was driving on the shoulder of Highway 2, court documents show.

Highway 2 back open in Douglas County near Waterville

A 10-mile stretch of Highway 2 west of Waterville in Douglas County was closed for several hours Thursday evening due to landslide concerns.

UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2015

Colbert woman dies in Highway 2 crash

A Colbert woman died Thursday in a two-car crash at Highway 2 and Elk Chattaroy Road north of Spokane, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Bonners Ferry man dies in overnight crash

Louie Abraham, 28, was killed in a single-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 2 early Thursday, the Idaho State Police said.

West Plains transportation workshop seeks community input

Transportation improvements on Spokane’s West Plains will be the subject of a community workshop Thursday evening. Planners want to hear about what kinds of projects are needed, including improvements for …

Getting There: New LED signs planned for I-90, Highway 2

Five electronic highway signs on Interstate 90 and U.S. Highway 2 in the Spokane area are getting an update this year. The existing signs date to 1995 and use outdated …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 1, 2012

Head-on crash kills three near Reardan

Three people died in a head-on collision early today on state Highway 2 west of Spokane.

Getting There: AAA expects increase in holiday drivers

Last week’s early round of snow and ice may have drivers nervous about venturing out this Thanksgiving. But officials said there is no reason to fear if you are prepared …

Getting There: In case of accident, quickly clear the road

When snow falls, accidents pile up. Authorities say that the best thing drivers can do is move their damaged vehicles out of harm’s way if there are no injuries.

Getting There: Valley seeks input on redesigning Park Road

Spokane Valley is asking for the public’s help in designing a newer, rebuilt version of Park Road from Indiana to Broadway avenues. An open house about the project is set …

Getting There: Deficient bridge puts Valley in a fix

The percentage of structurally deficient bridges in Spokane and Kootenai counties is below the national average, but one of those deficient bridges is causing headaches in Spokane Valley. The southbound …

Driver sentenced in cyclist’s death

A Washington state motorist has been sentenced to a year in prison following a crash that killed a cyclist and injured a runner competing in a relay race in North …

2 hospitalized after icy highway crash

A driver and passenger from Wilbur were airlifted to a Spokane hospital this morning after their Jeep lost control on icy Highway 2.

Getting There: Corridor bridge girders installed

Construction of the North Spokane Corridor took a big jump forward in recent days with the installation of bridge girders at the future Wandermere interchange at U.S. Highway 395. The …

Deer Park man killed in Hwy. 2 accident

Highway 2 north of Chattaroy continues to be blocked by what Washington State Patrol is calling a fatality collision.

Roadway damage closes Highway 2 lane

Roadway damage to detour lanes along U.S. Highway 2 north of Farwell Road has forced the state to close one lane and restrict traffic until repairs are completed.

Truck hits toddler on Highway 2

A 2-year-old Wilbur boy walking on Highway 2 was struck by a pickup Monday night.

WSP: Studded tires, negligent driving caused crash

An Elk man driving with studded tires caused a three-car crash on Highway 2 near Newport this morning.

Michigan woman killed on Highway 2

A three-car crash on Highway 2 north of Spokane killed a Michigan woman Wednesday afternoon. Margaret J. Brabant, 69, of Sault Sainte Marie, died when the 1998 Toyota Camry she …

One-car crash on Highway 2 kills Arkansas man

An Arkansas man died on Highway 2 near Creston after his car rolled and he was partially ejected, according to Washington State Patrol.