Stories tagged: Hillyard
Mon., Sept. 2, 2019, 4 a.m.
The city plans to consider installing locks on its fire hydrants and building fill stations after a hydroseeding company’s backflow into the city’s water system disrupted service for residents in …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 8:58 p.m.
Two Hillyard 17-year-olds were arrested after they were accused of defacing Carstens Meat Market with signs bearing the slogans “Scab Meat,” “Scab Market” and “Unfair to Union Labor.”
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
The project at 2830 E. Francis Ave. will include a three-story main building and five two-story duplexes. In all, there will be 25 two-bedroom units and 23 three-bedroom units. It …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
A man is in serious condition in the hospital after he was shot in Harmon Park in the Hillyard neighborhood Monday night. Police have not arrested any suspects.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
Self Storage of Spokane is opening a new storage center in Hillyard later this month, marking the company’s third location in the region.
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
The strike was in support of a nationwide labor push to raise wages for railway mechanics. More Hillyard workers, including the car carpenters and other craftsmen, were scheduled to walk …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
The Hillyard Festival featured 80 retail booths and 11 food vendors — more than double the amount in 2015. Future iterations of the festival could include carnival rides and games.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Water samples taken from the Easy Acres Mobile Home Village Thursday were free of E. coli, the city of Spokane says.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
One-third of the 300 residents affected by water contamination in Hillyard remain without clean water
The city of Spokane lifted its no-drink order in Hillyard Wednesday, but more than 100 residents of Easy Acres Mobile Home Village remained unable to drink tap water as of …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
City lifts water restrictions in Hillyard, files incident report with police after cleaning system of debris, E. coli bacteria
The announcement comes five days after the discovery of contaminated municipal water supplies. The city suspects a commercial hydroseeder may have caused the contamination while hooked up to a hydrant. …
Wed., July 31, 2019
The testing of water samples in southeast Hillyard found no chemical contamination in water apparently contaminated with hydroseed, but three positive E. coli-contaminated sample spots did come back on Saturday. …
Mon., July 29, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
Spokane replacing residential water meters in effort to restore safe drinking water to portion of Hillyard
The City of Spokane is replacing residential water meters in Hillyard, after residents found their water tainted over the weekend.
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 3:32 p.m.
‘I have no water at all’: Residents do their best to get by with bottled water after Hillyard water tainted
City water department workers stationed at the U.S. Post Office on North Freya Street had given out about 19,200 bottles as of Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
A commercial hydroseed vehicle, which has a tank containing a mixture of seed, mulch and water, may have allowed a backflow into the city’s water system when filling from a …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
A shooting near the Hillyard Skateboard Park on Friday evening sent one to the hospital, according to KHQ. The victim, whose identity has not been released, remains in stable condition.
Wed., July 10, 2019
William Jennings Bryan, former presidential candidate and former secretary of state, was in town to speak at the Hillyard Chautauqua.
Mon., July 8, 2019, 10:57 p.m.
Knight’s Diner has a celebrated history serving breakfasts and lunch in north Spokane. More than half of that history has been overseen by Vicki and Deral Green, who have cooked …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
A garage fire in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood – with flames so hot it melted plastic on an RV parked on the street – spread to a century-old house Friday morning, …
Sat., June 8, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Boys wanted in suspected arson; Robert Frost scheduled to make give poetry reading
Two vacant houses were destroyed by fire in the Morgan Park district north for Hillyard, and now authorities were staging a massive search of the countryside from Hillyard to Mead …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
Ecology Department seeking comment on cleanup plan for oil-contaminated Black Tank Property in Hillyard
The public has until June 11 to submit comments on a cleanup plan for the oil-contaminated site known as the Black Tank Property in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood.
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
A man suspected of pointing a gun at another person during a road rage incident was arrested over the weekend
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
There’s still a lot of snow and ice on the ground, but it’s time to think about gardening.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 4 a.m.
The $2.9 million project on the southwest corner of the intersection will also have a 4,300-square-foot convenience store.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Easy Acres Village, a manufactured-home community in Hillyard, continues to see upgrades, as 16 double-wide home lots get foundational and electrical upgrades.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
100 years ago in Hillyard: Mayor says Spokane residents can’t hold dances in his city to avoid flu restrictions
The mayor of Hillyard (still a separate municipality in 1919) proclaimed a ban on public dances held for the benefit of Spokane people.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
You can’t miss Hillyard’s latest art project.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
Kids attending the after-school program at the Northeast Youth Center in Hillyard now have the opportunity to participate in an artist in residence program three days a week.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Spokane developer Larry Stone is aiming to replicate the success of the Playfair Commerce Park with plans to build a second industrial park in northeast Spokane.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 3 a.m.
Developers of a large recreational cannabis facility are seeking permission to build a 9,500-square-foot plant in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood a couple of blocks from a future interchange with the north-south …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
The last seconds of James C. Danforth’s life, captured on Spokane police body camera footage and 911 recordings last November in Hillyard, were released to the public Wednesday morning. Danforth, …