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Stories tagged: hillyard

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018

Whitworth art students paint Hillyard mural

You can’t miss Hillyard’s latest art project.

Spokane artists lend creative hand at Northeast Youth Center

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.

With proposed commerce park, developer hopes to give economic boost to Hillyard Neighborhood

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.

Recreational cannabis operation planned for Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood

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

Body cam footage shows suspect fired on officers before he was shot

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, …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018

Woman dies in Hillyard apartment fire

A woman was killed early Friday in an apartment fire in Hillyard.

The Dirt: Work on affordable housing development in Hillyard set for early 2019

Spokane Housing Ventures will build 48 units of affordable housing in Hillyard beginning early next year, according to the organization’s executive director, Fred Peck.

Work on affordable housing development in Hillyard set for early 2019

Spokane Housing Ventures will build 48 units of affordable housing in Hillyard beginning early next year, according to the organization’s executive director, Fred Peck.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018

Going strong at 107, Hillyard parade has hijinks for the whole neighborhood

Regular attendees and newcomers lined Market Street in Hillyard for the 107th Hi-Jinx Parade Saturday morning under sunny but hazy skies.

UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018

Spokane City Council approves millions of dollars in reserve funds for housing, street and downtown projects

About $30 million was moved from reserve accounts for specific projects planned in the final two years of Mayor David Condon’s term, which includes a city investment in the new …

Dead at 47, legendary skate park designer Mark Hubbard left his mark in Spokane and around the world

After an outpouring of condolences from skateboarding pioneer and park designer Roger Mark “Monk” Hubbard’s fans and friends on social media, his family asked dedicated skateboarders to share their memories …

UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018

Woman charged with killing Hillyard man

A man who was placed on life support following a Friday shooting in Hillyard has since died, prompting Spokane County prosecutors to charge his suspected killer with first-degree murder.

UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018

Man on life support after Hillyard shooting

A man was hospitalized early Friday with life-threatening injuries following an overnight shooting in Hillyard.

Condos, offices, fitness businesses planned for proposed downtown Spokane building

A five-story, mixed-use building is planned for a lot adjacent to the old state armory on Second Avenue in downtown Spokane.

Storage facility, convenience store to be built on Mann Center site

A Circle K gas station and $4.3 million storage facility will greet northbound traffic to the Hillyard historic business district on the former site of the Joe E. Mann Center.

Gonzaga art students, muralist Daniel Lopez create mural at Northeast Community Center

Gonzaga University art students and Spokane muralist Daniel Lopez have created a mural at the Northeast Community Center in Hillyard.

House fire near Hillyard displaces three adults

A north Spokane family was displaced after their home caught fire Saturday morning near Hillyard. Just before 8 a.m., crews with the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1100 block …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018

Three injured in Hillyard house fire

A dog died and three people were injured in a house fire in Hillyard Tuesday night.

Spokane may have to pay $330,000 to demolish burned out Hillyard building that likely has asbestos

The building’s owner, Ivan Kriger, has not submitted plans to comply with a building official’s order that the property at 3011 E. Wellesley Ave. be torn down following a November …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018

Two teens charged as adults in connection with drug-related shooting in Hillyard

Police have made two more arrests in a shooting last week over a duffel bag full of marijuana that left one teenager hospitalized.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Police believe drug theft led to shooting in Hillyard; teen shot 4 times

A shooting in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood left a teenager badly injured late Sunday, and the suspect told police it started with a duffel bag full of marijuana, according to court …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

Child injured in Hillyard mobile home fire

A child was injured in a mobile home fire in Hillyard late Monday night.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

Man injured in Hillyard house fire

A man suffered minor burns from a late night house fire in Hillyard.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017

Tuesday morning fire burns Hillyard building

Firefighters worked Tuesday morning to extinguish a blaze burning an abandoned nursing homein Hillyard.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017

Hopes of welcoming gateway to Hillyard at old army center evaporate with mini-storage units

A landmark location in Hillyard and southern gateway to the neighborhood’s historic business district will soon be a ministorage facility.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017

Hillyard adopting community court to keep people out of jail

People charged with misdemeanors in northeast Spokane will soon have a new option to stay out of jail: community court.


Spokane’s northeast border is home to a working-class neighborhood built during the golden era of railroads and marred by decades of economic struggle that followed.

UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017

Open City Council seat in northeast Spokane draws 3 challengers advocating change at City Hall

With the departure of City Councilwoman Amber Waldref due to term limits, three candidates seeking their first election to political office want to change the way the city engages with …

UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017

Bans on Browne’s Addition demolition, moving billboards continue with City Council approval

The Spokane City Council extended two moratoriums following public testimony Monday night, both of which seek to protect historic neighborhoods.

The Dirt: Green’s Fresh Market to open in Hillyard

A new fresh market is set to open in Hillyard this June. Owners Jack and Mary Green recently purchased a building at 4915 N. Market St. to launch Green’s Fresh …