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Stories tagged: hillyard

Painted rail cars keep Hillyard on track to realize heritage park

A longtime dream of building a Hillyard Hobo Park with history museum is increasingly taking shape.

Three-year-old boy, dog die in Hillyard house fire

A 3-year-old boy who died in a fire late Friday night in Hillyard was found huddled with his dog, who stayed by his side, and a teddy bear.

Victim of Sunday hit-and-run homicide identified, bail set for suspect

The victim of an alleged hit-and-run early Sunday morning has been identified as 30-year-old Don Mielike. Mielike succumbed to injuries to his head, chest and extremities as a result of …

Former pro boxer moves his gym to his old neighborhood in Hillyard

Chauncy Welliver is Hillyard’s goodwill ambassador to the world. The local heavyweight boxer fought in rings around the world and sparred with some of the biggest names in the sport, …

Changes to North-South freeway suggested at transportation workshop

The idea of making the southern portion of the North Spokane Corridor a boulevard instead of a freeway surfaced at a workshop last week

Officers nab man suspected of robbing Hillyard convenience store

Spokane police officers quickly arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of shoplifting and assaulting a person with a skateboard Sunday night in Hillyard.

Doug Clark: Hillyard residents, use oil slick to your advantage

Doug Clark: Just when it looked like the long-awaited north/south freeway would actually be finished, the Hillyard Doom Plume surfaces.

Home in Hillyard targeted in multiple drive-by shootings

A reward is being offered for information that helps police solve three drive-by shootings that have targeted a house in Hillyard since early November.

100 years ago in Hillyard: Hillyard voters reject plan to join Spokane

From our archives, 100 years ago Hillyard voters soundly defeated a proposition for annexation to Spokane, by a vote of 573 to 252.

Yard work: Spokane hopes to turn long-neglected area into industrial hub

Randy Hastings’ drive to work takes him to the east side of Spokane, over the dirt roads of Hillyard to the forgotten part of town where he’s kept his business …

Motorcyclist killed in Hillyard crash

A 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed this evening when he struck a pickup in Hillyard.

Sentence vacated for 2012 stabbings outside Spokane bar

A man sentenced to more than 20 years in prison after stabbing two strangers in a drunken brawl outside a Hillyard bar in 2012 likely will have his jail time …

Landmarks: Garden true gem in 1930s-era home built by Rose Hurst

Set back off the street behind large gates along the busy North Market Street corridor is a small house built in 1934 by a most unusual woman, Rose Hurst. But …

Hillyard brownfield receives federal grants

The city of Spokane got another big infusion of federal funding toward its effort to clean and redevelop industrial land in the Hillyard area, a former railyard that has sat …

Doug Clark: Spokane mayor’s race not worth price of admission to Hillyard Hammer

He coulda been a contender. Chauncy Welliver, I mean.

Doug Clark: Defending one’s doggone Dogtown rights

File this one under the heading: Some People Really Do Get Their Shorts in a Twist Over the Silliest Things.

Public input sought on land-use changes

The Spokane Planning Department is seeking public input on proposed land-use changes to allow residential properties in three neighborhoods to be used for office or commercial buildings. A public open …

Police offer North Precinct as meeting place for Craigslist transactions

If you want to buy something on Craigslist without getting ripped off - or worse - your best bet might be to have a police officer with you.

Reward offered for person of interest in Hillyard shooting

Police are still searching for Cameron D. Keith, 28, the boyfriend of the woman shot in a Hillyard apartment last week.

Spokane wins EPA grant for Hillyard brownfields cleanup

The city of Spokane recently won a $200,000 federal environmental grant as part of its plan to clean up and redevelop contaminated industrial sites in the Hillyard area. The grant …

Hillyard home to new police precinct

Residents in the Hillyard neighborhood won’t need long to learn that the head of the new North Police Precinct, Capt. Craig Meidl, is friendly and has a sense of humor. …

Spokane opens Hillyard police precinct

Residents in the Hillyard neighborhood won’t need long to learn that the head of the new North Police Precinct, Capt. Craig Meidl, is friendly and has a sense of humor. …

Rogers High Pirates’ hard work, trust pay off on and off the court

Midway through practice for the biggest game of their lives, the Rogers High School basketball players were going through the motions and the emotions, most of them unhealthy. Heads were …

Northern Rail Pub taps into Hillyard history

There’s a new neighborhood pub in Hillyard. The Northern Rail Pub has three beers on tap and seats 32 patrons. But when the weather’s warmer there will be room for …

Fake bomb placed in McDonald’s parking lot

Spokane police briefly shut down Market Street after a device that appeared to be a bomb was discovered in the McDonald’s parking lot.

Shawn Vestal: Toots Robinson led an ordinary, unforgettable life

The eulogy was over, but the stories about Toots Robinson were not nearly finished. They kept erupting, unbidden, from the audience.

Spokane-area native Michael Shiosaki embraces role as Seattle mayor’s husband

SEATTLE – Michael Shiosaki hadn’t given much thought to titles before a reporter stuck a microphone in his face as the first election night results in this city’s mayor’s race …

Hillyard house fire displaces 4 Thursday afternoon

Two adults and two children were displaced by a fire in the 2300 block of East Bruce Avenue on Thursday afternoon, the Spokane Fire Department said.

Grant to help students at Shaw, Garry middle schools

A three-year, $400,000 grant funded by Community Partners for Middle School Success is going toward the Hillyard Youth Collaborative, a program that will work to keep students at Shaw and …

Camper explosion damages Hillyard home

Bert Halquist heard firecracker-like pops outside his Hillyard home early Thursday; he started to doze off again when a “concussion” explosion shattered six windows of his home. Britches barely pulled …