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Early-morning explosion rocks Hillyard

Bert Halquist heard firecracker-like pops outside his Hillyard window early Thursday, then started to doze back off. The “concussion” explosion that followed, shattering six windows in his home, brought him …


Eclectic Hillyard museum collection to be auctioned

Owens Auction will auction off the entire collection from Carr’s One of a Kind in the World Museum on Saturday. On the auction block will be many wild game trophies …


Rash of crimes in Spokane mars new year

For the second year in a row, Spokane detectives were kept on their toes by a string of post-New Year’s crime, which this year left one man shot dead, his …


Despite winless season, Rogers High football team’s brotherhood is unbreakable

This is it. The last time these players and these coaches will be a team. The last time to play under the lights of Joe Albi Stadium. The last chance …


Last men standing

Before a team meeting in the wrestling room at Rogers High School, the players gathered for the official team picture. Coach Matt Miethe prefers to have the team photo shot …


Police seek shooter in non-fatal Hillyard attack

Spokane police responded to a drive-by shooting in North Spokane on Tuesday. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene.


Donny’s Place brings fine dining to Hillyard

‘The Escoffier” sits front and center, occupying a place of honor above the copper-plated bar. “That’s the bible,” Daniel “Pops” Hart said of the classic cookbook, which contains 2,973 recipes …


Two men arrested following Hillyard shooting

Two men are in custody following a shooting at a convenience store in Hillyard on Tuesday night, the Spokane Police Department said in a news release. No one was injured …


Mann Center hits a bump

After three years of the facility sitting vacant, 10 months of “hard work” by city officials and community organizations, and millions of dollars in vandalism, the U.S. Army has once …


Spokane police looking for Hillyard gas station robber

A man, described as about 6 feet tall and 225 pounds, showed a weapon and fled the gas station at 3021 E. Wellesley Ave. with an undisclosed amount of cash …


Rogers High football: from boys to men

To make his team think about a fresh beginning, coach Matt Miethe asked his players to contemplate their end. In the first week of Rogers High School football practice, Miethe …


Swimmers flock to city pools to celebrate closing week

The six-member Liljenquist clan arrived at Shadle Aquatic Center a half-hour before open swim began Monday afternoon, anticipating the crowds for a day of free swimming. As his older siblings …


Hillyard Festival brings food, music

The Hillyard Festival is expecting between 2,000 and 3,000 people to stop by this weekend. Focused in Sharpley-Harmon Park on the 6000 block of Market Street, the festival brings food …


Plan to move building to historic area in Hillyard rejected

Paul Breithaupt’s plans to move a newer building to a lot near the intersection of North Market Street and East Queen Avenue, where Hillyard’s Alaskan Tavern burned down in 2010, …


Mural brightens Hillyard building

Students from Spokane Public Schools’ On Track Academy, a Hillyard-based alternative high school, have been working long shifts to finish an outdoor mural on North Market Street. The mural features …


Plan to move building into Hillyard causes stir

Not much has changed on the corner of North Market Street and Queen Avenue since the Alaskan Tavern burned down in February 2010. Now Paul Breithaupt has bought a building, …


Then and Now photos: Hillyard

In 1892, James J. Hill, the architect and president of the Great Northern Railroad, arrived in Spokane. He told a newspaper reporter: “I am coming here to get your business …


Church supports Hillyard family after fire destroys home

A Hillyard family lost almost everything as neighbors and friends watched flames erupt from their home Friday evening. The house was a new start for the family after the Faith …


Family displaced as Hillyard home burns

A Hillyard home is destroyed after a fire ripped through the structure and displacing a family and their pets.


City draws map of pot areas

Spokane leaders on Tuesday got a glimpse of where the first pot for recreational use might be grown or sold legally within city limits. The map is heavily dominated by …


New meal program brings kids to the table

It was only the second time they tried it, but the children at Northeast Youth Center behaved like they’d always sat down for a hot meal in the late afternoon. …


Hillyard allowed new mode of transportation

Residents in Hillyard soon will have a new way to travel about their neighborhood. The Spokane City Council on Monday approved a new zone where electric golf carts can drive …


Fire in Hillyard under investigation

A Saturday fire in Hillyard is now under investigation by the Spokane Fire Department’s Special Investigation Unit.


Northeast collaboration looks at shared issues

The Greater Hillyard-Northeast Planning Alliance is inviting northeast organizations, residents and neighbors to a new-beginnings meeting at Northeast Community Center on Wednesday. The alliance has been a work in progress …


Pump House garden helps bring Hillyard community together

There’s one thing they know for certain at Hillyard’s Pump House Community Garden: They will not run out of water. The garden is located on the Spokane Water Department property, …


Hillyard to spend three days partying

This year’s Hillyard Festival is the 101st party put on by the historic neighborhood in northeast Spokane. The main festivities take place in Sharpley-Harmon Park, just off the 6000 block …


State examining BNSF property

BNSF Railway Co. and Marathon Oil Co. may have to do some cleanup in Hillyard if an investigation prompted by the Washington state Department of Ecology shows petroleum-related contamination. The …


Four treated for smoke inhalation after Hillyard fire

SPOKANE — Four residents were treated for smoke inhalation after an “aggressive, violent fire” that destroyed a Hillyard apartment building.


Hillyard VFW volunteers acquire cemetery

The hilly lot covered with big pines is not a quiet place. It’s just south of an interchange of the North Spokane Corridor, and it sits beneath buzzing power lines. …


Northeast neighborhoods plan spring cleanup April 28

Hillyard, Bemiss and Whitman neighborhoods are having their annual spring cleaning on April 28. The neighborhoods partner with Rebuilding Together Spokane, Serve Spokane and Spokane Housing Authority to help residents …