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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 10:58 a.m.

Friends remember man killed in Lime scooter hit-and-run

Almost a week after his death, friends of Tyler Chestnutt recalled his kind and caring personality and his major love of the Seahawks.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019, 6:25 p.m.

Dozens of Lime scooters damaged in Spokane Valley warehouse fire

Dozens of damaged Lime scooters were piled outside of a Spokane Valley warehouse Monday morning following a fire that blackened the signature green frames and melted the plastic housing that …

Why is there a Braille message on my e-scooter?

No, blind people aren’t riding scooters. They do, however, need to know how to contact the scooter companies when they encounter the devices, which present a hazard when left lying …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:07 p.m.

Woman injured in Lime scooter fall wants to raise concern about possible defect but won’t sue, husband says

Both Lime and the Bigelows say they have been in contact, and that the couple is happy with how the company has handled the incident so far.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:07 p.m.

Man shot at two Lime scooter riders after they crashed, police say

Police arrested a man for allegedly firing a gun at two Lime scooter riders who had just crashed their scooters in Riverfront Park early Thursday.

Lime to prohibit scooters in Riverfront Park, parts of downtown Spokane during Hoopfest weekend

Starting June 28 at 6 p.m. and ending June 30 at 10 p.m., Lime bikes and scooters can’t be checked out or parked in parts of downtown Spokane and Riverfront …

UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:18 p.m.

Outdoor movies will return to Riverfront Park this summer with free film series

A little more than a month after an event organizer pulled out of an outdoor movie series that had been hosted in the downtown park since 2013, park officials said …

UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 7:19 p.m.

Visit Spokane, Lime join forces to encourage ‘accidental discoveries’ in city neighborhoods

Getting to new places in Spokane on Lime scooters is getting a little easier, thanks to a partnership between the company and Visit Spokane.

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Spokane City Council approves Lime scooters’ return in May

Scooters will return to Spokane in just a few weeks after the Spokane City Council approved a contract with Lime, a California-based bike and scooter sharing company.

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 9:57 a.m.

Getting There: Lime to hit the streets again. No sidewalks, please

For those who still have dollars on their Lime apps, the two-week countdown begins. Lime, the purveyor of those popular, if occasionally bothersome, electric green scooters, will return to Spokane …

Lime scooter proponents say vehicle sharing program leaves Spokane more sweet than sour

The pilot program that filled Spokane with hundreds of Lime scooters and bikes ended Friday. The city and company called the bike-share program a local success and look forward to …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 5:09 p.m.

Lime wants to spread 1,500 shared cars around Seattle

Lime is launching a car-sharing service in Seattle this week, starting with the placement of 50 vehicles on city streets.

Seattle embraced dockless bike shares, but bans scooter ones. How come?

Mayor Jenny Durkan banned scooters, citing safety concerns, noting a Washington Post report that scooter-related emergency room visits have spiked in cities after scooter shares come to town.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:28 p.m.

Bike-share initiative set to splash some green across Spokane

The pilot project will be done exclusively with Lime, a Silicon Valley-based bicycle and scooter sharing company. Some of the bikes and all of the scooters will be electric, giving …

City working with Silicon Valley-based Lime to bring electric bikeshare to Spokane

The city of Spokane is working with Lime, a Silicon Valley-based bicycle and scooter sharing company, to bring its dockless vehicles to town.

UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 2:13 p.m.

Uber will rent scooters through its app in partnership with Lime

Uber Technologies Inc. is investing in Lime as part of a $335 million financing round, the companies announced Monday. The deal, led by Alphabet Inc.’s venture arm GV, values the …