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Getting There: Hamilton corridor to get long-awaited but disruptive update

For at least the past 20 years, residents have been asking the city of Spokane to establish dedicated left-turn signals on the bustling Hamilton Street corridor just east of downtown. …


Getting There: Spokane’s Mission Avenue Subway was blocked in 1936. Should we have built it?

From the Mission Avenue Subway to the battle to save 100 locust trees – century-old conflicts on Mission and Maxwell avenues still resonate today.


Monroe Street work begins next week as road construction season kicks off

The lane reduction project, which has sparked some controversy along the 1.1-mile stretch of road leading from Spokane’s downtown to the Garland District, is scheduled to begin work next week. …


Valley moves ahead with plans to widen lanes on Mission

Mission Avenue improvement project moves on without a roundabout.


Spokane Valley opens first dog park

The Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department turned an area of the park at the northwest corner of Mission and Bowdish streets into the city’s first dog park.


City investment pool loan to help fund East Mission trail bridge

The Centennial Trail is a long ribbon of pavement running through the heart of Spokane with few places where a walker, runner or cyclist has to stop for traffic. Now …


Police: DUIs alleged in separate crashes leaving 1 dead, 1 injured

A bicyclist was killed and a motorcyclist was seriously injured in separate accidents Wednesday, and in both cases, police say, the drivers who caused the crashes admitted to recently smoking …


UPDATED: Wed., March 12, 2014

Police impound vehicle of interest in fatal hit-and-run

A gold GMC Yukon has been identified by police as possibly the vehicle that struck Don Foster, 55, in a fatal hit-and-run accident in the Chief Garry neighborhood last month.


Expect delays at Harvard, Mission; roundabout project to begin

Construction of a new roundabout at Harvard Road and Mission Avenue on the north end of Liberty Lake will start Saturday and is expected to last nine weeks. Traffic will …


Getting There: Sacred Heart beset by water pipe upgrade

Construction to upgrade the maze of underground water pipes near Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is limiting traffic access there for at least another month. Parts of three streets in …


Getting There: Many road projects are coming to a close

Several unfinished local street construction projects are nearing completion, officials said last week. Most notably, the reconstruction of Grand Boulevard from 29th Avenue to High Drive was finished in time …


Getting There: Runway work reaches halfway point at airport

Fifteen trucks ferry concrete in a constant stream to the northeast end of the main runway at Spokane International Airport. More than 100 workers are on the job, building a …


Indiana Avenue extension under way

The project to extend Indiana Avenue east to the intersection of Flora Road and Mission Street began Monday, but the traveling public shouldn’t notice much of an impact for the …


Projects’ costs concern council

The Spokane Valley City Council agreed this week to take the first steps on two large projects, but final decisions are months away on whether the projects will become reality. …


Indiana plan expanded

Spokane Valley road engineers have added a pathway and a connecting street to the design of a planned extension of Indiana Avenue to address concerns raised by Greenacres residents. Public …


City outlines road projects

With spring comes road construction season and the City of Spokane has a bunch of projects planned for this year. Alert drivers already know that Second Avenue is down to …


Open houses to address projects planned for Grand, Mission

The seventh year of Spokane’s street reconstruction program is kicking off this week with the first of two open houses on work planned for the year. Residents living near Grand …