Stories tagged: Nick Deshais
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018
Christmas is upon us, and on this eve of all eves, there is just one question on everyone’s mind: What kind of rig does the man in red drive?
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Residents of Peaceful Valley whose commutes have been disrupted by roadwork these past several months may take solace in the earlier chapters of their neighborhood’s history, when residents faced far …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Getting There: The winter gear you need as you climb Sherman Pass on your way to Thanksgiving dinner
Not much is known about the first Thanksgiving, despite the myths we’ve built up around the holiday celebrating gratitude, friends, family and fall.
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
Say hello to the Bigelow Gulch Urban Connector. Or at least, the beginning of the connector.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
Spokane will never be a bicycling city. It’s a refrain trotted out regularly by people decrying a new bike lane, or by those criticizing the sudden appearance of Lime bikeshare …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Every year, Washington’s vehicles get hit with $656 in needless damage due to poor road conditions. Since we’re not ponying up enough to pay for our roads, we instead are …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
One of the most fascinating stories in Spokane is about a wall. Specifically, the retaining wall on North Monroe, which begins just south of Glass Avenue on the west side …
Mon., July 16, 2018
After mulling over a handful of options, the city has settled on a plan for how the intersection of Lincoln Street and Main Avenue will look once work on the …
Mon., July 9, 2018
If you’re one of the 5,200 people who rely on the Hamilton Street bridge’s westbound on-ramp to I-90 on a daily basis, you’ll need to find a detour for the …
Mon., July 2, 2018
It’s time to expand the idea of common space to something that’s very common in the United States, even in Spokane: The uncontrolled intersection.
Mon., June 18, 2018
Every Sunday and every holiday since 1974, Bogotá, Colombia, closes 76 miles of streets. No cars go on these Andean roads these days, but every other type of “human-powered transportation” …
Mon., May 21, 2018
With yet another delay in the trial between the city and the owner of Brown Building Materials over the city’s push to condemn a piece of Brown’s land and take …
Mon., March 19, 2018
Pop the bubbly, roll up your pant leg and straddle that saddle, because in 2018 we celebrate.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018
If you haven’t heard of the Skyway, now’s the time to listen. Beginning just north of the Spokane River, this elevated southern end of the North Spokane Corridor will fly …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018
Riverside Avenue may soon be a very modern street. As the once-bustling street gets in line for its turn at the roadwork currently reshaping Spokane’s commutes, it will be the …