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UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 10:21 p.m.

One hospitalized in shooting near Hillyard Skate Park on Friday evening

A shooting near the Hillyard Skateboard Park on Friday evening sent one to the hospital, according to KHQ. The victim, whose identity has not been released, remains in stable condition.


Teen, fatally shot in Seattle park, hoped to become a Marine

The 17-year-old Franklin High School senior, who dreamed of a career in the Marine Corps, went ghost hunting at a local park with friends Friday night, police say. They ran …


State to give up long-vacant governor’s mansion site in foothills, let it become Boise city park

Idaho has given up on plans to build a new governor’s mansion on 15 acres of east Boise foothills property it’s been sitting on for decades, and will instead turn …


Spokane Transit Authority prepares to build new garage, service building

Spokane Transit Authority has been issued permits to build a $10.7 million garage northwest of the transportation agency’s main offices and existing bus barn.


Altitude Trampoline plans park inside former Spokane Valley Safeway

A new trampoline park will fill a former Safeway in Spokane Valley, according to permits filed with the city.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 3:15 p.m.

Police: Man shoots goose from car at Kennewick park

Police said the case of a man who shot a goose from a car at a Kennewick park has been given to the Benton County prosecutor for possible charges.


UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:57 p.m.

Jimi Hendrix Park opens in Seattle

Purple guitars, purple walkways and a crowd of purple-clad families adorned the newest park in Seattle – the long-awaited Jimi Hendrix Park.


UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Palouse Falls State Park temporarily closes during fire

Officials say Palouse Falls State Park in Eastern Washington was temporarily closed during a fire that burned through wildlands north of the park.


Yellowstone sees drop in visitation partly because of storms

Partly because of late spring snowstorms, fewer people visited Yellowstone National Park in May when compared with a year ago.


Street in Tacoma park to be named after slain police officer

A street in a Tacoma city park will soon be named in honor of slain police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez.


UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Riverfront Park construction schedule on track, despite snowy winter

Construction of a new home for the Looff Carrousel, the Howard Street bridge replacement and an ice ribbon skating facility are all on schedule despite a cold and snowy winter, …


Glacier National Park reports record attendance in 2016

Officials are looking at how well they handled huge crowds at Glacier National Park after nearly 3 million people visited this year.


South Korean opposition parties agree to impeach President Park

South Korea’s three main opposition parties agreed Wednesday to stick to their plans to impeach President Park Geun-hye, dismissing as a stalling tactic her offer to resign if parliament arranges …


Lawsuit will determine if Spokane developer can build road through Freddy Park

A Spokane developer is determined to build a 220-unit apartment complex in the Wandermere neighborhood, but first he’ll need to see the end of a lawsuit over a proposed access …


Fiberglass egg still missing from Discovery Playground

A giant egg lifted from its foundation at a Spokane Valley playground is still missing. The city is hoping for an anonymous tip.


Sprague teen pleads guilty to kidnapping toddler

DAVENPORT, Wash. – The 15-year-old accused of grabbing a toddler from a park in Sprague, Washington, earlier this year pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of second-degree kidnapping. The crime …


Teen pleads guilty in Sprague toddler-kidnapping case

The 15-year-old accused of grabbing a toddler from a park in Sprague, Washington earlier this year pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of second-degree kidnapping.


Travelers’ comments put Manito Park on top 25 list

TripAdvisor.com has released its 2014 Traveler’s Choice Awards and it includes Manito Park, which was named one of the top 25 parks in the country. Other winners include New York …


Price tag for McEuen Field remake: $23 million to $40 million

A dramatic remake of McEuen Field, Coeur d’Alene’s aging waterfront park, will cost somewhere between $23 million and $40 million, according to cost estimates released Thursday by a design team.


Dog park gets special grooming

Fencing at Spokane’s new dog park is complete, but patrons have discovered a prickly new problem: burs. The burs, which grow on a weed called hound’s-tongue, get stuck in dogs’ …


Rediscover Riverfront Park

There’s no mistaking the excited squeals that echo off the cement walls at the Riverfront Park Pavilion: the rides remain a summer hit. Sure, the park turned 30 years old …


Coolin park is community effort

On the shore of Priest Lake, residents of the small community of Coolin have come together to build a park and playground. The park gives families who live year-round in …


Panel To Buy Small Parcel For Park

A small parcel of land near Felts Field might become the city’s newest - and one of its smallest - parks. The city Park Board agreed to purchase the 1,000 …


Parkwater Area Wins Exception From City To Build ‘Pocket Park’

A small parcel of land near Felts Field might become the city’s newest - and one of its smallest - parks. The city Park Board agreed to purchase the 1,000 …


State Extends Contract With Mount Spokane Ski Corp.

Washington State’s Parks Commission has extended Mount Spokane Ski Corp.’s contract to run the ski hill until a new concession agreement can be reached. The 20-year concession was set to …


Butterflies Aren’t Free Park Board Considers Fate Of Expo ‘74 Relics

Windswept. The butterfly at the Howard Street Bridge is the only one still intact. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review