Stories tagged: parks
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 3:09 p.m.
If the Park Board approves a different design method for the pavilion than what was used in constructing the ice skating ribbon, the city will have to convince a state …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 4 p.m.
A new style of playset has captured the imagination of kids in lower Manito Park.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
Alaska state park managers have turned to internet crowdfunding to protect a Delta Junction-area park from Tanana River erosion.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
The third annual Art in Bloom event returns to the Corbin Art Center to raise money for the Friends of the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
From a backpacker’s perspective, Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park has it all. The 79,160-acre gem in the Selkirk Mountains north of Nelson, British Columbia, has enough helicopter-serviced bridges, potties and facilities …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting and other outdoor skills at a September weekend workshop presented by
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
The best opportunity of the year to sample land- and water-based muscle-powered sports in one location is set for Saturday at Camp Sekani along the upper Spokane River. The second …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 12:53 a.m.
PUBLIC LANDS – About 52 miles of roads in the 2015 Tower Fire area west of Priest River drainage remain closed for safety as salvage logging is scheduled to begin …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 12:11 a.m.
The summer closure of the Mount Spokane State Park Road, which is set to start around July 11, is required for safety during road repairs and resurfacing, says Steve Christensen, …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
The Little Spokane River shuttle service for paddlers will resume for the season on Saturday, running hourly on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through Sept. 3.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
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.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
The public access site at Newman Lake in eastern Spokane County will be closed June 7-9 to allow treatment of the lake with herbicide to control Eurasian milfoil and other …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 4:40 p.m.
National parks will be featured in the mail this summer. On June 2, the U.S. Postal Service will begin celebrating the National Park Service’s centennial just in time for summer …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Deputy City Manager Mark Calhoun was promoted to acting city manager at the Spokane Valley City Council meeting Tuesday night.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
A Missouri couple that quit their jobs to visit all 59 major national parks in one year is in Washington this week during a sweeping journey of the country.
Thu., May 5, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane Parks Superintendent John W. Duncan (of Duncan Gardens fame) said that one of the most common questions he received this time of year …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition is turning 125 years old this year, and the celebrations are getting started this spring.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 4:45 a.m.
The Spokane County Parks Department will begin construction this summer at the Southside Aquatics Center, and secured funds for the northside pool, to add ball fields, paved paths and landscaping …
Thu., March 17, 2016
Spokane County Commissioners bought a mobile, trailer-loaded cabin from local nonprofit the Inland Northwest Fuller Center for Housing to add to its offerings at Liberty Lake Regional Park this week.
Wed., March 16, 2016
Four months after the Nov. 17 windstorm, Spokane Valley takes stock of its trees.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
The prices of Yosemite National Park souvenirs have been slashed in half, and road signs directing visitors to iconic attractions have been switched.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
For countless years, Drumheller Springs was a popular spot for wayfarers, the only location with clean, fresh water between Spokane Falls and the confluence of the Spokane and Columbia rivers …
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016
The city of Liberty Lake is seeking public input on the proposed Orchard Park, located in the city’s River District, at a meeting on Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. at …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
State and federal land managers are waiving some visitor fees on holidays this year, including the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday.
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.
Paul Baker is feeding the ducks at Cannon Hill Park. It’s against the rules, but Baker thinks they’re hungry.
Wed., Nov. 4, 2015
Wildfire smoke and electrical issues are being blamed for lower attendance and revenue at Liberty Lake Regional Park this summer, but county staff were encouraged by the positive response to …
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 3:57 p.m.
Over the past two decades, Spokane County taxes have paid for the preservation of more than 7,600 acres of wildlands that faced private development. Park planners say acquisition of lands …
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
OUTCATCH – A pending state-record moonfish was caught last Sunday out of Westport, Washington, by Jim Watson of Coeur d’Alene. He was on a boat with All Rivers and Saltwater …
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
AGENCIES – Washington Fish and Wildlife officials are asking people to share views on the values and priorities that should drive the state agency over the next several years. A …