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Wednesday, August 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Council votes to look into ‘complete streets’

Bike lanes, improved sidewalks and other transportation amenities will get a renewed focus in the city of Spokane. The Spokane City Council agreed Monday to direct city workers to “identify …

Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver seriously injured a Spokane pedestrian Monday on the lower South Hill. Police are looking for information on the incident, which occurred at 12:22 p.m. at South Oak …

Suspect in WSU hit-and-run found incompetent

Doctors have found an Idaho driver accused of striking two Washington State University students with his car incompetent to stand trial.

Goals include safe access for walkers, bicyclists

It really had nothing to do with the snow. Dave Robertson, 44, of west Spokane, was walking home from his job at Rings and Things downtown at dusk, on one …

2 pedestrians hit on WSU Pullman campus

One person is in custody after two Washington State University students were struck by a vehicle and hospitalized in separate incidents along Stadium Way on Monday morning.

Pedestrian killed in downtown Sandpoint

A man died after being hit by a car in downtown Sandpoint Thursday afternoon.

Spokane’s traffic unit focusing on crosswalks

The Spokane Police Department’s traffic unit will be writing tickets today for crosswalk law violations in the Gonzaga University area after the department received numerous complaints regarding pedestrian safety there.

Police targeting unsafe drivers this week

Two special emphasis patrols are targeting unsafe drivers this week: One today in North Idaho is focusing on aggressive drivers, and another Thursday near Gonzaga University is involving pedestrian safety.

Parking lot will narrow block of Main Avenue

A lane of travel in a block of a downtown street will be eliminated this summer to make way for a bigger parking lot. The Spokane Public Facilities District next …

Two pedestrians injured in hit-and-run

Two pedestrians were injured – one seriously – in a hit-and-run incident early today in Spokane Valley in which the vehicle driver later surrendered to officers.

Amid mixed signals, some crosswalk clarity: Try not to hit anyone

Next time the police embark on one of those pedestrian-crosswalk emphasis patrols, I beg them – please show me some mercy. I try to do the right thing, I really …

Snow causing problems for pedestrians

The huge snow berms lining Spokane Valley streets have been causing problems other than narrow driveways and line of sight-blocking height. Sidewalks are mostly choked with several feet of snow, …

Walkers, cyclists to get new trail spur

An old railroad bridge across the Spokane River is nearer to reopening, this time to provide pedestrians and cyclists access between the University District and the Iron Bridge office park. …