Stories tagged: riverfront park
Mon., Sept. 2, 2019
A slow-moving, boxy, autonomous bus may soon ply the Howard Street Promenade in Spokane’s Riverfront Park, if city officials get their way.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
The 2019 powwow runs through Saturday in Riverfront park and continues with a Native American art show on Sunday.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Don’t let the name ruin the fun: Pig out in the Park isn’t all about the pigs. Or the meats. In fact, in the food festival’s 40 years in Spokane, …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
As far as growing pains go, Pig Out in the Park, which is celebrating the big 4-0 this year, has had it relatively pain-free. On the food side of things, …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
U.S. Pavilion in Riverfront Park will reopen in September with inaugural performance by new Spokane Symphony director
James Lowe will perform with the symphony on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m., part of a full weekend of activities scheduled to celebrate the reopening of the signature attraction …
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
The division will present potential options to close that gap to the Spokane Park Board in the fall. Officials say the increase in costs is driven primarily by salary and …
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
Charlie Lentz, 5, looked at a stamp on Saturday of a man kicking a ball. “You know what sport that is?” said Janet Jorgensen, a representative of a German booth …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Police arrested a man for allegedly firing a gun at two Lime scooter riders who had just crashed their scooters in Riverfront Park early Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Providence Health Care giving $1 million toward construction of inclusive playground in Riverfront Park
The playground in the southwest corner of the downtown park is expected to supplement the taxpayer-funded ice age-themed playground on the Spokane River’s north bank. The inclusive playground is being …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
For decades, a colorful totem pole topped with an eagle’s outstretched wings stood 40 feet tall on an island in the center of Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
The free concert and fireworks show returned to Riverfront Park after a cancellation in 2017 due to funding woes and construction in the downtown park. Ballet dancers performed at twilight, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
The annual concert is back after a two-year hiatus.
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
The Looff Carrousel has gone round and round for the last 110 years and the anniversary will be celebrated Thursday as part of National Carousel Day.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
More than 700 Vietnam-era veterans are in Spokane this week for the Vietnam Veterans of America’s 19th biennial convention, but only a couple hundred made it up the hill for …
Tue., July 16, 2019
The Spokane Parks Foundation will recognize Riverfront Park campaign benefactors by awarding naming rights and putting plaques with donor names on some of its new features. The foundation launched the …
Tue., July 2, 2019
West Central neighborhood leaders are accusing city officials of raiding funds meant for neighborhood renewal for Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019
A man accused of trying to kidnap an 11-year-old child during Hoopfest on Sunday was yelling “Amber Alert! Amber Alert!” court records say.
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019
Police say a man tried to kidnap a child from Riverfront Park during Hoopfest on Sunday, but after the crowd noticed the child’s mother screaming, several people intervened.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019
A $1 million donation from MultiCare to Hoopfest is expected to fund the construction of two and a half basketball courts in Riverfront Park near the north bank of the …
Sun., June 23, 2019
Central Promenade brings connections and people to Riverfront Park after the path’s official unveiling.
Sat., June 22, 2019
The great ice age floods that shaped the Inland Northwest also are shaping the new playground in the North Bank of Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019
After a two-year absence, a free concert with fireworks is returning to Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
A playground focused on accessibility for disabled children is set to be built near the upper Spokane Falls in Riverfront Park. Early project plans and designs were presented June 12 …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
A little more than a month after an event organizer pulled out of an outdoor movie series that had been hosted in the downtown park since 2013, park officials said …
Fri., May 17, 2019
City closes Post Street bridge to motor vehicles after structural analysis; bikes and pedestrians OK
The city of Spokane on Friday closed the Post Street bridge to all motor vehicles, citing a structural analysis which found the aging span can’t safely hold that much weight. …
Thu., April 25, 2019
Spokane County Medical Examiners identified a man who collapsed and died at Riverfront Park on Tuesday as Jeffrey D. Sausser, 47.
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
A man died in Riverfront Park on Tuesday afternoon, apparently of natural causes.
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
After years of deterioration, the city is closing the North Suspension Bridge in Riverfront Park until it’s concrete deck can be repaired or replaced.
Mon., April 22, 2019
The Western Washington-based company that had been organizing the outdoor movie series in Riverfront Park since 2013 cited long travel times and the “transitions” in the downtown park as the …
Tue., April 9, 2019
Park visitors will be able to discover the redesigned Riverfront Park promenade this summer, which includes more views of the river, a more open park and a fresh take on …