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Liberty Lake’s Trailhead Golf Course gets upgrades; offers scooters as alternative to golf carts

The city-owned Trailhead Golf Course in Liberty Lake has been making improvements to entice golfers to it’s nine-hole course and the latest of those efforts is the acquisition of four …

UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 9:43 p.m.

City plans to reinvest Lime revenue to improve scooter, bike program

The City of Spokane plans to reinvest its revenue from Lime scooters and bicycles into making the program safer and better organized.

Lime to prohibit scooters in Riverfront Park, parts of downtown Spokane during Hoopfest weekend

Starting June 28 at 6 p.m. and ending June 30 at 10 p.m., Lime bikes and scooters can’t be checked out or parked in parts of downtown Spokane and Riverfront …

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Spokane City Council approves Lime scooters’ return in May

Scooters will return to Spokane in just a few weeks after the Spokane City Council approved a contract with Lime, a California-based bike and scooter sharing company.

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 9:57 a.m.

Getting There: Lime to hit the streets again. No sidewalks, please

For those who still have dollars on their Lime apps, the two-week countdown begins. Lime, the purveyor of those popular, if occasionally bothersome, electric green scooters, will return to Spokane …

UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Shared electric scooters surge, overtaking docked bikes

Electric scooters are overtaking station-based bicycles as the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars.

Ford buys electric scooter sharing company Spin

Ford Motor Co. has bought an electric scooter sharing company, expanding its presence in alternative modes of transportation.

Now the personal injury lawyers have scooters in their sights

Bird Rides and other scooter startups have drawn fire from pedestrian advocates, politicians and annoyed citizens. Now they have a new nemesis: Personal-injury lawyers.

Gear Junkie: Packscooter just as it says; part pack, part scooter

The Packscooter looks like something you’d see a kid riding around the block. But the design belies a transformable conveyance that’s helped two explorers navigate more than 1,000 miles of …

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 5:03 p.m.

Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids

Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm said Wednesday in unveiling its summer safety report that the ubiquitous spinners, already banned in many schools, can fall apart and the small pieces …

NYPD’s scooters giving way to Smart cars

The New York City Police Department has announced plans to expand its fleet of Smart cars to replace the three-wheeled scooters that officers utilized for decades.

Doug Clark: Will the Cheesy Riders on their 49cc Honda Ruckus scooters make the county line?

Doug Clark and his pal Scott Cooper are attempting to ride their motor scooters about 100 miles to Black Lake. Will they make it?

Spokane County may require helmets

Spokane County commissioners will take testimony Tuesday on a proposal to require helmet use on just about anything that has wheels and isn’t a car. The proposed ordinance would apply …

Man dies after scooter crash in Spokane Valley

A 75-year-old man died Monday after crashing his scooter into a car in Spokane Valley.

Motorcycle groups rally for awareness

A rally Saturday in Coeur d’Alene aims to boost motorist awareness of motorcycle and scooter riders. ABATE of North Idaho, a motorcycle education group, will host the Motorcycle Awareness Parade …

Spokane-based scooter club hits the road smiling

You’re driving on a lonesome highway somewhere between here and there. In your rearview mirror, you see a swarm of two-wheelers and helmets. Your heart starts racing and thoughts of …