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Unaltered: Spokane’s Myles Kennedy and his band Alter Bridge return to ‘America’s best-kept secret’

Much like Bruce Springsteen, singer-songwriter Myles Kennedy could have left his home base for industry towns such as Los Angeles or New York. However, the Alter Bridge frontman, who gre …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020

South Hill shooting began as argument between stepbrothers over shared van, documents say

A man suspected of shooting his stepbrother Friday during an argument over a shared van was released from jail on his own recognizance on Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2020

Man shot at South Hill home last week remained hospitalized Monday

The man shot in a home in southeast Spokane on Friday was still in the hospital Monday morning.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Starbucks closing South Hill store

Starbucks is closing one of its South Hill stores later this month.

Spokane’s Cork District tours offer a true Washington wine experience

Wine tasting has changed over the past 10 years. For a long time, wine tasting meant estate wine tasting in that you drove from place to place. Sometimes it would …

Landowner sues Avista, claims utility work will prevent South Hill condo project

The 100-unit Tuscan Ridge development has long been in the planning stages, but the owner of the 23 acres where the housing cluster would be built now says power pole …

Preparation can turn the wild turkey nuisance into Thanksgiving glory

The turkey, be it a commercially raised yard bird or a South Hill nuisance clipped by a Honda Element, retains its high place as the centerpiece of most meals on …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019

Getting There: Some folks don’t like roundabouts (including new ones on 43rd on South Hill)

Three new South Hill roundabouts on 43rd Avenue have neighbors cheering the slowing of traffic, but residents say they’ve seen more than a few hand gestures indicating that not everyone …

Mirror Pond renovation underway in Spokane’s Manito Park; completion slated for spring

When it reopens, the once-murky pond will be deeper and include a “treatment wetland” safe for wildlife and intended to filter runoff before it reaches the pond. The construction will …

Getting There: Pay heed, motorists, to the South Hill stop sign

A very unscientific survey last week at High Drive and Grand Avenue shows motorists heading south on Grand have not yet adapted to a stop sign installed at the intersection …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

The joint is closing: Lindaman’s to serve final slice of pie this week after 35 years

Walking in as a customer in need of coffee, a drink or a bite to eat, you’d be forgiven for not realizing that this is a place forged out of …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019

Avista says power restored to 97% of customers affected by snowstorm

City crews and South Hill residents continued clearing fallen trees and tree limbs from yards, streets, sidewalks and parks on Friday.

For community and reflection: St. John’s Cathedral hosts free yoga

Yoga in the Cathedral is held once a month on a Sunday afternoon in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist on Spokane’s South Hill. The popular sessions, which began …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019

SCRAPS investigating reports of poisoned South Hill dogs; no cases confirmed yet

Spokane County is investigating multiple cases of South Hill residents reporting their dogs were poisoned based on information from a local animal clinic. The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, …

Thomas Hammer to open South Hill location near Washington Trust branch

Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters is opening a cafe on Spokane’s South Hill, continuing a partnership with Washington Trust Bank, according to permits issued by the city. The new location, 3173 …

Sunday in Spokane: Sugar? Yes, please – at Trailbreaker Cider, Hello Sugar and Luna

With all the peace and quiet around me, I took it upon myself to enjoy a sugar rush – everything in moderation, of course – and checked out two new …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019

Brain Freeze Creamery to reopen Kendall Yards location, close South Hill shop

Brain Freeze Creamery will reopen its Kendall Yards ice cream shop in coming weeks, but has said its South Hill location will remain closed permanently.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019

Brain Freeze Creamery’s ice cream shops in Kendall Yards, South Hill temporarily closed because of unpaid taxes

The Washington State Department of Revenue issued two tax warrants against Brain Freeze Creamery for more than $19,780 in unpaid taxes and penalties.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019

Man suspected of shooting at police says he thought he was being robbed

A felon is accused of causing a crash with a police officer in an unmarked car on the South Hill early Tuesday morning and then shooting at him. .

UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Two new Gonzaga basketball players spend time reading to kids

About 20 children turned up at the Spokane Public Library’s South Hill branch to hear Gonzaga basketball players read books aloud.

UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Spokane officer who shot at man on Saturday has been involved in 4 other shootings

A Spokane police officer has been placed on paid leave after firing his gun in a Saturday arrest. The officer has come under scrutiny before for using force on the …

UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Officer shoots at, arrests fleeing suspect in lower South Hill; no injuries

A Spokane police officer shot at but did not hit a wanted person on the lower South Hill on Saturday afternoon. No one was hurt and the suspect was arrested.

UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

Arrest made at South Hill story hour

A local pastor known for preaching that homosexuality is a choice and drag is a perversion, says he was wrongfully targeted by police and arrested during last Saturday’s Drag Queen …

UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019

Drag Queen Story Hour: “Love your family no matter what”

The Spokane Public Library on the South Hill hosted a Drag Queen Story Hour on Saturday for about 50 children and their families, but dozens of children were turned away …

This is us: Meet the team behind Luna, the classic and romantic South Hill restaurant

Luna, the neighborhood restaurant on the South Hill’s Perry Street, has gained a reputation in its 25 years as a go-to spot for special occasions – anniversaries, birthdays and romantic …

UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019

Firefighters put out attic fire in South Hill home

Spokane firefighters extinguished a small house fire Monday on the South Hill.

South Hill landlord again raises rent as new state laws on tenancy set to take effect

A handful of renters at a 10th Avenue apartment building are experiencing the same housing headache that plagued a property overlooking Latah Creek last summer: Their rents are on the …

Man trapped in ditch by mini excavator on South Hill suffers broken arm

Firefighters rescued a man after he was pinned in a ditch by a mini excavator he was operating in the backyard of a South Hill house on Saturday.

Crestline Street loses arterial designation on South Hill much to the approval of developers looking to add 236 homes in area

Crestline Street on Spokane’s South Hill is no longer considered a major road, according to a decision by the Spokane City Council on Monday night.

Taste Test: Rüt Bar & Kitchen

Justin Oliveri and Josh Lorenzen’s plant-based and family-owned Rüt (pronounced “root”) Bar & Kitchen recently opened for business, and lunch May 1 was busy, as there was a wait for …