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Stories tagged: south hill

UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018

Paul Turner: Of backyard magpies, raccoons, moose … and eagles?

Anyone seen a pterodactyl in Browne’s Addition? Or maybe just a moose?

Greenstone Homes: No arterial in proposed 25-acre South Hill development

A proposal to develop 25 acres of vacant land on Spokane’s South Hill – land that neighbors used as a defacto park for decades – is moving forward, and officials …

Rent spike at lower South Hill complex spurs city policy talks, pushes for further discussion

A deal has been struck to assist a half dozen residents of a lower South Hill apartment complex who faced an almost doubling of their rent following the sale of …

UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018

East Sprague considered as site for new Spokane library, instead of Thornton Murphy Park

The Spokane Public Library system is floating building their new branch in East Central if voters approve a bond this November, the details of which are still being discussed. The …

UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018

Cat pee on Spokane County judge’s porch prompts suit; court seals case

A Spokane County Superior Court judge sued his neighbor over cat pee, then successfully argued to have the case records sealed from public view. A hearing on Friday could determine …

More units coming to Palouse Highway apartment complex

The multifamily residential boom on Spokane’s upper South Hill continues, with 64 more apartment units coming to the Palouse Highway area.

The Dirt: Idaho Central thrift to build in Coeur d’Alene

Idaho Central Credit Union will build a $8.6 million building in Coeur d’Alene, according to permits issued by the city.

Landmarks: The man behind the Manito Park firepit

People enjoying Manito Park in cold weather months or on cool summer evenings have for many decades warmed themselves – or toasted marshmallows – at the large wood-burning hearth located …

Shawn Vestal: South Hill homeowner files lawsuit to remove racist restrictions in property documents

Alex May, a 34-year-old software developer who grew up in Spokane, moved back to town last fall with his wife and family. They bought a home in the Comstock neighborhood. …

UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018

Man who fired shotgun on South Hill believed he had killed a burglar, records say

Court records indicate a man who fired a shotgun Friday night on the South Hill believed he had killed a burglar, although police found no evidence he was acting in …

South Hill neighbors push back against major housing development at 29th Ave. and Southeast Blvd.

A proposal to build hundreds of homes mixed with new businesses near the busy South Hill corner of 29th Avenue and Southeast Boulevard has drawn the ire of neighbors even …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018

Burglary suspect arrested after hourslong police standoff in south Spokane

A man was arrested under suspicion of residential burglary Sunday afternoon after an hourslong police standoff in south Spokane.

At nearly 50, Jazzercise lives on in the age of Zumba

Jazzercise, around nearly 50 years, lives on in the age of Zumba and CrossFit, through several regional centers. The exercise program remains popular mainly to women with its cardio-and-strength exercise, …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017

Thornton Murphy Park floated as potential site of new South Hill library

If voters approve an expected bond measure on the ballots next year, a 1.4-acre plot at Ray Street and 27th Avenue would be an ideal location to construct a new, …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017

Spokane Police investigating after man found dead in car on South Hill

A man was found dead in a car near 18th Avenue and Arthur Street in the Rockwood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017

Family of South Hill shooting victim ask public’s help in identifying suspect

As the hours tick down, so too does the likelihood of catching a killer. The family of Danette Kane is finding that out the hard way.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

Spokane police searching for homicide suspect following Tuesday shooting on lower South Hill

Spokane police are searching for a woman suspected of shooting and killing one person and injuring another Tuesday on the lower South Hill.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017

South Hill fire under investigation

Around 6:15 p.m., a house converted into apartments at 1200 Sixth Ave. incurred heavy fire originating from a bottom unit. The blaze was contained before flames reached the other units, …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017

Man with white mask flees Lindaman’s on South Hill after trying to pry open cash register

A man wearing a white mask and armed with a knife fled Lindaman’s on the South Hill after staff saw him attempting to pry open a cash register.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017

No charges for officers who shot, killed man on South Hill

The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has elected not to file charges against two officers who shot and killed a man on Spokane’s South Hill in July while responding to a …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017

City officials don’t know what caused water on Spokane’s South Hill to smell bad

City officials don’t know what exactly made the water dirty and smelly for some residents on Spokane’s South Hill on Tuesday evening.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017

City determines cause of Tuesday’s dirty drinking water on South Hill

A water main that had been left uncharged for several weeks left some residents on the South Hill with smelly, dirty water for more than an hour on Tuesday evening.

Field Reports: Washington proposes simpler fishing regulations

Simplifying Washington’s fishing regulations is the goal of 13 proposals that will be presented at public meetings across the state by Fish and Wildlife Department fish managers.

Historic home tour to highlight Cannon Hill Park neighborhood

Four homes on a tree-lined South Hill street are featured on this annual fall tour.

South Hill car crash leaves one injured

At least one person was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Spokane’s South Hill Monday morning.

Two men arrested for assaulting, stealing person’s prosthetic leg on Spokane’s South Hill

Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon for assaulting and robbing a person on Spokane’s South Hill, including stealing the victim’s prosthetic leg.

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017

Surveillance cameras and ammunition found as Spokane police shooting investigation continues

Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are continuing to investigate an armed man who was shot and killed on the Moran Prairie earlier this month.

UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017

Officers who shot and killed man just outside Spokane city limits earlier this month identified

The Spokane Police Department has released the identities of the two officers who shot and killed 53-year-old Daniel Craven on Spokane’s South Hill earlier this month.

Portion of South Hill bluff trails to be closed during Avista powerline reconstruction

Portions of Spokane’s South Hill bluff trails will be temporarily closed this month as well as this fall during two Avista projects related to rebuilding the 70-year-old transmission line that …

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017

Three challenge Breean Beggs for Spokane City Council seat representing South Hill

Challengers seeking Breean Beggs’ appointed seat on the Spokane City Council criticize policies he’s floated on oil and coal trains and ways to pay for more police, but the 44-year-old …