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Stories tagged: south hill

Man who hurled microwave, garbage can at police arrested and charged

A man suspected of hurling household items – including a microwave and garbage can – at police officers has been arrested and charged with malicious mischief after a lengthy standoff …

South Hill developer beats clock, apparently will get drive-thrus

Developer Cyrus Vaughn, who plans to build a nine-acre shopping center at the corner of Regal Street and 53rd Avenue, opted to push forward with planning in Spokane County ahead …

Looking Back: Opinions from past add perspective

Editorials covered aid to Southern states, defense spending, crossover voting and Moran Prairie sprawl.

Items found in shooting victim’s car in 2012 leads to 22-year prison sentence

A man shot in a gun battle on Spokane’s lower South Hill in 2012 was recently sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for the gun, drugs, explosives and …

WDFW kicks off effort to decrease number of hatched wild turkey eggs

Responding to years of complaints, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is trying to rev up similar enthusiasm for finding the eggs of wild turkeys that are flourishing in …

100 years ago in Spokane: Earthquake shakes South Hill as saloons prepare for alcohol-free era

From our archives, 100 years ago A sizable earthquake shook the South Hill, especially the Cannon Hill and Rockwood areas.

Frustration rises among the last residents without power

The number of people in Spokane without power continues to decline with each passing day. But for some of those who were still in the dark as Thanksgiving day dawned, …

Spokane residents deal with aftermath of windstorm

Residents across the City of Spokane shared stories and helped each other clean up Wednesday after a massive windstorm tore through the region Tuesday night.

Outage knocks out power for 4,800 on South Hill

Nearly 5,000 people on the South Hill are without power Friday morning.

Suspect in murder-for-hire killing of Doug Carlile accused of jailbreak plan

United States Marshals foiled a Spokane jailbreak plan by the suspect accused in the high profile murder-for-hire killing of South Hill businessman Doug Carlile.

UPDATED: Mon., July 13, 2015, 8:49 p.m.

Those orange bikes are going away

An orange bike leaning against the pole of a stop sign. An orange bike tethered to a handrail. An orange bike resting under a tree. Is this good advertising?

Three arrested in South Hill drive-by shooting

Spokane police say three people were arrested Saturday night on suspicion that they participated in a drive-by shooting on the South Hill.

Cliff Drive scenic vista blocked by boulders

Spokane residents have mixed feelings about the city’s plan to curb noise and litter problems at a popular South Hill overlook that provides a panoramic view of the city. A …

Driver died of gunshot wound to thigh

David James Darling, 36, died of a gunshot wound believed to be accidental Saturday afternoon. His car was stopped in the driving lane near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and …

Cellphone records link murder-for-hire suspects, missing man

James Henrikson and Timothy Suckow, suspects in a murder-for-hire plot targeting a South Hill businessman, were together in North Dakota the day another alleged victim went missing in 2012, according …

Shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

Multiple witnesses saw Diandre R. Johnson immediately before and after a shooting on the South Hill Tuesday night and several told police that Johnson was angry and threatening to kill …

Teen arrested in connection to South Hill shooting

Spokane Police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with the shooting of a man near the area of 13th Avenue and Grand Boulevard on Spokane’s South Hill Tuesday night.

CPS releases to mother 2-year-old left in cold car; Father posts bond

A laughing, tumbling 2-year-old Jesse Dillon proudly displayed his Batman toys at his grandmother’s house on the West Plains on Friday, three days after doctors say he nearly died after …

Spokane Valley Mayor Dean Grafos building South Hill condos

Spokane Valley Mayor Dean Grafos is building condos on Spokane’s South Hill, and the building permit issued by the city of Spokane states that Grafos will live in one of …

Spokane police recover stolen iPad

A 30-year-old man is in custody and a tablet computer is back in the hands of a developmentally disabled man after an alleged robbery outside a South Hill drug store …

Not everyone giving thanks for turkeys in Spokane

It seems that a turkey invasion is underway, with groups of them frequenting the South Hill, Spokane Valley and the North Side. Several flocks of the birds – technically known …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 16, 2014, 1:13 p.m.

Attempted South Hill bank robbery leads to arrest

Spokane police arrested a man allegedly attempting to rob a Wells Fargo bank on the South Hill just four minutes after the bank’s alarm sounded.

Police: Six arrests made in South Hill burglary spree

Spokane police arrested six people last weekend suspected in a string of South Hill home break-ins and garage burglaries. The announcement came a day after Spokane County filed paperwork laying …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 14, 2014, 4:54 p.m.

Four arrested in connection with South Hill burglaries

Spokane Police arrested four individuals Saturday night in connection with a string of 45 reported residential and garage burglaries in Manito, Comstock and Cannon Hill.

Police looking for man who robbed South Hill ice cream shop

Police are looking for a man they say robbed a South Hill ice cream shop Monday night.

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Joe Rudersdorf, Spokane’s dogcatcher and “humane society” officer, announced a plan to prevent the abuse of horses by wagon drivers going up the South …

UPDATED: Tue., July 29, 2014, 8 a.m.

Fire below High Drive spurs neighbors, fire crews, aircraft into action

Sharon Anderson looked out the window of her South Hill home Monday afternoon to see a plume of smoke rising from the woods just beyond her deck. “I yelled ‘Fire!’ …

Avista warns against scams after South Hill incident

After reports of a woman wearing a hat that appeared to have the Avista Corp. logo trying to enter a South Hill home Tuesday, the company is urging customers to …

UPDATED: Mon., April 7, 2014, 7:57 a.m.

Man implicated in South Hill murder case wants new lawyer

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota man who has been questioned about an alleged murder-for-hire scheme in Washington is asking for a new lawyer to represent him on illegal weapons …

Trial pushed back for alleged gunman in South Hill slaying

At a hearing Thursday, prosecutors announced their intention not to seek the death penalty against Timothy Suckow, the man accused of shooting Doug Carlile in a December home invasion. Suckow …