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UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017

Neighborhood spirit abounds at annual Fourth of July parade on Spokane’s South Hill

A spunky parade that starts at 10 a.m. every July Fourth at Wall and Lincoln streets on Spokane’s South Hill is small enough to take timeouts for lemonade.

UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017

Missing teen found dead at the bottom of bluff

A 16-year-old boy who went missing after going on a run Tuesday afternoon was found dead at the bottom of the South Hill bluff.

UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017

Spokane’s future plan resurrects Ferris High School road, creates preference for some street work

Spokane hopes to finish revising its all-encompassing plan document in a vote next week, as concerns linger about a controversial road project that would link two thruways on the upper …

Field Reports: Washington sets gray wolf conflict protocols, requires deterrents

Washington has released a revised “Protocol for Wolf-Livestock Interactions” that requires livestock producers to try at least two proactive deterrence measures appropriate to their operation before the state would consider …

Private landowner sues bulldozer owner for scraping road into South Hill bluff

The owner of about 50 acres of forested land along High Drive Bluff is suing a contractor blamed for digging out dozens of trees and scraping a milelong road into …

UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017

Woman claims self-defense in South Hill face stabbing

Court documents identify the woman accused of stabbing a neighbor in the face Saturday evening on Spokane’s South Hill. Rebekah M. Forsman, 35, faces a first-degree assault charge in connection …

UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017

Woman arrested after neighbor stabbed in the face on Spokane’s South Hill

A woman was arrested after allegedly stabbing her neighbor in the face on Spokane’s South Hill Saturday evening.

Letter: Community gets better when we help one another

Grandfather thankful for community members who look out for children.

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017

SWAT team called for barricaded assault suspect on Spokane’s South Hill

Spokane Police brought in the SWAT team Friday morning to deal with an assault suspect who appeared to have barricaded himself inside a home in the 1200 block of West …

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017

In first year of operation, Spokane’s school zone cameras net $1.2 million from speeders

Between the city’s 15 red-light cameras and two school-zone cameras, $2.8 million was collected in fines last year. That money will go to construction projects designed to slow traffic and …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017

South Hill neighbors sue Rocket Market over free outdoor concerts

The owners of the popular Rocket Market at 43rd Avenue and Hatch Road are deciding how to respond to a lawsuit targeting the small outdoor jazz and folk music concerts …

New South Hill retail center to include regional grocery store

Developers plan this year to start on a South Hill retail center to include a regional grocery store along South Regal Street.

Powder City: South Hill bluff skiers plunge into rare opportunity

While some people were shoveling the relentless snowfall in Spokane earlier this week, others were playing in it. This week, Spokane is Powder City.

YMCA to open South Hill branch in former Gold’s Gym

YMCA of the Inland Northwest plans to open a South Hill branch by mid-December, after agreeing to buy the business assets of a Gold’s Gym operation from Dave and Alethea …

Windstorm 2015 revisited: From nightmare to dream home for one Spokane family

Teresa Aitchison and her sons are back in their home after last November’s windstorm blew a ponderosa onto the roof. They rebuilt, with Aitchison acting as the contractor so she …

SWAT team takes man from South Hill home, but police don’t say why

A SWAT team escorted several women from a South Hill home before leading a man out in handcuffs Tuesday afternoon, but authorities declined to say what crimes may have brought …

Bank of America on Spokane’s South Hill robbed

A man robbed the Bank of America branch at 29th Avenue and Southeast Boulevard just before 5 p.m. Thursday, escaping with an undisclosed amount of money.

Shooting on lower South Hill results in minor injuries

A person received a minor gunshot wound in a Sunday morning shooting near the intersection of Cedar and Sixth streets on Spokane’s lower South Hill, police said.

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

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.