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UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2013

Overnight wind storm topples massive South Hill pines

Overnight storms brought strong winds but little precipitation to Eastern and Central Washington. Classes were canceled in some school districts due to power outages.

Woman falls from cliff in south Spokane

A woman may have life-threatening injuries following a fall this afternoon from a popular South Hill overlook.

House fire results in $500,000 in damage

A house fire that ripped through three South Hill homes Thursday resulted in an estimated $500,000 in damage.

Two homes lost to South Hill blaze

John Alfred didn’t hear the explosion before a fire ripped through three homes on the South Hill on Thursday, but he felt it. “I couldn’t figure out what the heck …

Doug Clark: Pooch park stink, really? Pour me a growler

What the hell’s happened to civil disobedience? This question came to mind upon reading about the recent heartburn at a South Hill dog park.

UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2013

Target will build South Hill store

Spokane developer Dave Black confirmed on Friday that national retailer Target Corp. will build a 135,000-square foot building on the corner of Palouse Highway and South Regal Street.

Two deputies identified in South Hill Taser incident

The two deputies involved in last week’s Taser incident at a South Hill gym have been identified by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Blaze damages South Hill house

Flames blazed through the roof of a South Hill home Saturday afternoon, sending thick smoke through the Cliff-Cannon neighborhood. Firefighters responded around 2:45 p.m. as the fire burned through the …

South Hill Target proposal moves forward

Concerned residents who fought to add pedestrian-friendly features in a proposed Target retail project on the South Hill gained a little ground Wednesday during a City Hall hearing. Residents persuaded …

Judge gives burglar maximum sentence

Testifying as a victim, a federal judge Wednesday explained how a prolific South Hill burglar traumatized his family, forcing him night after night to explain to his young children that …

Federal judge details ordeal caused by burglar

Testifying as a victim, a federal judge today explained how a prolific South Hill burglar traumatized his family, forcing him night after night to explain to his young children that …

Parking hot issue in 14th Avenue restoration

The city of Spokane is getting ready to renovate 14th Avenue from Monroe Street to Grand Boulevard. The renovation is one of the street projects paid for by the 10-year …

2,600 on South Hill without power

About 2,600 people are without power on Spokane’s South Hill.

Tuesday apartment fire was likely an accident

The cause of a four-alarm blaze at a South Hill apartment complex was likely “electrical in nature” and accidental, authorities said Wednesday. The blaze was the biggest fire in Spokane …

Raging apartment fire displaces 24 residents

Andrea Glass was on her way home for a quick change of clothes when she saw the smoke pouring from her roof on the South Hill. “I was like, ‘Oh …

Police arrest man after South Hill stabbing

Police said a man was stabbed in the throat on South Hill on Sunday.

Group works to maintain High Drive Bluff environment

Being part mountain goat is a great advantage when volunteering for Friends of the High Drive Bluff, but it’s not a requirement. Over the past couple of years, the group …

Hundreds mark Gaiser Conservatory’s 1912 roots

Hundreds of people showed up Saturday afternoon to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the South Hill’s most precious troves of plants: the Gaiser Conservatory in Manito Park. Beneath …

Landers: Coyotes aren’t the main issue

Coyotes defending their pups on the bluff below High Drive last week – sending a few dogs to the vet for stitches – created a minor stink on the South …

Coyotes attack dogs on South Hill

A trio of aggressive coyotes took on two dogs running loose with their owner on the South Hill bluff trails Thursday, sending one dog to the vet for a chest …

Toddler OK after car hits Spokane apartment

Rebecah Lakman says her 1-year-old daughter Samara had an angel watching over her when a car crashed into their apartment on Spokane’s South Hill.

Project aims to reduce fire risk on South Hill bluff

Two dozen volunteers thinned ponderosa pine trees and trimmed branches on the South Hill bluff on Sunday in a demonstration project for reducing fire risk. “The idea is to manage …

First Miss Spokane lived in now-restored Craftsman house

The house in the Marycliff-Cliff Park National Register Historic District on Spokane’s South Hill is but one of several lovely Craftsman-style homes gracing the neighborhood, but this one, also listed …

Volunteers have created wildly popular trail system on bluff

For more than two decades, a don’t-ask, don’t-tell volunteer trail-building effort has been wildly successful on the South Hill bluff below High Drive. Spokane has a premier neighborhood recreation area …

Dutiful Doo-Crew relieves South Hill bluff of waste

A group of four women has taken on a heavy load in maintaining the natural appeal of the South Hill Bluff. They call themselves the Doo-Crew, and here’s the latest …

Woman finds swastika on door

A resident in the 600 block of South Helena with four bi-racial children awoke to find a black swastika spray painted on her front door Sunday. Police are investigating the …

Market’s live shows to go on, with new scientific purpose

Music will be allowed again at a South Hill market – at least for three more shows. A noise complaint forced the Rocket Market at High Drive and 43rd Avenue …

Ban ends live music outside local market

The Rocket Market on Spokane’s South Hill has been banned from hosting its thrice-weekly live outdoor music shows. Co-owners Shanda and Alan Shepherd were notified by letter from the Spokane …

Arsonists torch three vehicles on the South Hill

People in a South Hill neighborhood woke up to the sound of fire, police sirens and their cars set on fire early Sunday morning. Three cars were set on fire …

Home invasion results in shooting of one suspect

Spokane Police this morning reported that a home invasion about 2 a.m. led to the shooting of one of two invaders by a resident trying to protect himself.