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Stories tagged: Spokane Falls Boulevard

UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

Spokane Falls Boulevard to reopen Tuesday

Two years and two months after the city closed Spokane Falls Boulevard between Lincoln Street and Main Avenue, it’s reopening the major downtown road again.

City may allow bigger shadows on Riverfront Park in effort to boost high-rise development

Downtown Spokane is vibrating with development. The rumble of jackhammers at The M. The growl of earth movers in Riverfront Park. The hum of pavers around road construction. Look down …

100 years ago in Spokane: Police pledge ‘purity squads’ to crack down on prostitution

The police chief ordered all houses of ill-repute on Trent Avenue to close down – all 17 of them.

Spokane leaders look to lift restrictions on building height near Riverfront Park

Current rules require buildings over 100 feet to be built with a stair-step design to limit shadows being cast into Riverfront Park. City Council President Ben Stuckart says the need …

UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:01 p.m.

City rerouting Spokane Falls traffic onto Lincoln Street for two-year stormwater development project

Lincoln Street between Spokane Falls Boulevard and Main Avenue has been temporarily closed as the city readies it for a two-year detour route during construction of a new stormwater collection …

Getting There: STA increasing buses to EWU

One out of every five people traveling weekdays on state Highway 904 between Four Lakes and Cheney is riding the bus. As many as 4,500 people make the journey from …

Getting There: Summer street parties offer fitness activities

Spokane Summer Parkways returns to the streets later this month for the first of three celebrations of human-powered transportation. Last year’s two inaugural events drew nearly 2,500 people, and organizers …

Getting There: Spokane Falls Boulevard section reopening

An east-west arterial link into downtown Spokane should reopen later this week as workers progress on an initial segment of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Spokane Falls Boulevard …