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Sunday, February 23, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Then and Now: Washington Street Bridge

Early bridges across the various channels of the Spokane River were made of wood, then steel and, eventually, concrete or stone. And when the Great Northern Railroad depot opened on …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Jack Robinson, 30, a one-legged ironworker, jumped into the Spokane River above the Washington Street bridge and then said to some bystanders on shore, …


Man rescues son who fell into river

A father jumped into the Spokane River from the Washington Street bridge to rescue his 23-month-old son after the toddler fell off the bridge Thursday afternoon. Assistant Fire Chief Brian …