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Monday, September 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Stories tagged: West Central

Summer program teaches kids job skills, community support

It’s early on a warm Friday morning in the West Central neighborhood. In a yard around a little white house, a flock of teenagers are busy digging and pulling weeds, …

No one injured in pair of house fires

Spokane firefighters rescued a woman and her pet early Sunday from a fire that broke out at a home in Hillyard, and a fire later Sunday in the West Central …

Night against crime unites neighborhood

A year ago, Derek Garcia was shot in the stomach in a drive-by shooting in West Central. That didn’t keep him from celebrating the community Tuesday night. It is, after …

Activities at West Central house concern neighbors

When Lorna Doone Brewer and her family purchased a home on West Sharp Avenue, they did so because they wanted to live in the West Central Neighborhood. Brewer said she …

Police looking for four robbers in home invasion

Four robbers invaded a West Central apartment through an unlocked front door shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, police said.

Man with serious injuries found in alley

A 60-year-old Spokane man was injured Sunday during a fight in a West Central alley, Spokane police said.

Plans back on for tower

A controversial 10-story development in the West Central neighborhood is moving forward again, after a city hearing examiner signed off on revised plans for the project. The developer of the …

Kendall Yards buyer touts range of housing options

A venerable home builder is bringing new hope to a stalled downtown Spokane development project. Greenstone Corp. has purchased the Kendall Yards property with plans to build a waterfront neighborhood …

West Central works to spruce up

The city of Spokane and the West Central neighborhood are joining forces to encourage property owners to clean up the neighborhood. If the program is successful, it may be extended …

EPA retests Spokane yards for asbestos

Yards near W.R. Grace’s former Zonolite factory in Spokane are being retested for asbestos with new technology that can detect the cancer-causing fibers at ever lower levels.

Blaze damages home in West Central

A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home Sunday. The neighborhood, which is northwest of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the past few years.

Fire damages West Central home

A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home on Sunday. The neighborhood, which is north and west of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the last …