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Woman pleads guilty in viral bridge-shoving incident

Tay’Lor Smith, accused of pushing Jordan Holgerson of Kalama off the bridge at Moulton Falls Regional Park in August, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless endangerment in Clark County District Court on Monday. A state prosecutor is recommending a sentence with no jail time.
News >  Spokane

Getting There: High-tech mapping of potholes will help city manage streets

UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 11:07 a.m.

Snowmelt reveals many things. The first crocus, tulips and daffodil blossoms of spring. The trash and dog poop that people left behind, thinking somehow the snow would make those left-behinds magically disappear. And potholes. Lots of potholes. In 2018, the city filled 4,610 potholes. The year before that, it repaired 4,795 potholes. This year, so far, the city has filled 1,392 potholes.
News >  Spokane

Then and Now: Washington State Pavilion

UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:06 a.m.

Careful planning and modern design were hallmarks of the Washington State Pavilion at Expo ’74 in Spokane. The facility included an auditorium for nearly 3,000 people, exhibit halls and a theater. Post-fair, the Legislature transferred the facility to the city.
News >  Spokane

For Irish Drinking Team, brunch is gold at rainbow’s end

UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:15 p.m.

The holiday comes just once a year, but the hangover that follows doesn’t. It probably feels familiar – a pounding headache, nausea, the lingering aftertaste of last night’s bad decisions. Even for the elite few who call themselves members of Spokane’s Irish Drinking Team, the pangs of too much sauce can be fierce. Praise be, then, to the club’s newest tradition: hungover brunch the morning after.