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City Team Targets Illegal Camping

3:42 p.m. - Watch 2:32 - Program speeds up response times to complaints.

May 29

Keeping People in Shelters Healthy

2:15 p.m. - Watch 1:40 - Medical screenings help prevent spread of disease.

May 26

Keeping Businesses in Business

12:34 p.m. - Watch 3:04 - City of Spokane advances economic recovery.

May 22

Reopening Your Business? Time to Refresh Your Water!

11:42 a.m. - Watch 1:20 - Water Department is Asking Businesses to Flush Their Water Pipes.

May 6

Making Life Saving Deliveries to Strangers

2:45 p.m. - Watch 2:23 - C.O.P.S. Volunteers help housebound stay healthy.

May 1

First Responders Thank Health Care Heroes

2:27 p.m. - Watch 1:02 - Spokane first responders hold parades to thank health care heroes.

Latest News Releases


Utility Vault Fire Downtown Business District
12:36 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial fire alarm activation at 510 W. Riverside Ave.

Playgrounds re-open under Spokane Regional Health District guidance
12:15 p.m. - Health Officer lifts previous directive to close playgrounds

Watch for Traffic Signals Out in Downtown
8:04 a.m. - Here’s a quick reminder for motorists who might face a signalized intersection without power: When the power’s out, everybody stops.

June 4

Work to Resume on CSO Project Next to Downtown Library
3:36 p.m. - Final work on the last of the City ’s projects to reduce overflows from combined sewers to the Spokane River is scheduled to begin on June 8.

Male Rescued from Spokane River
8:26 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) was dispatched to a water rescue near the Sandifur Bridge.

June 1

Mayor Has Enacted A Curfew Beginning At 8:15 P.M.
10:55 p.m. - Curfew beginning at 8:15 pm until 5 a.m. Tuesday. The order is in effect from Division to Maple and Fifth to Boone.

SPD Thanks Officers/Deputies for a Job Well Done
7:27 p.m. - Outstanding work by Spokane police officers & officers/deputies from neighboring agencies minimized injuries & property damage during downtown rioting

City Provides Annual Report on Drinking Water Quality
3:14 p.m. - For 2019, the City met or exceeded all federal and state drinking water quality standards. See the 2019 report.

May 31

Mayor Woodward Has Enacted A Curfew Beginning Immediately
8:50 p.m. - Mayor Woodward has enacted a curfew beginning immediately until 5 a.m. Monday. The order is in effect from Division to Maple and Fifth to Boone.

May 29

Motor Escort Leaves Spokane Monday Morning
6:22 p.m. - SPD and SCSO to send off cross country motorcycle ride honoring law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2019.

Latest Tweets

@spokanefire - Today at 3:46 a.m. - Incident: 2020035824 - Structure Fire - Single Engine Location: W Wellesley Ave and N C St

@spokanecity - Yesterday at 7 p.m. - Mayor Nadine Woodward gives us an update on what the City of Spokane is doing to help our community through this difficult time. #InlandStrong @MayorSpokane

@sporiverfrontpk - Yesterday at 5:54 p.m. - A special Pavilion Light Show will be held to celebrate the Spokane Region’s Class of 2020! The campaign honors our area’s seniors and provides opportunities for safe celebration. Dates: June 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 15 Time: Sunset - 10:00PM

@spokaneparks - Yesterday at 10:29 a.m. - PLAYGROUNDS UPDATE: Today, the Spokane Regional Health District’s Health Officer re-opened playgrounds! Parks staff are moving around our nearly 90 parks to remove closure tape from play structures.

@spokanepd - June 1 at 8:44 p.m. - The reason for the curfew. Agitators have been throwing rocks are passing cars.

@spd_ombudsman - March 4 at 11:39 a.m. - Complaints received by the Office of the Police Ombudsman during 2019.

@spokane_council - Aug. 27 at 5:18 p.m. - Missed the meeting last night? Councilmember Mumm has your recap!