Latest News Releases


Everybody Counts Donation Drive Begins Monday, November 19

3:33 p.m. - Items will be distributed during the annual Point-In-Time count

Aquatic Centers, Equipment Maintenance Shop Receive 5-star Enviro Cert

3:12 p.m. - Certification recognizes businesses that put practices and policies in place to properly manage hazardous wastes and conserve resources.

Armed Convicted Felon Arrested

2:19 p.m. - Convicted felon armed with a handgun arrested in Spokane.

City Closures Planned for Thanksgiving

9:29 a.m. - Garbage pickup will be a day late after the holiday

Nov. 13

Serious Injury Crash Closes Upriver Drive

9:27 p.m. - A serious crash closed Upriver this evening from Crestline to Greene for several hours while Major Crimes Collision Investigators processed the scene.

Victim of Burglary Helps SPD Make Arrests and Recover Stolen Property

2:18 p.m. - Victim of a burglary and SPD Patrol Officers work together to recover the victim’s stolen property along with a gun stolen in a prior vehicle prowling

City to Suspend Curbside Collection of Green Yard & Food Waste Carts

9:55 a.m. - Get your leaves, pumpkins, pine needles, and other yard debris cleaned up

Skate Ribbon Opens for Ice Skating Saturday, November 17, 2018

9:47 a.m. - Ice skate downtown among the lights at Spokane’s unique outdoor urban skating experience.

Reports of Shots Heard Downtown Lead to DUI & Drive-by Shooting Arrest

2:41 a.m. - SPD responded to the area of Sprague/Browne on reports of shots fired. A witness got a description of the suspect's SUV, aiding in his capture.

Nov. 12

Spokane County Reveals Winners of Its Spokane Recycles Poster Contest

12:30 p.m. - Artwork of 17 children to be featured in 2019 “Spokane Recycles” calendar