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Cause of fatal residential fire under investigation
9:42 a.m. - This morning at approximately 3:45 a.m., SFD responded to a residential structure fire in the 1900 block of W. Fairview Ave.

March 23

Stolen Firearms and Stolen Ammunition Lead to Downtown Area Motel
3:38 p.m. - SPD investigation leads to the recovery of a stolen vehicle, numerous stolen firearms, and nearly 10,000 rounds of live ammunition.

SPD Receives Culture Audit from Gonzaga University Professor
2:45 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Receives Culture Audit from Gonzaga University Professor

March 22

Spokane Police Investigate Suspicious Packages
4:56 p.m. - Spokane Police investigate suspicious packages left on a gas pump at the Mobile station in the 100 block of W. 2nd Ave.

March 21

Mayor declares flooding emergency, closes river
3 p.m. - Spring runoff following the wettest winter on record has forced the temporary closure of the Spokane River through the City of Spokane

Spokane Falls Death Investigation
8:12 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a person who went off the Canada Island footbridge into the falls of the Spokane River.

March 20

SPD and Street Department Urge Drivers to Avoid Upriver Drive Area
5:04 p.m. - Spokane Police and the Spokane Streets Department urge drivers to avoid the area of E. Upriver Dr. between E. Mission Ave., and N. Greene St.

Downriver and Creek at Qualchan Golf Courses Open This Week
4:19 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens Wednesday March 22, and Downriver opens Thursday, March 23, 2017. They join Esmeralda, open as of March 20.

March 16

Fire Officials Warn Citizens To Stay Out Of The Spokane River
2:28 p.m. - Localized flooding expected as river levels rise

Esmeralda Golf Course Opens Monday, March 20, 2017
11:13 a.m. - As early signs of spring arrive, Esmeralda golf course is preparing to open Monday, March 20.

Latest Tweets

@spokanefire - Today at 4:04 p.m. - Incident: 2017017883 - Vehicle Fire - Single Engine Location: N Maple St and W Northwest Blvd

@spokaneparks - Today at 11:56 a.m. - Great piece by @TheInlander on Spokane's #1 skatepark! https://t.co/YuZ1u7kgYQ https://t.co/pVWqQm45mF

@spokanecity - Yesterday at 8:01 p.m. - Mon-Thur drivers should expect limited closures at the Freya and 37th intersection during 9am-3pm. #SpokaneStreets https://t.co/jL513LrhI5

@spokanepd - March 22 at 1:05 p.m. - Media stage for suspicious package on W. Pacific Ave. at S. Bernard St. - SPD PIO

@sporiverfrontpk - March 22 at 11:24 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is now hiring seasonal Park Ranger Specialists! See the flyer for more info:… https://t.co/09PiyzURIC

@spokane_council - March 21 at 7:32 a.m. - Catch Councilmember Fagan right now on @kxly920! #SpokaneCityCouncil https://t.co/ce8CCb6EOX

@spd_ombudsman - Feb. 27 at 4:35 p.m. - The Ombudsman Commission will be in the Mason Room at 5:30pm on 2/28/17 at West Central Community Center. Come tell… https://t.co/QQl2NPMGO0

@spourbanforest - Nov. 1 at 1:39 p.m. - New podcast, Remarkable Objects, launched by @rethinktrees, Listen in to people and ideas advancing out thinking about nature in cities.