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Suspect Arrested after Trespassing on Locomotive
1:19 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect for trespassing who broke into a BNSF locomotive, started the engine, and was blowing the horn.


Flags to be Lowered for Memorial Day
10:57 a.m. - Flags to fly at half-staff for Memorial Day

May 25

SWAT team takes suspect into custody on N Division St.
10:41 p.m. - SPD Special Victim Unit detectives located a subject wanted for multiple sex offense charges at the 6800 block of N Division St.

City Launches Fix-It-Fest 2017: A $1 Million Infusion in Street Repair
12:01 p.m. - City of Spokane is launching Fix-It-Fest 2017, a $1 million infusion in repair to address arterials that were damaged by extreme wet weather.

May 24

Standoff in North Spokane ends peacefully with suspect in custody.
8:50 p.m. - On 05-24-17 at a little after 5:45PM, SPD received information that a wanted subject was at a residence in the 500 block of E. Princeton Ave.

Flags Lowered For Late Governor
4:54 p.m. - Mayor directs flags on city facilities to half-staff Thursday

Mayor names Schaeffer fire chief
11:30 a.m. - Mayor David Condon appoints Brian Schaeffer as fire chief, pending City Council confirmation.

Upper Falls Reservoir in Riverfront Park will be temporarily lowered
9:07 a.m. - On behalf of the City, Avista will draw the Upper Falls Reservoir down 1.5’ May 24 - June 12, 2017 to accommodate Riverfront Park redevelopment.

May 23

Mayor to Name Fire Chief Appointment Tomorrow
4:44 p.m. - Chief to be introduced at Fire Station 1 at 11:15 a.m.

Spokane Homeless Count Shows Slight Increase
2:50 p.m. - Results are in from City's annual point-in-time count

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@spd_ombudsman - May 17 at 1:09 p.m. - OPO, SPD + OPOC staff enjoyed breakfast together at Rise for Justice. Thanks to Nicholas Brown, Kris Crocker + Cent… https://t.co/uTTvmIsbOG

@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.