11:15 a.m. - Retired federal Judge Michael Hogan will conduct an independent inquiry into recent personnel matters.
4 p.m. - City of Spokane has a new partnership with Avista Utilities to convert the stumps, roots, and branches from the Nov. 17 storm into fuel.
11:52 a.m. - Crews are working around the clock and the community’s contribution with its own commitment to remain #InlandStrong is much appreciated.
6 p.m. - For citizens who continue to be without power, the City’s Water Department is emphasizing tips to avoid frozen pipes as low temperatures persist.
4 p.m. - Raheel Humayun has accepted the position of Ombudsman for the City of Spokane.
3:51 p.m. - The wind is expected to start picking up late this afternoon with gusts of up to 30mph that will continue through Wednesday.
3:25 p.m. - Deanne M. Hastings (35) is a white female, approximately 5’4” with a light build, brown hair and brown eyes.
3 p.m. - On Monday, Nov. 23, the Spokane City Council adopted the City of Spokane’s 2016 Budget on a vote of five to one.
2:30 p.m. - The City and Greater Spokane Incorporated are partnering to encourage shoppers to support small, local businesses on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28.
12:19 p.m. - Today, all six branches of Spokane Public Library are open until 8 p.m.
4:54 p.m. - Hard work from utilities, street crews and neighbors continued over the weekend to get people back into their homes.
4:10 p.m. - Solid Waste trucks can’t access about 80 to 90 blocks of alleys that are normally used for collection service because of power lines and trees.
2:30 p.m. - Three town hall forums will be held in December to gather input.
9:34 a.m. - The annual “Guns and Hoses” Hockey game is this Sunday, November 29th at 3pm.
2:40 p.m. - The suspect was described as a short white male in his forties, with no front teeth, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt.
12:51 p.m. - Greater Spokane Department of Emergency Management (DEM), in partnership with numerous agencies, is providing this update for Nov. 22, 2015.
2:52 p.m. - Greater Spokane Department of Emergency Management (DEM) held a press conference to update the community after Tuesday’s unprecedented windstorm.
4:48 p.m. - The Greater Spokane Department of Emergency Management (DEM) updates the community on the recovery status after Tuesday’s unprecedented windstorm.
4:37 p.m. - In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, city facilities will be closed.
12:50 p.m. - The City of Spokane has decided to extend its free emergency tree and yard waste storm debris disposal through Sunday, Nov. 29.
11:42 a.m. - The Downtown and Shadle branches of Spokane Public Library will be open on Sunday, November 22 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in response to the wind storm.
2:49 p.m. - The City Council Study Session meeting previously scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. on Thursday has been cancelled.
2:26 p.m. - City of Spokane crews continue to assess damage as a result of the windstorm on November 17th.
10:32 a.m. - The public is encouraged to come down to any of Spokane's open libraries to charge devices, use computers, and escape the cold.
7:12 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department urges people to operate portable generators and other engines outside of enclosed spaces.
5:52 p.m. - The DEM is still working to assess the damage caused by last night’s severe storm.
4:55 p.m. - As power outages and storm cleanup continues, several shelters are open in Spokane to help people looking for a warm place to stay Wednesday night.
3:45 p.m. - Curbside garbage, recycling, and yard waste pickup today in the City of Spokane met up with a few challenges.
3:12 p.m. - City of Spokane crews continue to respond to signal outages and storm debris following Tuesday’s severe windstorm.
2:37 p.m. - Customers can charge devices and get out of the cold.
11:17 a.m. - Staff members hope to open the rink this evening for the public skating session between 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm and drop-in hockey
11:15 a.m. - The Spokane City Plan Commission meeting scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 in Council Chambers has been cancelled.
10:30 a.m. - SpokaneCity.org has resources posted in the wake of Tuesday's windstorm
10 a.m. - Downtown Library will be open today from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. East Side, Indian Trail and Shadle are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
9:18 a.m. - Greater Spokane DEM UPDATE
7:36 a.m. - Large residential storm debris will be accepted free during normal business hours through Nov. 22. Curbside clean green extended for smaller debris.
7:07 a.m. - Trees will be removed from city streets using the following priority order: arterials, residential streets, side streets.
8:13 p.m. - Greater Spokane DEM Lifting Shelter in Place; Still Advising Caution
5:47 p.m. - One Fatality due to Wind Storm Confirmed
4:33 p.m. - Greater Spokane DEM Advising to Shelter in Place
2:23 p.m. - City resources are preparing for extremely high winds.
2:09 p.m. - Regional Wind Event Expected to Start at 1pm Today
12:55 p.m. - Spokane area employers are encouraged to send all non-essential employees home early ahead of extremely high winds expected at 4 pm today.
3:31 p.m. - The warning period will end after winter break on Jan. 4th, 2016, at which time citations will be issued.
10 a.m. - Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.
5:47 p.m. - Spokane Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the robbery suspect from Thursday's robbery at Sally’s Beauty Supply.
2:47 p.m. - The City will be terminating programmed flash – setting traffic signals to flash during early morning hours – at three intersections on Indian Trail.
8:26 a.m. - Overheating electrical motor briefly evacuates Monroe Street fast food restaurant.
8:06 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is investigating a fire at a vacant west central home.
2:24 p.m. - Neighbors in the Audubon, North Central area worked diligently with SPD to remove a nuisance house and the criminal activity associated it.
11:30 a.m. - It’s time to clean up those beautifully colored fall leaves! The City of Spokane will begin its regularly scheduled leaf pickup Monday, Nov. 16.
8:45 a.m. - Curbside yard and food waste customers have until Dec. 4 to finish their fall yard cleanup before the City suspends the service for the winter.
6:56 p.m. - Spokane Police make arrest in drive-by shooting.
4:12 p.m. - Spokane Police are releasing the names of the officers involved in the shooting of Tyler J. Randant, an Attempted Robbery and Assault suspect.
1:15 p.m. - Utility customers who used 11 units of water or less last winter will see a $5 credit on the wastewater portion of the monthly utility bills in 2016.
10:30 a.m. - Spokane City Council Member Amber Waldref will host a mobile office at Jack and Dan’s Bar and Grill on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 12 to 1 p.m.
3:34 p.m. - Spokane Police officers were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting (O.I.S.) incident Saturday afternoon.
3 p.m. - Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Wednesday, Nov. 11, because of the Veterans Day holiday.
10:55 a.m. - Spokane City Council Members Amber Waldref and Candace Mumm met Vice President Joe Biden at the National League of Cities Congress in Tennessee.
11:18 a.m. - As we approach the cold winter months in Spokane, the Spokane Police Division is asking for your help in preventing car thefts.
11:14 a.m. - Two occupants of Browne's Addition apartment escaped an early morning fire uninjured.
12:30 p.m. - James M. Creviston (27) is a white male with Level 1 Autism. He was last seen Sunday evening in the Northeast Spokane area.
10:30 a.m. - The City of Spokane is offering citizens more ways to get involved in planning for the future of the Lincoln Heights District Center.