News Releases for October 2016

Oct. 28

Be Halloween Safe

3:07 p.m. - To help everyone celebrate safely the Spokane Police and Fire Departments are offering a few Halloween safety tips.

Oct. 27

City defeats Monsanto's motion to dismiss PCB lawsuit

4:40 p.m. - Yesterday, the City of Spokane defeated Monsanto’s motion to dismiss the City’s lawsuit alleging PCB contamination of the City’s stormwater system.

Spokane Police Asking for Help Locating Missing Man

10:54 a.m. - SPD is asking for help locating a missing male. Family members say Worthy Roseberry (24) cognitively functions at approximately 8-10 years of age.

Oct. 26

Spokane Fire stresses importance of working smoke detectors

2:15 p.m. - With October being National Fire Prevention Month it is the perfect time to check on the age condition of your smoke alarms.

Oct. 25

Council Member Amber Waldref to hold mobile office on 2017 City budget

10:30 a.m. - Council Member Waldref will discuss the 2017 budget on Oct. 26 from 12:30-1:30 pm at Yoke's Fresh Market, 210 N. Foothills Dr.

Spokane Detectives Seeking Public Assistance

Midnight - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public for tips regarding the death of Selena McGivern.

Oct. 24

First ability ballfield in Spokane breaks ground Wednesday

5 p.m. - Mission Park Ability Ballfield will open summer 2017

Oct. 23

Spokane Police Investigate Shooting

6:05 p.m. - SPD is investigating a shooting in the 2700 block of E South Riverton. A female received a life threatening wound after being shot at a residence.

Oct. 22

Spokane Fire & Police Departments Investigating Fatality Fire

3:58 a.m. - SFD & SPD are investigating the cause of a fatality fire. A child was killed in a fire that was reported this evening in north Spokane.

Oct. 20

Park Board to consider new names for Canada Island in Riverfront Park

8:25 a.m. - Park Board will consider a resolution to begin the process for renaming Canada Island in Riverfront Park, with the Canadian Government’s blessing.

Oct. 17

2017 Manito Calendar Available

10:35 a.m. - The Friends of Manito 2017 calendar featuring beautiful pictures of Manito Park is now available, and makes a great gift!

Oct. 16

Stabbing Suspect Arrested after Incident in Shadle Neighborhood

6:58 p.m. - SPD investigated a stabbing at a north side McDonald’s Sunday afternoon. Darrell E McDuffee (52) was booked into jail for 1st Degree Assault.

Oct. 15

Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder Taken into Custody

6:09 a.m. - The SWAT Team, using info from the PACT Team, took a man into custody after a standoff that started this evening lasted into the morning.

Oct. 14

Riverfront Park closes attractions for summer 2017

4:06 p.m. - Facing decreased use during construction, Riverfront Park closes Pavilion attractions for summer 2017. Paths, greens space and events remain open.

Fall Leaf Festival at Finch Arboretum Saturday, October 22

2:47 p.m. - The trees are lighting up, naturally! Mother Nature is doing her best to paint the Arboretum in anticipation of Spokane’s annual celebration of fall.

Celebrate the Reopening of Wall Street

11 a.m. - Join in the Grand Reopening Celebration for Wall Street between Main Avenue and Spokane Falls Boulevard on Friday, Oct. 21, starting at 11:30 a.m.

Oct. 13

Spokane Police Investigating Armed Robbery on South Hill

10:21 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a Subway on Spokane’s south side.

City prepares for forecasted storm

2:44 p.m. - The city is preparing for an upcoming storm and asking citizens to report problems to 755-CITY.

Oct. 11

Park Board considers adoption of 2017 budget

4:37 p.m. - After meeting today, the Finance Committee of the City of Spokane Park Board is recommending the 2017 Parks and Recreation budget to the Park Board.

Oct. 7

Indian Trail Neighborhood Works with SPD to Shut Down Problem House

1:54 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Indian Trail area has come together, worked closely with the SPD, and has successfully closed a chronic problem house.

Domestic Violence Suspect in Custody after Shooting at Victim

11:19 a.m. - SPD arrested a domestic violence assault suspect after he fired shots at the victim, led police on a brief vehicle pursuit, then fled on foot.

Oct. 5

A level 3, Sexually Violent Predator, Released in Spokane Area

4:26 p.m. - The SCSO and SPD are extremely concerned about the release of 55-year-old David W. McCuistion, into the Spokane Community

Monday, Oct. 10, is parking meter holiday

10:59 a.m. - Parking meters do not have to be plugged on Monday, Oct. 10.

Oct. 3

Restrictions lifted on outdoor recreational fires for City of Spokane

2:37 p.m. - The burn restrictions for outdoor recreational fires are being lifted by order of the Spokane City Fire Marshal.