News Releases for July 2017

July 31

100 Youth, 100 Day Challenge Results Are In

2:06 p.m. - The Spokane community comes together and the evidence is in the success.

July 28

Flags Lowered For Fallen Washington Marine

3:08 p.m. - Flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, July 30 in memory of Clp. Collin Schaaff.

July 26

Spokane Police Asking for Help Locating Missing 10 Year Old

7:02 p.m. - We're asking for help locating Aleah Sauer (10), last seen at about 5:30p at Walnut/Augusta. If you see her please call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

Hazardous materials release prompts evacuation of nursing facility

7:26 a.m. - Two companies from the Spokane Fire Department responded to an activated fire alarm at a nursing care facility.

July 24

Alert Citizens help SPD Recover Stolen Truck

8:17 p.m. - Alert citizens notify Spokane Police department patrol officers to stolen truck.

July 20

Two juveniles arrested after destructive evening in Eagle Ridge

12:09 a.m. - Juveniles arrested after multiple homes under construction and park equipment is maliciously damaged.

July 19

SPD Releasing Officer Names From July 3rd Officer Involved Shooting

3:31 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is releasing the names of the officers involved in the July 3rd, 2017 Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) incident.

July 18

Three Arrested for Breaking in & Vandalizing Salk Middle School

2:03 p.m. - Three Juveniles Arrested after Breaking in & Vandalizing Newly Remodeled Salk Middle School

July 17

Spokane Police Investigate Plane Crash

11:32 a.m. - Spokane Police and the FAA are investigating a plane crash in North Spokane.

Several Teens Arrested for Burglary Spree on Spokane's North Side

6:03 a.m. - Spokane Police, following up on investigative leads from the night before, arrested 3 teens for a series of burglaries that happened early Monday.

Serious Crash Downtown Closes Major Intersection for Hours

5:23 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a serious crash that occurred yesterday evening at the intersection of Sprague/Division.

July 14

Council to Consider Utility Rates for 2018-2020

2:29 p.m. - The City of Spokane is considering utility rate proposals for 2018 through 2020 designed to provide customers with predictable and affordable rates.

Riverfront Park Surplus Auction July 22, 2017

10:28 a.m. - Selective surplus items from Riverfront Park will be publicly auctioned on July 22, 2017.

July 13

Spokane Police Department is hosting 4 hiring workshops.

1:10 p.m. - Spokane Police Department is hosting 4 hiring workshops.

Standoff With Armed Subject Ends: Subject Arrested, No Injuries

2:07 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers responded to a victim who reported being threatened by his roommate with a rifle.

July 12

Spokane Police Officer Uses Narcan to Save Life

4:41 p.m. - Spokane Police Officer Uses Narcan to Save Life

July 11

Spokane Police Officer Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

10:24 a.m. - A Spokane Police Officer was placed on administrative leave after being arrested in Spokane County early this morning for domestic violence assault.

July 10

West Plains economic development area proposed

4:26 p.m. - A unique partnership between the city, county and the airport will attract new manufacturing and aerospace development and grow jobs.

July 7

Spokane City Fire Marshal issues outdoor recreational fire restriction

5 p.m. - The Fire Marshal has issued outdoor burn restrictions until further notice due to extremely hot, dry conditions.

July 6

As Work Heads to Lincoln-Monroe, City Endeavors to Lessen Impacts

5:11 p.m. - The City is coordinating work on three projects that will impact the Lincoln-Monroe corridor in and around downtown in July and early August.

Detectives Ask For Help Identifying Suspect in N. Spokane Assault

3:46 p.m. - On July 1, 2017 between 1 and 2 PM, a man assaulted a woman at Walmart (9212 N Colton). Detectives ask for the public’s help identifying him.

July 3

SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

4:42 a.m. - SPD officers were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) this morning. Two officers fired their service weapons striking the subject.