News Releases for August 2017

Aug. 30

Rite Aid Foundation Launches KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program

12:38 p.m. - Law Enforcement Agencies in Communities Served by Rite Aid Can Now Apply Online to Receive a Free Safe Medication Disposal Unit.

Officers Respond to Help Kids Found Abandoned at Home

12:27 p.m. - Officers Respond to Help Kids Found Abandoned in Home

Shooting at 9th and Perry on Tuesday

12:14 p.m. - Shooting at 9th and Perry on Tuesday

City Details Labor Day Activities, Closures

9:48 a.m. - Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Labor Day

Aug. 28

New grant will continue momentum of Fix-It-Fest street maintenance

10:38 a.m. - A federal grant will add $5 million in grind-and-overlay work to the city's street maintenance program over the next two years

Aug. 27

Inner tubing incident strands father, daughter near Devil’s Toenail

10:07 p.m. - Water rescuers had to ferry a father and daughter stranded on rocks in the Spokane River to the shore after their inner tubes tipped over

Aug. 21

Friends of Manito Fall Plant Sale September 9, 2017

1:22 p.m. - Don't miss these beautiful plants, expert advice, live music and kids activities - all to benefit Manito Park!

Aug. 17

SPD Investigating a Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision

8:15 a.m. - Spokane Police Investigate Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision at 7600 N. Division.

Aug. 16

Spokane Police arrest man for attempted 2nd degree murder

11:53 p.m. - SPD arrest man for attempted 2nd degree murder after violent attack at local business. The suspect used a baseball bat to assault a female.

Aug. 15

SPD investigating shooting incident in downtown Spokane.

4:47 p.m. - Washington between Main and Spokane Falls is closed. Main between Stevens and Bernard is closed.

County and city elected officials outline approach

4:32 p.m. - City and county officials have agreed to work together to address Spokane County's budget shortfall

Aug. 14

SIRR Team Investigating Spokane Valley Officer Involved Shooting

10:42 a.m. - Armed male refuses Spokane Valley Deputies commands and is shot.

Aug. 12

Commercial building fire under investigation

9:38 a.m. - Last night just after 10 p.m., SFD was dispatched to S. Grand Blvd. and 32nd Ave on a report of a commercial building on fire.

Aug. 9

Fire, Parks Departments Close Fish Lake Trail

8:05 a.m. - Fish Lake Trail is closed for firefighting efforts.

Aug. 8

SPD Searching for Man with Dementia

3:46 p.m. - Man with dementia missing from the area of 5800 W. Rifle Club Rd.

SPD Arrests armed carjacking suspects in Northwest Spokane.

3:32 a.m. - Three juvenile males were arrested for multiple charges including attempted armed robbery and felony assault. A replica firearm was located.

Aug. 7

Fatality Crash at the Intersection of 3rd Avenue and Division Street

2:57 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest driver from fatality vehicle vs pedestrian crash on S. Division St. / E. 3rd Ave.

Aug. 4

Four adults displaced after apartment fire

4:05 p.m. - At 11:47 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1900 block of W. Pacific Ave.

Mayor Releases 10-Step Plan to Implement Sustainable Actions

11:13 a.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon released a plan to implement actions that are environmentally and financially responsible.