News Releases for December 2017

Dec. 31

City Completes Full-City Plow in About 3 Days

4:23 p.m. - The City has completed work on the Full-City Plow initiated on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., meeting its commitment to complete the plow in about 3 days.

Dec. 29

Condon to Veto Flawed Ordinance, Says Discussion Best at State Level

10:23 a.m. - Mayor David Condon said he intends to veto the constitutionally flawed Ordinance C35571.

Dec. 28

City Announces Plan for Full-City Plow Beginning with the Night Shift

11:38 a.m. - Plowing, sanding, and deicing under way in arterials today.

Dec. 26

East Central Garage Fire

1:15 p.m. - Friday the SFD responded to a garage fire in the 2900 block of East Central Avenue.

House Fire in the Indian Trail Neighborhood

1:14 p.m. - Civilian and Firefighters Injured

Second Alarm Commercial Building Fire

1:12 p.m. - On December 21, 2017 the SFD responded to a report of smoke emanating from the roof of Fantastic Sam’s.

Officer Involved Shooting in North Spokane

10:57 a.m. - Officer Involved Shooting with Robbery Suspect in North Spokane

Dec. 23

SPD investigating bank robbery in Northeast Spokane

6:03 p.m. - On 12-23-17 a little before 4:00PM, SPD responded to a bank robbery at the US Bank located inside Albertsons at the 6500 block of N Nevada.

Dec. 20

Telephone IRS Scam and Email Death Threat Scam in Spokane

1:25 p.m. - SPD and Crime Check have received reports of scams occurring in our community. Don’t be a victim to these ongoing fraudulent schemes.

Missing Adult

12:22 p.m. - SPD needs your help locating a missing female with dementia.

Dec. 19

Fatal Shooting on Lower South Hill

6:52 p.m. - Two people were shot in the area of 2000 W. 10th Ave. One subject was deceased at the scene and one is in critical condition.

Dec. 18

City Completes Full-City Plow in About 3 Days

4:14 p.m. - Crews will complete some cleanup work this week; missed blocks can be reported

City Closures Planned for the Holidays

9:26 a.m. - Garbage pickup a day late on weeks of Christmas and New Year’s

SPD Arrests Fraud Suspect

9:23 a.m. - SPD arrested a female stealing mail from several North Central residences.

Dec. 16

City Proceeds with Full-City Plow

1:57 p.m. - The City of Spokane is continuing with its Full-City Plow; snow removal crews will work 24 hours a day until they plow all streets with the City

Dec. 15

City Initiates Full-City Plow

2:37 p.m. - Work continuing on arterials now

Dec. 13

Following a few safety tips helps for a safe, happy holiday season

10:53 a.m. - December is the peak time of year for home candle fires.

Spokane Police Chief appointed to WASPC Executive Board

10:28 a.m. - The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) has appointed Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl to its Executive Board.

Dec. 12

NBS Director Leaving to Follow His Passion

2:16 p.m. - Mallahan joined the City in 2006, Mayor's cabinet in 2012

Dec. 11

SPD Responds to Male Acting Disorderly

11:32 a.m. - Friday, SPD responded to a man acting disorderly. The male confronted Officers with a knife and was later taken into custody with minimal injuries.

Dec. 10

Suspect Arrested after Stealing/Crashing Sweet Frostings Van

12:03 p.m. - Downtown NRO's have arrested a suspect after he stole a Sweet Frostings Bakery van & crashed it through the front doors of the Intermodal Terminal.

Dec. 8

Spokane Community Court Anniversary and Expansion Week

12:18 p.m. - The Spokane Municipal Community Court is scheduled to launch a new Community Court in the Northeast community on December 12, 2017.

Dec. 7

Suspicious Behavior Advisory

9:36 a.m. - The SPD and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office would like you to be aware of male acting suspicious at north County/City High School sports event.

Dec. 6

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

2:51 p.m. - Flags lowered in honor of Pearl Harbor victims

Be warm and safe this winter

1:20 p.m. - With colder temperatures, the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) wants residents to be warm and safe this winter.

SPD needs help locating mother and child

9:26 a.m. - Spokane Police Need Help Locating a Female and her 2 Year Old Child.

Manito Park Gaiser Conservatory Lights Begin Friday

9:15 a.m. - Manito holiday lights 2017 come alive December 8 - 31

Dec. 4

Site Preparation Begins at Riverfront Park’s Pavilion and Promenades

10:26 a.m. - As Riverfront Park redevelopment progresses, work will soon begin at the U.S. Pavilion, Central Promenade and North Promenade sites.

Everybody Counts Campaign Donation Drive

8:51 a.m. - City launches donation drive for those experiencing homelessness.

Dec. 1

Officer on Administrarive Leave

9:09 a.m. - Officer on Administrative Leave after Arrest for DomesticViolence