News Releases for March 2018

March 30

Mayor Condon Appoints Antush to Municipal Court

10:56 a.m. - City Council must confirm Antuch for bench seat

March 28

Spokane Police Investigating US Bank Robbery on W. Riverside Ave.

6:45 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigating US Bank Robbery on W. Riverside Ave.

March 26

Spokane Police arrest three robbery suspects following a pursuit.

7:22 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest three robbery suspects following a pursuit and a crash.

City Recognizes Businesses for Excellent Management of Wastewater

1:25 p.m. - Six businesses achieved 100 percent compliance with requirements in their industrial wastewater discharge permits for 2017.

March 22

Downriver Stormwater Master Plan Open House

3:51 p.m. - Project will improve park lands along the river.

March 20

Officer John Scott Termination

3:56 p.m. - Officer John Scott terminated after Internal Affairs investigation.

March 19

Stabbing at House of Charity

3 p.m. - Spokane Police received a report of a male who was stabbed in front of the House of Charity at 32 W Pacific.

March 17

Attic fire displaces occupants and their pets

8:14 p.m. - Just before 8 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of E. Columbia Ave. on a report of a residential structure fire

March 16

The Creek at Qualchan Golf Course Opens Wednesday

3:04 p.m. - Joining the recent openings of Downriver & Esmeralda, The Creek at Qualchan is preparing to open 3/21/18. Tee times can be reserved beginning 3/17/18.

March 14

7-11 Incident Yesterday

2:22 p.m. - Follow up reference unresponsive male found in the 7-11 parking lot at 177 S Division.

March 13

Citizens Invited to Open House about Proposed Sprague Ave. Project

3:17 p.m. - Project proposed for Sprague from Bernard to Scott in U District

March 12

Major Crimes Forwards Charges for Homicide Suspects

8:20 p.m. - MCU forwarded felony charges for suspects from last week’s homicide. Marcus Arevalo & Ramiro Sanchez are still in Kennewick on unrelated DOC warrants.

Deputy and Officer Involved Shooting in Hillyard Area

4:26 p.m. - SIRR Team is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) which took place during a court ordered eviction.

Downriver and Esmeralda Golf Courses Open March 15, 2018

3:24 p.m. - Downriver and Esmeralda golf courses are preparing to open March 15. Indian Canyon and the Creek at Qualchan will have opening dates soon.

March 10

MCU makes Arrest in Homicide Case with Help of Kennewick PD

7:26 p.m. - The Major Crimes Unit, with the assistance of the Kennewick Police Department, has made two arrests in the homicide case from two nights ago.

March 9

Check your smoke alarms when you change the clocks

3:28 p.m. - With the upcoming time change, the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) says it’s a great time to check your smoke alarms while changing your clocks.

Free Admission to City Pools Approved by Park Board

11:11 a.m. - With a goal of giving everyone a chance to swim, the Park Board approved free open swim for all ages at City aquatic centers beginning this year.

Exxon Robbery

10:12 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a local gas station.

City Inspector Crews to Revive Additional Training

10:04 a.m. - No building, plumbing, or electrical inspections will occur March 15.

March 5th Downtown Protest Arrests

10:01 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department arrested protestors for trespassing at a Downtown office building.

Assault on Centennial Trail

9:59 a.m. - On March 5th, officers responded to an assault in downtown Spokane on the Centennial Trail.

March 8

One person deceased in North Spokane shooting incident

10:55 p.m. - On 03-08-18 a gunshot was heard near the 800 block of E Hoffman. A short time later a male was brought to Holy Family Hospital with a gunshot wound.

Fatal house fire in Perry District

11:38 a.m. - An adult female and her dog are deceased after a house fire in the Perry District neighborhood this morning.

March 7

Statement from Police Chief Craig Meidl on today's verdict

2:33 p.m. - Police Chief Craig Meidl issued the following statement regarding today’s verdict:

March 6

Riverfront Skate Ribbon Update 03.06.18

3:48 p.m. - Sunlight exposure is keeping Riverfront from building ice to the thickness necessary. A cooling component failed last month, but is now functioning.

March 4

Male arrested after threatening others with machete in N. Spokane

6:37 p.m. - On 03-04-18 a little after 5PM, SPD received calls near Division and Rockwell of a male swinging a machete and threatening pedestrians.

Skate Ribbon Update 3/4/18

2:24 p.m. - We are making ice! Necessary mechanical repairs have been made under warranty, and the new vessel passed testing and inspection.

March 2

Male in Custody after Brandishing Weapon Downtown

9:58 p.m. - SPD responded to calls of a possible active shooter downtown Spokane. A male was taken into custody without incident and booked into jail.

One victim hospitalized after North Spokane shooting

12:56 a.m. - Officers responded to 200 E Wedgewood Ave at about 11:40PM and found an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds.

March 1

Flags Lowered In Memory Of Billy Graham

10:07 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly at half-staff on Friday