News Releases for February 2019

Feb. 28

City Initiating a Full-City Plow on Feb. 28 at 7 a.m.

6:33 a.m. - City of Spokane crews were out all night plowing in arterials as new snow fell. Additionally, the City is initiating a Full-City Plow at 7 a.m. today.

Feb. 27

Senate Bill 5492 moves forward in Washington Senate

4:05 p.m. - Pilot Program of Supervision for Motor Vehicle-Related Felonies moves forward in Washington Senate

Numerica is Corporate Naming Partner at Skate Ribbon & SkyRide

1:25 p.m. - Park Board approved a proposed naming partnership with Numerica Credit Union, providing additional free and low-cost programs

Neighborhood Dispute Over Dog Poo Ends in Arrest for Felony Assault

1:03 p.m. - Dwight Collins was arrested for strangling his neighbor & punching the neighbor's wife. He was booked into jail for 2nd Assault & 4th Assault.

Feb. 25

Shooting in Northeast Spokane

8:38 a.m. - Spokane police are in the process of investigating a shooting that took place in Northeast Spokane.

Feb. 23

Cause of fire at downtown business under investigation

12:54 p.m. - At approximately 2:15 a.m. a fire at a commercial building in downtown Spokane was reported.

Feb. 22

Oily rags spontaneously ignite causing yesterday’s house fire

1:36 p.m. - Fire investigators advise yesterday’s house fire was caused by improperly disposed oil/stain rags that spontaneously ignited.

City to resume curbside yard waste pickup on Feb. 25

9:36 a.m. - The City of Spokane will resume curbside yard and food waste pickup on Monday, Feb. 25.

Feb. 20

City Recognizes Local Business for Excellent Management of Wastewater

3:12 p.m. - The City of Spokane is recognizing a local business that has excelled in the management of wastewater generated as part of their processes.

Feb. 19

Officers Make an Arrest at an Occupied Burglary

10:49 a.m. - Officers make an arrest at an occupied burglary. A resident in Kendall Yards woke to find a man sleeping on her bedroom floor.

Feb. 17

SPD recovers multitude of stolen vehicles in just over 24-hours

5:29 a.m. - In a 27-hour period, SPD recovered 13 stolen vehicles in various parts of the City.

Feb. 15

City Completes Full-City Plow

12:13 p.m. - Crews will complete snow cleanup work over weekend

Feb. 14

SPD Investigating Shooting in 2000 block E 6th Ave

7:19 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting incident in the 2000 block of E 6th Ave.

Feb. 13

Coffee with a Cop

3:04 p.m. - SPD has rescheduled their Coffee with a Cop event at Burrito Loco, 3115 E. Mission Avenue to Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. - noon.

Feb. 12

Park Board to Vote on Naming Partnership at Skate Ribbon & SkyRide

3:10 p.m. - Possible partnership would bring additional free and low-cost programming to the Skate Ribbon

Presidents' Day is a Parking Meter Holiday

10:54 a.m. - City of Spokane offices open as usual.

Feb. 11

City to Begin a New Full-City Plow

7:59 a.m. - With snow from yesterday and overnight, the City of Spokane will initiate a new Full-City Plow starting at 9 a.m. today.

Feb. 8

City Launching a Full-City Plow

3:08 p.m. - Plowing, sanding, and deicing continuing in arterials now; work in residential areas to begin soon

Coffee with a Cop

2:27 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold our next Coffee with a Cop event Tuesday, February 12, 10 a.m. – noon at Burrito Loco, 3115 E. Mission Ave.

Feb. 7

City Water Department Provides Advice To Avoid Frozen Water Pipes

12:42 p.m. - With single-digit temperatures in our area, the City of Spokane’s Water Department is providing some tips to avoid frozen pipes.

Change Provides City Utility Customers with More Time to Pay Bills

10:25 a.m. - The City of Spokane is providing customers with more time to pay their monthly bills.

Feb. 6

SPD investigating stabbing at Northeast Albertsons

11:31 p.m. - A female in her 70s suffered a non-life threatening stab wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment

East Central house fire determined accidental

5:28 p.m. - A fire that damaged an East Central home in the 3200 block of N. Regal St. this morning was determined to be accidental.

Mayor Condon to Deliver State of the City Address on Feb. 8

3:57 p.m. - Speech will be shown live on web and Facebook

Vacant house fire leads to arrest

3:14 p.m. - Investigators with SFD’s Special Investigation Unit confirm this morning’s vacant house fire on W. Crown Ave. was started by a warming fire.

Flags Lowered In Remembrance of City Employee

2:27 p.m. - Flags lowered to half-staff Feb. 6

East Central home damaged by fire

12:40 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to the 3200 block of N. Regal St. around 11:30 a.m. upon the report of smoke issuing from a residence.

Feb. 5

SPD Arrests Convicted Felon

5:09 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Team 15 and Night PACT (Patrol Anti-Crime Team) arrest convicted felon with multiple firearms, ammunition and drugs.

Learn Where Your Garbage Goes

10:20 a.m. - Presidents’ Day Tours planned at City’s Waste to Energy Facility

Feb. 4

Two Warming Centers Extend Their Hours of Service

9:28 a.m. - Warming Centers prepare for cold temperatures.

Feb. 1

Attempted Child Luring

4:10 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigation an attempted luring that reportedly occurred yesterday near Regal and Queen around 3 p.m.

Missing Vulnerable Adult

1:54 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is requesting the public’s help in finding a vulnerable adult.