News Releases for March 2019

March 29

Downriver Golf Course Opens Saturday, The Creek at Qualchan on Monday

8:30 a.m. - More good news for Spokane golfers! With the final winter traces giving way to spring green, Downriver & The Creek at Qualchan are opening.

March 28

Innovation Alleyway

2:47 p.m. - A City project to enhance alleyway streetscapes downtown

City's Ebill Payment System Upgraded For Recurring Payment Options

12:39 p.m. - Move designed to improve customer convenience

Flags Lowered For Fallen Kittitas County Sheriff's Deputy

8:38 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly at half-staff

March 27

Warming Center Are Ramping Down

4:12 p.m. - Open times will change beginning in April.

March 26

Esmeralda Golf Course to Open Front Nine Thursday

2:40 p.m. - Esmeralda will open the front nine holes on Thursday, March 28, 2019

Spokane Police Detectives seeking information about Robbery

12:17 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are seeking information about a Robbery in Browne’s Addition that occurred on 3/18/2019 at about 3 AM.

Group of Teens Wreaking Havoc Downtown Taken Into Custody

10:47 a.m. - SPD arrested 5 people yesterday after the group spent the day wreaking havoc downtown. They were booked for both misdemeanors and felonies.

March 25

Spokane Police Requesting Assistance Locating Missing 9 Year Old

9:21 p.m. - Spokane Police request media and public assistance location a missing 9 year old child.

No injuries in early morning house fire

3:52 p.m. - At approximately 1:20 a.m. on Sunday, the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 800 block of W. 8th Ave. for a reported residence on fire.

Resident suffers from smoke inhalation after early morning fire

3:49 p.m. - A resident was transported to an area hospital after a fire broke out in his apartment early this morning.

March 22

Courthouse Assault Arrest

12:43 p.m. - Citizens come to the aid of a female being assaulted by a man in the Spokane County Courthouse.

March 20

Multiple residents displaced after downtown apartment fire

4:03 p.m. - Multiple residents were displaced and a firefighter was transported to the hospital for dehydration after a fire broke out this morning.

March 15

No injuries after garage fire in northeast Spokane

11:50 p.m. - At approximately 4:40 p.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 3700 block of E. Fairview Ave. for a reported detached garage fire.

Attempted Package Theft turns Into Arrest for Assault 2nd Degree

1:36 p.m. - A South Hill resident reports a package theft from a neighbor’s porch. The thief pulled a knife and threatened the witness.

SPD wants you to have a safe and fun St. Patrick’s Day Parade

1:14 p.m. - As Spokane celebrates St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday with the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, SPD has a few tips for those attending the event.

St. Patrick's Day Parade

12:59 p.m. - Spokane Police want you to have a safe and fun St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 9

Spring forward and check your smoke alarms

9:24 a.m. - With the upcoming time change, it is a great time to check your smoke alarms while changing your clocks.

March 8

Suspect in Custody after Carjacking, Car Crashing, & Dognapping Melee

6 p.m. - A female is in jail after a carjacking in this afternoon. The victim’s dog was in the car when the suspect crashed & ran, terrified, onto I90.

March 6

Bill for Supervision for Motor-Vehicle Related Felonies passes Senate

5:09 p.m. - Senate Bill 5492, which would authorize a Program to Supervise Offenders of Motor Vehicle-Related Felonies, passed the State Senate.

Council Adopts Resolution in Support of Supported Employment Program

9:40 a.m. - The Spokane City Council adopts a resolution in support of the City and the Civil Service Commission's new Supported Employment Program.

March 5

The Downtown Parking Study Findings Are Here

9:56 a.m. - Recommended priorities identified

March 4

Planning For City's North Bank Begins

9:27 a.m. - Community workshop opportunity occurs Wednesday, March 6

March 3

Firefighter and female resident treated for minor injuries after fire

12:59 p.m. - A firefighter suffered minor burns and a female resident was transported for smoke inhalation after a fire last evening.

March 2

City Completes Full-City Plow

3:44 p.m. - As of 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, the City of Spokane has completed work on the Full-City Plow initiated on Thursday morning.

March 1

Attic fire at apartment building displaces several residents

7:10 p.m. - SFD responded to the 700 block of S. Maple St. following reports of heavy black smoke and fire coming from an apartment building.

Possible Explosive at Walmart in North Spokane

11:21 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers discover a possible explosive device during the execution of a search warrant in a motor home.

Council Member Participates in the March for Meals

8:51 a.m. - Council Member Mike Fagan is at the NorthTown Mall for March for Meals!