Yesterday at 5:23 p.m. - SPD seeks assistance in locating a dangerous male with a DOC Warrant
Yesterday at 12:02 p.m. - Shortly after 8:30 PM Sunday, Sept 26th, Spokane Fire Department units were dispatched to a commercial structure fire at 801 N Regal St.
Yesterday at 8:44 a.m. - Sunday Sept. 26th,12:30 p.m., SFD responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at 518 W 3rd Ave, Central United Methodist Church.
Yesterday at 8:31 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding a missing teen that left her home in North Spokane.
Sept. 24 at 5:16 p.m. - On September 24, 2021, 911 received multiple phone calls from residents of an apartment building in the 100 block of E. 2nd Avenue.
Sept. 24 at 2:10 p.m. - The City of Spokane is reminding its utility customers that the statewide moratorium on water shutoffs and late fees expires on September 30
Sept. 23 at 4:33 p.m. - On 09-21-21 shortly after 4PM, SPD officers responded to the area of W 2nd Ave and S Jefferson St regarding an assault.
Sept. 23 at 9:04 a.m. - City of Spokane and Mayor Nadine Woodward will honor the man who spearheaded the community effort to save the Riverfront clock tower 50 years ago
Sept. 22 at 12:15 p.m. - Reckless driving ends in deadly crash
Sept. 20 at 5:17 p.m. - Unpaid drug debt leads to weekend shooting, no one injured
Sept. 16 at 9:06 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset
Sept. 13 at 5:16 p.m. - The memorial will be cleaned, have its cracks repaired, and be polished. Then, several amenities will be added to the memorial.
Sept. 13 at 3:46 p.m. - Two arrested for armed robbery after a vehicle pursuit on the south hill.
Sept. 10 at 2:23 p.m. - SPD responds to vehicle vs pedestrian collision downtown, victim succumbs to injuries at a local hospital
Sept. 10 at 2:21 p.m. - Early morning standoff ends with domestic violence victim safely removed from residence, suspect still outstanding
Sept. 10 at 10:38 a.m. - City facilities observe Patriot Day
Sept. 8 at 12:18 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation is creating a roadmap for the next 10 years, and is asking for additional community input through virtual workshops
Sept. 8 at 8:58 a.m. - Two separate early morning collisions send two pedestrians to local hospitals in critical condition
Sept. 7 at 4:58 p.m. - Update: Jibril has been located and is back with his family.
Sept. 7 at 9:54 a.m. - Nearly 9 hour standoff with barricaded suspect concludes with arrest of convicted felon
Sept. 6 at 12:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating a missing 71 year old male.
Sept. 3 at 3:51 p.m. - SPD officer’s actions attributed to saving lives during two separate medical emergency incidents
Sept. 2 at 8:26 p.m. - Attempted abduction of a 5 year old child is thwarted by vigilant neighbor.
Sept. 2 at 7:26 p.m. - Downtown shooting sends one to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
Sept. 2 at 5:18 p.m. - A reminder about the Spokane Symphony’s free Labor Day Weekend concert, with an update about the Spokane Symphony’s COVID-19 health policies.
Sept. 2 at 11:54 a.m. - A full irrigation replacement will begin at Downriver golf course just after Labor Day 2021
Sept. 1 at 10:05 a.m. - Deadlines for applications is Nov. 1, 2021
Sept. 1 at 8:31 a.m. - 49-time convicted felon arrested on multiple felony charges relating to several domestic violence incidents
Aug. 27 at 3:31 p.m. - 2021 regular season at all six Aquatic Centers wraps up on Friday, Aug. 27. Splash pads will remain open until Tuesday, Sept. 7, just after Labor Day.
Aug. 27 at 1:50 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, Aug. 30
Aug. 27 at 8:59 a.m. - Garbage pickup will be a day late all week
Aug. 26 at 1:01 p.m. - Serial child predator sentenced to 8 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to several felony charges in Spokane County Superior Court
Aug. 25 at 12:23 p.m. - Early morning standoff concludes with arrest for multiple felonies
Aug. 23 at 5:36 p.m. - On Sunday, August 22, 2:22 p.m., SFD responded to a report of a house on fire in the 1300 Block of East Nebraska Avenue.
Aug. 23 at 5:34 p.m. - SPD adopts online 911 reporting for non-emergency incidents
Aug. 23 at 10:25 a.m. - Friday, Aug. 20, 10:44 p.m., SFD responded to the 6000 Block of North Royal Drive to a report of a single-family dwelling on fire.
Aug. 23 at 10:13 a.m. - Spokane Police Department arrest 5 in connection with an attempted robbery that occurred in the downtown area early this afternoon.
Aug. 23 at 10:06 a.m. - Thursday, Aug. 19, 9:39 p.m., SFD responded to a report of a fire onboard a BNSF train near West Third Avenue and West Sunset Boulevard.
Aug. 23 at 10:03 a.m. - SFD resources swiftly responded to a MCI in east Spokane.
Aug. 20 at 3:46 p.m. - Anchor Community Initiative shares impressive community update
Aug. 19 at 4:26 p.m. - Chronic downtown offender arrested after stalking a woman for months
Aug. 18 at 7:22 p.m. - Mayor issues a statement following the Governor's COVID-19 update.
Aug. 17 at 3:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Department makes arrest after citizen finds nude stranger inside residence
Aug. 16 at 3:40 p.m. - Council Member Karen Stratton along with community partners join to celebrate Whistalks Way and women warriors.
Aug. 16 at 1:52 p.m. - City employees & visitors will be required to wear masks inside City facilities regardless of vaccination status beginning Wednesday, August 18.
Aug. 16 at 10:03 a.m. - SPD arrests convicted felon on multiple felony charges stemming from domestic violence incidents
Aug. 12 at 3:06 p.m. - Monday, September 6 at 6 P.M. the Spokane Symphony will play a free community concert at the Riverfront Pavilion
Aug. 11 at 10:27 a.m. - Network of 1,000 spaces is scalable in central, neighborhood locations
Aug. 9 at 3:21 p.m. - Spokane City Council's Sustainability Subcommittee responds to the United Nation's Climate Change Report.
Aug. 6 at 4:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department seeks assistance in locating a missing person with medical needs.
Aug. 6 at 4:04 p.m. - Suspect arrested after running in traffic, trying to light fires, tearing up sprinklers and swinging rebar in a park where children were present.
Aug. 6 at 10:12 a.m. - Three Hoopfest community basketball courts are set for improvements this summer, thanks to Hooptown USA and generous donors.
Aug. 5 at 1:49 p.m. - Providing long experience representing victims of racial discrimination
Aug. 5 at 1:47 p.m. - Mary has been located. Thank you for your assistance!
Aug. 4 at 2:08 p.m. - SPD response to former officer Nathan Nash's arrest.
Aug. 2 at 8:35 a.m. - Brian Scott Jones has been located and is in-custody.
Aug. 2 at 6:10 a.m. - An adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene. One suspect has been arrested for murder
Aug. 1 at 4:08 p.m. - Spokane City Hall Reopens for Services Monday, August 2
Aug. 1 at 1:28 a.m. - An adult male succumbed to injuries after being shot in the 400 block of W Sprague Ave
July 28 at 4:09 p.m. - Domestic violence suspect able to evade police as officers adhere to legislative changes
July 27 at 6:09 p.m. - 9-hour standoff ends with arrest of twelve-time convicted felon armed with machete. Multiple officers utilized exhaustive de-escalation tactics.
July 27 at 12:33 p.m. - Council passes ordinance amending policy framework for City's Homeless Response System and amends Housing Action Plan to include implementation plans.
July 27 at 12:30 p.m. - Regional approach has delivered improvements in multiple areas during pandemic
July 27 at 12:19 p.m. - Council is adding specific implementation steps which will act on expeditiously
July 27 at 8:25 a.m. - Network of 1,000 spaces is scalable in central, neighborhood locations
July 26 at 4:10 p.m. - Mayor announces list of immediate actions to address inventory and access
July 26 at 8:31 a.m. - SFD responded to the intersection of Second Ave and Post St for a 911 report of black smoke and flames coming through the roof of a downtown building.
July 26 at 8:19 a.m. - SPD makes an arrest in a homicide at the Intermodal Center in Downtown Spokane
July 23 at 4:02 p.m. - Community volunteers sought to assist with guest services
July 22 at 4:38 p.m. - Community invited to participate in a ThoughtExchange process
July 20 at 4:03 p.m. - Memorial to be dedicated to SPD officer shot and killed in the line of duty on the anniversary of his death 38 years ago
July 20 at 12:11 p.m. - A project to save millions of gallons of water a year at the Koi Pond in Manito Park’s famous Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden is complete.
July 20 at 9:09 a.m. - City Council passes a special budget ordinance establishing appropriations to provide funding for two American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) project employees
July 19 at 11:17 a.m. - SFD responded to the area of Nelson Street and Euclid Avenue to a report of two houses on fire.
July 19 at 11:12 a.m. - Spokane Firefighters responded to a Wildland Urban-Interface Fire on Spokane's South Hill near 1625 East Hartson Avenue.
July 19 at 11:08 a.m. - Spokane Firefighters responded to a Wildland Urban-Interface Fire in the 2500 Block of West Riverside.
July 19 at 11:02 a.m. - SFD rescued two adults in the Spokane River near Downriver Golf Course when their inner-tube struck a rock and ejected them into the river.
July 16 at 4:58 p.m. - Cooling resources available starting July 18
July 15 at 1:23 p.m. - SPD is seeking assistance from the public to identify two persons of interest regarding a recent stabbing incident
July 14 at 2:08 a.m. - Woman safely detained after attempting to break into residence, sitting precariously on 3rd story ledge
July 13 at 8:38 a.m. - Spokane Parks is creating a roadmap for the next 10 years, and wants to hear from the community through a survey that opened today.
July 13 at 7 a.m. - SPD responds to call from an employee saying their boss was threatening to kill another employee
July 13 at 7 a.m. - Scalable network of central, neighborhood resources open 11 am to 8 pm
July 13 at 7 a.m. - Spokane City Council passes a homeless sheltering ordinance and amended emergency weather ordinance.
July 12 at 5:09 p.m. - Concentrating efforts on immediate activation and clear guidelines for emergency management
July 9 at 12:39 p.m. - Riverfront partners with Spokane Shakespeare Society to bring Shakespeare in the Park to Riverfront for family-friendly, free community performances.
July 7 at 1:35 p.m. - Flags are lowered to half-staff
July 7 at 1:32 p.m. - Suspect arrested after throwing a lit gas can engulfed in flames toward an officer during a felony traffic stop.
July 6 at 5:04 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to the intersection of Lacey and 11th for a reported building fire.
July 6 at 5 p.m. - SPD encourages you to take some simple steps to have a safe 4th of July
July 6 at 4:58 p.m. - SPD working alongside multiple city entities to protect most vulnerable community members during the heat wave.
July 5 at 1:56 a.m. - An argument over fireworks escalated to the point where one adult male was stabbed
July 1 at 6:38 p.m. - Four planned 4th of July fireworks shows at Merkel, Ferris, Avista Stadium, and Plante's Ferry are postponed due to increased risk of fire danger.
July 1 at 8:47 a.m. - Flags are lowered to half-staff
June 30 at 12:51 p.m. - All 19 City splash pads are operational and open to the public!
June 29 at 8:59 p.m. - Hostage Negotiators, SWAT, K9 and Drone assets used to safely take a wanted subject into custody for felony DV order violations.
June 29 at 7:43 p.m. - Carjacking suspect on the loose after crime spree nearly spans the breadth of the City.
June 29 at 8:32 a.m. - Spokane City Council adopted a resolution to create a comprehensive strategy to address housing and homelessness in Spokane.
June 29 at 8:28 a.m. - Operational hours expand to 8 p.m., expected to remain open through July 4
June 28 at 11:33 a.m. - Garbage pickup and curbside recycling will remain on its regular pickup schedule
June 28 at 7:30 a.m. - For the safety of our community and fire personnel, SFD is postponing our remaining fire station vaccination clinics for the month of June.
June 25 at 3:59 p.m. - Lifting of COVID restrictions on social distancing immediately expands space
June 25 at 8:15 a.m. - Council President Breean Beggs wins award
June 24 at 4:50 p.m. - Splash pads at Franklin, Thornton Murphy, and Underhill parks now open; total open splash pads is 12.
June 24 at 3:10 p.m. - Property crimes drop when residents work with SPD and take proactive measures
June 24 at 3:08 p.m. - SFD responded to a 911 call reporting a vehicle on fire in 3220 North Monroe Street parking lot.
June 24 at 3:04 p.m. - SPD arrests barricaded suspect after near four hour standoff
June 24 at 1:11 p.m. - Center opening at Riverfront Park, libraries available during business hours
June 24 at 11:30 a.m. - Following summer conservation guidance needed to assist with chlorine shortage
June 23 at 3:29 p.m. - SPD investigating early morning shooting which left one individual deceased, another critically injured
June 23 at 3:27 p.m. - SFD responded to a 911 call reporting a fire in brush-covered terrain near East Cleveland Avenue/North Ruby Place.
June 22 at 3:42 p.m. - Former federal housing official with foster system experience to be special advisor
June 22 at 1:38 p.m. - The investigation of the Autumn Ridge Apartment fire on June 19, 2021 is complete.
June 22 at 12:57 p.m. - SPD investigating fatality collision in the area of 2300 E. Trent Avenue
June 22 at 12:53 p.m. - Spokane Police suspect cannabis use in a serious injury collision. The driver of the suspect vehicle is charged with Vehicular Assault and DUI.
June 21 at 2:10 p.m. - MultiCare Health System will host a pop-up vaccine clinic on Saturday, June 26 from 12 – 5 PM in Riverfront Park with Hooptown USA
June 21 at 8:47 a.m. - Survey will be open through July 2
June 17 at 3:38 p.m. - Several partners & underwriters are coming together again to bring the community a geographically dispersed 4th of July celebration at four locations
June 17 at 10:48 a.m. - Directs legal, HR to find outside assistance with investigation of email allegations
June 16 at 5:11 p.m. - Email sent this morning by NHHS director to city administrator
June 16 at 5:08 p.m. - Spokane City Council Members have issued the following statements regarding the resignation of Division Director of NHHS Cupid Alexander.
June 15 at 7:12 p.m. - Police officers respond to a no-contact order violation
June 15 at 7:02 p.m. - Council Member Betsy Wilkerson has collaborated with the Inland Northwest Juneteenth Coalition in celebration of Juneteenth 2021.
June 15 at 10:47 a.m. - SFD responded to the 2400 Block of East Rockwell in the Hillyard neighborhood to a report of a house on fire.
June 15 at 10:38 a.m. - Spokane City Council passed a resolution establishing the framework for the deployment of funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act.
June 14 at 5:16 p.m. - SPD tackling increase in violent crime with multiple arrests
June 11 at 5:05 p.m. - Council Member Betsy Wilkerson is pleased to welcome the Spokane Chapter of Buffalo Soldiers to City Hall on Saturday during their Ride for Justice.
June 11 at 5:02 p.m. - Officer responded to a report of a burglary call that turned into a domestic violence call near Rogers High School prompting an emergency alert
June 11 at 4:53 p.m. - Splash pads at Chief Garry, Coeur d’Alene, and Manito parks are now open
June 10 at 3:10 p.m. - Eastern State Hospital donates more than 300 stuffed animals to SPD Chaplaincy to assist children in trauma
June 9 at 3:19 p.m. - Encouraging action to immediately commence swift and strong recovery efforts
June 9 at 3:16 p.m. - Online meeting set for June 16, at 5 p.m.
June 7 at 10:54 a.m. - Standoff concludes with arrest of convicted felon, domestic violence suspect
June 7 at 10:51 a.m. - SPD provides new avenues for victims of older sexual assault cases to reach out for help in solving or resolving their cases
June 4 at 4:01 p.m. - Burn restrictions go into effect, Friday, June 4, 2021
June 4 at 2:39 p.m. - Now open: splash pads at Audubon, Merkel, Friendship, Pacific, and Riverfront park!
June 4 at 2:11 p.m. - Meet local artists, browse their wares, and support Spokane's creative community in iconic Manito Park on July 31!
June 4 at 10:40 a.m. - Manito's Spring Plant Sale returns, June 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, & 12. Reservations required as part of COVID protocols.
June 3 at 2:21 p.m. - Year-round provider, Bridge Housing programs add to regional system resources
June 3 at 2:14 p.m. - For 2020, the City met or exceeded all federal and state drinking water quality standards. See the 2020 report.
June 3 at 2:07 p.m. - Suspect arrested after breaking into downtown Convention Center and barricading himself in a bathroom
June 2 at 8:02 p.m. - Completion nears on "Convergence" at People’s Park with sandblasting of 16 pictographs created by tribal youth from the Wellpinit School District.
June 1 at 2:55 p.m. - Partner agencies will deploy $6 million in U.S. Treasury funds
June 1 at 2:46 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department will provide a series of pop-up vaccination clinics at neighborhood fire stations throughout the City of Spokane.
May 30 at 9:53 p.m. - A male approached a juvenile female in Spokane's Nevawood neighborhood
May 30 at 2:02 a.m. - Two people are deceased, and two more were transported to the hospital via ambulance
May 28 at 1:57 p.m. - Lancer Hospitality named the exclusive food and beverage partner for Spokane Parks & Recreation
May 27 at 2:50 p.m. - Response needed because of drought advisory issued for much of the state
May 26 at 2:24 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department and Fire District 9, responded to the 5600 Block of West Nadine Court on a report of a possible house fire.
May 26 at 2:08 p.m. - Business owner views burglar on property via cell phone surveillance footage, SPD Officers respond and arrest 16 time felon
May 26 at 2:04 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to a vehicle extrication on I-90 at Lincoln Street.
May 26 at 2 p.m. - SPD is seeking the public’s help identifying arson suspect
May 26 at 1:59 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department and Fire District 9 responded to an apartment fire at the 4000 block of West Rowan Avenue.
May 25 at 2:57 p.m. - Suspect with multiple felony convictions arrested in DV shooting
May 25 at 2:55 p.m. - Back to back incidents including a shooting that shut down a local school keep SPD officers running
May 24 at 12:16 p.m. - Riverfront Park attractions and City golf courses are open
May 21 at 5:25 p.m. - Alert employee of a local business calls 911 for help during an in progress Robbery
May 21 at 1:22 p.m. - Changes are part of the switch to every other week recycling
May 19 at 5:02 p.m. - SPD arrests burglary suspect responsible for multiple calls for service.
May 19 at 11:39 a.m. - MultiCare is partnering with Riverfront to provide a drop-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic during the grand opening of the North Bank Friday, May 21.
May 18 at 5:23 p.m. - SPD charges suspect with three felonies as a result of a Domestic Violence investigation
May 18 at 5:21 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to an apartment fire at 814 South Lincoln Street on Spokane's lower South Hill.
May 17 at 4:39 p.m. - Woman shot and killed in North Spokane after apparent road rage incident
May 17 at 4:36 p.m. - DTP officers make two felony arrests solving several crimes, develop an arson suspect, and recover a stolen bike, all within a span of about an hour.
May 17 at 4:31 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 6000 block of North Oak Street.
May 17 at 4:28 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to a house on fire in the 400 block of West 23rd Avenue.
May 14 at 5:43 p.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff
May 13 at 3:35 p.m. - Starting Friday, May 14, 2021, about 200 goats will be on the job to help reduce fire risk at three of Spokane’s natural park lands.
May 12 at 5:30 p.m. - One person has been seriously injured in a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian at Riverside and Stevens.
May 12 at 4:55 p.m. - Two recent domestic violence cases highlight the continued work of The Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Team
May 12 at 4:41 p.m. - Public information and comment opportunities are coming up.
May 12 at 4:36 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting with a victim that took place in the 1800 block of E Marshall around 7:30 PM.
May 12 at 1:07 p.m. - Riverfront Park and the City of Spokane are partnering with Safeway/Albertsons and the WA DOH to provide two drop-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
May 10 at 10:01 p.m. - Over two dozen rounds were fired as multiple individuals exchanged gunfire near the intersection of Colton St and Wedgewood Ave
May 10 at 3:55 p.m. - Nearly $81 million in U.S. Treasury funds arriving in two installments
May 10 at 12:50 p.m. - The Spokane Flag Commission is excited to announce that Derek Landers’ design has been selected by the public as the new official Spokane city flag!
May 10 at 12:48 p.m. - Firearm discharged during domestic violence incident in North Spokane
May 10 at 12:45 p.m. - Alert citizens help SPD quickly arrest arsonist near TJ Meenach Bridge
May 6 at 1:52 p.m. - Riverfront’s Ice Age Floods playground and additional amenities will open to the public on Friday, May 21, 2021 at noon.
May 4 at 5:58 p.m. - The City of Spokane first responders are hosting an appreciation parade on Friday, May 14.
May 4 at 10:51 a.m. - Riverfront is partnering with the Hispanic Business & Professional Association of Spokane to host a Mexican cultural exhibit on Cinco de Mayo.
May 3 at 2:21 p.m. - Pre-season adult lap swim at Witter opens May 10 (reservations required), swim lesson registration now open.
April 30 at 3:19 p.m. - SPD and regional partners put the brakes on road racing in North Spokane with a driving emphasis patrol
April 30 at 3:16 p.m. - SPD is seeking the help of the public in identifying multiple suspects responsible for defacing a downtown mural
April 30 at 3:11 p.m. - On April 26, 2021, downtown officers were patrolling the 100 block S. Division Street, as that area is a hot spot for criminal activity.
April 30 at 3:39 a.m. - One person was seriously injured in a shooting incident near Northtown Mall
April 28 at 4:43 p.m. - Over 40 volunteers donated upwards of 5000 hours to draft a Sustainability Action Plan for Spokane
April 28 at 4:41 p.m. - Before midnight on Tuesday, SFD was dispatched to 800 W Spokane Falls Blvd for a hazardous materials incident involving a natural gas leak.
April 27 at 5:12 p.m. - Elderly couple in upper 80’s and early 90’s burglarized and assaulted by suspect in multi night crime spree.
April 27 at 11:16 a.m. - Second Harvest will be onsite at Wednesday’s Riverfront Market to collect food donations, share nutrition resources and healthy recipes.
April 26 at 6:53 p.m. - Washington lawmakers passed a $59.2 billion two-year budget with major priority to help with COVID costs such as rental assistance and childcare needs
April 26 at 1:50 p.m. - The City plans to open all six aquatic centers this year, but one barrier is standing in the way – finding enough lifeguards and swim instructors.
April 23 at 4:19 p.m. - Community partners help offer up a one-two punch with police and area youth
April 22 at 5:11 p.m. - 25 new street trees will be planted in the West Central neighborhood on Friday, April 23 as part of SpoCanopy’s goals for increased tree canopy cover.
April 22 at 2:41 p.m. - Human rights leaders show support for position focus
April 22 at 2:39 p.m. - Spokane Police Department’s Duty to Intercede policy already includes most portions of proposed Senate Bill 5066
April 22 at 2:37 p.m. - City launches online tool for residents to identify their recycling week
April 21 at 4:05 p.m. - The North Bank, Ice Age Floods Playground, wheels park, Hooptown USA court, Roskelley Performance Climbing Boulder, parking & more - opening late May!
April 21 at 11:19 a.m. - Flags will remain lowered until his interment
April 20 at 6:19 p.m. - Mayor Nadine Woodward, Councilmember Lori Kinnear, who chairs the Public Safety Committee, and Police Chief Craig Meidl release statement.
April 20 at 2:56 p.m. - Organic land management demonstration at Chief Garry Park through a collaboration with Beyond Pesticides, Natural Grocers, & City Council.
April 19 at 2:27 p.m. - March crisis calls up significantly, intervention efforts making for best possible outcomes
April 19 at 2:24 p.m. - SFD responds to the 4300 Block of North Maple Street on a report of a possible house fire.
April 19 at 12:32 p.m. - Woodward reported employee concerns to agency and requested review
April 19 at 10:38 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, April 20
April 19 at 9:09 a.m. - A Spokane Police officer was involved in an OIS incident on April 17. The officer fired his service weapons at an armed vehicle prowling suspect.
April 16 at 6:47 p.m. - Update: The Spokane Police Department has located Janisa Collier, 11.
April 15 at 11:22 a.m. - A man was taken to the hospital for a potentially life-threatening injury after being shot during a home invasion robbery near SFCC
April 15 at 10:47 a.m. - Two family members engaged in a domestic violence argument over alleged stolen property, one brother goes to the hospital and one goes to jail
April 14 at 5:20 p.m. - Convicted felon goes on tire slashing spree leaving victims with hundreds of dollars of damage to deal with
April 14 at 10:01 a.m. - Comstock Park officially reopens today, as clean-up from the January windstorm is substantially complete.
April 14 at 8:02 a.m. - SFD and automatic aid agency Spokane Fire District 9 responded to the 2900 Block of East Olympic Avenue on a possible structure fire.
April 13 at 4:32 p.m. - The City will conduct an online public survey to gather feedback on two proposed alignments to connect the Fish Lake Trail to the Centennial Trail.
April 13 at 4:03 p.m. - Beware of a phone scam where the caller claims to be Law Enforcement and asks you to purchase gift cards and provide the card numbers to the caller.
April 13 at 11:03 a.m. - Reconstruction of the north suspension pedestrian bridge in Riverfront Park will begin in May, and re-open to the public in winter/spring 2022.
April 12 at 4:15 p.m. - SFD responded to Mission Avenue and Washington Street for a 911 report of smoke visible in a large building.
April 12 at 4:12 p.m. - Update: Suspect in North Spokane Homicide booked for 2nd Degree Murder and Attempted 2nd Degree Murder
April 8 at 2:59 p.m. - Disabled and homebound CARES Clients received COVID-19 vaccine over the past two days by the Spokane Fire Department's Integrated Medical Division.
April 8 at 1:14 p.m. - Economic recovery work and East Sprague upgrades continue
April 8 at 12:13 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating the robbery of a guest at a hotel in the 9600 block of North Newport Hwy.
April 8 at 12:09 p.m. - April 7, at approximately 7:40 pm, SFD responded to the area of East Princeton Avenue /North Division Street to a 911 report of a house on fire.
April 7 at 7:34 p.m. - Parks & Recreation is working with The Lands Council to mitigate damage to our urban tree canopy from the Jan. 13, 2021 windstorm.
April 7 at 8:08 a.m. - High-end bikes stolen but quickly located by Downtown Precinct officers.
April 6 at 3:03 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, April 7
April 6 at 2:06 p.m. - Discover the benefits of home composting at the annual Spring Compost Fair sponsored
April 6 at 2:04 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1900 Block of East Sharp to a 911 report of smoke and fire emanating from the second floor of a residence.
April 5 at 3:05 p.m. - City and GU leaders urge health and safety
April 5 at 9:07 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to the area of Rockwood and Helena Ct on a report of a tree trimmer injured approximately 75 feet up in a tree.
April 5 at 9:01 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, April 6
April 2 at 3:34 p.m. - SPD and Gonzaga University Security work together to ensure safe and lawful celebrations surrounding Saturday’s NCAA game
April 2 at 10:04 a.m. - The Spokane Flag Commission is excited to announce that voting will open for the final binding vote on the new Spokane Flag on Monday, April 5!
March 31 at 3:58 p.m. - Fire protection agencies and the local air quality agency are asking our community to review and follow outdoor burning rules.
March 30 at 4:18 p.m. - An automobile/pedestrian collision sent an elderly man to the hospital for a head injury.
March 29 at 5:41 p.m. - This spring, with revised protocols, we are safely offering the most robust assortment of recreation opportunities in over a year.
March 28 at 3:27 p.m. - City of Spokane Street crews are starting to receive reports of traffic signals being without power.
March 25 at 3:28 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest a man in connection with last week’s fire at a north Spokane church
March 24 at 6:50 p.m. - Indian Canyon golf course will open for the season on Friday, March 26.
March 24 at 8:53 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, March 27
March 23 at 11:24 p.m. - SPD utilized less-lethal tools to take an armed suspect into custody in downtown Spokane
March 23 at 4:21 p.m. - SPD officer calmly talks down a suicidal/delusional man and gets him the help he needs even after the man assaulted the officer
March 23 at 12:14 p.m. - Tuesday, March 23, at approximately midnight, SFD responded to the 2300 E block of Central Avenue on a report of a possible house fire.
March 23 at 11:56 a.m. - Perkins to start April 12 wrapping up nationwide search
March 22 at 10:19 a.m. - In honor of Women’s History Month
March 19 at 10:52 a.m. - Thursday, March 18, units from the Spokane Fire Department were dispatched to 3000 block of E Broad St for an apartment fire.
March 19 at 8:49 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, March 22
March 18 at 4:15 p.m. - SFD and SPD respond to a fire at St Charles Catholic Church.
March 17 at 11:52 a.m. - Koi Pond in Manito will undergo water conservation project to improve pond quality, save 16 – 18 millions of gallons of water annually
March 17 at 11:41 a.m. - Officers responded to a reckless driver call in the East Central neighborhood in which the driver was possibly armed.
March 16 at 4:52 p.m. - Council Member Kate Burke to host Endometriosis Awareness Event in honor of Women's History Month
March 16 at 5:18 a.m. - One person was pronounced deceased at the scene, while another was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries
March 15 at 9:28 a.m. - Friday, March 12, units from SFD were dispatched to 1225 W Dalton for a residential structure fire.
March 15 at 9:24 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department reminds community members to check their smoke and CO alarms when we spring forward this Sunday.
March 12 at 4:59 p.m. - Recently there has been an increase in “kidnapping scams” in the Spokane area. SPD wants the public to be aware of these scams and to report them.
March 11 at 11:42 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is one of five local teams throughout the State of Washington participating in the two year FEMA grant funded program.
March 11 at 11:08 a.m. - Other work also is slated for Hamilton corridor this year
March 10 at 3:32 p.m. - Spokane is one of eight cities to be awarded in this program and will receive $10,000 in direct financial support.
March 10 at 3:20 p.m. - The Spokane Independent Investigative Response Team is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting that took place on March 7, around 7pm in Chattaroy.
March 10 at 2:20 p.m. - Wednesday SFD was dispatched to the 700 block of West Spofford Avenue for a residential structure fire.
March 10 at 11:18 a.m. - Spring 2021 activities at Riverfront include an outdoor market, health and fitness programs, and an interactive kid’s puzzle exploring downtown
March 9 at 2:54 p.m. - Feist to replace Simmons, who accepted county chief executive position
March 9 at 1:10 p.m. - Two more Spokane golf courses are opening this week – Downriver opens Wednesday, March 10, 2021 and Esmeralda opens Friday, March 12, 2021.
March 8 at 3:10 p.m. - Sunday, March 7, SFD and Fire District 8 were dispatched to the 3100 block of East 37th Avenue for an apartment building on fire.
March 5 at 4:19 a.m. - 11-time convicted felon is found hiding in wall after multiple-hour standoff
March 4 at 3:48 p.m. - Two reports, of a female being shot lead police to Browne’s Addition where the victim was located and transported to a hospital for treatment.
March 3 at 3:18 p.m. - Public has opportunity to give feedback on recommendations
March 3 at 11 a.m. - Police Strategies LLC commissioned for a study on SPD relations with community around gender, age, and race.
March 3 at 10:49 a.m. - SFD and an auto aid engine company from Fire District 9 were dispatched to the 2100 block of West Weile Avenue for a residential structure fire.
March 3 at 10:47 a.m. - SFD and a District 8 Engine Company were dispatched to the 3400 block of East 28th Avenue for a residence on fire.
March 3 at 1:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate, Mary Cady-Kahlow, 13.
March 2 at 1:54 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens March 4, with permanent greens and carts allowed. For tee times, please call 448-9317.
March 2 at 8:26 a.m. - City Council voted to approve the 5-year Spokane Police Guild contract that adheres to City Charter requirements for independent police oversight.
March 1 at 4:48 p.m. - The Spokane Flag Commission has selected 12 finalists to advance to a binding vote of the public.
March 1 at 2:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Department would like assistance from the community to identify a burglar.
March 1 at 8:46 a.m. - Spokane Municipal Court will be closed March 4 & 5
March 1 at 8:43 a.m. - Officers responded to a shooting call in North Spokane. No victims were shot but suffered injuries to their faces from being pistol whipped.
Feb. 25 at 5:24 p.m. - Riverfront Park is excited to announce the Looff Carrousel will reopen Monday, March 1, 2021 under Phase 2 guidelines.
Feb. 25 at 2:02 p.m. - Council Member Wilkerson along with community partners join to celebrate Spokane Cultural Days
Feb. 25 at 8:24 a.m. - The City of Spokane will resume curbside yard and food waste pickup on Monday, March 1. The optional service runs from March through November.
Feb. 24 at 2:40 p.m. - Suspect assaults and strangles victim before shooting out a window of her residence and fleeing the scene.
Feb. 24 at 2:35 p.m. - Two adults and a juvenile were arrested early this morning after an alleged burglary and drive by shooting.
Feb. 23 at 4:28 p.m. - Drive-by shootings on the increase in Spokane, SPD working cases diligently, seeking assistance from witnesses and the community
Feb. 22 at 5:12 p.m. - City flags at half-staff through Feb. 26
Feb. 22 at 4:52 p.m. - SPD officers arrest a suspect for stealing a catalytic converter just hours after the theft was completed.
Feb. 22 at 8:33 a.m. - Rising temperatures, space availability, sustainability of contract support factors
Feb. 19 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD is asking the public for assistance with information in a drive-by shooting last night
Feb. 19 at 4:38 p.m. - BHU responds to thousands of people in crisis providing the best possible outcomes during a very challenging year for people with mental health issues
Feb. 19 at 3:39 p.m. - The Spokane Hoopfest Association and Spokane Parks & Recreation are partnering to present the City’s first Hooptown USA Outdoor League this spring.
Feb. 18 at 3:22 p.m. - SPD would like the community to be aware of an increase of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles in the city.
Feb. 18 at 7:28 a.m. - The City of Spokane completed work in the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 18, on the Full-City Plow initiated on Monday, Feb. 15.
Feb. 15 at 11:10 a.m. - The City of Spokane will launch a Full-City Plow today. City crews will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until all the streets are plowed.
Feb. 15 at 8:37 a.m. - Few exposure responses, no deaths reported among homeless population
Feb. 15 at 8:34 a.m. - SFD crews were dispatched to a report of a structure fire on W. Gardner Ave. The caller reported flames coming from the front of the home.
Feb. 14 at 3:53 a.m. - SPD arrests male for carjacking committed minutes after he was released from jail
Feb. 12 at 4:58 p.m. - What the move to Phase 2 means for City of Spokane Parks & Recreation
Feb. 12 at 4:16 p.m. - Shelter system activates additional resources with COVID protocols
Feb. 12 at 3:48 p.m. - 5-year contract must be voted on by Guild membership, Council
Feb. 11 at 3:37 p.m. - SPD needs your help in locating a missing juvenile girl who is possibly in need of her medication. She was last seen early Thursday morning.
Feb. 10 at 3:06 p.m. - The Patrol Anti-Crime Team has arrested three subjects for nine of the eleven Gonzaga University area burglaries during their winter break.
Feb. 10 at 8:41 a.m. - The City will host an online meeting to discuss options to address transportation needs near 37th & Ray, 37th & Freya and Ferris High School.
Feb. 9 at 11:53 a.m. - The City of Spokane today is recognizing five organizations that have excelled in the management of wastewater generated as part of their processes.
Feb. 9 at 11:08 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect after he flees from a routine traffic stop – leaving a trail of drugs and a gun.
Feb. 9 at 10:51 a.m. - New Funding Will Help Support Initiatives Aimed at Safely Reducing Spokane County’s Jail Population and Advancing Racial Equity
Feb. 9 at 8:13 a.m. - Shelter system activates additional resources with COVID protocols
Feb. 8 at 3:37 p.m. - SPD makes an arrest in the vandalism of Temple Beth Shalom in south Spokane, suspect is charged with a hate crime.
Feb. 8 at 8:43 a.m. - Collaboration with SRHD streamlines distribution for high-risk population
Feb. 5 at 10:12 p.m. - An adult male victim suffered multiple stab wounds after an argument, and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition
Feb. 3 at 3:28 p.m. - SPD arrested a juvenile shooting suspect after surveillance video contradicted his statement claiming he had been the victim.
Feb. 3 at 3:23 p.m. - A suspected Fentanyl exposure sends three Spokane Police Officers to the hospital for treatment.
Jan. 29 at 11 p.m. - Andreus Thorson was last seen in the area of 1200 W Westview Ct in Northeast Spokane on 01-29-21 around 7:30PM.
Jan. 29 at 5:13 p.m. - SPD arrests a vehicle prowling suspect for stealing a firearm from a vehicle, after SPD recovers surveillance footage of him breaking into the car.
Jan. 29 at 11:37 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers test E-bikes while patrolling downtown Spokane.
Jan. 29 at 11:34 a.m. - SFD Launches Virtual Fire Safety Program for Preschools and Families
Jan. 27 at 12:16 p.m. - Tuesday, SFD and a District 1 Engine Company, through automatic aid, were dispatched to the 2400 block of East 5th Avenue for a residence on fire.
Jan. 26 at 4:30 p.m. - On January 25th, 2021 around 2:00PM SPD was dispatched to the 2300 block of E. Rich Ave. in reference to the recovery of stolen property.
Jan. 25 at 10:25 a.m. - The City of Spokane will share information from its evaluation of routes to connect the popular Fish Lake Trail to the Centennial Trail.
Jan. 19 at 7:57 a.m. - A message from City of Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl regarding the upcoming inauguration and potential unrest
Jan. 19 at 7:55 a.m. - Officers investigated an attempted residential burglary in north Spokane on Sunday and eventually arrested and booked two suspects into jail.
Jan. 19 at 7:53 a.m. - Officers utilize their K-9’s, two nights in a row to end potentially dangerous situations, highlighting the importance of a well trained K-9 program.
Jan. 19 at 7:48 a.m. - SFD and Fire District 8, were dispatched to the 1800 block of East 18th Avenue for a report of a fire in an attached garage underneath a house.
Jan. 15 at 11:04 a.m. - Accomplished O’Sullivan has served in all court capacities
Jan. 15 at 11:02 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 600 block of West 20th Avenue for multiple reports of a one and a half story home with its back porch on fire.
Jan. 15 at 10:59 a.m. - Deputy Fire Marshal's vehicle crushed by Ponderosa Pine tree while he occupied the driver's seat. He was uninjured and able to walk away.
Jan. 15 at 10:54 a.m. - Spokane County's First Responders finished its mission, with the last vaccination occurring Thursday, Jan. 14
Jan. 15 at 10:48 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 700 block of South Lincoln Place for a report of a basement fire in an apartment.
Jan. 15 at 10:46 a.m. - Two porch pirates were arrested on Thursday evening after taking a couple packages off of porches and stealing the contents inside.
Jan. 14 at 5:04 p.m. - SPD cold case to be highlighted on national program this weekend
Jan. 14 at 4:16 p.m. - Comstock Park on Spokane’s south hill is temporarily closed while work crews assess and mitigate hazards from high winds.
Jan. 14 at 12:04 p.m. - Declaration speeds deployment of additional resources to prevent further impact
Jan. 14 at 11:15 a.m. - SFD responded to the 3800 block of East Rich Avenue for a report of a structure fire.
Jan. 13 at 2:23 p.m. - Three local transfer stations offering free tree disposal
Jan. 13 at 9:12 a.m. - Public Safety officials ask citizens to stay home if they can
Jan. 12 at 4:11 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1200 block of E. Sprague for a reported motor vehicle accident.
Jan. 11 at 4:20 p.m. - Fatal vehicle vs pedestrian collision in northeast Spokane
Jan. 11 at 1:56 p.m. - Flags will remain lowered at half-staff until Jan. 13
Jan. 9 at 11:43 a.m. - Candidates seeking to fill position vacated by Judge Staab
Jan. 9 at 11:23 a.m. - Regional solution includes interim step, identification of long-term location
Jan. 8 at 2:03 p.m. - Beginning Monday, January 11, 2021, signs providing resources and support for human trafficking victims will be placed at Riverfront Park.
Jan. 8 at 12:03 p.m. - SFD is saddened to announce the passing of 4-year-old Michael LeRoy Kane II, the community's first fire fatality of 2021.
Jan. 7 at 1:13 p.m. - Several off-campus student residences were broken into and property stolen while they were gone on winter break.
Jan. 7 at 1:09 p.m. - Patrol officers investigate 2 robberies in downtown Spokane. Officers locate and arrest the 18-year-old suspect about 15 minutes after the incidents.
Jan. 6 at 10:29 a.m. - The Spokane Independent Investigative Response (SIIR) Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting in north Spokane.
Jan. 5 at 4:15 p.m. - Plan includes positives, hope, and a goal certain
Jan. 5 at 4:11 p.m. - Burglary victim who watched her home being ransacked via Ring camera calls police and helps identify suspect leading to his arrest.
Jan. 5 at 4:08 p.m. - A Domestic Violence subject was arrested for felony assault after attacking his girlfriend with an axe. The victim sustained serious injuries.
Jan. 4 at 9:42 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1200 block of E. Illinois for a reported house fire.
Jan. 4 at 9:39 a.m. - A first alarm was dispatched to North Hough Street and East Trent Avenue for a 911 report of a commercial building on fire.
Jan. 2 at 3:10 p.m. - The City of Spokane expects to complete work by about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2, on the Full-City Plow initiated on Wednesday, Dec. 30.