12:51 p.m. - All 19 City splash pads are operational and open to the public!
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.
7:43 p.m. - Carjacking suspect on the loose after crime spree nearly spans the breadth of the City.
8:32 a.m. - Spokane City Council adopted a resolution to create a comprehensive strategy to address housing and homelessness in Spokane.
8:28 a.m. - Operational hours expand to 8 p.m., expected to remain open through July 4
11:33 a.m. - Garbage pickup and curbside recycling will remain on its regular pickup schedule
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.
3:59 p.m. - Lifting of COVID restrictions on social distancing immediately expands space
2:22 p.m. - Fifteen splash pads now open!
8:15 a.m. - Council President Breean Beggs wins award
4:50 p.m. - Splash pads at Franklin, Thornton Murphy, and Underhill parks now open; total open splash pads is 12.
4:44 p.m. - 2021 Aquatics Season Update
3:10 p.m. - Property crimes drop when residents work with SPD and take proactive measures
3:08 p.m. - SFD responded to a 911 call reporting a vehicle on fire in 3220 North Monroe Street parking lot.
3:04 p.m. - SPD arrests barricaded suspect after near four hour standoff
1:11 p.m. - Center opening at Riverfront Park, libraries available during business hours
11:30 a.m. - Following summer conservation guidance needed to assist with chlorine shortage
3:29 p.m. - SPD investigating early morning shooting which left one individual deceased, another critically injured
3:27 p.m. - SFD responded to a 911 call reporting a fire in brush-covered terrain near East Cleveland Avenue/North Ruby Place.
3:42 p.m. - Former federal housing official with foster system experience to be special advisor
1:38 p.m. - The investigation of the Autumn Ridge Apartment fire on June 19, 2021 is complete.
12:57 p.m. - SPD investigating fatality collision in the area of 2300 E. Trent Avenue
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.
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
8:47 a.m. - Survey will be open through July 2
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
10:48 a.m. - Directs legal, HR to find outside assistance with investigation of email allegations
5:11 p.m. - Email sent this morning by NHHS director to city administrator
5:08 p.m. - Spokane City Council Members have issued the following statements regarding the resignation of Division Director of NHHS Cupid Alexander.
7:12 p.m. - Police officers respond to a no-contact order violation
7:02 p.m. - Council Member Betsy Wilkerson has collaborated with the Inland Northwest Juneteenth Coalition in celebration of Juneteenth 2021.
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.
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.
5:16 p.m. - SPD tackling increase in violent crime with multiple arrests
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.
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
4:53 p.m. - Splash pads at Chief Garry, Coeur d’Alene, and Manito parks are now open
3:10 p.m. - Eastern State Hospital donates more than 300 stuffed animals to SPD Chaplaincy to assist children in trauma
3:19 p.m. - Encouraging action to immediately commence swift and strong recovery efforts
3:16 p.m. - Online meeting set for June 16, at 5 p.m.
10:54 a.m. - Standoff concludes with arrest of convicted felon, domestic violence suspect
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
4:01 p.m. - Burn restrictions go into effect, Friday, June 4, 2021
2:39 p.m. - Now open: splash pads at Audubon, Merkel, Friendship, Pacific, and Riverfront park!
2:11 p.m. - Meet local artists, browse their wares, and support Spokane's creative community in iconic Manito Park on July 31!
10:40 a.m. - Manito's Spring Plant Sale returns, June 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, & 12. Reservations required as part of COVID protocols.
2:21 p.m. - Year-round provider, Bridge Housing programs add to regional system resources
2:14 p.m. - For 2020, the City met or exceeded all federal and state drinking water quality standards. See the 2020 report.
2:07 p.m. - Suspect arrested after breaking into downtown Convention Center and barricading himself in a bathroom
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.
2:22 p.m. - An update on splash pads opening in 2021
2:55 p.m. - Partner agencies will deploy $6 million in U.S. Treasury funds
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.