News Releases for September 2021

Sept. 30

Comstock Irrigation Replacements Begins Next Week

12:48 p.m. - The January windstorm brought significant damage to Comstock; work to replace damage begins next week, and is expected to be completed by winter.

Sept. 29

Please help locate a missing 11 year old girl.

10:07 p.m. - Jerrilyn has been located and is safely back with family.

Sept. 28

City Finalizes Year-Round Shelter Contract

8:08 a.m. - Guardians Foundation to operate night-by-night drop-in, day use shelter.

Sept. 27

SPD looking for dangerous male with DOC Warrant

5:23 p.m. - SPD seeks assistance in locating a dangerous male with a DOC Warrant

East Spokane Multiple Alarm Fire

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.

Downtown Church Fire

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.

Makena Missing Person

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

Convicted felon threatens to kill neighbors, sets apartment on fire

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.

Utility Shutoff Moratorium Ends On Sept. 30

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

Arrest made in vicious downtown assault

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.

City to Celebrate Saving of Riverfront Clock Tower on October 13

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

Missing Adult

7:18 p.m. - Please help with missing adult

Reckless Driving Ends In Deadly Crash

12:15 p.m. - Reckless driving ends in deadly crash

Sept. 20

Unpaid Drug Debt Shooting

5:17 p.m. - Unpaid drug debt leads to weekend shooting, no one injured

Sept. 16

Flags at Half-Staff Honoring Deputy Melvin

9:06 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset

Sept. 13

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Renovation Underway in Riverfront

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.

Two Arrested For Armed Robbery after a Vehicle Pursuit

3:46 p.m. - Two arrested for armed robbery after a vehicle pursuit on the south hill.

Sept. 10

SPD Responds To Vehicle Vs Pedestrian Collision

2:23 p.m. - SPD responds to vehicle vs pedestrian collision downtown, victim succumbs to injuries at a local hospital

Early Morning Standoff

2:21 p.m. - Early morning standoff ends with domestic violence victim safely removed from residence, suspect still outstanding

Flags Fly Half-Staff in Remembrance of Chief Krouse and Patriot Day

10:38 a.m. - City facilities observe Patriot Day

Sept. 8

Spokane Parks Master Plan Workshops September 14, 22

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

Two Early Morning Collisions Send Pedestrians to the Hospital

8:58 a.m. - Two separate early morning collisions send two pedestrians to local hospitals in critical condition

Sept. 7

Missing Teenager

4:58 p.m. - Update: Jibril has been located and is back with his family.

Nine Hour Standoff Concludes With Arrest of Convicted Felon

9:54 a.m. - Nearly 9 hour standoff with barricaded suspect concludes with arrest of convicted felon

Sept. 6

Please help SPD locate a missing elderly man.

12:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating a missing 71 year old male.

Sept. 3

Two Overdoses Prevented with Narcan

3:51 p.m. - SPD officer’s actions attributed to saving lives during two separate medical emergency incidents

Sept. 2

Attempted abduction of a 5 year old child is thwarted by neighbor.

8:26 p.m. - Attempted abduction of a 5 year old child is thwarted by vigilant neighbor.

DT Shooting sends one to the hospital with non-life-threatening.

7:26 p.m. - Downtown shooting sends one to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Spokane Symphony Labor Day Concert Update

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.

Downriver Golf Course Irrigation Replacement Begins After Labor Day

11:54 a.m. - A full irrigation replacement will begin at Downriver golf course just after Labor Day 2021

Sept. 1

Application Period Open for Proposed Annual Comp Plan Amendments

10:05 a.m. - Deadlines for applications is Nov. 1, 2021

Missing Juvenile

8:43 a.m. - Samantha has been located and is safe.

49-Time Convicted Felon Arrested On Multiple Felony Charges

8:31 a.m. - 49-time convicted felon arrested on multiple felony charges relating to several domestic violence incidents