News Releases for October 2021

Oct. 31

East Sprague Reopens

12:40 p.m. - Renovated Sprague Avenue runs from Division to Altamont

Oct. 28

SPD investigates threats of gun violence at local schools.

11:36 p.m. - Spokane Police Department investigates reports of threats of gun violence at local schools.

Oct. 26

Spokane City Council Passes Sustainability Action Plan

2:52 p.m. - The Spokane City Council voted on an historic Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) passing it 6-1.

Oct. 25

Recent Phone Scams

12:02 p.m. - Multiple reports of phone scams targeting businesses/younger workers

Saturday Night Shooting

12:01 p.m. - Saturday night shooting sends juvenile to the hospital with gunshot wound

Oct. 21

City Receives Federal Vulnerable Population Grant

2:25 p.m. - CHHS receives HUD HOME-ARP program funds for housing, services, shelters

Mayor, Council Hosting COVID Funding Discussions

11:35 a.m. - Drop-in-style open houses planned October 26-28 from 5-7 pm

Oct. 20

Homicide Investigation Underway After Morning Shooting

4:39 p.m. - SPD responds to a man lying in the street with gunshot wounds

Oct. 19

City Offers Transition Period For Utility Payments

3:38 p.m. - Customers have 6 months to pay or enter into payment arrangements

SPD Needs Help Locating a Missing Child

10:41 a.m. - Sean has been located. Thank you for your assistance!

Council to Lower City of Spokane's Business Registration Fee

10:38 a.m. - New businesses will now pay $60 for the registration fee

Oct. 18

Flags Lowered For General Colin L. Powell

4:58 p.m. - Flags will remain lowered until Friday

Disturbing Image Appears During Weather Forecast

11:38 a.m. - SVU responded to a local news outlet Sunday after a disturbing image/video appeared on the screens of viewers during the weather report.

SPD Responds To Three Shooting in Three Hours

11:32 a.m. - SPD responds to three different shootings. One a drive by, one with three males randomly firing handguns in the air and one resulting in a fatality.

Browne Ave. and Pacific St. Death Investigation

11:29 a.m. - Investigation underway after deceased person is found Downtown

Oct. 15

Move Non-passenger Vehicles for Snow Season

9:43 a.m. - Clearing City right-of-way helps prepare for snow season

Oct. 14

Richard Allen Court Stabbing Incident

2:49 p.m. - One person severely injured in evening stabbing

Oct. 12

SPD Makes Arrest In Early Morning Stabbing Incident

2:19 p.m. - On October 12, 2021 just before 4:00am, SPD responded to the 1600 block of E. 1st Avenue for a reported stabbing.

Oct. 7

Regional Fire Marshals Lift Burn Restrictions for the Spokane Area

4:09 p.m. - Effective Friday, October 8, 2021

Man Released From Jail Sunday Arrested Again Today in Similar Scenario

3:11 p.m. - Man arrested when a woman awoke to him standing in her bedroom on Oct. 3rd is arrested again two day later for entering another woman’s home

Oct. 5

Monday, Oct. 11, Is a Parking Meter Holiday

3:56 p.m. - Garbage pickup and curbside recycling on schedule

Oct. 4

Mayor Releases Draft 2022 Budget

4:15 p.m. - Priorities include public safety, homelessness, housing, and economic development

Arrest in August's Shopko Assault

2:32 p.m. - Four juveniles charged in the assault of a transient sleeping at the North Shopko

Oct. 1

Flags at Half-Staff for National Fallen Firefighters/Trooper Gunderson

4:31 p.m. - Flags at half-staff Sunday and Monday

Five Drive-By Shootings in Three Days

3:16 p.m. - Series of drive-by shootings appear mostly unrelated and NOT random