Yesterday at 11:52 a.m. - Plowing, sanding, and deicing continuing in arterials now; work in residential areas expected to begin Thursday morning.
Yesterday at 11:48 a.m. - South Indian Canyon road to close for winter
Yesterday at 11:42 a.m. - Be one of the first 50 people to visit the Numerica Skate Ribbon on Dec. 4, 2022, and enjoy free admission sponsored by Numerica Credit Union
Yesterday at 9:12 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a working fire inside the unhoused encampment referred to as Camp Hope
Nov. 29 at 4:23 p.m. - Flags will be lowered until Wednesday morning
Nov. 29 at 3:22 p.m. - Learn where to find information and be prepared.
Nov. 29 at 2:02 p.m. - SPD streamlines process to report missing persons
Nov. 29 at 8:22 a.m. - Spokane City Council voted 6-1 to override the Mayoral veto of Ordinance C36307, which will increase revenues by an average of $8 per household.
Nov. 28 at 2:07 p.m. - Council Member Michael Cathcart is pushing back against a proposed City Council ordinance relating to Landlord/Tenant laws in Spokane.
Nov. 28 at 8:10 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a house on fire in the 2300 block of West Bridge Avenue.
Nov. 28 at 8:09 a.m. - Three smash and grab gun store burglaries in two nights over the holiday.
Nov. 22 at 2:50 p.m. - Funding available for small businesses, nonprofits, down payment assistance providers
Nov. 22 at 8:12 a.m. - Expresses intent to fund current homelessness shelter and service providers prior to funding new shelter beds
Nov. 21 at 2:13 p.m. - Curbside pick-up will be suspended Dec. 2.
Nov. 21 at 8:49 a.m. - Update: Vulnerable adult found safe and cold.
Nov. 17 at 3:37 p.m. - This holiday season, Parks & Rec and partners are offering a wide variety of festive events and activities to bring cheer through the New Year
Nov. 17 at 2:39 p.m. - Garbage pickup will be a day late after the holiday
Nov. 17 at 12:11 p.m. - Combined with Funds from Hello for Good to pay for additional storage
Nov. 17 at 11:27 a.m. - The fire investigator identified the nature as accidental.
Nov. 16 at 8:18 a.m. - The child has been located safely.
Nov. 15 at 3:03 p.m. - Cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley, county, health district partner on portal initiative
Nov. 14 at 2:05 p.m. - The Numerica Skate Ribbon is anticipated to open on Saturday, November 19, 2022, welcoming ice skaters for another beautiful winter in the park
Nov. 14 at 8:24 a.m. - On Saturday, Nov. 12, at 3:12 a.m., SFD responded to a Civilian Fatality Structure Fire in the 2300 Block of West Pacific Avenue.
Nov. 10 at 4:27 p.m. - Curbside pick-up will be suspended Dec. 2.
Nov. 9 at 3:25 p.m. - SPD has located the missing adult.
Nov. 9 at 2:05 p.m. - Suspect in 1982 murder in Spokane arrested in California
Nov. 8 at 9:13 a.m. - Council Members voted 4-2 adopting an updated City Council District map.
Nov. 4 at 3:59 p.m. - Public Safety officials ask citizens use extreme caution
Nov. 4 at 10:59 a.m. - Curbside garbage and recycling pick-up is on schedule
Nov. 3 at 6:04 p.m. - During Thursday’s City Council Study Session, Council Members discussed the Mayor’s 2023 Proposed Budget.
Nov. 3 at 4:07 p.m. - McCollim spent past two decades at HUD after working at City
Nov. 3 at 8:34 a.m. - The warning period for the new School Zone Safety Cameras ends Nov. 7. The three cameras are at Ferris High School and Adams and Roosevelt Elementary.
Nov. 3 at 8:28 a.m. - Couple Shoplifts Thousands, Flees Law Enforcement, and Collides with Police Car Before Being Apprehended
Nov. 3 at 8:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating 82 year old Cleatis Pedigo.
Nov. 3 at 8:13 a.m. - Mayor’s budget invests in core services with an emphasis on public safety, people
Nov. 3 at 8:10 a.m. - SPD arrests suspect in Northeast Spokane shooting incident
Nov. 1 at 11:52 a.m. - Community urged to clear City right-of-way and be ready.
Nov. 1 at 8:34 a.m. - Update. The child has been located.
Oct. 31 at 4:49 p.m. - Funding to use pandemic relief funds to operate arts employment program
Oct. 31 at 2:48 p.m. - SPD wants all little ghosts and goblins to enjoy this annual celebration and for everyone to be safe. You can do so by practicing basic safety tips.
Oct. 31 at 8:57 a.m. - The child has been located and is safe.
Oct. 31 at 8:50 a.m. - Council Member Zack Zappone co-hosted a Forum on Increasing Educators of Color alongside School Board Vice President Nikki Lockwood.
Oct. 29 at 8:31 a.m. - Mayor Woodward will host a telephone town hall on Tuesday to discuss community priorities to address public safety considerations and other topics.
Oct. 28 at 3:43 p.m. - On-street parking mobile app payments will include convenience fee.
Oct. 28 at 1:58 p.m. - On Oct. 29, SFD and volunteers with the American Red Cross will be visiting 500 homes offering to install free smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.
Oct. 28 at 1:47 p.m. - In some situations citizens may not experience any difference in service, while the process for other calls will shift.
Oct. 26 at 4:22 p.m. - The Salvation Army will begin operation of both on November 1.
Oct. 26 at 9:02 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) is hosting a national seminar October 25-27 (this week) focused on Lithium Ion Battery (LIB) Fires.
Oct. 26 at 8:47 a.m. - Community Risk Reduction Manager (CRRM) Jamie McIntyre has been awarded Washington State's Fire Educator of the Year!
Oct. 25 at 3:47 p.m. - Local governmental agencies have activated an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to address the challenges of those staying at Camp Hope
Oct. 25 at 3:17 p.m. - At approximately 1:00 AM on October 25, 2022, SFD was dispatched to a structure fire at 3431 South Cook Street.
Oct. 24 at 4:14 p.m. - On 10-23-22, just after 4 p.m., SPD received a call of a body found near the river in a remote location adjacent to the Peaceful Valley neighborhood.
Oct. 24 at 11:06 a.m. - At approximately 8:03 this morning, SFD responded to the 1900 Block of East Marshall Avenue on a report of a possible house fire.
Oct. 20 at 10:09 a.m. - Initial SIIR release; Deputy involved shooting in Stevens County on 10-12-2022
Oct. 17 at 8:25 a.m. - Officer-involved shooting after suspect immediately opens fire on officers during arrest attempt
Oct. 14 at 3:26 p.m. - Oct. 14, 2022- Fire Danger Burn Restriction Lifted
Oct. 12 at 2:07 p.m. - Minnesota USA Expo 2027 would be first-ever global expo on health, well-being
Oct. 12 at 11:37 a.m. - Modern payment devices will cover downtown core.
Oct. 11 at 4:17 p.m. - Regional Fire & Life Safety Educators remind “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.”
Oct. 11 at 9:23 a.m. - Spokane’s Riverfront Park is set to unveil its newest piece of public art next week
Oct. 11 at 8:11 a.m. - City Administration recently informed several City Council members of possible fraud within the city-funded homeless service provider network.
Oct. 8 at 10:39 a.m. - Northside Water Quality Test Meets Standards
Oct. 7 at 6:42 p.m. - Northside Water Pump Malfunction Causing Cloudy Look to Tap Water
Oct. 7 at 6:08 p.m. - Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9 – 15
Oct. 7 at 9:23 a.m. - This month, approximately 100 new street trees will be planted in the West Central and Bemiss neighborhoods, as a part of the SpoCanopy program
Oct. 6 at 4:41 p.m. - Spokane Parks shares proposed guidelines for future parks, asks for feedback on sites for District 2 locations at upcoming open house events
Oct. 6 at 2:39 p.m. - Riverfront Park and Berger Partnership have won an Honor Award in the General Design category from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Oct. 5 at 2:38 p.m. - SPD arrests suspect in shooting near WADOT encampment
Oct. 4 at 10:31 a.m. - The deadline for proposals to partner with Riverfront Park in naming the U.S. Pavilion is extended to Oct. 31, 2022
Oct. 3 at 12:17 p.m. - SPD’s Special Victims Unit makes arrest in apparent stranger rape
Oct. 3 at 9:17 a.m. - The warning period for three new School Zone Safety Cameras will be Monday, Oct. 3 to Monday, Oct. 31.
Oct. 3 at 8:52 a.m. - Garbage pickup and curbside recycling on schedule
Sept. 27 at 2:23 p.m. - The fire was quickly knocked down and confined to one unit.
Sept. 27 at 8:49 a.m. - City of Spokane to work with the Washington State Legislature to pursue funding for a Regional Law Enforcement Training Center.
Sept. 26 at 8:36 a.m. - SPD needs your help looking for a missing vulnerable adult.
Sept. 22 at 3:04 p.m. - Riverfront, Downtown Spokane Partnership, River Park Square, and Spokane Arts are partnering to bring a weekend packed with free family fun downtown.
Sept. 22 at 2:58 p.m. - Project will temporarily close Downriver Disc Golf and TJ Meenach river access point from Sept. 26, 2022 - June 2023
Sept. 22 at 11:21 a.m. - Redistricting Board is seeking input from the public on four proposed maps updating City Council Districts based on 2020 Census data.
Sept. 22 at 8:51 a.m. - Project delivers improvements to disc golf course, watercraft access points, and parking.
Sept. 22 at 8:47 a.m. - Wednesday, the SFD and Fire District 9 responded to the 6300 N block of Altamont St. on a report of a possible house fire.
Sept. 22 at 8:13 a.m. - Funding to use pandemic relief funds to operate grant-based childcare program
Sept. 21 at 4:33 p.m. - SPD investigating elaborate scam; attempting to locate additional victims
Sept. 21 at 9:11 a.m. - Please be on the lookout for this missing endangered person.
Sept. 16 at 4:59 p.m. - SPD arrests 2nd person in the murder of a man found in the truck of a vehicle last October
Sept. 14 at 8:23 a.m. - SPD investigating fatal stabbing downtown
Sept. 13 at 8:14 a.m. - City Council voted to impose a moratorium on building permits for residential structures in the Latah/Hangman and Grandview/Thorpe neighborhoods.
Sept. 9 at 6:06 p.m. - Spokane Community Court returns to Central Library on Sept 12th
Sept. 9 at 10:11 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a residence on fire in the 5400 Block of North Walnut.
Sept. 8 at 8:29 a.m. - Experience what it is like to be a firefighter while learning important safety information.
Sept. 7 at 9:59 p.m. - Riverfront Park is seeking an exclusive naming rights partner for the iconic Expo '74 U.S. Pavilion
Sept. 6 at 5:43 p.m. - Flags lowered until Sept. 9
Sept. 6 at 9:26 a.m. - Update: Sephora has been located and returned home safely.
Sept. 6 at 9:24 a.m. - Officer involved shooting in 2900 block of E Wabash
Sept. 6 at 9:22 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating Earl Gligor.
Sept. 6 at 9:20 a.m. - Sept. 2, Spokane police officers responded to the 3800 block of E Sprague Ave after receiving multiple 911 calls of a single vehicle motorcycle wreck.
Sept. 3 at 8:54 p.m. - N Division St closed between Wedgewood Ave and Lyons Ave.
Sept. 2 at 10:45 a.m. - Many students head back to school in Spokane on Tuesday
Sept. 1 at 1:11 p.m. - A proposed ordinance intended to bring the City’s existing camping code into better alignment with the Martin v. City of Boise ruling has been filed.
Sept. 1 at 10:31 a.m. - Shakespeare in the Park is coming to Riverfront and Manito parks for free performances
Aug. 31 at 12:25 p.m. - SPD statement regarding conviction of Nathan Nash for charges of rape
Aug. 30 at 8:11 a.m. - Center will build intentionally toward initial capacity beginning next week
Aug. 29 at 5:33 p.m. - National Weather Service predicts hot temperatures for this week
Aug. 29 at 8:39 a.m. - Garbage pickup will be a day late all week
Aug. 29 at 8:37 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest 5 suspects in a deadly shooting at Franklin Park in late August.
Aug. 29 at 8:35 a.m. - Funding to operate eviction defense and pre-apprenticeship programs
Aug. 26 at 7:41 a.m. - Update (8/25 18:00): The Spokane Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force has just taken Michael Trout into custody, See original press release.
Aug. 25 at 5:08 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is advising of a traffic closure for the intersection of Francis and Florida for an undetermined amount of time.
Aug. 25 at 4:46 p.m. - E Lyons OIS incident involving a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy
Aug. 25 at 12:34 p.m. - Staff and resources would focus on housing solutions.
Aug. 25 at 12:27 p.m. - SPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at Dutch Jake Park.
Aug. 24 at 4:55 p.m. - Several Law Enforcement Agencies have encountered multi-colored counterfeit pills, which have shown positive for Fentanyl in laboratory testing.
Aug. 24 at 3:05 p.m. - Use alternate route and expect delays beginning Monday, Aug. 29.
Aug. 24 at 8:10 a.m. - SFD responded to the 1300 East block of Broadway Ave. on a report of a possible house fire.
Aug. 23 at 8:11 a.m. - Council voted 5-2 on Emergency Ordinance C96239, which determines the process and criteria for siting basic City facilities.
Aug. 23 at 8:08 a.m. - Council actions at odds with stated desires; City conducted extensive engagement
Aug. 23 at 8:04 a.m. - One person killed, suspect arrested, in late night shooting
Aug. 19 at 2:04 p.m. - Public can learn about new pilot program to increase housing.
Aug. 18 at 5:20 p.m. - LiveStories portal to close at 5 p.m. on Friday
Aug. 18 at 4:04 p.m. - Update: SPD identifies suspect in shooting at Riverfront Park
Aug. 17 at 3:11 p.m. - SPD use Taser to arrest downtown assault subject armed with a knife
Aug. 16 at 5:15 p.m. - City Takes More Steps Towards for Housing Solutions
Aug. 16 at 3:36 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department with assistance from Fire District 9 responded to a reported residential structure fire in the 300 block of East Nebraska.
Aug. 16 at 12:36 p.m. - City reactivates cooling plan
Aug. 16 at 8:08 a.m. - Contracts with firefighters, police officers provide financial certainty, efficiencies
Aug. 15 at 9:39 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a structure fire at 403 South Pittsburgh in Spokane's East Central neighborhood.
Aug. 15 at 9:37 a.m. - Update: Roberson has been located and is safe.
Aug. 11 at 1:59 p.m. - A group of volunteers are looking to honor the contributions of King Cole and the numerous stakeholders who made Expo 74 & Riverfront Park a reality.
Aug. 11 at 1:36 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to the report of a house on fire in the 500 Block of East Euclid Avenue.
Aug. 11 at 11:19 a.m. - Applicants encouraged to apply as soon as possible due to high demand
Aug. 10 at 2:39 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation is seeking community input to help guide the development of future dog parks citywide over the next several years
Aug. 9 at 11:12 a.m. - A modified full alarm of structural and wildland companies responded to a report of a brush fire at the intersection of Riverside and Pittsburgh.
Aug. 9 at 11:08 a.m. - SFD responded to the 2900 Block of East Everett in the Hillyard neighborhood on a report of a possible house fire.
Aug. 7 at 7:35 p.m. - Woman arrested for threatening to kill two people with a gun on E South Riverton Ave.
Aug. 7 at 3 p.m. - Library branches to extend hours for extreme heat on Monday and Tuesday
Aug. 7 at 2:45 p.m. - Mr. Nelson has been found.
Aug. 7 at 1 a.m. - Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing vulnerable adult.
Aug. 5 at 8:58 a.m. - The City of Spokane Redistricting Board is seeking community input on updating City Council Districts.
Aug. 4 at 11:25 a.m. - Beggs, Kinnear, & Wilkerson recognize that violent crime has risen & are committed to prioritizing local legislative efforts to increase public safety
Aug. 4 at 8:14 a.m. - Flags will be lowered until sunset
Aug. 3 at 10:31 a.m. - The SIIR Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings that occurred early this morning.
Aug. 2 at 4:32 p.m. - Creating access for limited English proficient persons to City services and resources
Aug. 2 at 3:40 p.m. - SPD investigating an incident where a man was on fire and is badly burned
Aug. 2 at 10:13 a.m. - $10 million in funding for 11 projects to help address the housing crisis for low- to moderate-income individuals in Spokane.
Aug. 1 at 3:51 p.m. - City Council will vote on a Special Budget Ordinance (SBO) to approve funding allocations for police vehicles for the Spokane Police Department.
July 30 at 4:36 p.m. - Library Cooling Areas Extended Through Monday
July 28 at 8:10 a.m. - Forecast for extreme heat shows increase in temperatures.
July 27 at 11 a.m. - SFD, Spokane County Fire District 8, and Spokane Valley Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at 3534 S Morrill Drive.
July 26 at 8:40 a.m. - A new piece of local art will soon be installed in Riverfront Park
July 25 at 2:09 p.m. - Recently opened library locations have high capacity and built-in amenities.
July 25 at 8:19 a.m. - SFD responded to the 3400 Block of W 5th Ave. on a report of a possible house fire.
July 23 at 8:23 p.m. - Community encouraged to access public spaces during hot temperatures.
July 22 at 2:13 p.m. - SPD’s SPEAR Unit makes arrest of prolific identity thief
July 22 at 9:18 a.m. - Council ARPA workgroup will present the City Council with a Special Budget Ordinance to approve the next $27,750,000 of ARPA funding allocations.
July 22 at 9:02 a.m. - MCU detectives arrested 32-year-old Stacy Gerber for murder 2nd degree stemming from the shooting death of Michael Materne.
July 22 at 8:57 a.m. - Burn restrictions go into effect, Friday, July 22, 2022
July 21 at 4:23 p.m. - Government, service partners propose assessment, transportation, housing options
July 21 at 3:35 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation Thanks Golfers for Water Conservation Investments with Golfers’ Appreciation Day, August 1, 2022
July 21 at 8:44 a.m. - Action aims to increase residential building capacity to help mitigate Spokane’s housing shortage emergency
July 21 at 8:42 a.m. - Council will likely vote to defer Emergency Ordinance C36239, which would determine the process and criteria for siting essential City facilities.
July 21 at 8:40 a.m. - Arrest made in the July 17th shooting that left one dead and one injured.
July 13 at 4:11 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to the Hillyard neighborhood on a report of a possible apartment fire.
July 13 at 4:09 p.m. - Spokane Fire encourages our community to be cautious around natural waterways.
July 13 at 1:11 p.m. - The Office of Neighborhood Services is excited to announce a new application process for special events
July 12 at 8:08 a.m. - Council voted 4-2 on a resolution specifying a community engagement process and timeline for leasing the former East Central Library building.
July 8 at 3:07 p.m. - Flags will be lowered until Sunday
July 7 at 4:27 p.m. - Interim zoning ordinance hearing, funding amendments planned
July 7 at 10:45 a.m. - Homeless, Housing Count Presentation set for July 13
July 7 at 10:24 a.m. - S3 will present their second season in Riverfront with two productions for 2022
July 6 at 4:08 p.m. - Travelers will benefit from improvements.
July 6 at 2:46 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, July 9
July 6 at 1:25 p.m. - Ordinances governing camping, site and lie clarifies enforcement in specific areas
July 6 at 9:11 a.m. - Taio has been located!
July 6 at 9:08 a.m. - SPD seeking public’s assistance in fatal hit-and-run collision
July 6 at 9:06 a.m. - Council Members look to prepare an ordinance that would likely require locating the SPD precinct along the East Sprague Corridor.
July 6 at 9:02 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the report of a person in the Spokane River at 12:06 PM on July 4th.
July 6 at 8:59 a.m. - Two local arterials closed for part of the morning commute.
July 1 at 5:33 p.m. - SPD’s Major Crimes Unit investigating body found in Rochester Heights Park
July 1 at 11:02 a.m. - Spokane County’s Conservation Futures Program funded acquisition of 114 additional acres to Palisades Park, owned and managed by the City of Spokane
July 1 at 10:28 a.m. - The red wagon renovation in Riverfront Park is nearly complete, and it is anticipated to re-open to the public Saturday, July 2, 2022.
July 1 at 9:26 a.m. - Proper disposal prevents fires in garbage trucks.
July 1 at 9:24 a.m. - High volume concrete paver keeps construction on schedule.
June 30 at 4:48 p.m. - Officers to begin working out of former library location on Friday
June 30 at 9:46 a.m. - SFD reminds community that amateur fireworks are illegal.
June 29 at 10:09 a.m. - Independence Day celebration planned in Riverfront Park
June 29 at 10:08 a.m. - On June 28th at approximately 5:15 pm, SFD crews responded to a reported brush fire in the area of Indian Trail Road and Weile Ave.
June 29 at 10:06 a.m. - The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) has selected Spokane City Council Member Betsy Wilkerson as its most recent Vice President for 2022-2023.
June 29 at 10:03 a.m. - New East Trent Shelter Site Expected to be Operational in Early August
June 29 at 7:43 a.m. - Spokane police officers respond to Dwight Merkel Sports Complex after receiving multiple 911 calls about a large fight which led to a shooting.
June 27 at 2:39 p.m. - Despite the serious wounds, we are happy to report Officer Honaker has been released from the hospital and is beginning to recuperate.
June 27 at 9:17 a.m. - Despite being shot and sustaining multiple injuries, our SPD officer is in stable condition and recovering tonight.
June 23 at 3:54 p.m. - On-street parking will be unavailable to prepare for Hoopfest.
June 23 at 1:33 p.m. - Interim zoning in residential areas to allow more types of housing, faster.
June 23 at 11:08 a.m. - Increased safety patrols will be visible June 24-26 along Interstate 90 from Snoqualmie Pass to Spokane.
June 23 at 10:51 a.m. - SFD received a report from a drive-by caller of a vapor cloud emanating from a commercial building at 3613 East Main Avenue (Haskins Steel).
June 23 at 10:48 a.m. - On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, a 911 call was received from a 50's year-old man in need of rescue
June 22 at 4:08 p.m. - 4th of July 2022 Fireworks, Spokane Symphony Concert, and Festivities at Riverfront Park
June 22 at 4:05 p.m. - Contrary to speculation seen online today, no one fell or jumped from the Numerica SkyRide in Riverfront Park.
June 22 at 1:41 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to a structure on fire in the 2300 Block of East South Crescent Avenue.
June 21 at 9:15 a.m. - Spokane Police looking for assistance in identifying vehicle and driver in early morning Commercial Burglary.
June 21 at 8:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing vulnerable adult.
June 21 at 8:54 a.m. - At 8:58 AM June 20, 2022, the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) was dispatched to the report of a person in the Spokane River adjacent to Glover Park
June 16 at 4:39 p.m. - Spokane City Council will hear an updated presentation regarding the lease agreement for a proposed homeless shelter at 4320 E. Trent Ave.
June 16 at 2:06 p.m. - Community participation and conversation on neighborhood traffic safety
June 16 at 12:17 p.m. - Woodward resolutions win unanimous support of U.S. Conference of Mayors voters
June 15 at 3:38 p.m. - SPD delivers required state training program to help officers stop unnecessary harmful behavior by fellow officers
June 15 at 8:50 a.m. - SPD’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigating morning sexual assault report
June 14 at 1:54 p.m. - SPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a domestic violence suspect
June 14 at 10:47 a.m. - The City’s six aquatic centers are scheduled to open Monday, June 20 and run through Friday, August 26, 2022
June 14 at 8:44 a.m. - Garbage and recycling pickup on normal schedule
June 13 at 5:12 p.m. - Join us Saturday, June 18, 2022 at noon for the reveal of the design and name of the future dog park in Riverfront Park
June 10 at 4:22 p.m. - 2021 City of Spokane Water Quality Report
June 9 at 10:05 a.m. - Phased project will impact downtown routes.
June 8 at 1:44 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department refers murder charge for the death of Kala Williams.
June 8 at 11:40 a.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing vulnerable adult
June 7 at 5:17 p.m. - Application deadline extended to June 20, 2022 at 1 p.m.
June 7 at 8:32 a.m. - Spokane City Council voted 5-1 to override the Mayoral veto of Ordinance C36209, which establishes water conservation and drought response measures.
June 6 at 1:05 p.m. - The proposed lease and recommended operator of a possible new regional flex capacity homeless shelter will be briefed to the City Council.
June 6 at 11:21 a.m. - Splash pad season runs until September 6
June 3 at 10:56 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a structure on fire in the 2100 Block of East Longfellow.
June 2 at 4:41 p.m. - Spokane City Council to consider override of vetoed drought response ordinance.
June 2 at 12:17 p.m. - Alert neighbor thwarts catalytic converter theft, leads to seizure of more than $100k in stolen property & breaks up stolen property trafficking ring
June 2 at 11:20 a.m. - Mayor cites strong preference for incentives and education to change behavior
June 2 at 9:54 a.m. - Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing 8 year old boy
June 2 at 9:52 a.m. - Juvenile arrested for a threat involving a local middle school
June 1 at 2:53 p.m. - SPD arrests suspect in Home Depot fire that caused millions of dollars in damages
June 1 at 10:53 a.m. - The fire was contained to a bathroom and extinguished within 5 minutes after arrival.
May 31 at 9:02 a.m. - The cause of this early morning incident remains under investigation by the Spokane Fire Department's Special Investigation Unit.
May 31 at 9 a.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing/runaway juvenile
May 27 at 10:20 a.m. - The red wagon in Riverfront Park, named The Childhood Express, is slated to receive a fresh coat of paint along with minor metal repairs.
May 26 at 6:21 p.m. - Cultural Event Incentive Grants Available from American Rescue Plan Funds
May 26 at 3:52 p.m. - Ribbon cutting and dedication for Upriver Park renovations funded by Avista
May 26 at 1:47 p.m. - SFD along with units from Spokane County Fire District 9 were dispatched to the 6900 Block of North Douglass Street to a reported house on fire.
May 26 at 12:09 p.m. - Survey open now through June 12, 2022 on new playground design at Liberty Park.
May 26 at 12:03 p.m. - Smithson to work with retiring Ormsby during transitional period
May 26 at 11:41 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department are Fire District 9 responded to a reported fire at the old northside Lowes building on the 6900 block of Division.
May 26 at 11:20 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 800 Block of East 33rd Avenue to a report of smoke coming from a neighbor's door.
May 26 at 11:18 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1300 Block of West Grace Avenue to a report of a house on fire.
May 25 at 1:46 p.m. - Parks & Recreation released a draft Master Plan, created from feedback from more than 5,300 residents at 25 engagement opportunities.
May 25 at 11:39 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, May 28
May 24 at 8:20 a.m. - Ordinance moves Spokane toward more responsible water conservation
May 23 at 12 p.m. - EPA funds to be used for Brownfields assessment projects
May 23 at 10:54 a.m. - City, Gonzaga partnership academy energizes volunteers to take next steps for their community
May 23 at 9:30 a.m. - Riverfront Park attractions and City golf courses are open
May 20 at 4:21 p.m. - SPD set to help provide a safe and enjoyable Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade
May 20 at 2:47 p.m. - Council Member Cathcart has presented the City Council with a substitute vision on how the City can reduce water usage through incentives & education
May 19 at 2:04 p.m. - Will continue leading risk management work in reduced capacity into August
May 19 at 12:23 p.m. - FireComm received a message reporting an automatic alarm activating in the Park Tower Apartments in downtown Spokane.
May 18 at 4:50 p.m. - Riverfront has a variety of community engagement programs offered free to the community this spring & summer! Thank you to our incredible sponsors.
May 18 at 2:36 p.m. - Community participation and conversation on neighborhood traffic safety
May 17 at 1:38 p.m. - Program would co-locate police, behavioral health services in former library site
May 17 at 11:55 a.m. - Construction begins Monday, May 23 on the Don Kardong pedestrian bridge renovation.
May 17 at 8:07 a.m. - Action moves the City forward on path for proposed Trent Shelter
May 16 at 2:38 p.m. - Upgraded payment devices hit the streets this week.
May 16 at 11:26 a.m. - Nina has been located. Thank you to all that assisted.
May 16 at 11:22 a.m. - Spokane Police Department officers replace seven year old’s bicycle after it’s taken during robbery
May 12 at 2:55 p.m. - City flags at half-staff through May 16
May 12 at 10:32 a.m. - Funding from three sources to help address housing crisis
May 11 at 3:11 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to a significant rescue of nine waterfowl from the family Anatidae. (Confused? Did I get your attention yet)?
May 10 at 5:09 p.m. - The program is intended to reduce fire risk in natural areas by reducing brush and tree sapling density.
May 10 at 10:40 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Investigation unit provides an update for three recent incidents.
May 10 at 8:16 a.m. - Good Samaritan assists in arrest of a suspect in a volatile incident where two suspects posed a significant threat to police and community
May 10 at 8:13 a.m. - Application Process to be Determined
May 9 at 10:08 a.m. - SFD received multiple 911 calls indicating a large house fire in Spokane's Nevada Heights Neighborhood.
May 9 at 10:06 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a trailer on fire in the San Souci Mobile Home Park.
May 9 at 10:03 a.m. - SFD responded to a structure fire in the Garry Park neighborhood.
May 9 at 10:01 a.m. - SFD and SVFD was dispatched to a significant incident indicating multiple reports of persons trapped in house trailers in the Central Mobile Home Park
May 9 at 9:56 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department offers new pediatric life-saving tools system-wide
May 9 at 9:51 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a structure fire reported by a security guard patrolling a row of vacant residences.
May 6 at 11:30 a.m. - Story map to provide context to data
May 6 at 10:11 a.m. - Independent Group to Review Requests for Proposals
May 6 at 10:08 a.m. - New visual notification is next step in renovation of parking system.
May 6 at 8:30 a.m. - Emerson/Garfield area representative will help prioritize projects.
May 5 at 4:53 p.m. - On May 7, SFD & American Red Cross volunteers will be visiting homes in the Nevada Heights neighborhood installing free smoke & carbon monoxide alarms
May 5 at 12 p.m. - SPD makes arrest in a series of drive-by shootings this week
May 5 at 8:35 a.m. - A children’s design workshop will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Liberty Park Library, from 10 A.M. – Noon
May 5 at 8:11 a.m. - Alleges violations of ethics code through improper actions in shelter process
May 4 at 9:07 a.m. - Spokane Police Department is asking for any help from the community to help locate Les Kremer.
May 3 at 8:42 a.m. - SPD responds to five-reported shootings on Monday night in just under two hours. One of the incidents resulted in a female being shot multiple times.
May 3 at 8:40 a.m. - Two repeat offenders with 21 prior felony convictions each arrested for multiple felonies after being located in a stolen trailer with guns and drugs.
May 2 at 12:59 p.m. - SFD responded to a residential structure fire in the 2600 block of East Sanson Avenue.
April 29 at 1:13 p.m. - SPD arrests bank robbery suspect who used a stolen rental van as a getaway vehicle
April 27 at 2:34 p.m. - State of the City Address includes Violent Crimes Task Force formation, homelessness plan update, and plan to move House of Charity
April 27 at 1:48 p.m. - On May 4, 2022, a sculpture featuring a mated pair of bronze-cast mute swans will be unveiled
April 27 at 10:44 a.m. - Mark Spokane’s 19th year as a Tree City USA at the Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 30, 2022, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M., at Finch Arboretum
April 26 at 3:49 p.m. - Parks & Recreation is on the last big push to round out the seasonal workforce.
April 25 at 8:29 a.m. - Spokane County participants to receive free compost bin
April 22 at 5:08 p.m. - Just after midnight on Friday April 22nd, SFD responded to a reported travel trailer fire on the 500 block of East Gordon Ave.
April 21 at 4:55 p.m. - SPD Major Crimes Unit (MCU) collision investigators are asking the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle whereabouts.
April 21 at 2:22 p.m. - UPDATE: Police arrest 2nd suspect in a catalytic converter theft in late March, vehicle seized tied to additional catalytic converter thefts
April 21 at 12:56 p.m. - On Thursday, April 21st, at approximately 07:30 AM, SFD was dispatched to a reported detached garage fire on the 1700 block of East Dalton Ave.
April 20 at 8:36 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at the 4000 block of West Princeton Ave.
April 20 at 8:13 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at the 4000 block of North Jefferson.
April 20 at 8:08 a.m. - Conflict of interest and breach of process cause restart for fairness, objectivity
April 19 at 8:05 p.m. - SPD investigating shooting in the 1600 Block of W Mission Ave.
April 18 at 9:51 a.m. - Woman arrested after throwing rocks through windows of a high school causing substantial property damage
April 15 at 5:13 p.m. - The arrest of a suspect in a catalytic converter theft today leads to the seizure of 3 vehicles and additional stolen property
April 15 at 9:19 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to 1800-block W 7th Ave to investigate an undetermined smoke odor.
April 14 at 12:12 p.m. - Seven partners are working together to fully revitalize the playground and basketball court at Liberty Park on the lower south hill.
April 13 at 1:52 p.m. - Riverfront is planning an open house for anyone considering hosting an event at the park.
April 12 at 1:18 p.m. - Site will add flexible 24-hour shelter space to system
April 12 at 10:18 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a large building fire at 4511 S Freya Street.
April 12 at 10:15 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a passenger vehicle that drove at high speed into the Spokane River.
April 12 at 10:13 a.m. - Shooting in North Spokane leaves one male deceased
April 12 at 10:12 a.m. - More Charges for Impaired Driver who Crashed into the River
April 11 at 8:24 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a small brush fire near the intersection of South Russell and Highway 2.
April 11 at 8:21 a.m. - Two unrelated shootings in less than an hour leave four victims, two are deceased
April 8 at 1:23 p.m. - Flags will be lowered to half-staff
April 7 at 4:11 p.m. - Hit and run puts two people in the hospital
April 7 at 4:03 p.m. - At 12:55 p.m., a first alarm was dispatched to a high-rise fire at 217 W Spokane Falls Boulevard in downtown Spokane.
April 7 at 3:48 p.m. - At 4:22 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a smoke investigation near 2nd Avenue and Monroe Street.
April 7 at 1:35 p.m. - SPD arrests prolific thief who purchased thousands of dollars’ worth of goods on credit cards stolen from vehicles
April 5 at 1:38 p.m. - The community is invited to share their thoughts on what a future dog park in Riverfront Park could look like.
April 5 at 9:42 a.m. - Public invited to demo new electric scooters and bikes.
April 4 at 8:21 a.m. - Drive-by Shooting in North Central Spokane Sends Juvenile Male to Hospital with Life-threatening Injury
March 31 at 8:31 a.m. - Shooting in North Spokane sends one juvenile male to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
March 30 at 1:33 p.m. - Street, bridge, water and sewer system maintenance projects on the list.
March 29 at 1:59 p.m. - Several new climbing structures for kids have been added at the Audubon Park playground, thanks to the Jess Roskelley Foundation
March 29 at 1:17 p.m. - Reconstruction of the north suspension pedestrian bridge in Riverfront Park is complete, and the bridge will re-open to the public March 30, 2022.
March 28 at 5:04 p.m. - Council adopted 7-0 a resolution committing a substantial investment of at least $6,271,869 in 2022 into City of Spokane public safety vehicles.
March 28 at 9:22 a.m. - Lengthy SPD drug investigation nets a huge amount of stolen property and drugs – one person arrested
March 25 at 1:24 p.m. - Flags are lowered to half-staff
March 24 at 12:34 p.m. - Traffic stop leads to arrest, recovery of stolen car, stolen gun, and a lot of drugs
March 24 at 8:21 a.m. - Flags will be lowered until Sunday
March 23 at 3:03 p.m. - MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WILL IMPACT HATCH ROAD AND THOR-FREYA AREAS
March 22 at 4:34 p.m. - Requirements met with 100 percent compliance.
March 22 at 1:48 p.m. - Funds support local homeless housing, service programs
March 22 at 1:38 p.m. - Mother and a juvenile arrested after drive-by shooting in Northwest Spokane
March 21 at 4 p.m. - Indian Canyon golf course will open for the season on Saturday, March 26, 2022.
March 21 at 12:57 p.m. - The City of Spokane invites citizens to help kick off “Neighbors Drive 25,” a joint pedestrian and traffic safety education program starting March 24
March 21 at 10:32 a.m. - Spokane Engine 3 was dispatched to the Jolly Mart in Spokane's West Central neighborhood to check on an unknown rubbish fire.
March 21 at 8:25 a.m. - SFD and automatic aid units from Fire District 9, responded to multiple reports of smoke and fire coming from a 2nd story apartment.
March 21 at 8:22 a.m. - SPD and U.S. Marshals are searching for a dangerous homicide suspect who has made known his desire to kill police officers and others
March 17 at 2:23 p.m. - One more City golf course is set to open - Downriver Golf Course opens Friday, March 18, 2022.
March 17 at 11:02 a.m. - A missing 5 year old boy who prompted an emergency alert is found safe curled up in a stranger’s car near his home.
March 16 at 4:52 p.m. - SPD seeking assistance in a felony hit and run of a police vehicle.
March 16 at 2:26 p.m. - RV fire turns to homicide investigation; MCU detectives actively investigating
March 14 at 8:25 a.m. - On March 12, 2022, SFD responded to the 2400 block of North Hamilton St. for a report of a possible structure fire.
March 11 at 4:42 p.m. - City Council has announced the return of in-person meetings at City Hall starting Monday, March 14.
March 11 at 12:27 p.m. - Council Members, the Mayor and staff provided compelling testimony in public hearings on various issues.
March 10 at 3:21 p.m. - Shelter would be activated to meet emergent needs, location to be determined
March 10 at 12:47 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens March 12, and Esmeralda opens March 16, 2022. Opening dates for Indian Canyon and Downriver will be announced soon.
March 9 at 4:49 p.m. - 12-year-old Willard Elementary student arrested after bringing gun to school
March 8 at 9:33 a.m. - Detectives investigating fatal shooting near 2nd and Maple
March 7 at 8:30 a.m. - On Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 9:38 AM, several callers reported an adult floating face-down and lifeless in the river.
March 7 at 8:24 a.m. - On Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 1:53 AM, a recreational vehicle on fire was reported.
March 7 at 8:20 a.m. - At approximately 11:43 PM on Saturday, March 6, 2022, SFD responded to the area of 1700 East Queen Avenue for a report of a garage on fire.
March 4 at 12:33 p.m. - Caught on video: Suspect with hundreds of prior arrests is caught breaking into a vehicle downtown. SPD Downtown NROs make arrest.
March 4 at 11:22 a.m. - Caught on video: Suspect with hundreds of prior arrests is caught breaking into a vehicle downtown. SPD Downtown NROs make arrest.
March 2 at 11:50 a.m. - Woman arrested for vehicular homicide after pedestrian death
March 1 at 11:51 a.m. - Projects will improve local streets in commercial areas
March 1 at 8:37 a.m. - Funding for projects promoting tourism and cultural activities
Feb. 23 at 10:13 a.m. - The Spokane Humane Society donated $250,000 towards construction of a dog park in the heart of Riverfront Park at the Forestry Shelter.
Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. - Stakeholders passionately express opposition during conversations
Feb. 22 at 1:55 p.m. - Dayshift patrol officers recover multiple stolen vehicles, make multiple arrests, and recover a firearm during separate morning incidents
Feb. 22 at 8:57 a.m. - Yard waste, food scraps and some paper items accepted.
Feb. 21 at 3:36 p.m. - Options add space during cold snap while work continues on permanent solutions
Feb. 21 at 8:20 a.m. - Three separate vehicle collisions result in one fatality, multiple injured persons, and two people requiring extrication.
Feb. 18 at 5:46 p.m. - Free disposal available at Waste to Energy, County transfer stations
Feb. 18 at 9:28 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 4500 Block of North Crestline Street to a seemingly routine problem with the home's furnace generating smoke.
Feb. 17 at 1:16 p.m. - Downtown argument leads to arrest of convicted felon, recovery of shotgun
Feb. 15 at 4:34 p.m. - SPD actively investigating 10 shootings in the last week
Feb. 15 at 2:48 p.m. - SPD responds to a drive-by shooting that results in the confiscation of a substantial amount of narcotics & thousands of dollars in counterfeit money.
Feb. 15 at 10:56 a.m. - Spokane Police respond to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on the South Hill that leaves one victim with life-threatening injuries
Feb. 14 at 2:55 p.m. - Escaped inmate caught in Spokane after fleeing from stolen vehicle
Feb. 14 at 11:52 a.m. - Garbage pickup on normal schedule
Feb. 11 at 9:54 p.m. - A few maintenance projects will have minor impacts on Riverfront Park visitors beginning next week.
Feb. 11 at 8:38 a.m. - Quick response from Spokane Police Power Shift and Graveyard Patrol Officers spoil two separate unrelated burglary attempts within hours of each other
Feb. 9 at 3:52 p.m. - Fencing is being used to improve health and safety in the area
Feb. 9 at 8:50 a.m. - Funds to assist with 54-unit second phase in Perry District
Feb. 8 at 8:10 a.m. - Flags are lowered to half-staff
Feb. 8 at 8:07 a.m. - Mayor and CM Wilkerson welcomed students from LCHS to celebrate the rising of the Pan-African flag above City Hall in honor of Black History Month.
Feb. 7 at 7:46 a.m. - Stabbing in Downtown Spokane sends one to the hospital with life threatening injuries
Feb. 7 at 7:44 a.m. - On Saturday, Feb. 5, 5:45 am, the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of East Wellesley Ave on a report of a possible garage fire.
Feb. 4 at 11:29 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation was awarded funding totaling nearly $133,000 to expand summer 2022 outdoor youth programs.
Feb. 4 at 9:26 a.m. - Unattended cooking is the leading cause of fires in the kitchen. Stay alert and in the kitchen when frying, broiling, grilling, or boiling food.
Feb. 3 at 8:07 a.m. - At 11:20 pm on the night of February 2, 2022, a garage was reported to be on fire behind the residence.
Feb. 1 at 8:57 a.m. - On Jan. 31, 5:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to 2020 E. Sprague Ave for a shooting.
Jan. 27 at 1:11 p.m. - Spokane City Council Member Jonathan Bingle has issued a statement regarding the mask mandate.
Jan. 26 at 3:01 p.m. - Spokane Special Victims Unit detectives currently investigating incidents near Manito Park
Jan. 26 at 12:02 p.m. - Monday, the City Council allocated $1.45M of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds towards repair of the Kardong Bridge, completing the funding package.
Jan. 25 at 1:42 p.m. - Officer involved shooting after officers encounter male holding knife to toddler
Jan. 25 at 1:40 p.m. - Council Member Betsy Wilkerson recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).
Jan. 25 at 1:35 p.m. - On January 20, 2022, Spokane Fire Department (SFD) was dispatched at 9:34 PM to a first alarm residential fire in the 2000 Block of East 4th Avenue.
Jan. 25 at 1:33 p.m. - On January 18, 2022, at 1:11 PM, 911 received a call from a homeowner reporting a fire in the interior basement wall of his residence.
Jan. 21 at 4:31 p.m. - Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force arrests two known juvenile gang members recovering items stolen in a robbery including a French Bulldog puppy
Jan. 21 at 2:37 p.m. - Two online application portals paused today
Jan. 21 at 2:28 p.m. - The BHU sees continued growth and success assisting people experiencing behavioral health crisis in its’ second year of operation
Jan. 21 at 12:49 p.m. - Volunteers needed for program that generates homeless services funds
Jan. 20 at 1:33 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect in a shooting that put one man in the hospital with life threatening injuries.
Jan. 20 at 11:42 a.m. - Army veteran and federal agency leader has more than 20 years of HR experience
Jan. 18 at 8:45 a.m. - A full commercial alarm was dispatched to 212 South Washington Street for smoke alarms sounding throughout the building.
Jan. 18 at 8:42 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to North Waterworks Street and East Surro Avenue to the report of an explosion injuring two individuals.
Jan. 18 at 8:37 a.m. - Stabbing in North Spokane sends two to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries
Jan. 14 at 8:44 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to the 3700 block of East Fairview Avenue to a report of smoke in a home.
Jan. 14 at 8:17 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to an apartment fire with reports from occupants of flames visible on the ceiling.
Jan. 13 at 3:47 p.m. - The letter does not serve as a resolution or ordinance but instead serves as a call to action from Councilmembers to the Administration.
Jan. 13 at 2:23 p.m. - Experience and vision cited as strengths in stakeholder feedback
Jan. 12 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD volunteer programs for young people renamed and refreshed
Jan. 12 at 9:25 a.m. - Ex-husband arrested after attempting to burn down victim’s house during domestic violence incident in South Spokane.
Jan. 11 at 1:54 p.m. - Special Study Session to discuss City’s response and solution
Jan. 11 at 8:05 a.m. - Garbage and recycling pickup on normal schedule
Jan. 10 at 4:36 p.m. - SPD is currently investigating an assault/luring incident in the area of Rogers High School
Jan. 10 at 12:08 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation was allocated $1,120,000 in the first round of the City of Spokane’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) appropriations last week.
Jan. 9 at 4:54 p.m. - Winter operations remain in place and attention turns to potholes.
Jan. 9 at 4:10 p.m. - Convention Center alternative would be activated as needed
Jan. 7 at 11:15 a.m. - Crews are working on problems areas; residents can help too
Jan. 6 at 3:48 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset
Jan. 6 at 11:29 a.m. - Plowing, sanding, and deicing continuing in arterials now, work in residential areas to begin this evening
Jan. 6 at 10:31 a.m. - Callers reported smoke coming from a residential detached garage with a second story apartment.
Jan. 4 at 8:12 a.m. - Spokane City Council approves funding for initial allocations of American Rescue Plan funds.
Jan. 3 at 5:28 p.m. - At approximately 4 pm on January 2, units from the Spokane Fire Department and Spokane Fire District 8 responded to a report of a fire at a church.
Jan. 3 at 8:30 a.m. - On December 31, 2021, at approximately 10:17 PM, SFD and automatic aid resources from Spokane Fire District 9 responded to a possible house fire.
Jan. 3 at 8:25 a.m. - On Dec. 29 SFD and automatic aid units from the Spokane County Fire District 9 responded to a report of a commercial structure fire.
Jan. 2 at 2:04 p.m. - Winter operations remain in place and prepares for next round of snow.