News Releases for September 2022

Sept. 27

Early Morning South Hill Apartment Fire

2:23 p.m. - The fire was quickly knocked down and confined to one unit.

Council Commits to Pursue Funding For Law Enforcement Training Center

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

SPD Needs Help Locating a Missing Person

8:36 a.m. - SPD needs your help looking for a missing vulnerable adult.

Sept. 22

WSECU Fall Fest Returns Downtown October 1-2, 2022

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.

Stormwater Project Temp Closing Disc Golf Course, TJ Meenach Access

2:58 p.m. - Project will temporarily close Downriver Disc Golf and TJ Meenach river access point from Sept. 26, 2022 - June 2023

City of Spokane Redistricting Board Seeks Feedback on 4 Proposed Maps

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.

Stormwater Facility Work Begins, Temporarily Closing Disc Golf Course

8:51 a.m. - Project delivers improvements to disc golf course, watercraft access points, and parking.

Northside Duplex House Fire

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.

City Seeking Proposals for Childcare Program

8:13 a.m. - Funding to use pandemic relief funds to operate grant-based childcare program

Sept. 21

SPD Seeking Information/Victims in Scamming Incidents

4:33 p.m. - SPD investigating elaborate scam; attempting to locate additional victims

Missing Indigenous Person

9:11 a.m. - Please be on the lookout for this missing endangered person.

Sept. 16

Second Arrest In Nov. 2020 Murder

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

Stabbing Near First Avenue and Division Street

8:23 a.m. - SPD investigating fatal stabbing downtown

Sept. 13

City Council Passes Six-Month Building Moratorium in Two Neighborhoods

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

Spokane Community Court Returns to Central Library

6:06 p.m. - Spokane Community Court returns to Central Library on Sept 12th

North Walnut House Fire

10:11 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a residence on fire in the 5400 Block of North Walnut.

Flags Fly Half-Staff for Patriot Day

9:12 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff

Sept. 8

Flags Lowered For Queen Elizabeth II

5 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff

SFD's 4th Annual Kids Jr Firefighter Academy

8:29 a.m. - Experience what it is like to be a firefighter while learning important safety information.

Sept. 7

Riverfront Seeks Naming Rights Partner for U.S. Pavilion

9:59 p.m. - Riverfront Park is seeking an exclusive naming rights partner for the iconic Expo '74 U.S. Pavilion

City Resumes Sit-And-Lie Enforcement

2:05 p.m. - Space is available at regional shelters

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Vulnerable Juvenile

9:26 a.m. - Update: Sephora has been located and returned home safely.

Officer Involved Shooting

9:24 a.m. - Officer involved shooting in 2900 block of E Wabash

SPD Asking For Public's Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

9:22 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating Earl Gligor.

East Spokane Motorcycle Wreck Kills One, Seriously Injures Another

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

N Division St closed between Wedgewood Ave and Lyons Ave.

8:54 p.m. - N Division St closed between Wedgewood Ave and Lyons Ave.

Sept. 2

City reminds motorists to slow down in school zones

10:45 a.m. - Many students head back to school in Spokane on Tuesday

Sept. 1

Biggs, Kinnear Propose Ordinance Updating City's Illegal Camping Code

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.

Shakespeare in the Park 2022

10:31 a.m. - Shakespeare in the Park is coming to Riverfront and Manito parks for free performances