News Releases for November 2022

Nov. 30

City in Full-City Plow, Focusing on Primary Arterials

11:52 a.m. - Plowing, sanding, and deicing continuing in arterials now; work in residential areas expected to begin Thursday morning.

South Indian Canyon road to close for winter

11:48 a.m. - South Indian Canyon road to close for winter

World Ice Skating Day Dec. 4 at the Numerica Skate Ribbon

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

Fire at Camp Hope

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

Flags Lowered For U.S. Representative Donald McEachin

4:23 p.m. - Flags will be lowered until Wednesday morning

Winter Operations Ready for Storm; Here's the Plan

3:22 p.m. - Learn where to find information and be prepared.

Missing Persons Reporting Process

2:02 p.m. - SPD streamlines process to report missing persons

Spokane City Council Votes to Override Vetoed Property Tax Ordinance

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

Cathcart Proposes Reasonable Alternative to Landlord/Tenant Ordinance

2:07 p.m. - Council Member Michael Cathcart is pushing back against a proposed City Council ordinance relating to Landlord/Tenant laws in Spokane.

West Central Residential Fire

8:10 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a house on fire in the 2300 block of West Bridge Avenue.

Three Smash and Grab Gun Store Burglaries in Two Nights

8:09 a.m. - Three smash and grab gun store burglaries in two nights over the holiday.

Nov. 22

City Issues Three Notices Of Funding

2:50 p.m. - Funding available for small businesses, nonprofits, down payment assistance providers

Council Approves Resolution Aimed To Keep Shelters Open

8:12 a.m. - Expresses intent to fund current homelessness shelter and service providers prior to funding new shelter beds

Nov. 21

Stuff Green Carts with Leaves and Food Waste

2:13 p.m. - Curbside pick-up will be suspended Dec. 2.

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

8:49 a.m. - Update: Vulnerable adult found safe and cold.

Nov. 17

Parks & Recreation + Partners Bring Holiday Festivities 2022

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

City Closures Planned For Thanksgiving

2:39 p.m. - Garbage pickup will be a day late after the holiday

Spokane County Invests $500K in Beds, Offices, Showers at TRAC

12:11 p.m. - Combined with Funds from Hello for Good to pay for additional storage

Browne's Addition Victim and the Fire's Cause Identified

11:27 a.m. - The fire investigator identified the nature as accidental.

Nov. 16

Spokane Police Seek Public's Help Locating 12 Year Old

8:18 a.m. - The child has been located safely.

Nov. 15

New shelter occupancy rate dashboard to offer updated data

3:03 p.m. - Cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley, county, health district partner on portal initiative

Nov. 14

Numerica Skate Ribbon Opens for Ice Skating Sat., Nov. 19, 2022

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

Early Morning Fatality in Spokane's Browne's Addition Neighborhood

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

Residents Urged to Use Clean Green Cart for Leaves and Yard Waste

4:27 p.m. - Curbside pick-up will be suspended Dec. 2.

Nov. 9

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Adult

3:25 p.m. - SPD has located the missing adult.

Cold Case Murder Suspect Arrested

2:05 p.m. - Suspect in 1982 murder in Spokane arrested in California

Nov. 8

City Council Approves of Updated Redistricting Map

9:13 a.m. - Council Members voted 4-2 adopting an updated City Council District map.

Nov. 4

City Prepared for Forecasted Winds

3:59 p.m. - Public Safety officials ask citizens use extreme caution

Veterans Day Is a Parking Meter Holiday

10:59 a.m. - Curbside garbage and recycling pick-up is on schedule

Nov. 3

Council Members Review Mayor's Proposed 2023 City Budget

6:04 p.m. - During Thursday’s City Council Study Session, Council Members discussed the Mayor’s 2023 Proposed Budget.

Woodward Appoints McCollim NHHS Director

4:07 p.m. - McCollim spent past two decades at HUD after working at City

Warning Period for New Speed Cameras Ends Monday, Nov. 7

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.

Couple Shoplifts Thousands, Flees Law Enforcement

8:28 a.m. - Couple Shoplifts Thousands, Flees Law Enforcement, and Collides with Police Car Before Being Apprehended

SPD Asking for Public's Help in Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

8:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating 82 year old Cleatis Pedigo.

Woodward Submits Balanced Priority-Based Budget

8:13 a.m. - Mayor’s budget invests in core services with an emphasis on public safety, people

SPD Makes Arrest in Shooting near Bemiss Elementary

8:10 a.m. - SPD arrests suspect in Northeast Spokane shooting incident

Nov. 1

Get Prepared for Snow Season Now

11:52 a.m. - Community urged to clear City right-of-way and be ready.

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Child

8:34 a.m. - Update. The child has been located.