News Releases for October 2018


Citizens Invited to Bikeshare Meeting

12 p.m. - Open House set for Wednesday, October 24, starting at 4 p.m.

Citizens Asked To Move RVs, Boats and Trailers

9:26 a.m. - Moving these vehicles necessary for Snow Season operations.

Oct. 12

Councilwoman Burke Wants to Hear From the Academy Residents

4:12 p.m. - Spokane City Council Member Kate Burke is hosting a meeting for the people displaced by the closure of The Academy senior living facility.

Fire Marshal lifts restrictions on outdoor recreational fires for the

11:23 a.m. - The burn restrictions that were implemented for outdoor recreational fires were lifted this morning by order of the Spokane City Fire Marshal.

Citizens Invited to Open House about Project to Improve Sprague Avenue

9:52 a.m. - Project proposed for Spargue Avenue in the University District.

Oct. 11

Fall Weekend Events at Riverfront Park

12:40 p.m. - Two events at Riverfront this weekend provide free and affordable family entertainment. Join us to celebrate fall!

Male Arrested after Firing Gun at City Park

12:30 p.m. - SPD took a male into custody after witnesses reported he was firing a gun off at a city park last night. He was taken into custody without incident.

Oct. 9

SFD and Whitworth University improve fire safety for community

3:28 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department and Whitworth University improve fire safety for community through nationwide town/gown project

Notice of Funding Availability

9:55 a.m. - City of Spokane releases first five-year Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).

Oct. 8

Monday, Oct. 8 is a Parking Meter Holiday; City Offices Open As Usual

12:53 p.m. - Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Monday, Oct. 8, because of the Indigenous Peoples Day holiday.

Mayor Condon to Deliver Annual Statement of Conditions and Affairs

8:30 a.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon will deliver the annual Statement of the Conditions & Affairs of the City of Spokane.

Oct. 5

Council Member Lori Kinnear to Receive Advocacy Award

2:01 p.m. - Council Member Lori Kinnear to Receive Spokane Preservation Advocates 2018 Advocacy Award

Mayor to Convene Task Force to Consider Expansion of Salary Review

12:36 p.m. - Work is part of efforts to establish a 21st Century Workforce for the City.

Oct. 4

Investigators Reopen Northbound Division after Serious Crash

10:14 p.m. - MCU just cleared the scene of a serious injury crash at Division & Kiernan. A pedestrian was transported to a hospital w/ life threatening injuries.

Two houses destroyed after early morning house fire

Noon - One resident was treated for smoke inhalation and two firefighters sustained minor injuries after a house fire in the 100 block of E. Sinto Ave.

Oct. 3

City of Spokane and Partners to Receive Award

12:58 p.m. - Spokane to receive Smart Partnership Award at the 2018 Smart Communities Awards.

Progress on Browne’s Addition Historic District

8:37 a.m. - The Historic Preservation Office is making progress on nominating the Browne’s Addition Neighborhood to the Spokane Register of Historic Places.

Oct. 1

Cause of N. Ruby St. house fire ruled accidental

5:26 p.m. - The cause of a fire that damaged a home in the 1600 block of N. Ruby St. on Thursday has been ruled accidental.