News Releases for June 2024

Today

Assault call in West Spokane leads to multiple felony warrant arrests

9:03 a.m. - Assault call in West Spokane results in multiple felony warrant arrests

June 17

SPD arrests repeat offender for stealing a car and eluding police

4:37 p.m. - SPD arrests repeat offender for stealing a car and eluding police

SREC, SFD, & AMR Announce Nurse Navigation Program

2:51 p.m. - Beginning tomorrow, residents of Spokane who call 911 will have access to expanded medical services through the new Spokane Nurse Navigation program.

June 13

SPD reminds you to slow down - traffic emphasis underway

4:40 p.m. - SPD reminds you to slow down - traffic emphasis underway

Three House Fires in 24 Hours Keep Spokane Firefighters Busy

3:18 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department has been busy over the past 24 hours, responding to three reported working fires.

June 12

SPD arrests man who assaulted a woman who got out of her car to help

5:17 p.m. - SPD arrests man who assaulted a woman who got out of her car to help him

City Closures Planned For Juneteenth

9 a.m. - Garbage and recycling pickup on a normal schedule

June 11

SPD investigating fatal hit & run collision in Downtown Spokane

4:20 p.m. - SPD investigating fatal hit & run collision in Downtown Spokane

Spokane City Council Approves Funding for Allocations of ARPA Funds

9:45 a.m. - City Council has adopted a Special Budget Ordinance approving $5 million in appropriations and allocations of the American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funding.

June 10

SPD arrests 5 teenagers after they accost two security workers

5:22 p.m. - SPD arrests 5 teenagers after they accost two security workers, brandish a gun and vandalize property

Snapshot Estimate of Homeless Population Reveals Overall Decrease

3:53 p.m. - The 2024 Point-in-Time Count revealed a decrease overall from 2023.

Saturday Evening Apartment Fire Displaces Two Occupants

2:50 p.m. - On Saturday, June 8, 2024, the Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to S Elm St in response to a report of smoke inside a structure.

Taking Leadership Skills Back To the Neighborhoods

2:20 p.m. - City, Gonzaga partnership academy energizes volunteers to take next steps for their community

One in custody in Downtown Spokane shooting

11:53 a.m. - One in custody in Downtown Spokane shooting

June 7

City Provides Annual Report on Drinking Water Quality

2:42 p.m. - The City of Spokane today is releasing its required annual report on the quality of drinking water provided by the City’s Water Department.

High Traffic Impacts Coming Week of June 10

1:12 p.m. - The community is urged to plan for detours and alternate routes.

June 6

Stabbing in West Spokane leaves one dead, one with serious injuries.

4:22 p.m. - Stabbing in West Spokane leaves one dead, one with serious injuries. Suspect in custody for homicide.

Multiple Arrests Make After Downtown Pride Mural Is Vandalized

1:17 p.m. - On June 5, 2024, SPD officers responded to the intersection of Howard Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard on a report of a vandalism incident.

Council Votes to Ratify Mayor's Executive Declaration of Emergency

1:15 p.m. - At a Special Legislative Session on June 6, 2024, the City Council, in a unanimous vote, ratified the Mayor’s Executive Declaration of Emergency.

June 5

Suspect in Custody After Assaulting Family Member with a Firearm

4:48 p.m. - Suspect in custody after assaulting family member with a firearm, brief pursuit safely ends with PIT.

June 4

Mayor Brown Declares Emergency to Implement Response to Opioid Crisis

11:34 a.m. - Emergency declaration to streamline several public health and public safety directives within the 2nd and Division St corridor

June 3

City Council Approves Contract with Lime as Scooter Vendor

6:43 p.m. - During Monday’s Legislative Session, the City Council voted to approve a two-year contract with Lime.

Post St. Bridge Reopening Celebrates River Views

1:44 p.m. - Three completed projects showcase accessibility to outdoor recreation.