News Releases for Week of Sunday, May 22, 2022


Upriver Park Ribbon Cutting June 2

3:52 p.m. - Ribbon cutting and dedication for Upriver Park renovations funded by Avista

Early Morning Northside Residential Fire

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.

Community Asked for Design Input on New Liberty Park Playground

12:09 p.m. - Survey open now through June 12, 2022 on new playground design at Liberty Park.

Woodward Names Smithson Interim City Attorney

12:03 p.m. - Smithson to work with retiring Ormsby during transitional period

Fire in Old Northside Lowe's Building

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.

Morning Residential Fire, Adult Burn Victim

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.

Early Morning Fire

11:18 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1300 Block of West Grace Avenue to a report of a house on fire.


Parks & Recreation Releases Draft Master Plan

1:46 p.m. - Parks & Recreation released a draft Master Plan, created from feedback from more than 5,300 residents at 25 engagement opportunities.

Flags at Half-Staff Honoring Robb Elementary School Shooting Victims

11:39 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, May 28

May 24

City Council Approves Drought Response Measures Ordinance

8:20 a.m. - Ordinance moves Spokane toward more responsible water conservation

May 23

City Receives $500,000 in Grants for Northeast Area

12 p.m. - EPA funds to be used for Brownfields assessment projects

'Taking Leadership Skills Back To the Neighborhoods'

10:54 a.m. - City, Gonzaga partnership academy energizes volunteers to take next steps for their community

City Closures Planned For Memorial Day

9:30 a.m. - Riverfront Park attractions and City golf courses are open