Yesterday at 1:52 p.m. - Riverfront’s Ice Age Floods playground and additional amenities will open to the public on Friday, May 21, 2021 at noon.
May 4 at 5:58 p.m. - The City of Spokane first responders are hosting an appreciation parade on Friday, May 14.
May 4 at 10:51 a.m. - Riverfront is partnering with the Hispanic Business & Professional Association of Spokane to host a Mexican cultural exhibit on Cinco de Mayo.
May 3 at 2:21 p.m. - Pre-season adult lap swim at Witter opens May 10 (reservations required), swim lesson registration now open.
April 30 at 3:19 p.m. - SPD and regional partners put the brakes on road racing in North Spokane with a driving emphasis patrol
April 30 at 3:16 p.m. - SPD is seeking the help of the public in identifying multiple suspects responsible for defacing a downtown mural
April 30 at 3:11 p.m. - On April 26, 2021, downtown officers were patrolling the 100 block S. Division Street, as that area is a hot spot for criminal activity.
April 30 at 3:39 a.m. - One person was seriously injured in a shooting incident near Northtown Mall
April 28 at 4:43 p.m. - Over 40 volunteers donated upwards of 5000 hours to draft a Sustainability Action Plan for Spokane
April 28 at 4:41 p.m. - Before midnight on Tuesday, SFD was dispatched to 800 W Spokane Falls Blvd for a hazardous materials incident involving a natural gas leak.
April 27 at 5:12 p.m. - Elderly couple in upper 80’s and early 90’s burglarized and assaulted by suspect in multi night crime spree.
April 27 at 11:16 a.m. - Second Harvest will be onsite at Wednesday’s Riverfront Market to collect food donations, share nutrition resources and healthy recipes.
April 26 at 6:53 p.m. - Washington lawmakers passed a $59.2 billion two-year budget with major priority to help with COVID costs such as rental assistance and childcare needs
April 26 at 1:50 p.m. - The City plans to open all six aquatic centers this year, but one barrier is standing in the way – finding enough lifeguards and swim instructors.
April 23 at 4:19 p.m. - Community partners help offer up a one-two punch with police and area youth
April 22 at 5:11 p.m. - 25 new street trees will be planted in the West Central neighborhood on Friday, April 23 as part of SpoCanopy’s goals for increased tree canopy cover.
April 22 at 2:41 p.m. - Human rights leaders show support for position focus
April 22 at 2:39 p.m. - Spokane Police Department’s Duty to Intercede policy already includes most portions of proposed Senate Bill 5066
April 22 at 2:37 p.m. - City launches online tool for residents to identify their recycling week
April 21 at 4:05 p.m. - The North Bank, Ice Age Floods Playground, wheels park, Hooptown USA court, Roskelley Performance Climbing Boulder, parking & more - opening late May!
April 21 at 11:19 a.m. - Flags will remain lowered until his interment
April 20 at 6:19 p.m. - Mayor Nadine Woodward, Councilmember Lori Kinnear, who chairs the Public Safety Committee, and Police Chief Craig Meidl release statement.
April 20 at 2:56 p.m. - Organic land management demonstration at Chief Garry Park through a collaboration with Beyond Pesticides, Natural Grocers, & City Council.
April 19 at 2:27 p.m. - March crisis calls up significantly, intervention efforts making for best possible outcomes
April 19 at 2:24 p.m. - SFD responds to the 4300 Block of North Maple Street on a report of a possible house fire.
April 19 at 12:32 p.m. - Woodward reported employee concerns to agency and requested review
April 19 at 10:38 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, April 20
April 19 at 9:09 a.m. - A Spokane Police officer was involved in an OIS incident on April 17. The officer fired his service weapons at an armed vehicle prowling suspect.
April 16 at 6:47 p.m. - Update: The Spokane Police Department has located Janisa Collier, 11.
April 15 at 11:22 a.m. - A man was taken to the hospital for a potentially life-threatening injury after being shot during a home invasion robbery near SFCC
April 15 at 10:47 a.m. - Two family members engaged in a domestic violence argument over alleged stolen property, one brother goes to the hospital and one goes to jail
April 14 at 5:20 p.m. - Convicted felon goes on tire slashing spree leaving victims with hundreds of dollars of damage to deal with
April 14 at 10:01 a.m. - Comstock Park officially reopens today, as clean-up from the January windstorm is substantially complete.
April 14 at 8:02 a.m. - SFD and automatic aid agency Spokane Fire District 9 responded to the 2900 Block of East Olympic Avenue on a possible structure fire.
April 13 at 4:32 p.m. - The City will conduct an online public survey to gather feedback on two proposed alignments to connect the Fish Lake Trail to the Centennial Trail.
April 13 at 4:03 p.m. - Beware of a phone scam where the caller claims to be Law Enforcement and asks you to purchase gift cards and provide the card numbers to the caller.
April 13 at 11:03 a.m. - Reconstruction of the north suspension pedestrian bridge in Riverfront Park will begin in May, and re-open to the public in winter/spring 2022.
April 12 at 4:15 p.m. - SFD responded to Mission Avenue and Washington Street for a 911 report of smoke visible in a large building.
April 12 at 4:12 p.m. - Update: Suspect in North Spokane Homicide booked for 2nd Degree Murder and Attempted 2nd Degree Murder
April 8 at 2:59 p.m. - Disabled and homebound CARES Clients received COVID-19 vaccine over the past two days by the Spokane Fire Department's Integrated Medical Division.
April 8 at 1:14 p.m. - Economic recovery work and East Sprague upgrades continue
April 8 at 12:13 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating the robbery of a guest at a hotel in the 9600 block of North Newport Hwy.
April 8 at 12:09 p.m. - April 7, at approximately 7:40 pm, SFD responded to the area of East Princeton Avenue /North Division Street to a 911 report of a house on fire.
April 7 at 7:34 p.m. - Parks & Recreation is working with The Lands Council to mitigate damage to our urban tree canopy from the Jan. 13, 2021 windstorm.
April 7 at 8:08 a.m. - High-end bikes stolen but quickly located by Downtown Precinct officers.
April 6 at 3:03 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, April 7
April 6 at 2:06 p.m. - Discover the benefits of home composting at the annual Spring Compost Fair sponsored
April 6 at 2:04 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1900 Block of East Sharp to a 911 report of smoke and fire emanating from the second floor of a residence.
April 5 at 3:05 p.m. - City and GU leaders urge health and safety
April 5 at 9:07 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to the area of Rockwood and Helena Ct on a report of a tree trimmer injured approximately 75 feet up in a tree.
April 5 at 9:01 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, April 6
April 2 at 3:34 p.m. - SPD and Gonzaga University Security work together to ensure safe and lawful celebrations surrounding Saturday’s NCAA game
April 2 at 10:04 a.m. - The Spokane Flag Commission is excited to announce that voting will open for the final binding vote on the new Spokane Flag on Monday, April 5!
March 31 at 3:58 p.m. - Fire protection agencies and the local air quality agency are asking our community to review and follow outdoor burning rules.
March 30 at 4:18 p.m. - An automobile/pedestrian collision sent an elderly man to the hospital for a head injury.
March 29 at 5:41 p.m. - This spring, with revised protocols, we are safely offering the most robust assortment of recreation opportunities in over a year.
March 28 at 3:27 p.m. - City of Spokane Street crews are starting to receive reports of traffic signals being without power.
March 25 at 3:28 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest a man in connection with last week’s fire at a north Spokane church
March 24 at 6:50 p.m. - Indian Canyon golf course will open for the season on Friday, March 26.
March 24 at 8:53 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, March 27
March 23 at 11:24 p.m. - SPD utilized less-lethal tools to take an armed suspect into custody in downtown Spokane
March 23 at 4:21 p.m. - SPD officer calmly talks down a suicidal/delusional man and gets him the help he needs even after the man assaulted the officer
March 23 at 12:14 p.m. - Tuesday, March 23, at approximately midnight, SFD responded to the 2300 E block of Central Avenue on a report of a possible house fire.
March 23 at 11:56 a.m. - Perkins to start April 12 wrapping up nationwide search
March 22 at 10:19 a.m. - In honor of Women’s History Month
March 19 at 10:52 a.m. - Thursday, March 18, units from the Spokane Fire Department were dispatched to 3000 block of E Broad St for an apartment fire.
March 19 at 8:49 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, March 22
March 18 at 4:15 p.m. - SFD and SPD respond to a fire at St Charles Catholic Church.
March 17 at 11:52 a.m. - Koi Pond in Manito will undergo water conservation project to improve pond quality, save 16 – 18 millions of gallons of water annually
March 17 at 11:41 a.m. - Officers responded to a reckless driver call in the East Central neighborhood in which the driver was possibly armed.
March 16 at 4:52 p.m. - Council Member Kate Burke to host Endometriosis Awareness Event in honor of Women's History Month
March 16 at 5:18 a.m. - One person was pronounced deceased at the scene, while another was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries
March 15 at 9:28 a.m. - Friday, March 12, units from SFD were dispatched to 1225 W Dalton for a residential structure fire.
March 15 at 9:24 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department reminds community members to check their smoke and CO alarms when we spring forward this Sunday.
March 12 at 4:59 p.m. - Recently there has been an increase in “kidnapping scams” in the Spokane area. SPD wants the public to be aware of these scams and to report them.
March 11 at 11:42 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is one of five local teams throughout the State of Washington participating in the two year FEMA grant funded program.
March 11 at 11:08 a.m. - Other work also is slated for Hamilton corridor this year
March 10 at 3:32 p.m. - Spokane is one of eight cities to be awarded in this program and will receive $10,000 in direct financial support.
March 10 at 3:20 p.m. - The Spokane Independent Investigative Response Team is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting that took place on March 7, around 7pm in Chattaroy.
March 10 at 2:20 p.m. - Wednesday SFD was dispatched to the 700 block of West Spofford Avenue for a residential structure fire.
March 10 at 11:18 a.m. - Spring 2021 activities at Riverfront include an outdoor market, health and fitness programs, and an interactive kid’s puzzle exploring downtown
March 9 at 2:54 p.m. - Feist to replace Simmons, who accepted county chief executive position
March 9 at 1:10 p.m. - Two more Spokane golf courses are opening this week – Downriver opens Wednesday, March 10, 2021 and Esmeralda opens Friday, March 12, 2021.
March 8 at 3:10 p.m. - Sunday, March 7, SFD and Fire District 8 were dispatched to the 3100 block of East 37th Avenue for an apartment building on fire.
March 5 at 4:19 a.m. - 11-time convicted felon is found hiding in wall after multiple-hour standoff
March 4 at 3:48 p.m. - Two reports, of a female being shot lead police to Browne’s Addition where the victim was located and transported to a hospital for treatment.
March 3 at 3:18 p.m. - Public has opportunity to give feedback on recommendations
March 3 at 11 a.m. - Police Strategies LLC commissioned for a study on SPD relations with community around gender, age, and race.
March 3 at 10:49 a.m. - SFD and an auto aid engine company from Fire District 9 were dispatched to the 2100 block of West Weile Avenue for a residential structure fire.
March 3 at 10:47 a.m. - SFD and a District 8 Engine Company were dispatched to the 3400 block of East 28th Avenue for a residence on fire.
March 3 at 1:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate, Mary Cady-Kahlow, 13.
March 2 at 1:54 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens March 4, with permanent greens and carts allowed. For tee times, please call 448-9317.
March 2 at 8:26 a.m. - City Council voted to approve the 5-year Spokane Police Guild contract that adheres to City Charter requirements for independent police oversight.
March 1 at 4:48 p.m. - The Spokane Flag Commission has selected 12 finalists to advance to a binding vote of the public.
March 1 at 2:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Department would like assistance from the community to identify a burglar.
March 1 at 8:46 a.m. - Spokane Municipal Court will be closed March 4 & 5
March 1 at 8:43 a.m. - Officers responded to a shooting call in North Spokane. No victims were shot but suffered injuries to their faces from being pistol whipped.
Feb. 25 at 5:24 p.m. - Riverfront Park is excited to announce the Looff Carrousel will reopen Monday, March 1, 2021 under Phase 2 guidelines.
Feb. 25 at 2:02 p.m. - Council Member Wilkerson along with community partners join to celebrate Spokane Cultural Days
Feb. 25 at 8:24 a.m. - The City of Spokane will resume curbside yard and food waste pickup on Monday, March 1. The optional service runs from March through November.
Feb. 24 at 2:40 p.m. - Suspect assaults and strangles victim before shooting out a window of her residence and fleeing the scene.
Feb. 24 at 2:35 p.m. - Two adults and a juvenile were arrested early this morning after an alleged burglary and drive by shooting.
Feb. 23 at 4:28 p.m. - Drive-by shootings on the increase in Spokane, SPD working cases diligently, seeking assistance from witnesses and the community
Feb. 22 at 5:12 p.m. - City flags at half-staff through Feb. 26
Feb. 22 at 4:52 p.m. - SPD officers arrest a suspect for stealing a catalytic converter just hours after the theft was completed.
Feb. 22 at 8:33 a.m. - Rising temperatures, space availability, sustainability of contract support factors
Feb. 19 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD is asking the public for assistance with information in a drive-by shooting last night
Feb. 19 at 4:38 p.m. - BHU responds to thousands of people in crisis providing the best possible outcomes during a very challenging year for people with mental health issues
Feb. 19 at 3:39 p.m. - The Spokane Hoopfest Association and Spokane Parks & Recreation are partnering to present the City’s first Hooptown USA Outdoor League this spring.
Feb. 18 at 3:22 p.m. - SPD would like the community to be aware of an increase of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles in the city.
Feb. 18 at 7:28 a.m. - The City of Spokane completed work in the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 18, on the Full-City Plow initiated on Monday, Feb. 15.
Feb. 15 at 11:10 a.m. - The City of Spokane will launch a Full-City Plow today. City crews will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until all the streets are plowed.
Feb. 15 at 8:37 a.m. - Few exposure responses, no deaths reported among homeless population
Feb. 15 at 8:34 a.m. - SFD crews were dispatched to a report of a structure fire on W. Gardner Ave. The caller reported flames coming from the front of the home.
Feb. 14 at 3:53 a.m. - SPD arrests male for carjacking committed minutes after he was released from jail
Feb. 12 at 4:58 p.m. - What the move to Phase 2 means for City of Spokane Parks & Recreation
Feb. 12 at 4:16 p.m. - Shelter system activates additional resources with COVID protocols
Feb. 12 at 3:48 p.m. - 5-year contract must be voted on by Guild membership, Council
Feb. 11 at 3:37 p.m. - SPD needs your help in locating a missing juvenile girl who is possibly in need of her medication. She was last seen early Thursday morning.
Feb. 10 at 3:06 p.m. - The Patrol Anti-Crime Team has arrested three subjects for nine of the eleven Gonzaga University area burglaries during their winter break.
Feb. 10 at 8:41 a.m. - The City will host an online meeting to discuss options to address transportation needs near 37th & Ray, 37th & Freya and Ferris High School.
Feb. 9 at 11:53 a.m. - The City of Spokane today is recognizing five organizations that have excelled in the management of wastewater generated as part of their processes.
Feb. 9 at 11:08 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect after he flees from a routine traffic stop – leaving a trail of drugs and a gun.
Feb. 9 at 10:51 a.m. - New Funding Will Help Support Initiatives Aimed at Safely Reducing Spokane County’s Jail Population and Advancing Racial Equity
Feb. 9 at 8:13 a.m. - Shelter system activates additional resources with COVID protocols
Feb. 8 at 3:37 p.m. - SPD makes an arrest in the vandalism of Temple Beth Shalom in south Spokane, suspect is charged with a hate crime.
Feb. 8 at 8:43 a.m. - Collaboration with SRHD streamlines distribution for high-risk population
Feb. 5 at 10:12 p.m. - An adult male victim suffered multiple stab wounds after an argument, and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition
Feb. 3 at 3:28 p.m. - SPD arrested a juvenile shooting suspect after surveillance video contradicted his statement claiming he had been the victim.
Feb. 3 at 3:23 p.m. - A suspected Fentanyl exposure sends three Spokane Police Officers to the hospital for treatment.
Jan. 29 at 11 p.m. - Andreus Thorson was last seen in the area of 1200 W Westview Ct in Northeast Spokane on 01-29-21 around 7:30PM.
Jan. 29 at 5:13 p.m. - SPD arrests a vehicle prowling suspect for stealing a firearm from a vehicle, after SPD recovers surveillance footage of him breaking into the car.
Jan. 29 at 11:37 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers test E-bikes while patrolling downtown Spokane.
Jan. 29 at 11:34 a.m. - SFD Launches Virtual Fire Safety Program for Preschools and Families
Jan. 27 at 12:16 p.m. - Tuesday, SFD and a District 1 Engine Company, through automatic aid, were dispatched to the 2400 block of East 5th Avenue for a residence on fire.
Jan. 26 at 4:30 p.m. - On January 25th, 2021 around 2:00PM SPD was dispatched to the 2300 block of E. Rich Ave. in reference to the recovery of stolen property.
Jan. 25 at 10:25 a.m. - The City of Spokane will share information from its evaluation of routes to connect the popular Fish Lake Trail to the Centennial Trail.
Jan. 19 at 7:57 a.m. - A message from City of Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl regarding the upcoming inauguration and potential unrest
Jan. 19 at 7:55 a.m. - Officers investigated an attempted residential burglary in north Spokane on Sunday and eventually arrested and booked two suspects into jail.
Jan. 19 at 7:53 a.m. - Officers utilize their K-9’s, two nights in a row to end potentially dangerous situations, highlighting the importance of a well trained K-9 program.
Jan. 19 at 7:48 a.m. - SFD and Fire District 8, were dispatched to the 1800 block of East 18th Avenue for a report of a fire in an attached garage underneath a house.
Jan. 15 at 11:04 a.m. - Accomplished O’Sullivan has served in all court capacities
Jan. 15 at 11:02 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 600 block of West 20th Avenue for multiple reports of a one and a half story home with its back porch on fire.
Jan. 15 at 10:59 a.m. - Deputy Fire Marshal's vehicle crushed by Ponderosa Pine tree while he occupied the driver's seat. He was uninjured and able to walk away.
Jan. 15 at 10:54 a.m. - Spokane County's First Responders finished its mission, with the last vaccination occurring Thursday, Jan. 14
Jan. 15 at 10:48 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 700 block of South Lincoln Place for a report of a basement fire in an apartment.
Jan. 15 at 10:46 a.m. - Two porch pirates were arrested on Thursday evening after taking a couple packages off of porches and stealing the contents inside.
Jan. 14 at 5:04 p.m. - SPD cold case to be highlighted on national program this weekend
Jan. 14 at 4:16 p.m. - Comstock Park on Spokane’s south hill is temporarily closed while work crews assess and mitigate hazards from high winds.
Jan. 14 at 12:04 p.m. - Declaration speeds deployment of additional resources to prevent further impact
Jan. 14 at 11:15 a.m. - SFD responded to the 3800 block of East Rich Avenue for a report of a structure fire.
Jan. 13 at 2:23 p.m. - Three local transfer stations offering free tree disposal
Jan. 13 at 9:12 a.m. - Public Safety officials ask citizens to stay home if they can
Jan. 12 at 4:11 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1200 block of E. Sprague for a reported motor vehicle accident.
Jan. 11 at 4:20 p.m. - Fatal vehicle vs pedestrian collision in northeast Spokane
Jan. 11 at 1:56 p.m. - Flags will remain lowered at half-staff until Jan. 13
Jan. 9 at 11:43 a.m. - Candidates seeking to fill position vacated by Judge Staab
Jan. 9 at 11:23 a.m. - Regional solution includes interim step, identification of long-term location
Jan. 8 at 2:03 p.m. - Beginning Monday, January 11, 2021, signs providing resources and support for human trafficking victims will be placed at Riverfront Park.
Jan. 8 at 12:03 p.m. - SFD is saddened to announce the passing of 4-year-old Michael LeRoy Kane II, the community's first fire fatality of 2021.
Jan. 7 at 1:13 p.m. - Several off-campus student residences were broken into and property stolen while they were gone on winter break.
Jan. 7 at 1:09 p.m. - Patrol officers investigate 2 robberies in downtown Spokane. Officers locate and arrest the 18-year-old suspect about 15 minutes after the incidents.
Jan. 6 at 10:29 a.m. - The Spokane Independent Investigative Response (SIIR) Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting in north Spokane.
Jan. 5 at 4:15 p.m. - Plan includes positives, hope, and a goal certain
Jan. 5 at 4:11 p.m. - Burglary victim who watched her home being ransacked via Ring camera calls police and helps identify suspect leading to his arrest.
Jan. 5 at 4:08 p.m. - A Domestic Violence subject was arrested for felony assault after attacking his girlfriend with an axe. The victim sustained serious injuries.
Jan. 4 at 9:42 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1200 block of E. Illinois for a reported house fire.
Jan. 4 at 9:39 a.m. - A first alarm was dispatched to North Hough Street and East Trent Avenue for a 911 report of a commercial building on fire.
Jan. 2 at 3:10 p.m. - The City of Spokane expects to complete work by about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2, on the Full-City Plow initiated on Wednesday, Dec. 30.