Today at 3:52 p.m. - Ribbon cutting and dedication for Upriver Park renovations funded by Avista
Today at 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.
Today at 12:09 p.m. - Survey open now through June 12, 2022 on new playground design at Liberty Park.
Today at 12:03 p.m. - Smithson to work with retiring Ormsby during transitional period
Today at 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.
Today at 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.
Today at 11:18 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1300 Block of West Grace Avenue to a report of a house on fire.
Yesterday at 1:46 p.m. - Parks & Recreation released a draft Master Plan, created from feedback from more than 5,300 residents at 25 engagement opportunities.
Yesterday at 11:39 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, May 28
May 24 at 8:20 a.m. - Ordinance moves Spokane toward more responsible water conservation
May 23 at 12 p.m. - EPA funds to be used for Brownfields assessment projects
May 23 at 10:54 a.m. - City, Gonzaga partnership academy energizes volunteers to take next steps for their community
May 23 at 9:30 a.m. - Riverfront Park attractions and City golf courses are open
May 20 at 4:21 p.m. - SPD set to help provide a safe and enjoyable Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade
May 20 at 2:47 p.m. - Council Member Cathcart has presented the City Council with a substitute vision on how the City can reduce water usage through incentives & education
May 19 at 2:04 p.m. - Will continue leading risk management work in reduced capacity into August
May 19 at 12:23 p.m. - FireComm received a message reporting an automatic alarm activating in the Park Tower Apartments in downtown Spokane.
May 18 at 4:50 p.m. - Riverfront has a variety of community engagement programs offered free to the community this spring & summer! Thank you to our incredible sponsors.
May 18 at 2:36 p.m. - Community participation and conversation on neighborhood traffic safety
May 17 at 1:38 p.m. - Program would co-locate police, behavioral health services in former library site
May 17 at 11:55 a.m. - Construction begins Monday, May 23 on the Don Kardong pedestrian bridge renovation.
May 17 at 8:07 a.m. - Action moves the City forward on path for proposed Trent Shelter
May 16 at 2:38 p.m. - Upgraded payment devices hit the streets this week.
May 16 at 11:26 a.m. - Nina has been located. Thank you to all that assisted.
May 16 at 11:22 a.m. - Spokane Police Department officers replace seven year old’s bicycle after it’s taken during robbery
May 12 at 2:55 p.m. - City flags at half-staff through May 16
May 12 at 10:32 a.m. - Funding from three sources to help address housing crisis
May 11 at 3:11 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to a significant rescue of nine waterfowl from the family Anatidae. (Confused? Did I get your attention yet)?
May 10 at 5:09 p.m. - The program is intended to reduce fire risk in natural areas by reducing brush and tree sapling density.
May 10 at 10:40 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Investigation unit provides an update for three recent incidents.
May 10 at 8:16 a.m. - Good Samaritan assists in arrest of a suspect in a volatile incident where two suspects posed a significant threat to police and community
May 10 at 8:13 a.m. - Application Process to be Determined
May 9 at 10:08 a.m. - SFD received multiple 911 calls indicating a large house fire in Spokane's Nevada Heights Neighborhood.
May 9 at 10:06 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a trailer on fire in the San Souci Mobile Home Park.
May 9 at 10:03 a.m. - SFD responded to a structure fire in the Garry Park neighborhood.
May 9 at 10:01 a.m. - SFD and SVFD was dispatched to a significant incident indicating multiple reports of persons trapped in house trailers in the Central Mobile Home Park
May 9 at 9:56 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department offers new pediatric life-saving tools system-wide
May 9 at 9:51 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a structure fire reported by a security guard patrolling a row of vacant residences.
May 6 at 11:30 a.m. - Story map to provide context to data
May 6 at 10:11 a.m. - Independent Group to Review Requests for Proposals
May 6 at 10:08 a.m. - New visual notification is next step in renovation of parking system.
May 6 at 8:30 a.m. - Emerson/Garfield area representative will help prioritize projects.
May 5 at 4:53 p.m. - On May 7, SFD & American Red Cross volunteers will be visiting homes in the Nevada Heights neighborhood installing free smoke & carbon monoxide alarms
May 5 at 12 p.m. - SPD makes arrest in a series of drive-by shootings this week
May 5 at 8:35 a.m. - A children’s design workshop will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Liberty Park Library, from 10 A.M. – Noon
May 5 at 8:11 a.m. - Alleges violations of ethics code through improper actions in shelter process
May 4 at 9:07 a.m. - Spokane Police Department is asking for any help from the community to help locate Les Kremer.
May 3 at 8:42 a.m. - SPD responds to five-reported shootings on Monday night in just under two hours. One of the incidents resulted in a female being shot multiple times.
May 3 at 8:40 a.m. - Two repeat offenders with 21 prior felony convictions each arrested for multiple felonies after being located in a stolen trailer with guns and drugs.
May 2 at 12:59 p.m. - SFD responded to a residential structure fire in the 2600 block of East Sanson Avenue.
April 29 at 1:13 p.m. - SPD arrests bank robbery suspect who used a stolen rental van as a getaway vehicle
April 27 at 2:34 p.m. - State of the City Address includes Violent Crimes Task Force formation, homelessness plan update, and plan to move House of Charity
April 27 at 1:48 p.m. - On May 4, 2022, a sculpture featuring a mated pair of bronze-cast mute swans will be unveiled
April 27 at 10:44 a.m. - Mark Spokane’s 19th year as a Tree City USA at the Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 30, 2022, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M., at Finch Arboretum
April 26 at 3:49 p.m. - Parks & Recreation is on the last big push to round out the seasonal workforce.
April 25 at 8:29 a.m. - Spokane County participants to receive free compost bin
April 22 at 5:08 p.m. - Just after midnight on Friday April 22nd, SFD responded to a reported travel trailer fire on the 500 block of East Gordon Ave.
April 21 at 4:55 p.m. - SPD Major Crimes Unit (MCU) collision investigators are asking the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle whereabouts.
April 21 at 2:22 p.m. - UPDATE: Police arrest 2nd suspect in a catalytic converter theft in late March, vehicle seized tied to additional catalytic converter thefts
April 21 at 12:56 p.m. - On Thursday, April 21st, at approximately 07:30 AM, SFD was dispatched to a reported detached garage fire on the 1700 block of East Dalton Ave.
April 20 at 8:36 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at the 4000 block of West Princeton Ave.
April 20 at 8:13 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at the 4000 block of North Jefferson.
April 20 at 8:08 a.m. - Conflict of interest and breach of process cause restart for fairness, objectivity
April 19 at 8:05 p.m. - SPD investigating shooting in the 1600 Block of W Mission Ave.
April 18 at 9:51 a.m. - Woman arrested after throwing rocks through windows of a high school causing substantial property damage
April 15 at 5:13 p.m. - The arrest of a suspect in a catalytic converter theft today leads to the seizure of 3 vehicles and additional stolen property
April 15 at 9:19 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to 1800-block W 7th Ave to investigate an undetermined smoke odor.
April 14 at 12:12 p.m. - Seven partners are working together to fully revitalize the playground and basketball court at Liberty Park on the lower south hill.
April 13 at 1:52 p.m. - Riverfront is planning an open house for anyone considering hosting an event at the park.
April 12 at 1:18 p.m. - Site will add flexible 24-hour shelter space to system
April 12 at 10:18 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a large building fire at 4511 S Freya Street.
April 12 at 10:15 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a passenger vehicle that drove at high speed into the Spokane River.
April 12 at 10:13 a.m. - Shooting in North Spokane leaves one male deceased
April 12 at 10:12 a.m. - More Charges for Impaired Driver who Crashed into the River
April 11 at 8:24 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a small brush fire near the intersection of South Russell and Highway 2.
April 11 at 8:21 a.m. - Two unrelated shootings in less than an hour leave four victims, two are deceased
April 8 at 1:23 p.m. - Flags will be lowered to half-staff
April 7 at 4:11 p.m. - Hit and run puts two people in the hospital
April 7 at 4:03 p.m. - At 12:55 p.m., a first alarm was dispatched to a high-rise fire at 217 W Spokane Falls Boulevard in downtown Spokane.
April 7 at 3:48 p.m. - At 4:22 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a smoke investigation near 2nd Avenue and Monroe Street.
April 7 at 1:35 p.m. - SPD arrests prolific thief who purchased thousands of dollars’ worth of goods on credit cards stolen from vehicles
April 5 at 1:38 p.m. - The community is invited to share their thoughts on what a future dog park in Riverfront Park could look like.
April 5 at 9:42 a.m. - Public invited to demo new electric scooters and bikes.
April 4 at 8:21 a.m. - Drive-by Shooting in North Central Spokane Sends Juvenile Male to Hospital with Life-threatening Injury
March 31 at 8:31 a.m. - Shooting in North Spokane sends one juvenile male to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
March 30 at 1:33 p.m. - Street, bridge, water and sewer system maintenance projects on the list.
March 29 at 1:59 p.m. - Several new climbing structures for kids have been added at the Audubon Park playground, thanks to the Jess Roskelley Foundation
March 29 at 1:17 p.m. - Reconstruction of the north suspension pedestrian bridge in Riverfront Park is complete, and the bridge will re-open to the public March 30, 2022.
March 28 at 5:04 p.m. - Council adopted 7-0 a resolution committing a substantial investment of at least $6,271,869 in 2022 into City of Spokane public safety vehicles.
March 28 at 9:22 a.m. - Lengthy SPD drug investigation nets a huge amount of stolen property and drugs – one person arrested
March 25 at 1:24 p.m. - Flags are lowered to half-staff
March 24 at 12:34 p.m. - Traffic stop leads to arrest, recovery of stolen car, stolen gun, and a lot of drugs
March 24 at 8:21 a.m. - Flags will be lowered until Sunday
March 23 at 3:03 p.m. - MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WILL IMPACT HATCH ROAD AND THOR-FREYA AREAS
March 22 at 4:34 p.m. - Requirements met with 100 percent compliance.
March 22 at 1:48 p.m. - Funds support local homeless housing, service programs
March 22 at 1:38 p.m. - Mother and a juvenile arrested after drive-by shooting in Northwest Spokane
March 21 at 4 p.m. - Indian Canyon golf course will open for the season on Saturday, March 26, 2022.
March 21 at 12:57 p.m. - The City of Spokane invites citizens to help kick off “Neighbors Drive 25,” a joint pedestrian and traffic safety education program starting March 24
March 21 at 10:32 a.m. - Spokane Engine 3 was dispatched to the Jolly Mart in Spokane's West Central neighborhood to check on an unknown rubbish fire.
March 21 at 8:25 a.m. - SFD and automatic aid units from Fire District 9, responded to multiple reports of smoke and fire coming from a 2nd story apartment.
March 21 at 8:22 a.m. - SPD and U.S. Marshals are searching for a dangerous homicide suspect who has made known his desire to kill police officers and others
March 17 at 2:23 p.m. - One more City golf course is set to open - Downriver Golf Course opens Friday, March 18, 2022.
March 17 at 11:02 a.m. - A missing 5 year old boy who prompted an emergency alert is found safe curled up in a stranger’s car near his home.
March 16 at 4:52 p.m. - SPD seeking assistance in a felony hit and run of a police vehicle.
March 16 at 2:26 p.m. - RV fire turns to homicide investigation; MCU detectives actively investigating
March 14 at 8:25 a.m. - On March 12, 2022, SFD responded to the 2400 block of North Hamilton St. for a report of a possible structure fire.
March 11 at 4:42 p.m. - City Council has announced the return of in-person meetings at City Hall starting Monday, March 14.
March 11 at 12:27 p.m. - Council Members, the Mayor and staff provided compelling testimony in public hearings on various issues.
March 10 at 3:21 p.m. - Shelter would be activated to meet emergent needs, location to be determined
March 10 at 12:47 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens March 12, and Esmeralda opens March 16, 2022. Opening dates for Indian Canyon and Downriver will be announced soon.
March 9 at 4:49 p.m. - 12-year-old Willard Elementary student arrested after bringing gun to school
March 8 at 9:33 a.m. - Detectives investigating fatal shooting near 2nd and Maple
March 7 at 8:30 a.m. - On Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 9:38 AM, several callers reported an adult floating face-down and lifeless in the river.
March 7 at 8:24 a.m. - On Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 1:53 AM, a recreational vehicle on fire was reported.
March 7 at 8:20 a.m. - At approximately 11:43 PM on Saturday, March 6, 2022, SFD responded to the area of 1700 East Queen Avenue for a report of a garage on fire.
March 4 at 12:33 p.m. - Caught on video: Suspect with hundreds of prior arrests is caught breaking into a vehicle downtown. SPD Downtown NROs make arrest.
March 4 at 11:22 a.m. - Caught on video: Suspect with hundreds of prior arrests is caught breaking into a vehicle downtown. SPD Downtown NROs make arrest.
March 2 at 11:50 a.m. - Woman arrested for vehicular homicide after pedestrian death
March 1 at 11:51 a.m. - Projects will improve local streets in commercial areas
March 1 at 8:37 a.m. - Funding for projects promoting tourism and cultural activities
Feb. 23 at 10:13 a.m. - The Spokane Humane Society donated $250,000 towards construction of a dog park in the heart of Riverfront Park at the Forestry Shelter.
Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. - Stakeholders passionately express opposition during conversations
Feb. 22 at 1:55 p.m. - Dayshift patrol officers recover multiple stolen vehicles, make multiple arrests, and recover a firearm during separate morning incidents
Feb. 22 at 8:57 a.m. - Yard waste, food scraps and some paper items accepted.
Feb. 21 at 3:36 p.m. - Options add space during cold snap while work continues on permanent solutions
Feb. 21 at 8:20 a.m. - Three separate vehicle collisions result in one fatality, multiple injured persons, and two people requiring extrication.
Feb. 18 at 5:46 p.m. - Free disposal available at Waste to Energy, County transfer stations
Feb. 18 at 9:28 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 4500 Block of North Crestline Street to a seemingly routine problem with the home's furnace generating smoke.
Feb. 17 at 1:16 p.m. - Downtown argument leads to arrest of convicted felon, recovery of shotgun
Feb. 15 at 4:34 p.m. - SPD actively investigating 10 shootings in the last week
Feb. 15 at 2:48 p.m. - SPD responds to a drive-by shooting that results in the confiscation of a substantial amount of narcotics & thousands of dollars in counterfeit money.
Feb. 15 at 10:56 a.m. - Spokane Police respond to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on the South Hill that leaves one victim with life-threatening injuries
Feb. 14 at 2:55 p.m. - Escaped inmate caught in Spokane after fleeing from stolen vehicle
Feb. 14 at 11:52 a.m. - Garbage pickup on normal schedule
Feb. 11 at 9:54 p.m. - A few maintenance projects will have minor impacts on Riverfront Park visitors beginning next week.
Feb. 11 at 8:38 a.m. - Quick response from Spokane Police Power Shift and Graveyard Patrol Officers spoil two separate unrelated burglary attempts within hours of each other
Feb. 9 at 3:52 p.m. - Fencing is being used to improve health and safety in the area
Feb. 9 at 8:50 a.m. - Funds to assist with 54-unit second phase in Perry District
Feb. 8 at 8:10 a.m. - Flags are lowered to half-staff
Feb. 8 at 8:07 a.m. - Mayor and CM Wilkerson welcomed students from LCHS to celebrate the rising of the Pan-African flag above City Hall in honor of Black History Month.
Feb. 7 at 7:46 a.m. - Stabbing in Downtown Spokane sends one to the hospital with life threatening injuries
Feb. 7 at 7:44 a.m. - On Saturday, Feb. 5, 5:45 am, the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of East Wellesley Ave on a report of a possible garage fire.
Feb. 4 at 11:29 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation was awarded funding totaling nearly $133,000 to expand summer 2022 outdoor youth programs.
Feb. 4 at 9:26 a.m. - Unattended cooking is the leading cause of fires in the kitchen. Stay alert and in the kitchen when frying, broiling, grilling, or boiling food.
Feb. 3 at 8:07 a.m. - At 11:20 pm on the night of February 2, 2022, a garage was reported to be on fire behind the residence.
Feb. 1 at 8:57 a.m. - On Jan. 31, 5:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to 2020 E. Sprague Ave for a shooting.
Jan. 27 at 1:11 p.m. - Spokane City Council Member Jonathan Bingle has issued a statement regarding the mask mandate.
Jan. 26 at 3:01 p.m. - Spokane Special Victims Unit detectives currently investigating incidents near Manito Park
Jan. 26 at 12:02 p.m. - Monday, the City Council allocated $1.45M of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds towards repair of the Kardong Bridge, completing the funding package.
Jan. 25 at 1:42 p.m. - Officer involved shooting after officers encounter male holding knife to toddler
Jan. 25 at 1:40 p.m. - Council Member Betsy Wilkerson recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).
Jan. 25 at 1:35 p.m. - On January 20, 2022, Spokane Fire Department (SFD) was dispatched at 9:34 PM to a first alarm residential fire in the 2000 Block of East 4th Avenue.
Jan. 25 at 1:33 p.m. - On January 18, 2022, at 1:11 PM, 911 received a call from a homeowner reporting a fire in the interior basement wall of his residence.
Jan. 21 at 4:31 p.m. - Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force arrests two known juvenile gang members recovering items stolen in a robbery including a French Bulldog puppy
Jan. 21 at 2:37 p.m. - Two online application portals paused today
Jan. 21 at 2:28 p.m. - The BHU sees continued growth and success assisting people experiencing behavioral health crisis in its’ second year of operation
Jan. 21 at 12:49 p.m. - Volunteers needed for program that generates homeless services funds
Jan. 20 at 1:33 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect in a shooting that put one man in the hospital with life threatening injuries.
Jan. 20 at 11:42 a.m. - Army veteran and federal agency leader has more than 20 years of HR experience
Jan. 18 at 8:45 a.m. - A full commercial alarm was dispatched to 212 South Washington Street for smoke alarms sounding throughout the building.
Jan. 18 at 8:42 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to North Waterworks Street and East Surro Avenue to the report of an explosion injuring two individuals.
Jan. 18 at 8:37 a.m. - Stabbing in North Spokane sends two to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries
Jan. 14 at 8:44 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to the 3700 block of East Fairview Avenue to a report of smoke in a home.
Jan. 14 at 8:17 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to an apartment fire with reports from occupants of flames visible on the ceiling.
Jan. 13 at 3:47 p.m. - The letter does not serve as a resolution or ordinance but instead serves as a call to action from Councilmembers to the Administration.
Jan. 13 at 2:23 p.m. - Experience and vision cited as strengths in stakeholder feedback
Jan. 12 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD volunteer programs for young people renamed and refreshed
Jan. 12 at 9:25 a.m. - Ex-husband arrested after attempting to burn down victim’s house during domestic violence incident in South Spokane.
Jan. 11 at 1:54 p.m. - Special Study Session to discuss City’s response and solution
Jan. 11 at 8:05 a.m. - Garbage and recycling pickup on normal schedule
Jan. 10 at 4:36 p.m. - SPD is currently investigating an assault/luring incident in the area of Rogers High School
Jan. 10 at 12:08 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation was allocated $1,120,000 in the first round of the City of Spokane’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) appropriations last week.
Jan. 9 at 4:54 p.m. - Winter operations remain in place and attention turns to potholes.
Jan. 9 at 4:10 p.m. - Convention Center alternative would be activated as needed
Jan. 7 at 11:15 a.m. - Crews are working on problems areas; residents can help too
Jan. 6 at 3:48 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset
Jan. 6 at 11:29 a.m. - Plowing, sanding, and deicing continuing in arterials now, work in residential areas to begin this evening
Jan. 6 at 10:31 a.m. - Callers reported smoke coming from a residential detached garage with a second story apartment.
Jan. 4 at 8:12 a.m. - Spokane City Council approves funding for initial allocations of American Rescue Plan funds.
Jan. 3 at 5:28 p.m. - At approximately 4 pm on January 2, units from the Spokane Fire Department and Spokane Fire District 8 responded to a report of a fire at a church.
Jan. 3 at 8:30 a.m. - On December 31, 2021, at approximately 10:17 PM, SFD and automatic aid resources from Spokane Fire District 9 responded to a possible house fire.
Jan. 3 at 8:25 a.m. - On Dec. 29 SFD and automatic aid units from the Spokane County Fire District 9 responded to a report of a commercial structure fire.
Jan. 2 at 2:04 p.m. - Winter operations remain in place and prepares for next round of snow.