Blog Posts for 2013
Dec. 23 at 4:30 p.m. - Watch 3:07 - Transportation Benefit District projects improved dozens of lane miles and repaired sidewalks around Spokane.
Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. - Watch 20:54 - East University District will pilot a demonstration project of targeted public investment to drive measurable, long-term economic vitality
Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m. - The Spokane Police Guild released a letter weighing in on the conversation about bringing greater transparency the Spokane Police Department.
Dec. 13 at 10:31 a.m. - City planners are seeking input on a plan for a desirable place to live and work with retail and entertainment in a South Hill neighborhood.
Dec. 13 at 9:30 a.m. - The Spokane Human Rights Commission honored three winners with its inaugural awards for their work in the community.
Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. - Watch 2:12 - Mayor Condon signed a 2014 budget that is affordable to citizens, aligns to their priorities and is accountable through efficient service delivery.
Dec. 12 at 3:45 p.m. - The City of Spokane's Warming Center Program provides refuge when temperatures drop below 20 degrees.
Dec. 9 at 3:18 p.m. - Watch 2:47 - Important tips from the Spokane Fire Department for keeping warm and safe while using portable electric heaters and open flame candles.
Dec. 6 at 3:30 p.m. - A proposed bridge establishes a critical link between East Sprague Avenue and the rapidly developing Riverpoint and Gonzaga campuses.
Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. - The City has pulled together an interdisciplinary team of senior-level staff to continue developing our multimodal planning approach.
Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. - Watch 1:00:31 - The proposed ordinance and tentative agreement are the basis for a community discussion about enhanced independent civilian police oversight.
Dec. 3 at 12:30 p.m. - Get a glimpse at renderings for a new combined solid waste and fleet maintenance facility slated for construction starting in the spring.
Dec. 2 at 2:30 p.m. - Watch 3:50 - Water Department offers tips on how to avoid frozen water pipes when temperatures drop.
Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. - Watch 28:13 - The City is working to improve critical citizen services, including police, fire and multicultural considerations.
Nov. 26 at 8 a.m. - The City is seeking input on improvements that will leave the Ben Burr Trail better for all types of pedestrians/bikers.
Nov. 25 at 4:30 p.m. - Nominations are being sought for the first Spokane Human Rights Award recognizing an individual, youth and organization.
Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. - Watch 15:39 - Mayor David Condon is increasingly using data to make decisions that shape the future of the City
Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. - High Drive is a popular scenic area an integrated capital improvement project scheduled for this spring
Nov. 15 at 2:14 p.m. - City's optional curbside yard and food waste service to suspend for winter at the end of the month.
Nov. 14 at 9:05 a.m. - The City is entering the first phase of updating the Transportation Chapter of the Comprehensive Plan
Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. - Watch 14:18 - The City's winter focus is driving safety, emergency response and keeping people and commerce moving
Nov. 12 at 11:30 a.m. - Watch 12:04 - Honoring veterans in our community who have served our country.
Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. - Watch 22:05 - A tentative agreement with the police guild that includes strengthened independent citizen oversight of the police department.
Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m. - Watch 1:16:49 - A 20-person citizen’s advisory committee is seeking recommendations on a new master plan for Riverfront Park.
Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. - Watch 23:48 - Firefighter John Knighten and Valley firefighter George Sly Jr. have been added to the Spokane County Law Enforcement and Firefighters Memorial.
Oct. 28 at 4:30 p.m. - Watch 0:27 - Halloween is a time for treats; the trick is to keep little ghouls and goblins safe.
Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. - The City is seeking input on improvements that will leave the Ben Burr Trail better for all types of pedestrians/bikers.
Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. - Watch 51:58 - City leadership outlined plans to implement police service areas and establish a grant management team to seek and manage outside funding.
Oct. 18 at 3:20 p.m. - Watch 0:54 - Spokane lost a great leader and champion for this community today with the passing of Speaker Foley.
Oct. 15 at 7:30 a.m. - The City is testing green infrastructure and low-impact development techniques as a way to reduce stormwater flows entering the Spokane River.
Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. - The City is seeking input on combined utility and road improvements that will leave High Drive better for residents, drivers and pedestrian.
Oct. 7 at 8:30 a.m. - The proposed 2014 budget adds police officers, restores fire response capability to Station 9 and addresses street maintenance.
Sept. 30 at 2:30 p.m. - Spokane downtown crime drop as the City has worked closely over the past year and a half with social service and other community partners.
Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. - The Mayor's Urban Design Awards recognize the people and projects that significantly improve the quality of Spokane's shared public spaces.
Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. - Join the Friends of Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens on Sep. 26 for its "Help Put the Gardens to Bed" fundraiser and year-end stroll through the gardens.
Sept. 16 at 1:15 p.m. - Watch 4:24 - SFD is now dispatching sport utility vehicles, known as Alternative Response Units (ARUs), staffed by a single firefighter, to less severe incidents.
Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m. - Watch 19:04 - The City is seeking citizen input to the budget, working to improve quality of life downtown, and identifying operational efficiencies.
Aug. 27 at Midnight - Watch 5:29 - Spokane is a resilient community defined by its eagerness to rally behind its friends and neighbors.