Blog Posts for April 2015

April 28

Fire Station 5 Set To Open

3:50 p.m. - Watch 13:18 - A new fire station will serve residents in southwest Spokane

April 27

Bridge repair at Riverfront Park

5:08 p.m. - Watch 10:30 - Some of the upgrades planned for Riverfront Park’s $64 million overhaul include bridge work

Help establish sick leave for Spokane’s workforce

2:48 p.m. - A work group will provide recommendations to City Council on sick leave policy for Spokane

April 24

A special Arbor Day in Spokane

2:56 p.m. - The City was recognized again as a Tree City USA Friday and several neighborhoods were honored for their Greening Grants projects.

April 21

Fixing decades-old sidewalks

2 p.m. - The City is preparing to repair aging Downtown sidewalks to make them safer

April 20

Make Spokane the most compassionate city anywhere

3:07 p.m. - Watch 19:34 - Spokane Gives Week returns April 25-May 3.

Greening Neighborhoods projects are underway this spring

2:15 p.m. - Plantings have begun and there’s still time to apply for new Greening Grants

April 16

Spokane Police Department Citizens Academy

8:57 a.m. - Spokane Police will host Citizens Academy classes starting in May

April 14

The return of the Commute of the Century

3:11 p.m. - The group ride and/or self-guided tour is part of Bike to Work Week

April 8

Mobius opens at the Downtown Library

4:25 p.m. - Mobius Science Center begins its stay at the Downtown Library

Neighborhood Traffic Calming projects begin

3:51 p.m. - Traffic Calming Project Construction Begins as New Applications are Reviewed

Local schools square off for Spokane Gives Week

3:01 p.m. - Watch 8:39 - This year’s Spokane Gives Week includes the Spokane Gives University Challenge

April 6

Changing how the Mayor’s salary is set

4:29 p.m. - Watch 13:15 - A plan would transfer authority over the mayor’s salary to the citizen Salary Review Commission

Register for the 2015 Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference

4:16 p.m. - We have expanded the annual Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference set for April 23.

April 3

Homes for Spokane’s Heroes

3:42 p.m. - The City continues its push to end veteran homelessness

April 2

First inductees enter Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame

2:15 p.m. - Watch 57:12 - Nominees and inductees were honored at the first annual Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame Awards breakfast.