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Blog Stories for 2017


SPD Cultural Audit

March 24 at 5:16 p.m. - Watch 46:06 - Comments - GU, City discuss study

Spokane Falls Blvd to Close for CSO 26 Construction

March 24 at 3:52 p.m. - Comments - CSO 26 will help create a Cleaner River Faster.

Good News for the North Spokane Corridor

March 23 at 10:15 a.m. - Comments - The latest on the North Spokane Corridor.

Local Students Learn about City Technology

March 22 at 11:43 a.m. - Watch 0:50 - Comments - City of Spokane hosts STEM students

Use Caution around the Spokane River

March 21 at 5:22 p.m. - Comments - City warning citizens about Spokane River dangers.

Why Spokane Gives?

March 20 at 4:20 p.m. - Comments - April is #SpokaneGives month. Give back to your community during Spokane Gives.

Mayor announces Spokane Ride to Care

March 13 at 4:39 p.m. - Comments - Spokane Ride to Care connects patients to the right healthcare resources.

The Week of the Irish

March 10 at 3:48 p.m. - Comments - Today is the first day of Irish Week!

Day in the Life of the Historic Preservation Office

March 8 at 4:45 p.m. - Comments - Historic Preservation Office helps uncover Spokane’s history.

75th Anniversary of Fairchild Air Force Base

March 6 at 5:05 p.m. - Comments - Fairchild Air Force Base celebrates 75 years of service!

Spokane’s First Day Shelter Opens

March 3 at 5:05 p.m. - Comments - The City of Spokane celebrates the opening of Open Doors shelter.

Your City. Your Safety.

March 3 at 4:42 p.m. - Comments - Spokane Solid Waste Collection and Spokane Police Department are joining forces.

Here Comes the University District Gateway Bridge!

March 2 at 9:29 a.m. - Comments - Construction is slated to begin in mid-March on this long-awaited connection for pedestrians and cyclists.


The 2017 Annual Action Plan Draft is Now Available

Feb. 28 at 5:05 p.m. - Comments - The 2017 Annual Action Plan Addresses Community, Housing, and Homelessness. Share your input by April 5th!

Shaping Spokane Complete Draft Now Available

Feb. 27 at 11:59 a.m. - Comments - Share your feedback on the Shaping Spokane plan!

Filling Spokane’s Potholes

Feb. 24 at 3:35 p.m. - Watch 34:45 - Comments - Report potholes online or by calling 311!

Becoming a City of Spokane Firefighter

Feb. 24 at 2:36 p.m. - Comments - Are you interested in becoming a firefighter?

Join us at a Shaping Spokane Open House

Feb. 24 at 9:21 a.m. - Comments - We need your feedback on the Shaping Spokane plan!

Homeless Learning Tour

Feb. 23 at 4:20 p.m. - Comments - City officials visited three cities to learn about their homeless services.

Dead Trees around City Preserved to Support Local Wildlife

Feb. 21 at 4:37 p.m. - Comments - City of Spokane Urban Forestry has begun selectively preserving standing dead trees around the city as wildlife trees.

Construction on CSO 24 Has Begun

Feb. 15 at 4:20 p.m. - Comments - City of Spokane building its largest CSO tank ever!

City of Spokane launches My Spokane 311

Feb. 10 at 2:50 p.m. - Comments - My Spokane 311 is live!

Comprehensive Plan Update Coming to Plan Commission

Feb. 7 at 11:37 a.m. - Comments - The Shaping Spokane plan is headed to a Plan Commission hearing.

2017 Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference

Feb. 6 at 2:50 p.m. - Comments - Registration for the 2017 Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference is open!


City of Spokane Hiring both Police Officers and Firefighters

Jan. 30 at 11:38 a.m. - Comments - City of Spokane offering free public safety testing

Dwight Merkel Sports Complex Gets Cross-Country Ski Track

Jan. 24 at 2:40 p.m. - Comments - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation has teamed up with Spokane’s Nordic community to create a cross-country ski track at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex.

Restaurant Success Story: MOD Pizza

Jan. 23 at 5:17 p.m. - Comments - MOD Pizza is part of Spokane's amazing family of restaurants, and we want YOUR new restaurant to be the latest member.

Salvation Army Hosting Homeless Connect

Jan. 20 at 11:43 a.m. - Comments - Homeless Connect, will connect homeless individuals with service providers

North Spokane Corridor Update

Jan. 20 at 9:02 a.m. - Comments - North Spokane Corridor funded for construction between 2017 and 2029.

Help with the Melt: Find Your Storm Drain

Jan. 18 at 10:51 a.m. - Comments - Wastewater crews are working to deal with standing water as snow melts

The Friends of Manito Presents: Violets & Valentines!

Jan. 13 at 2:22 p.m. - Comments - Curate a personalized gift just for your sweetheart at The Friends of Manito’s “Violets and Valentines!" event.

Downtown Plowing Starts Tonight

Jan. 10 at 4:21 p.m. - Comments - Please remove cars from downtown parking.

City Seeking Donations for the Homeless Population

Jan. 6 at 2:44 p.m. - Comments - The City of Spokane needs your help!

Lots of ways to celebrate MLK Day in 2017!

Jan. 4 at 3:13 p.m. - Comments - Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides us with an opportunity get involved

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@spokanefire - Today at 4:04 p.m. - Incident: 2017017883 - Vehicle Fire - Single Engine Location: N Maple St and W Northwest Blvd

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@spokanepd - March 22 at 1:05 p.m. - Media stage for suspicious package on W. Pacific Ave. at S. Bernard St. - SPD PIO

@sporiverfrontpk - March 22 at 11:24 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is now hiring seasonal Park Ranger Specialists! See the flyer for more info:… https://t.co/09PiyzURIC

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@spd_ombudsman - Feb. 27 at 4:35 p.m. - The Ombudsman Commission will be in the Mason Room at 5:30pm on 2/28/17 at West Central Community Center. Come tell… https://t.co/QQl2NPMGO0

@spourbanforest - Nov. 1 at 1:39 p.m. - New podcast, Remarkable Objects, launched by @rethinktrees, Listen in to people and ideas advancing out thinking about nature in cities.