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Blog Stories for May 2017

May 26

Notify Me Spokane a Permit Alert System

May 26 at 3:36 p.m. - Comments - Sign up for permit alerts and stay up to date on construction in your neighborhood.

Invest with Us!

May 26 at 3:06 p.m. - Comments - How the City’s economic development team is helping grow business activity.

100 Day Challenge to House Youth and Young Adults

May 26 at 2:37 p.m. - Comments - Find out how you can help Spokane house 100 youth in 100 days.

A look at Spokane Police Department’s 2017 Strategic Plan

May 26 at 11:39 a.m. - Comments - The 2017 Strategic Plan provides the framework for operations, work performance, and focus for every SPD employee.

Fix-It-Fest 2017 tackles street repair needs

May 26 at 9:07 a.m. - Watch 9:51 - Comments - The City launched an enhanced arterial street repair program to get a handle on weather-related damage

May 24

Spokane Urban Forestry Hosting Ponderosa Pine Contest

May 24 at 3:22 p.m. - Comments - Spokane’s Urban Forestry Citizen Advisory Committee & the Spokane Ponderosa Network are hosting a contest to raise awareness of the Ponderosa Pine.

May 23

City Considers Expansion of Parklet Program

May 23 at 4:29 p.m. - Comments - City of Spokane considering expansion of their Parklet and Streateries Program.

May 22

Concert in the Park

May 22 at 9:29 a.m. - Comments - This event is a special thank you to all the citizens that donate their time as law enforcement volunteers.

May 19

Get the Full “Lilac City” Experience at Manito’s Lilac Garden

May 19 at 3:54 p.m. - Comments - Don’t miss your chance to experience this garden while the lilacs are in full bloom!

Building Heights and Shading - Riverfront Park

May 19 at 2:37 p.m. - Comments - The City is studying the Spokane Municipal Code pertaining to building heights on Spokane Falls Blvd.

May 18

City Offering Business Registration Amnesty Program

May 18 at 5:25 p.m. - Comments - Program aims to register the City’s 3,000 delinquent businesses.

May 17

Join us at the ECCC RFP Community Meeting

May 17 at 3:07 p.m. - Comments - East Central Community Center will be transferring operations next year. Join us at the ECCC Request for Proposal Community Meeting

May 11

30th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

May 11 at 2:32 p.m. - Comments - A new K-9 memorial is unveiled.

May 5

Downtown Parking Meter Timestay Education and Amnesty Program

May 5 at 11:04 a.m. - Comments - Before plugging your meter check the timestay limit.

May 4

Improvements Underway at Comstock Park

May 4 at 1:57 p.m. - Comments - Park walkway improvements are underway at Comstock Park as part of a citywide installation and repair project.

Bloomsday is this weekend!

May 4 at 10:29 a.m. - Comments - Read this blog before heading downtown this weekend.

May 3

What’s the biggest construction project of all?

May 3 at 12:23 p.m. - Comments - Construction to add a third level of treatment at the Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility trumps all other projects in size and scope.

May 1

License Your Pet Today

May 1 at 3:15 p.m. - Comments - In the month of May, SCRAPS will be waiving late fees and fines for those licensing their pets.

Latest Tweets

@spokanepd - Yesterday at 11:29 p.m. - Police standoff reference a Domestic violence at 23rd and Grand Blvd. Grand is completely closed at 23rd and will be for at least another hr

@spokanefire - Yesterday at 7:52 p.m. - Incident: 2017038037 - Structure Fire - Single Engine Location: S Monroe St and W 7th Ave

@spokanecity - Yesterday at 7:01 p.m. - On July 15th we will be updating our pay by phone system! https://t.co/rypucJwilw

@spourbanforest - Yesterday at 6:50 p.m. - #SpokaneJobs @SpokaneParks Open Recruitment for Urban Forestry Specialist. Application deadline July 9th. Go to... https://t.co/cxalAVGWTZ

@sporiverfrontpk - Yesterday at 1:51 p.m. - TONIGHT: BECU Outdoor Movies at Riverfront Park presents Ghostbusters! Seating starts at 7PM in the Lilac Bowl. Mov… https://t.co/MfArfa25qW

@spokaneparks - Yesterday at 1:51 p.m. - TONIGHT: BECU Outdoor Movies at Riverfront Park presents Ghostbusters! Seating starts at 7PM in the Lilac Bowl. Mov… https://t.co/0Z84RxEuix

@spokane_council - June 27 at 12:50 p.m. - Join us for Study Session on Thursday. We're talking Open Data & will get a staff briefing on WSDOT's I-90 Traffic Management project.

@spd_ombudsman - May 17 at 1:09 p.m. - OPO, SPD + OPOC staff enjoyed breakfast together at Rise for Justice. Thanks to Nicholas Brown, Kris Crocker + Cent… https://t.co/uTTvmIsbOG