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Blog Stories for June 2017

June 23

Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Mission Park Ability Field

Today at 3:18 p.m. - Watch 0:50 - Comments - Spokane’s first fully adaptive ball field for athletes with disabilities is now open.

June 22

Pay-by-phone System for Utility Bills Improved

Yesterday at 10:09 a.m. - Comments - The City of Spokane is updating its pay-by-phone system for utility bills; more credit cards will be accepted.

June 21

Downriver Golf Course Launches Pollinator Project

June 21 at 4:41 p.m. - Comments - Beehives have been placed at Downriver Golf Course to support local bee population.

June 19

Thank You Spokane Gives Volunteers

June 19 at 11:30 a.m. - Comments - Spokane Gives volunteers donated over 104,000 hours of service.

June 13

BECU Outdoor Movies Return to Riverfront Park

June 13 at 4:42 p.m. - Comments - Popular classics and recent blockbusters are playing in Riverfront Park’s Lilac Bowl this summer

June 9

Work Progresses on Howard Street Bridge South Project

June 9 at 4:52 p.m. - Comments - The 184-foot bridge is on track for completion this fall

The EPA Awards Spokane Three Brownfield Grants

June 9 at 4 p.m. - Comments - The $600,000 in grants will clean contaminated soil in Riverfront Park

Spokane Matters, Improving Each District

June 9 at 3:37 p.m. - Comments - Learn about the Spokane Matters pilot program!

June 8

Cleaner River work heads to TJ Meenach Drive

June 8 at 4:48 p.m. - Comments - Construction gets under way on another new massive underground tank to keep combined wastewater and stormwater out of the Spokane River.

Peaceful Valley Pilot Residential Parking Program

June 8 at 2:49 p.m. - Comments - Learn about the new parking pilot program at the next Peaceful Valley Neighborhood Council meeting on June 14.

June 6

Housing Quality Definitions & Standards – Community Forum

June 6 at 10:33 a.m. - Comments - Provide feedback on the housing quality definition and standards.

Schaeffer unanimously confirmed as fire chief

June 6 at 9:33 a.m. - Comments - The City Council unanimously confirmed Brian Schaeffer on Monday night as the new chief of the Spokane Fire Department.

June 5

City of Spokane Selling 6 CHHS-Owned Houses

June 5 at 3:36 p.m. - Comments - The Community, Housing and Human Services department is selling six renovated homes.

June 2

Spokane’s Annual Point-In-Time Homelessness Count Results

June 2 at 3:08 p.m. - Comments - Results from Spokane’s annual point-in-time homelessness count are now available!

June 1

Announcing Spokane Mayor's Urban Design Awards Call for Entries

June 1 at 9:08 a.m. - Watch 1:35 - Comments - An opportunity to celebrate people who are building the city of choice & making Spokane a more functional, beautiful, and inspiring city to live in.



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