Blog Posts for 2018

April

Are Electric Fences Allowed in Spokane?

April 17 at 2:27 p.m. - Amendment update would expand electric fence usage to Light Industrial zones.

District 3 Health Education Fair

April 17 at 1:58 p.m. - The Health Education Fair is scheduled for April 21st!

West Central Spokane 9-1-1 Call Hotspot

April 13 at 4:04 p.m. - Watch 2:07 - Accessible health care at the best price.

Fighting Fires Before They Start

April 12 at 12:04 p.m. - Watch 3:18 - New Chief Pushes for Fire Prevention

Downtown and University District Parking Study

April 10 at 9:28 a.m. - Nelson\Nygaard is conducting a parking study for the City of Spokane.

Everybody Counts Survey Identifies Solutions

April 9 at 12:01 p.m. - Watch 3:58 - Census shows homeless numbers rising

2018 Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference

April 3 at 4:01 p.m. - Registration for the Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference is open!

March

Do Treehouses Need a Building Permit?

March 30 at 2:26 p.m. - Watch 2:05 - Call City Hall before making home improvements.

City to Launch Spokane Matters 2.0

March 28 at 10:48 a.m. - Join us Thursday to share the issues affecting your district with your Spokane Matters district group.

Orange cones are coming!

March 26 at 4:51 p.m. - Watch 14:00 - Mayor Condon launches 2018 construction season, featuring $67 million in new work.

Officer Works to Make Downtown Safer

March 23 at 12:33 p.m. - Watch 5:22 - Patrol cop targets crime, habitual offenders, and works to make Downtown safer

Cleaning from the Corridor 2018

March 21 at 9:04 a.m. - Cleaning form the Corridor (CFTC) is back and this year’s event will be hosted in the beautiful Peaceful Valley neighborhood.

Special Event Permitting Process Changes - Coming Soon

March 15 at 4:01 p.m. - City employees are in the process of updating the special event permit process.

Businesses are open!

March 13 at 9:27 a.m. - The City is launching a comprehensive effort to assist businesses during the North Monroe Corridor revitalization project this summer.

Car Prowlers Find Easy Pickings

March 12 at 9:37 a.m. - Watch 2:21 - Put the brakes on smash and grab thieves. Avoid making your car be an easy target because there’s a lot of thieves out there who are highly motivated

Keep the Change, Pay by Phone

March 2 at 11:45 a.m. - Watch 3:14 - Coins create loads of Heavy Metal. Download the Passport Parking app and pay for parking with your cell phone.

February

New Convenience for Residential Parking Pass Holders

Feb. 28 at 4:32 p.m. - Passport Parking provides a convenient process to purchase residential parking passes.

Behind the Wheel of a Snow Plow

Feb. 23 at 12:39 p.m. - Watch 3:25 - Crews work long hours to clear streets

Painting the Ponies: Restoring Riverfront Park’s Looff Carrousel

Feb. 19 at 2:38 p.m. - Riverfront Park’s 1909 Looff Carrousel is getting a makeover in preparation for its new home.

Patients Get Relief from Pain, Big Bills

Feb. 14 at 3:54 p.m. - Watch 3:49 - Fire departments in Spokane and Spokane Valley offering free rides to urgent care centers to people who call 911 for help but do not require emergency

Upcoming North Spokane Corridor Workshops

Feb. 12 at 4:12 p.m. - Washington State Department of Transportation is holding its first series of North Spokane Corridor 2018 workshops!

Celebrate Black History Month

Feb. 8 at 12:11 p.m. - History month events are scheduled throughout the month of February in Spokane.

Firefighters Climb for Cancer Cure

Feb. 6 at 3:46 p.m. - Watch 1:54 - Stairclimbing events raise pulses, money

Solar Power Compacts Downtown Trash

Feb. 5 at 3:59 p.m. - Watch 1:55 - New high-tech bins recycling friendly

January

Invest With Us: The YARD

Jan. 31 at 4:36 p.m. - The YARD holds promise for industry and quality of life improvements: You can be a part of its revitalization.

Growing Healthy Forests

Jan. 23 at 3:21 p.m. - Forest health collaboration created over 35 acres of more resilient and healthy forested open space in the City of Spokane this winter.

Making sure resources meet the need

Jan. 23 at 11:20 a.m. - Watch 2:19 - Spokane prepares for an intensive look at members of our homeless community. The Point in Time Count is Thursday, January 25th, 2018.

City Asks Public for Input into Building Heights along Riverfront Park

Jan. 19 at 3:37 p.m. - The City is seeking public input into a possible increase in allowed building heights on the south side of Riverfront Park.

Volunteers Donated Their Time on MLK Day

Jan. 17 at 4:22 p.m. - Volunteers gathered on MLK Day to sort Everybody Counts donations!

Gaining seconds and inches

Jan. 12 at 10:33 a.m. - Watch 2:41 - Officer’s steely nerves prevent shooting

Preserving Spokane’s Architectural Roots

Jan. 8 at 11:32 a.m. - Watch 3:33 - Protecting Older Buildings from Demolition

Celebrate MLK Day in 2018!

Jan. 5 at 11:58 a.m. - Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides us with an opportunity get involved

The North Spokane Corridor Place Project

Jan. 3 at 12:40 p.m. - Help WSDOT, EWU and the City of Spokane design community places along the North Spokane Corridor!