Videos for 2020

October

Precinct More Visible, Accessible to Public

Oct. 23 at 2:48 p.m. - Watch 2:01 - New signs and staffing at Police Precinct.

Spokane Paves Way for Economic Recovery

Oct. 16 at 9:15 a.m. - Watch 2:13 - City spending extra $10 million on street repairs.

Pandemic Economic Impact

Oct. 12 at 6:16 p.m. - Watch 16:46 - Mayor Woodward cautiously declares City stable

Shelter Offers “Way Out” of Homelessness

Oct. 7 at 3:27 p.m. - Watch 3:20 - New shelter strategies lead to employment and housing.

September

Police Make Important Connections with Kids

Sept. 25 at 8:39 a.m. - Watch 3:06 - SPD officers and students find safe, common ground.

Help from Police is “Just Around the Corner”

Sept. 18 at 11:40 a.m. - Watch 2:03 - New Precinct location boosting police presence, engagement.

Tanks Ready to Prevent Pollution

Sept. 2 at 1:48 p.m. - Watch 3:04 - “Cleaner River, Faster” projects complete.

August

Resource Officers Keep Neighborhoods Safe

Aug. 19 at 12:11 p.m. - Watch 3:22 - Residents partner with Neighborhood Resource Officers to fight crime.

Water Wise Rebates Available Now for Customers!

Aug. 10 at 2:37 p.m. - Watch 0:50 - When it’s time to upgrade or make water-saving home improvements, the City of Spokane Water Department has your back.

New Spokane Officers Pledge to Help Community

Aug. 6 at 12:40 p.m. - Watch 2:31 - Recruits persevered despite delays and demonstrations.

July

Enduring Heat While Improving Spokane Streets

July 30 at 11:48 a.m. - Watch 2:32 - Workers on paving projects chase “rolling oven”.

A Calming Voice for People in Crisis

July 24 at 2:19 p.m. - Watch 3:59 - Mental health professionals respond with officers.

Special Needs Courier Supplies Fire Department

July 17 at 12:07 p.m. - Watch 2:26 - Supported Employee Program removes barriers to success.

June

Police Change Knee on Neck Policy

June 23 at 3:46 p.m. - Watch 2:29 - New restrictions taught during in-service training.

Saving History and Affordable Housing

June 12 at 2:45 p.m. - Watch 1:59 - Relocating building required lots of heavy lifting.

Locking Trash Cans Can Limit Litter

June 11 at 5:03 p.m. - Watch 2:43 - Secure solid waste offered to downtown businesses.

City Team Targets Illegal Camping

June 5 at 3:42 p.m. - Watch 2:32 - Program speeds up response times to complaints.

May

Keeping People in Shelters Healthy

May 29 at 2:15 p.m. - Watch 1:40 - Medical screenings help prevent spread of disease.

Keeping Businesses in Business

May 26 at 12:34 p.m. - Watch 3:04 - City of Spokane advances economic recovery.

Reopening Your Business? Time to Refresh Your Water!

May 22 at 11:42 a.m. - Watch 1:20 - Water Department is Asking Businesses to Flush Their Water Pipes.

Making Life Saving Deliveries to Strangers

May 6 at 2:45 p.m. - Watch 2:23 - C.O.P.S. Volunteers help housebound stay healthy.

First Responders Thank Health Care Heroes

May 1 at 2:27 p.m. - Watch 1:02 - Spokane first responders hold parades to thank health care heroes.

Downtown Police Precinct Taking Shape

May 1 at 2:06 p.m. - Watch 2:28 - New location will improve access, visibility.

April

Preserving Park Assets Under COVID Restrictions

April 29 at 10:29 a.m. - Watch 2:48 - Staff, funding shortages limit park programs and services.

No Timeouts for Those Treating Wastewater

April 16 at 1:17 p.m. - Watch 2:19 - City employees on front lines providing essential services.

Construction is Part of Economic Recovery

April 15 at 4:22 p.m. - Watch 10:30 - City Launches 2020 Construction Season & Plans $10 Million More in Projects

Utility Bill Help for Businesses

April 14 at 11 a.m. - Watch 0:53 - City rolls out utility bill assistance program for businesses

City, Council Launch Regional Financial Helpline

April 10 at 2:20 p.m. - Watch 2:10 - Library researchers will help connect small businesses countywide with resources.

Garbage Collectors Still Making Their Rounds

April 3 at 3:09 p.m. - Watch 2:34 - City employees continue to provide essential services.

March

City Council Response to COVID-19

March 31 at 4:38 p.m. - Watch 4:22 - Learn how to tune in to upcoming virtual Council meetings

Keeping an eye on closed businesses

March 27 at 3:01 p.m. - Watch 2:08 - Patrols emphasize commercial burglaries, vandalism prevention.

SFD Ladder 1 Serves as Rolling Toolbox

March 6 at 12:30 p.m. - Watch 1:57 - 360 video puts you in hook & ladder’s tiller cab.

February

Mayor Delivers on Precinct Promise

Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. - Watch 2:59 - More officers assigned to patrol downtown.

Mayor’s Priorities are the Citizens’ Priorities

Feb. 7 at 3:14 p.m. - Watch 38:01 - Mayor Woodward delivers her inaugural State of the City Address

New Police Recruits Enter Academy

Feb. 7 at 10:26 a.m. - Watch 2:46 - Fourteen new hires add diversity to department.

January

Reducing Conflicts with Mental Health Patients

Jan. 17 at 12:43 p.m. - Watch 3:40 - Spokane officers reaching out to people in crisis.

Making a Path for Fun in Riverfront

Jan. 15 at 12:33 p.m. - Watch 2:16 - Park employees rise early to clear snow.

Snow is coming!

Jan. 9 at 4:16 p.m. - Watch 10:45 - City details preparations for forecasted snow and cold

Spokane Police Department is hiring! Laterals and entry level officers

Jan. 8 at 10:31 a.m. - Watch 2:34 - Learn more about the hiring process.

What Did Condon Leave on New Mayor’s Desk?

Jan. 2 at 3:36 p.m. - Watch 1:08 - Woodward’s first day in office a busy one.