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Latest News Releases

May 24

Upper Falls Reservoir in Riverfront Park will be temporarily lowered
9:07 a.m. - On behalf of the City, Avista will draw the Upper Falls Reservoir down 1.5’ May 24 - June 12, 2017 to accommodate Riverfront Park redevelopment.

May 5

Fish Lake Trail Partial Closure Sunday, May 7, 2017
4:27 p.m. - Fish Lake Trail between the Sunset Highway and Cheney Spokane Road will be closed Sunday, May 7 for power line work.

April 25

Arbor Day Celebration at Finch Arboretum Offers Free Workshops
2:20 p.m. - Family activities, tree care and environmental education, tours and history of the Arboretum, and planting trees along Garden Springs Creek.

April 16

Riverfront Park Redevelopment Open House Wednesday, April 26
11:18 a.m. - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 6 - 8:00 p.m. at the Downtown Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main (corner of Main and Lincoln)

April 3

Indian Canyon Golf Course to Open Tuesday, April 4
4:03 p.m. - Conditions are right and Indian Canyon Golf Course will open for the season on Tuesday, April 4.

March 27

Suspension Bridges Re-Open in Riverfront Park
3:36 p.m. - Riverfront Park re-opened suspension pedestrian bridges. While enjoying incredible river views, please use caution. The river remains closed.

March 20

Downriver and Creek at Qualchan Golf Courses Open This Week
4:19 p.m. - The Creek at Qualchan opens Wednesday March 22, and Downriver opens Thursday, March 23, 2017. They join Esmeralda, open as of March 20.

March 16

Esmeralda Golf Course Opens Monday, March 20, 2017
11:13 a.m. - As early signs of spring arrive, Esmeralda golf course is preparing to open Monday, March 20.

March 10

Looff Building Demolition Begins Next Week
4:30 p.m. - Construction on the new building for the Looff Carrousel is underway, with building demolition scheduled to begin Monday, March 13, 2017.

New Salish Name for Canada Island in Riverfront Park
1:22 p.m. - Park Board selected a new name for Canada Island - a Salish name snx? mene? (sin-HOO-men-huh), translated to Salmon People.