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News Releases for September 2015

Sept. 28

Spokane Police respond to armed robbery

9:18 p.m. - On Monday, September 28, 2015, around 7:00pm Spokane PD responded to a report of a robbery near the intersection of Mission and Ruby.

City honored for grant management

3 p.m. - The Washington State Auditor’s Stewardship Award was presented to the City of Spokane this month.

City reaches milestone in ending veteran homelessness

12:30 p.m. - On Monday, Spokane Mayor David Condon announced a milestone in the City’s initiative to end veteran homelessness in Spokane.

Sept. 25

Spokane Police Looking for Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect

7:32 p.m. - Anyone that knows the identity of this suspect is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

Sept. 23

City seeks feedback on Lincoln Heights report

11:30 a.m. - The City of Spokane is taking the next steps to develop a vision for the busy Lincoln Heights commercial district.

Sept. 22

Straub to leave the Spokane Police Division

4:47 p.m. - Mayor David Condon accepted Frank Straub's resignation today

Drivers to get protected left turn at Barnes and Indian Trail Road

12:27 p.m. - New pentagon traffic signal heads have been installed on all four approaches at the intersection of Barnes and Indian Trail Road.

Sept. 17

Fiesta Spokane comes to Riverfront Park Saturday

3 p.m. - The City of Spokane and its community partners host the Fiesta Spokane 5k and Heritage Festival this Saturday, September 19.

Sept. 15

City Asks Utility Customers to Provide Updated Information

9 a.m. - This fall, the City of Spokane is making changes to the utility bills it sends to improve communications and service to utility customers.

Sept. 14

City takes next steps in efforts along East Sprague

Noon - City of Spokane officials will meet with representatives from Smart Growth America this week in ongoing efforts to revitalize the East Sprague area.

Sept. 11

"Barge" cleanup in Spokane River coming next week

2:30 p.m. - City of Spokane and partners have put together a “barge cleanup” to remove larger pieces of garbage in the river between Division & Hamilton streets.

Work begins on new memorial at Spokane Arena

Noon - The Illuminating Courage monument will feature the names of fallen heroes from Washington state Post 9/11 to the present.

Sept. 10

Flags to fly half-staff on Friday for 9/11

4:08 p.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon has directed that state and U.S. flags at all City facilities be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Sept. 11.

Sept. 9

City/County Hosts Masonry Workshop

4:28 p.m. - Mark Liebman, an expert in the field of investigative restoration,will give a free workshop on Oct. 8 and 9.

How walkable is Spokane?

3:22 p.m. - The City is working to make your city more pedestrian-friendly. Learn about the draft Pedestrian Master Plan at two upcoming dates.

Sept. 8

Councilmember Allen Champions State Building Code Change

10:30 a.m. - City Councilmember Mike Allen will testify before the Washington State Building Code Council on Sept. 11 for an amendment to our current state code.

Sept. 4

Spokane PD Investigating Fatal Collison at Market and Garland

9:05 p.m. - On Sept. 4, Spokane Police officers responded to the scene of a fatal collision at the intersection of E. Garland Avenue and N. Market Street.

SPD Asking for Public's Help Finding Missing Female

4:01 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a missing elderly female.

Sept. 3

Spokane Police Department’s Traffic Unit Investigating Fatal Collision

4:50 p.m. - Thursday night, the Spokane Police Department responded to Sunset Boulevard and Rosamond on the report of a serious injury, head-on collision.

City of Spokane Details Labor Day Activities, Closures

3 p.m. - In observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 7, Spokane City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities.

City of Spokane To Give Away 1,000 More Free Trees

1 p.m. - The City of Spokane and its partners are giving away 1,000 more trees this fall as part of the Residential Tree Program.

City Accepting Donations for Wildfire Victims, Firefighters

10:30 a.m. - The City is asking citizens to join in a donation drive to benefit the victims and firefighters affected by the state’s devastating wildfires.

Sept. 2

N. Wall death investigation

5:19 p.m. - Just before 2 o’clock p.m. this afternoon a citizen reported finding a deceased person in a vacant lot in the 1300 block on North Wall.

Sept. 1

Annual Pig Out in the Park This Week in Riverfront Park

3:52 p.m. - Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Pig Out in the Park will begin in Riverfront Park.

Councilmember Allen talks cell towers, short term rentals, more

12:13 p.m. - City Councilmember Mike Allen will be hosting the September edition of ‘Council Connection’ on CityCable 5.

City of Spokane to host workshop on economic and fiscal health

12:05 p.m. - City officials will meet with representatives from Smart Growth America to begin crafting a vision for the city’s future development.