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Media Statements for 2020


Mayor and Chief Release Statement on Yesterday's Incident

Dec. 10 at 4:01 p.m. - Mayor Nadine Woodward and Police Chief Craig Meidl are providing a statement regarding yesterday’s incident at the local Democratic Party office.

Spokane City Council President's Statement in Response to Bomb Threat

Dec. 10 at 9:14 a.m. - “Spokane is stronger than fear”

Spokane City Council President's Statement on Pandemic Restrictions

Dec. 8 at 12:14 p.m. - Council President responds to Washington State's announcement that it will extend restrictions on businesses and social gatherings through Jan. 4.


Mayor Woodward Statement on Announcement

Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. - Call for renewed resilience, putting needs of others first

Councilwoman Betsy WIlkerson After Nov. 5 SRHD Meeting

Nov. 9 at 1:41 p.m. - Spokane City Councilwoman Betsy Wilkerson released the following statement regarding the vote to dismiss SRHD, Dr. Bob Lutz.

Spokane City Council Members on SRHD Board of Health Issue Statements

Nov. 6 at 12:41 p.m. - Council President Breean Beggs and Council Members Karen Stratton and Betsy Wilkerson, have issued statements regarding the Board of Health Meeting.

Voter Awareness Statement

Nov. 2 at 2:12 p.m. - Preparedness for Election Day


Mayor Woodward's Statement about Health Officer

Oct. 30 at 1:48 p.m. - Dr. Lutz ‘gave everything he had to the community’


Mayor Issues Statement About Police Contract

June 29 at 5:23 p.m. - City Council scheduled to consider contract tonight during meeting tonight

Statement on the Presence of Armed Vigilantes during Protests

June 11 at 4:34 p.m. - Spokane elected leaders release statement on the presence of armed vigilantes during the protests.


Statement Regarding George Floyd's Death

May 30 at 7:07 p.m. - Mayor Woodward, Council President Beggs and Councilmember Wilkerson release statement regarding George Floyd's death and the national conversation.


Mayor Woodward Responds to Closure of Restaurants, Bars

March 15 at 8:36 p.m. - Mayor Nadine Woodward responds to closure of restaurants and bars because of COVID-19 concerns.