Dec. 31 at 11:55 a.m. - The Historic Preservation Office is proposing some changes to the municipal code.
Dec. 30 at 12:37 p.m. - As the holidays come to a close, learn how to store and dispose of your holiday decorations properly and safely
Dec. 23 at 2:11 p.m. - The program rid Spokane neighborhoods of 800 tons of trash and clean green material.
Dec. 18 at 9:05 a.m. - The City is rethinking its bike map to help cyclists navigate Spokane
Dec. 17 at 11:26 a.m. - Take note of these safety tips when lighting candles this holiday season
Dec. 17 at 10:34 a.m. - The pipe replacement project includes resurfacing some streets in Five Mile Prairie.
Dec. 15 at 10:56 a.m. - The 2015 project is now a Stormwater Pilot Project, and will include porous asphalt bike lanes.
Dec. 11 at 3:10 p.m. - The City and Walgreens have teamed up to offer vaccines at no cost to patients.
Dec. 10 at 2:15 p.m. - Work on a CSO tank begins in 2015
Dec. 9 at 10:46 a.m. - Submit your story for Shaping Spokane and enter to win weekly prizes
Dec. 5 at 11:59 a.m. - will be lowered Sunday, Dec. 7 for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Dec. 4 at 4:13 p.m. - Before getting started with your holiday decorations, read these potentially life-saving holiday safety tips.
Nov. 26 at 9:15 a.m. - Stay safe this Thanksgiving with tips for cooking safely and avoiding cooking fires.
Nov. 21 at 2:06 p.m. - Food policies impact Spokane more than you might realize
Nov. 18 at 10:50 a.m. - Construction plans for the bridge project are nearing completion
Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. - City Council members approve new name for plaza by Spokane City Hall
Nov. 17 at 11:31 a.m. - Volunteer Greening Neighborhoods planting events will resume in the spring
Nov. 13 at 2:47 p.m. - A 12-foot wide trail is in the works along 44th Avenue.
Nov. 11 at 2:04 p.m. - An ordinance will require the City to post audit findings and actions taken
Nov. 10 at 4:18 p.m. - The City has improved how people can keep up with performance measures
Nov. 7 at 3:10 p.m. - Construction on Phase One of the High Drive Project is over
Nov. 6 at 1:16 p.m. - Shaping Spokane effort still needs public input
Nov. 5 at 10:39 a.m. - Voters approved plans to shape Spokane for decades to come.
Nov. 3 at 2:29 p.m. - Take part in Native American Heritage Month celebrations throughout November!
Oct. 31 at 3:07 p.m. - Commute of the Century, a bicycle tour of Spokane, was a success!
Oct. 30 at 3:38 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department’s Division Chief Lisa Jones is the recipient of the Washington State Fire Marshal Association’s Fire Marshal of the Year award
Oct. 30 at 11:54 a.m. - The council adopted a new charter after renewed interest in the PDA
Oct. 28 at 12:19 p.m. - Spokane is taking notice of the Mobile Murals art project
Oct. 24 at 2:01 p.m. - Three honored for human rights work
Oct. 23 at 2:02 p.m. - Volunteers are needed for tree planting project
Oct. 17 at 4:12 p.m. - The Voter’s Guide is available online. Election Day is Nov. 4.
Oct. 15 at 2:34 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department partnered with the American Red Cross and Gonzaga University to install smoke detectors in Logan neighborhood homes
Oct. 13 at 11:42 a.m. - The City is taking steps to make sure federal aid gets to local families in need as efficiently as possible.
Oct. 8 at 1:42 a.m. - The development of streetcar transit in Spokane played a huge role in shaping Spokane.
Oct. 7 at 11:32 a.m. - Improvements to a portion of Havana Street will include road rehabilitation, a new water main, and bike lanes.
Oct. 6 at 9:33 a.m. - Citizens can take an online survey at Spokanecity.org
Oct. 3 at 11:50 a.m. - One Peaceful Valley resident is telling her neighborhood’s story
Sept. 30 at 11:32 a.m. - Work on the busy couplet continues in 2015
Sept. 26 at 11:06 a.m. - A new charter school brings an international curriculum to Hillyard
Sept. 23 at 10:32 a.m. - Zillow’s report says Spokane is more affordable than it used to be
Sept. 19 at 3:24 p.m. - The Ice Palace is open for fun October 22-March 1
Sept. 18 at 4:03 p.m. - A campaign is being launched to give the YARD’s immigrant populations training to start their own small businesses
Sept. 17 at 3:14 p.m. - A free 45 minute hands-only CPR training session will be held on Saturday, September 20 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the Spokane Arena.
Sept. 15 at 11:27 a.m. - The City has adopted state elevator safety standards, which have taken effect in Spokane.
Sept. 12 at 2:48 p.m. - How Fiesta Spokane is connecting one local woman with her heritage
Sept. 11 at 10:30 a.m. - Governor Inslee directs lowering of Washington state and United States flags
Sept. 10 at 3:46 p.m. - In honor of first responders and citizens lost on September 11, 2001, the Spokane Fire Department supports our local Twin Towers Commemorative 5k Run
Sept. 8 at 8:41 a.m. - A community open house and discussion is planned for Sprague TIP
Sept. 3 at 2:23 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department training center is hosting a free training workshop provided by the Autism Society of Washington on September 10 at 1 p.m.
Sept. 3 at Noon - Greening Neighborhoods projects move to next phase
Aug. 22 at 2:15 p.m. - A new pizza shop points to real opportunity in Hillyard.
Aug. 13 at 9:10 a.m. - Unique performance featured as part of Spokane’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Aug. 11 at 8:58 a.m. - The $1.8 million facility will offer gymnastics, cheer and fitness classes to youth and adults.
Aug. 7 at 5:12 p.m. - A public kick-off about THE YARD project is set for September
Aug. 7 at 3:39 p.m. - Construction of new solids digester to get under way soon at Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility.
Aug. 4 at 8:47 a.m. - Construction on Ben Burr Trail will most likely not happen this year.
Aug. 1 at 12:34 p.m. - City begins operating under an updated and renewed stormwater permit on Aug. 1.
Aug. 1 at 10:56 a.m. - The re-development of a dirt lot into a commercial center aims to help out a local neighborhood
July 30 at 1:53 p.m. - Local youth gathered at Salk Middle School Wednesday for story time with Spokane Mayor David Condon.
July 30 at 10:14 a.m. - Construction on a new combined solid waste and fleet maintenance facility is under way in the Chief Garry Park neighborhood.
July 25 at 9:08 a.m. - Ray Street between 20th and 21st avenues reopened to traffic early Friday.
July 23 at 11:22 a.m. - A discussion is underway about how best to take advantage of federal, state and local resources to drive neighborhood redevelopment and improvements.
July 22 at 5:29 p.m. - Join us this September as The City of Spokane observes Hispanic Heritage Month
July 22 at 4:39 p.m. - Using the bike map of Spokane this year is as easy as taking your smartphone along for the ride.
July 17 at 1:54 p.m. - The 2014 Construction Season is underway and High Drive is one of the bigger projects happening this year.
July 16 at 11:16 a.m. - Apply for Greening Neighborhoods Grants to plant trees, shrubs, grasses and other native perennials in your neighborhood!
July 10 at 4:10 p.m. - Applicants are being sought to fill the vacant City Council District 3 seat.
July 10 at 1:55 p.m. - As of this week, 2,778 people have four or more unpaid parking citations in collections and are eligible for the Boot-and-Tow Program.
July 9 at 12:10 p.m. - Crosswalks have been installed in neighborhoods around the City this summer through the Traffic Calming Program.
July 9 at 9:42 a.m. - John R. Rogers High School has made many good educational improvements due to federal and state funding.
July 2 at Noon - Remember that the use of fireworks is illegal in Spokane. We encourage you to join in the fun at the Riverfront Park 4th of July Celebration.
July 1 at 10:05 a.m. - The Spokane Firefighters Memorial Project is dedicating memorial plaques for all 17 Spokane firefighters that have passed in the line of duty
July 1 at 9:10 a.m. - A third firefighter has been added to each shift at Fire Station 9, restoring firefighting capability to the station
June 27 at 3 p.m. - Basketball teams from across our community and the country pack downtown Spokane for the world’s largest 3-on-3 tournament
June 25 at 5:30 p.m. - Join the discussion about separate proposed investments in streets and Riverfront Park over the phone, in person, online and on television.
June 20 at 2:42 p.m. - Fun filled 2014 event schedule and NewTech courses now available
June 19 at 10:10 a.m. - Alternative Response Units send smaller vehicles staffed by a single EMT or Paramedic to non-life threatening medical calls
June 13 at 9:39 a.m. - Parking is adding meters to new locations previously without meters
June 9 at 2:18 p.m. - The fifth annual Spokane Summer Parkways has expanded to two events filled with four miles of bikes, feet, wheels, dance, music, food and fun.
June 9 at 11:40 a.m. - A brief history of Expo '74 – celebrate 40 years at Riverfront Park on June 21st!
June 5 at 11:33 a.m. - Splash Pads are now open city-wide, all pools scheduled to open June 16th.
June 5 at 11:05 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department encourages you to be safe by following regulations when burning outdoor recreational fires.
June 2 at 3:39 p.m. - Each year, the City’s Water Department provides customers with a report on the quality of the water delivered to them.
June 2 at 1:35 p.m. - Exciting new features are now available at the Riverfront Park IMAX!
May 29 at 4:28 p.m. - The City Council will tentatively begin accepting application on July 10 to fill the seat to be vacated by Councilmember Steve Salvatori
May 28 at 12:25 p.m. - Commute of the Century continues as a self-guided event until July 31
May 20 at 10:54 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department celebrates EMS Week by thanking EMS practitioners and flash mobbing a City Council meeting with hands-only CPR training
May 19 at 4:02 p.m. - First quarter performance measures show improvement in City services
May 15 at 10:12 a.m. - City is considering a proposal to maintain and rebuild streets and reinvigorate Riverfront Park at the same tax rate that citizens pay today
May 13 at 5:30 p.m. - Six new Spokane Police Department officers were sworn in on May 12. This brings the total number of SPD officers to 279.
May 8 at 4 p.m. - Applications for the independent citizen Police Ombudsman Commission are being accepted until June 6
May 8 at 9:50 a.m. - Bike to Work Week is NEXT WEEK! Commute of the Century is about to get real. Join us for these “extended lunch hour” group rides.
May 8 at 9:34 a.m. - Survey helps people give feedback to the City about construction projects
May 7 at 2:58 p.m. - Sewage overflow facility is being built under the parking lot at Underhill Park
May 6 at 9:20 a.m. - On April 7, the Spokane Fire Department launched an electronic Patient Care Reporting system in a continuing effort to improve patient care.
May 5 at 12:43 p.m. - The Use of Force Commission delivered its response to the one-year progress report against its 26 recommendations
May 2 at 2:57 p.m. - The Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Taskforce has developed a new process for awarding 2015 grant money
April 30 at 5:10 p.m. - Program allows citizens with unpaid parking tickets in collections to pay them at face value with no added fees, fines, or interest
April 25 at 9:48 a.m. - Register for Commute of the Century, a fun way to get involved with Bike to Work Week in Spokane
April 22 at 3:42 p.m. - Come celebrate Arbor Day at the Finch Arboretum on Saturday, April 26!
April 22 at 9:12 a.m. - Familiarize yourself with bicycle laws and safety practices before you hit the street
April 18 at 12:54 p.m. - Celebrate the spring opening of the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens with Phyllis Stephens on April 26th!
April 17 at 5:40 p.m. - Bloomsday creates transportation needs that STA is addressing
April 17 at 4:45 p.m. - Come celebrate Earth Day Spokane at Riverfront Park on April 26th! Music, food, kid's activities, demonstrations and workshops.
April 16 at 2:44 p.m. - Today, five new Spokane Police Department recruits graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy located in Burien, WA.
April 15 at Noon - Spokane Bicycle Club members help lead, encourage, and guide participants as part of the support crew for the Commute of the Century tours.
April 14 at 10:27 a.m. - More than 400 volunteers came out to Cleaning From the Core, the kickoff to Spokane Gives Week
April 9 at 9:30 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is Accepting Applications for Entry Level Police Officers
April 4 at 9 a.m. - Bike to work week is one week away. Commute of the Century is a fun way to be involved
April 3 at 4:45 p.m. - City Council passes Urban Farming ordinance
April 3 at 2:30 p.m. - SFD supports and responds to Our Kids: Our Business’ call to action to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.
April 1 at 5 p.m. - Find out how you can get involved by visiting SpokaneGives.org
April 1 at 8 a.m. - Ben Burr Trail Project is under design and will be built in 2014.
March 31 at 2:36 p.m. - Reconstruction of the street will replace asphalt and include ADA ramps
March 27 at 3 p.m. - Commute of the Century is a tour of Spokane that can be done either as a group ride or self-guided tour
March 27 at 2:30 p.m. - The City and its Police Department have made great progress implementing all 26 Use of Force Commission recommendations
March 21 at 9:30 a.m. - For the first time in years, the Spokane Police Department is able to process public records request at a real-time rate.
March 20 at 4:30 p.m. - Answers to common questions about pool maintenance and plans for summer 2014.
March 19 at 12:10 p.m. - Spokane neighborhood representatives have formed a task force to develop a modern Community Development Block Grant neighborhood program.
March 17 at 2:46 p.m. - Willy Water—part of an aging fountain on the Ninth & Pine Reservoir—will retire after 45 years
March 17 at 9:18 a.m. - Design phase of High Drive brings about a few detail changes.
March 14 at 1:30 p.m. - The 2014 St. Patrick’s Day Parade through downtown Spokane is Saturday at noon
March 13 at 5:30 p.m. - The first Youth and Justice Forum is designed to give students a new perspective on the criminal justice system
March 12 at 4:30 p.m. - Defy gravity in this magical twirl of an event. Beyond Pink and the Northeast Youth Center are hosting the 16th Annual Beyond Pink Barbie Party.
March 4 at Noon - Wastewater crews stand ready to deal with standing water as snow melts
March 4 at 2 a.m. - Check out the Food Truck Rally on Friday, Mar. 7 from noon to 8 p.m.
March 2 at 4:50 p.m. - Cars should move to the odd side of the street on residential hill routes
Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. - Leashed or unleashed? The safety and legal hazards behind free-roaming pooches.
Feb. 14 at 5:15 p.m. - The City is seeking applications for Traffic Calming projects. The deadline is Mar. 10.
Feb. 14 at 4:30 p.m. - As part of the 10-year Street Bond, the City of Spokane is planning to rehabilitate Francis Avenue from Division to Crestline streets.
Feb. 14 at 3:50 p.m. - A Task Force of neighborhood representatives will study the impacts of changes to the HUD funding requirements.
Feb. 14 at 1:30 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is hosting a class to enhance situational awareness and the survival mindset for women.
Feb. 12 at 5 p.m. - Spokane Parks and Recreation Snowshoe Tour Mt. Spokane
Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. - The City has provided period updates about improvements to High Drive in an effort to keep everyone current on the conversation.
Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. - Members of the 12th Man in Spokane celebrated the Super Bowl victory by the Seattle Seahawks.
Feb. 4 at 11 a.m. - New tentative agreement with guild adds fifth contract year, authorizes independent investigations, empowers ombudsman to public closing reports
Jan. 30 at 10:33 a.m. - City hauls tons of trash from steep slope along the Spokane River with a little help from some friends.
Jan. 29 at 11:55 a.m. - Ben Burr Trail Project moves forward in its design and construction of a paved pedestrian transportation trail in 2014.
Jan. 23 at 4:40 p.m. - Join Mayor David Condon for the State of the City on Thursday, Jan. 30 at North Central High School at 6 p.m.
Jan. 20 at 12:07 p.m. - Mayor David Condon proclaimed Monday as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial observance day in Spokane