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Blog Posts for June 2014

June 27

Welcome Hoopfest players

3 p.m. - Basketball teams from across our community and the country pack downtown Spokane for the world’s largest 3-on-3 tournament

The conversation continues

2:33 p.m. - Watch 1:00:59 - Join the discussion about separate proposed investments in streets and Riverfront Park.

June 25

Join the conversation

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

Spokane Park Board Approves Riverfront Park Master Plan & Bond Funding

4:22 p.m. - Watch 6:17 - Spokane Park Board approved the 2014 Riverfront Park Master Plan and the bond funding to support it

Hillyard Working on Community Involvement

2:42 p.m. - Fun filled 2014 event schedule and NewTech courses now available

June 19

City extends Alternative Response Unit pilot

10:10 a.m. - Alternative Response Units send smaller vehicles staffed by a single EMT or Paramedic to non-life threatening medical calls

June 16

Rail cargo, a community conversation and innovation

3:15 p.m. - Watch 17:41 - Media topics included rail cargo, business resources, getting to a cleaner river faster, and a pilot non-emergency response program

June 13

Meeting competing parking needs

9:39 a.m. - Parking is adding meters to new locations previously without meters

June 9

Summer Parkways is coming

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.

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Expo '74

11:40 a.m. - A brief history of Expo '74 – celebrate 40 years at Riverfront Park on June 21st!

June 5

Splash Pads are Open for the Season!

11:33 a.m. - Splash Pads are now open city-wide, all pools scheduled to open June 16th.

Use caution with outdoor recreational fires

11:05 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department encourages you to be safe by following regulations when burning outdoor recreational fires.

June 2

City’s drinking water meets all quality standards

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.

New features for Riverfront Park IMAX

1:35 p.m. - Exciting new features are now available at the Riverfront Park IMAX!

Neighborhood planning to begin next week

12:30 p.m. - Watch 12:36 - A neighborhood planning process to deliver a 20-year vision begins next week and June is Open for Business Month in Spokane.