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Blog Posts for January 2015

Jan. 30

12th Man pride

11 a.m. - Spokane is geared up for Super Bowl weekend.

Riverfront Park is hiring!

10 a.m. - The Park’s annual job fair is Saturday, Feb. 21.

Jan. 29

Changes could be coming to Spokane’s Master Bike Plan

8 a.m. - The City is looking for feedback on the proposed updates.

Jan. 28

Jr. Police Academy a Huge Success!

5:02 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department's first-ever Jr. Police Academy was a huge success. Approximately 600 kids and 1,500 total people packed the event.

Jan. 27

New Greening Neighborhoods projects are on the horizon

8 a.m. - Neighborhoods can apply for more grants starting March 1.

Jan. 26

Spokane launches Citizen Hall of Fame

8 a.m. - Watch 20:07 - Nominations begin for the inaugural awards honoring Spokane’s amazing individuals.

Jan. 20

2015 Traffic Calming Workshop

10:53 a.m. - The Office of Neighborhood Services is offering three Traffic Calming Workshops in January.

Jan. 15

Spokane Fire Department to add firefighters, expand service

2:06 p.m. - Watch 20:50 - A federal grant will be used for coverage in southwest Spokane and to enhance medical response.

Jan. 14

Joint growth discussions continue

1:45 p.m. - Watch 2:23:02 - Spokane County and the City of Spokane continue their series of meetings on joint development issues.

Jan. 13

Lots of ways to celebrate MLK Day!

4:22 p.m. - Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides us with an opportunity get involved

Spokane Police to host first-ever Jr. Police Academy event

3:23 p.m. - Children of all ages are invited to River Park Square Jan. 24 for the free, educational event.

Jan. 12

Local cities call for return of revenue for public safety

3:10 p.m. - Watch 31:00 - The mayors of northeast Washington cities are urging the state to protect badly needed revenue for public safety

Spokane Fire Department reminds everyone to check their CO detectors

10:15 a.m. - Carbon monoxide safety is especially important during the winter months.

Jan. 9

City sustains strong bond ratings

10:43 a.m. - City to sell bonds for Riverfront Park work, refinance other bonds to gain savings for street work

Jan. 7

Basic Law Enforcement Academy returns to Spokane

9:37 a.m. - Watch 14:14 - Law enforcement agencies from throughout the state have students attending class at the Spokane Police Academy.

Jan. 5

New plan aims to build a deeper, more qualified workforce in Spokane

2:09 p.m. - Watch 19:17 - The City has announced a new local jobs initiative.

Jan. 2

Spokane named Outstanding Runner Friendly Community

10:22 a.m. - The City of Spokane is being honored by the Road Runners Club of America