THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2018
City of Spokane dispatchers may not be apart of a new region-wide communications center after City Council required its dispatchers to exclusively work with city public safety employees.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2018
The city will soon spend about $305,000 on a new armored vehicle for the Spokane Police Department, which uses money one City Council member said should be used on new patrol cars.
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2018
A proposal that some say will turn City Hall into a daytime homeless shelter has been shelved for at least a month after city employees raised concerns about safety and cleanliness.
MONDAY, NOV. 12, 2018
Spokane City Council approved a 1 percent property tax increase Monday, which will be used to pay for police and fire department vehicles.
Spokane City Council approved fee changes for businesses and property owners living inside the downtown Business Improvement District Monday.
Spokane City Council will consider raising fees for hundreds of downtown businesses inside the Business Improvement District during a hearing at their Monday meeting.
SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2018
Local leaders honored veterans and those killed in action at during Sunday ceremony.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2018
More than 200 people have been apprehended by border patrol around the Spokane Greyhound bus station since 2013, 30 of which were arrested last fiscal year.
City Council could soon vote on a proposal to allow people to stay in City Hall’s lobby all day, which one council member said could turn the building into a warming shelter.
THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2018
Spokane’s strong real estate market has again helped boost city street and other projects.
TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2018
Republican Jenny Graham is ahead of her Democrat opponent Dave Wilson by a mere 250 votes in the 6th Legislative District position two race. Graham has earned 50.32 percent of the votes, while Wilson holds 49.68 percent of the 39,094 votes.
Republican Jeff Holy will move on to the state Senate.
Republican Mike Volz is holding a solid 6.5 percentage point lead in the race for a Spokane Legislative seat against Democrat Kay Murano.
MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2018
The Spokane City Council unanimously approved an ordinance which would require Spokane firefighters and police officers to only work with dispatchers who are city employees during their meeting Monday night.
The Spokane Police Department will no longer be able to sell the guns it confiscates after the Spokane City Council approved an ordinance requiring the department to destroy guns instead of selling them.
Due to higher than initially predicted revenue projections, Mayor David Condon submitted a balanced budget to the city last week with small cuts and increased funding for homelessness services.
SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2018
Police are investigating a potential threat made against Lewis and Clark High school on Instagram Saturday night.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2018
The Ronald McDonald House has partnered with STCU to install painted hearts throughout downtown to raise money for the charity.
While black cats once may have been a source of fear and superstition, local animal shelters say they are just as likely to be adopted as any other animal.
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2018
Police would be required to destroy rifles and shotguns that have been seized or abandoned rather than selling them to firearms dealers under a proposal being considered by the Spokane City Council.
MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2018
Spokane police have arrested a second suspect in connection with last week’s stabbing death outside a downtown 7-Eleven store.
SUNDAY, OCT. 28, 2018
Spokane area families braved rain, puddles and mud Sunday afternoon to pick out their carving pumpkins before Green Bluff’s fall activities wind down to a close.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2018
A Spokane County District Court Judge set a $500,000 bond for a 29-year-old man accused of
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2018
The City’s Human Resources Department has begun investigating four city council members after employees reported they had been bullied during public meetings.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2018
Spokane’s Mayor David Condon said a new law City Council passed Monday restricting Border Patrol from searching buses in the Spokane Intermodal Center may not change the agency’s actions.