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Spokane Mayor David Condon weighed in Tuesday on the detainment of a Portland comedian at the Spokane Intermodal Center, again insisting city leaders don’t have the authority to prevent federal agents from operating at the downtown bus station.
Spokane’s homeless will be asked Saturday to come to church.
Some city employees say disagreements between the Spokane City Council and the mayor’s administration have put employees in the middle, creating an environment in which they have been treated with a lack of respect and professionalism, an independent investigator’s report on bullying complaints has found.
In this new year, as your mayor and as your health officer, we’d like to suggest that “really good something” be more social connectedness in our community.
Most of the City of Spokane and Spokane County government offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day Monday, with only some public works services and law enforcement offices staying open for the holiday.
The new program will work within the city’s existing civil service rules to match applicants with disabilities to jobs they’re qualified to do. The goal is to serve as an example for other private businesses in town to expand their workforce, said Mayor David Condon.
Now that Spokane’s shelter capacity has increased by 275, the city will resume enforcing a law that bars people from sitting, sleeping or lying on the streets of downtown Spokane beginning Feb. 8.
After outcry from dispatchers and the city’s firefighters union, the Spokane City Council overode the mayor’s veto and blocked a planned regionwide 911 integration which critics say may not improve public safety.
In the freezing-cold early-morning hours Monday, about two dozen activists assembled with a small group of homeless people to
If you have seen the fresh fleet of Lime scooters across Spokane, you likely marveled at two things: just how darn fast they seem to go and how many adults seem to be riding 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.
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.
The Spokane Police Department released a final report on a years-long police reform initiative in partnership with the Department of Justice.
Spokane Mayor David Condon promised to send a completed budget to the City Council by Nov. 1 and highlighted declining property crime rates in his annual Conditions and Affairs of the City address.
The Spokane City Council overrode Mayor David Condon's veto of an ordinance that would push the city to switch to completely sustainable energy by 2030 in a six-to-one vote during the Northeast Community Center town hall Monday.
The City Council appears to have enough votes to override the veto, which came on the eve of an international trip where city leaders will discuss their green efforts and learn more from sustainability experts in Sweden and Denmark. The law calls for the city to adopt a strictly renewable energy portfolio by 2030.
Spokane’s Mayor David Condon pledged $2 million dollars to hire 10 additional police officers and cover the cost of 48 grant funded fire personnel, but has not yet determined how to fund those new positions.
Following a trail of legal losses dating to 2014 when he became notorious for naming a drink Date Grape Koolaid, the former owner of the Daiquiri Factory in downtown Spokane has filed a hand-written federal lawsuit against the City of Spokane from his cell in the Spokane County Jail.
The Spokane City Council will consider a law Monday that calls for the city to use 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2030. Spokane Mayor David Condon has expressed concern that the law doesn’t have a price tag attached to it, echoing previous worries about council policies tied to climate change.
Spokane voters will have a voice in the location of a new sports stadium, the Spokane City Council decided Monday night.