Stories tagged: Spokane City Hall
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Browne’s Addition voters have approved a historic designation for their neighborhood.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:26 p.m.
Residents are running out of time to voice opinion on making the neighborhood an historic district. Apparently just 20 more votes needed to keep this ball rolling.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
The City Council approved a letter of intent on Monday that is the first step in transferring city-owned land for the development of an affordable housing project spearheaded by Catholic …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
The effort to rename the East Central Community Center after a civil rights icon has met pushback from those who believe the name should continue to reflect the neighborhood it …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
A watered-down firecracker ordinance “won’t spoil Fourth fun,” said a Spokane Daily Chronicle headline.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
The city of Spokane will consider selling five parcels of city-owned property to facilitate the development of 96 units of affordable housing under a partnership between Gonzaga University, Catholic Charities …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
In response to concerns Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart expressed Wednesday about discrimination against the LGBT community at a new city-funded shelter, the Salvation Army said it doesn’t discriminate …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 11:39 a.m.
The city announced a service provider for its proposed homeless shelter on East Sprague.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
With glowing praise, the Office of the Police Ombudsman Commission unanimously voted on Tuesday to renew Bart Logue’s contract to serve as the civilian watchdog of the Spokane Police Department …
Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
The project would replace a small drive-through bank building at the corner of Riverside Avenue and Browne Street with a six-story building. The cash that would come from the city …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 2:58 p.m.
The city is soliciting public input on its plans for a new emergency shelter in East Central, but few details about its operation have been fleshed out.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
The city council is expected to vote on a resolution that would ask the city to study the feasibility of returning a police precinct to the heart of downtown.
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
The city of Spokane will redirect a percentage of the state sales tax it collects to affordable housing assistance.
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 3:05 p.m.
The City Council will review a proposal to expand the multifamily tax exemption zone, which seeks to incentivize an increase in housing density.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
A commercial hydroseed vehicle, which has a tank containing a mixture of seed, mulch and water, may have allowed a backflow into the city’s water system when filling from a …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Triple murderer implicated in Spokane City Hall bombing to be first man executed as a result of new federal directive
The death sentence handed down to Danny Lewis Lee, a white supremacist who was implicated in the bombing of Spokane City Hall in 1996, was for a triple murder that …
Thu., July 25, 2019, 5 a.m.
Alfredo LLamedo is dying of liver disease but won’t stop advocating for the homeless and downtrodden of Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Four years after the city of Spokane moved its downtown police precinct away from the Spokane Transit Authority’s headquarters, City Council may explore the feasibility of bringing a precinct back …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S. District Court in Spokane, denounces the city’s handling of the encampment dubbed “Camp Hope,” where homeless people slept and demonstrated through late November …
Wed., July 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
Even if you like your lawn – even if yours is a cool, plush carpet to which you relish devoting unreasonable amounts of time, money and natural resources – it …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
Despite orders from the Spokane City Council to maintain an independent dispatch crew for firefighters, the city is now relying on a new regional system to handle emergency calls.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
The former campaign manager for mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward said she was asked “to act contrary to (her) values” in a blog post on Monday.
Tue., July 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
After two homeless shelters almost lost 100 beds for women and children, Spokane City Council approved $360,000 to restore most that were lost.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 7:58 a.m.
The Spokane City Council approved a purchasing agreement for a new shelter for people who are homeless at the border of Spokane and Spokane Valley that could serve more than …
Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
The City Council passed a law requiring heated sidewalks to comply with modern safety standards following electrocution of dog last winter in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
In a few weeks, Spokane will lose 100 shelter beds for women, children and families because the two shelters that serve those populations lost some of their funding.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 7:44 a.m.
Spokane City Council candidates were divided on how to make Spokane safer and reduce homelessness, with some arguing for mandatory drug treatment and more police, and others saying more housing …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:11 a.m.
All five candidates for mayor shared a stage for the first time Tuesday, disagreeing on homelessness, affordable housing and how to improve safety downtown.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 10:14 a.m.
Spokane residents now have three days to leave their cars in front of their homes without risking a parking ticket, after the Spokane City Council loosened parking restrictions Monday night.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
Spokane City Council unanimously voted to ask the city’s legal department to explore suing opioid manufacturers and distributors for their role in the opioid epidemic.