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Free Coffee and Pastry with a Cop

Free Coffee and Pastry with a Cop

On Thursday November 10th, there will be free coffee and pastry with a Cop at the NorthTown Mall from 10 am to 12pm in the Internet Café area which is on the north end of the mall between Buffalo Wild Wings and Kohls. This is a great opportunity to talk to members of the Spokane Police Department about any topic that you wish in a very casual atmosphere. Come meet and build relationships with the officers who actually patrol your…

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Police & Community Forum on Nov. 17

Police & Community Forum on Nov. 17

All are welcome to attend a Police & Community Forum on November 17, at 6 pm, at East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St.  Its purpose is to create an opportunity for dialogue between law enforcement and the community and to build trust. The evening begins with panel discussion. Panels are made up of community members and law enforcement (both Spokane Police and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office) employees. Later, everyone breaks into small groups to discuss. The small-group discussion allows…

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Recap of the February 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the February 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on February 10, 2016. Patrick Striker, the Executive Director of the Spokane Community-Oriented Policing Services (Spokane C.O.P.S.) program gave common-sense advice about preventing crime. Some of his tips included: Do not leave anything tempting in a vehicle, such as a laptop bag, regardless of whether or not it contains valuable contents. As jackets can also be used for covering valuables, that may also be tempting to a…

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Materials for the Feb 10 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Materials for the Feb 10 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Following its customary January hiatus, the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council resumes its monthly meeting schedule tomorrow (Wednesday, February 10). It starts at 6pm in the Corbin Senior Activity Center Center (827 W Cleveland). There are two guest speakers this month: Jonathan Mallahan of the City of Spokane and Patrick Striker of Spokane COPS. Jonathan will be speaking about the reorganization at City Hall and what that means for neighborhoods. He’ll leave time to field questions and address some of the concerns we had when the news was…

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Recap of the November 2015 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the November 2015 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meeting that took place on November 11, 2015. Officer Tracy Douglas reported on the monthly statistics for area “P2,” which includes Emerson-Garfield as well as West Central and parts of the North Hill Neighborhood. There were no sexual assaults in our area last month, nor any commercial robberies. There were two robberies of a person, one domestic violence incident, and 14 violent crimes in the last month. For residential burglary, there…

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Register Your “Night Out” Block Party

Register Your “Night Out” Block Party

Don’t forget to register your Night Out block party! The deadline for registration is Tuesday, July 28. What is the Night Out? It’s part of the annual National Night Out Against Crime (NNO) event that raises awareness about crime and drug prevention. Each year neighborhoods, community organizations, youth organizations, apartment complexes and businesses throughout Spokane are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the NNO. The nationwide NNO event takes place on Tuesday, August 4 this year. It’s sponsored…

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Recap of the March E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the March E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

The March 11, 2015 meeting of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) featured Kelly Norwood of Avista, assisted by Casey Fielder, as its guest speaker. Kelly provided a printed slideshow with some background on the company, its infrastructure, as well as the rate regulations it is subject to. Of the $2.5 billion investment in Avista, 48% is equity, owned by shareholders, and 52% is owned by bond holders and banks. Avista is asking for a 4.75% authorized return on equity, which, according…

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