The snow has been slow to start this year, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. Keep up with the snow plows by following the City Street Department’s Snow Removal page, which includes snow plow routes, the snow removal progress map, and several tip sheets for how to deal with the snow. If you live in Spokane Valley, their Snow Removal page shows the different priority levels for plowing and deicing. Snow removal information for the unincorporated part of Spokane County also has links to other cities in the region.
If you want tips on how to handle the technical aspects of driving in ice and snow, the State’s winter driving tips page is a good place to start. It includes lists for your emergency car kit, information about studded tires, and how to get road condition information from social media. If you’re curious, the State also has information on de-icer and how it works.
The City's Official Home Page includes business, visitor, employment, and other city information. Check back each week for current news about the City of Spokane. It also includes the following:
The Spokane County web site offers a variety of information on county services, including:
Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington - this multi-level government organization serves older persons and individuals needing long term care in Eastern Washington. Includes a searchable resource directory
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency - the local agency which administers state, federal, and local laws and regulations regarding air pollution control in Spokane County. Check out current air quality and information on residential air quality requirements
Spokane County Conservation District - conservation districts are legal subdivisions of state government formed to provide a means for local people to solve local resource conservation problems
Spokane County Regional Transportation Council - a multi-level government agency that provides for long range transportation planning for the Spokane Region
Other Spokane County cities:
Governing Magazine - the magazine for state and local government officials
Municipal Research & Services Center - the best starting point for those interested in local government activity within Washington State. The site includes Washington State court decisions and regulations affecting cities, statistical information for all Washington cities and towns, a list of local government home pages in Washington State, a searchable directory of city officials, and links to associations for municipal governments and their employees
State and Local Government on the Net - a quick list of local government web sites