Snow-rutted 17th Avenue at Arthur made the evening commute difficult Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010.
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and Streets Department Director Mark Serbousek address the media about snow plowing Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010.
James Lewis shovels slush from the street in front of his house on South Browne Street on the South Hill Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010.
Darren Molan, 19, of Spokane, backed up to take a run and explode through a slush berm Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at the corner of Indiana and Oak in Spokane.
Steve Caron, left, stopped his shoveling to assist Nick and Casey Randal on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at the corner of Belt and Knox after the Randals' car become stuck on the slushy street. A house fire in the area caused a detour onto Knox from Belt Street, which had been plowed.
Paula Keith, 51, watches a city snow plow push slush form Indiana Avenue onto Oak Street on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. Keith was trying to clean up the sidewalks at her mother's home on the corner.