Roy Jacks, Fred Meyer assistant food manager, stocks frozen food into the store’s coolers, Nov. 19, 2015, at Thor and Fourth Street in Spokane, Wash. The food was removed when the power went out on Tuesday and stored in refrigerated trucks until power was restored.
In the alley between West Jackson and York Avenues Thursday, an Avista Utilities crew reconnects a feeder trunk line to a new power pole that had been knocked down by a large tree in Tuesday’s windstorm.
Tammy Innamorato yanks the cable on a finicky generator at her home in Spokane Valley, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Her family has been sleeping in a basement room near a woodstove to stay warm while the power is out.
Tammy Innamorato puts a log into the woodstove in the basement of her home in Spokane Valley, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Her family has been sleeping in the basement room to stay warm while the power is out.
Jack Donahue checks out the remains of his BMW X3 SUV after the city came and removed a large blue spruce tree that had crushed the vehicle at 28th Avenue and Madison in Tuesday’s windstorm. “It took a licking, but still starts up and runs,” said Donahue.
Verne Windham of KPBX sits in a dark, unheated studio and prepares to start the national news feed at noon, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. The tiny KPBX studio on N. Monroe is without electricity and is powered only by a portable generator, and only the bare minimum of equipment to keep the studio on the air. There is no heat.