January 18, 2011 in City
Christopher Anderson photo

A few Canada geese find a new pond off Betz Rd. outside Cheney, Wash. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. The recent warm weather brought a melt off of the winter snow.

Kathy Plonka photo

“It was worse two years ago,” said 13-year-old Rikki Baysinger, front, as she and her brother Donavin Baysinger,12, check the flood damage near their home in Cataldo, Idaho on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Rising groundwater from the Coeur d’Alene River surrounded their neighborhood.

Colin Mulvany photo

Winter runoff over the dam on the Lower Spokane Falls was running at 17,100 cubic feet per second onTuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Avista Utilities estimates the peak runoff will top out a 26,000 cfs on Thursday.

Colin Mulvany photo

Winter runoff over the dam on the Lower Spokane Falls was running at 17,100 cubic feet per second onTuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Avista Utilities estimates the peak runoff will top out a 26,000 cfs on Thursday.