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July 24, 2014 in City
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Riverside Village resident Alva Lucas holds Ireland, 3, the granddaughter of his girlfriend, Gladys Wallin, after their home was destroyed and they were nearly struck by falling trees Wednesday. “My car is gone and so is my home, but I made it out with what counts,” he said.

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Whitworth University physics professor Kamesh Sankaran studies a fallen pine tree outside Graves Gym on the campus. He plans to use information from the tree in his mechanics of materials class.

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A neighbor stops to look at the tree that came down across Driscoll Boulevard in north Spokane on Wednesday, striking a GMC truck parked there. At least two trees fell across Driscoll near Francis.

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Riverside Village is seen after a windstorm on Wednesday in Chattaroy.