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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 7:21 p.m.

Port Orchard residents see the best – and worst – in people after twister

Victims of the Dec. 18 twister are learning that disasters bring people and communities together, but they also can attract those who prey on the vulnerable.

A week after stabbings, his city gives Boise’s police chief hope ‘to create good out of horror’

The emotional calluses of a 25-year career in law enforcement appeared to have been ripped away when Boise Police Chief Bill Bones stepped in front of the cameras at City …

Six months after Mexico quake some still camp outside homes

Six months after the temblor, improvised camps erected by displaced residents are among the most visible signs that not everyone has moved on from the earthquake that killed 228 people …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 9:51 p.m.

Man accused of ramming protesters pictured with racist group

The driver of a car accused of crashing into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in Virginia had been photographed hours earlier carrying the emblem of one of the …

Summer Rebirth Many Of The Trees Damaged In Last Winter’s Ice Storm Have Made A Miraculous Recovery, But Others Are Dying And Beyond Repair

FOR THE RECORD (August 26, 1997): Figure incorrect: Spokane’s street trees are worth $108 million, according to Jim Flott, the city’s horticulture supervisor. The figure was quoted incorrectly in a …

Hearing Will Focus On Wwp, Ice Storm

Washington Water Power Co. customers can comment on the utility’s response to the November ice storm at a meeting tonight in the Spokane Falls Community College music building auditorium. Members …

Council Hires Pupo As City Manager Vote Ends Half-Year Of Fill-In Duty; Job Will Pay $95,713

Bill Pupo isn’t “acting” anymore. The Spokane City Council voted unanimously Monday to hire Pupo as city manager, ending a half-year of fill-in duty.

Wwp Vows To Do Better In Next Emergency Utility Says It’ll Improve Communication, Establish Clear Priorities, Re-Evaluate Procedures

Washington Water Power Co. will take several steps to improve its response to the region’s next weather emergency, says a new WWP report on the November ice storm submitted to …

Phone Repaired 38 Days After Storm Woman Among Dozens With Dial Tone Again

While most of the Inland Northwest exchanged Christmas greetings, Jessie Salicis called distant relatives on a borrowed cellular telephone. Thirty-eight days after an ice storm brought down trees and power …

Ice Storm Ravaged Camp Girl Scout Facility Damaged By Fallen Trees

Buildings at the Four Echoes still support broken tree limbs from the ice storm. Despite efforts to salvage as much timber as possible, a lot of debris still needs to …

Broken Limbs Can Be Healthy - For Wildlife Foresters, Biologists Say Downed Tree Limbs Provide Habitat

Ice storm victims don’t have to rid their property of fallen trees and broken limbs. What looks like destruction and chaos could become a small wildlife refuge by spring. “I’m …

Storm-Damaged Trees? Listen Up

Help is on the way for landowners whose trees were damaged in last month’s ice storm. The Washington Department of Natural Resources and Spokane County Conservation District will conduct a …

Ice Storm Costs Coeur D’Alene Precious Trees 1,700 Reported Lost On Public Property Alone

So much for the tree-lined byways of Coeur d’Alene. November’s ice storm downed or did terminal damage to more than 1,700 trees on public property alone, the city’s Urban Forestry …

Not So Fast On Tree Cuts, Mayor Pleads

Fernan Lake residents are torn by the idea of cutting the trees that make their area so desirable. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review

Ice Left Its Mark On Roads, Too Biggest Potholes Will Be Fixed First, City Says

Sixteen-year-old Leah Phillips holds her license and registration at the ready Tuesday afternoon after her truck collided with a school bus at 37th and Bernard. No one was hurt. Photo …