Stories tagged: collapse
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
At least 60 killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria
The roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria on Saturday, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and an official said.
Tue., July 15, 2014, 9:14 a.m.
Officials: I-5 bridge collapse caused by regulatory failures
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played …
Fri., Sept. 6, 2013, 8:26 a.m.
Building collapses in downtown Sprague, Wash.
Lincoln County firefighters responded to a call of a collapsed brick building in the 200 block of First Street near downtown Sprague, Wash., early Friday morning.
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011, midnight
Destroyed ice rink to rise again in Kootenai County
The new roof on the Kootenai Youth Recreation Organization’s ice arena will be strong enough to withstand 60 pounds of snow per square foot, about 20 pounds more than building …
Tue., Dec. 28, 2010, 3:17 p.m.
Collapsed culvert closes Idaho highway near Rose Lake
A culvert beneath state Highway 3 near Rose Lake collapsed Tuesday, forcing the closure of the roadway, the Idaho Transportation Department reported.
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009, midnight
Elk herd’s bad luck translates to bounty for food pantry
Schools and businesses have been closed for days for fears of roofs collapsing, but a herd of elk in Pend Oreille County didn’t get the message. About 20 wild elk …
Wed., Dec. 31, 2008, midnight
Snow piling up, piling on
Prompted by reports of roofs collapsing under the weight of snow, many Spokane residents got an elevated look at the landscape Tuesday, as they began clearing their own homes or …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2008, midnight
Snow brings down pair of businesses
Allan Moeller and his son-in-law were planning to check on the family’s Priest River business on Sunday, but the snow kept them home. Moeller and his wife, Sharon, believe it …