Stories tagged: Damage
Sun., May 20, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
State sees need to reduce elk damage in the Skagit Valley
Elk are easy to spot against the green backdrop of the Skagit Valley, where much of the resident North Cascades elk herd that has grown to an estimated 1,600 is …
Mon., April 16, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Houses ravaged by fire in Spokane, Colbert
Two Spokane-area homes were ravaged by unrelated fires Monday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Storms strike college, leave trail of damage across South
Daybreak Tuesday revealed widespread damage after a night of violent weather in the Deep South, with a college campus shattered by an apparent tornado and thousands of buildings and vehicles …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
Papua New Guinea quake killed at least 15, governor says
A powerful earthquake two days ago killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Trail advocates assess damage from massive Oregon wildfire
The newly charred landscape near Babyfoot Lake, on the edge of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness about 10 miles southwest of Selma, will be the target of the club’s restoration efforts beginning …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Mass shootings aren’t more frequent – but they are deadlier
It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren’t, but they have been getting deadlier.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Spokane County ready for busy snow season, officials say
Spokane County road crews are preparing for another busy snow season.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim
After days of wind gusts that constantly fanned the fires, lighter wind offered a chance for crews to make greater gains, and thousands more people were allowed to go home …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys
Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
City struggles to restore water service in Harvey aftermath
As floodwaters receded and rescuers searched waterlogged neighborhoods for more potential victims, Houston officials began turning their attention to finding temporary housing for those in shelters and getting enough gasoline …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Expert: Harvey weakened fast, but destruction just beginning
Don’t be fooled by Hurricane Harvey’s quick, eight-hour transition from a Category 4 monster with sustained winds of 130 mph winds to a Category 1 with 90 mph winds. Experts …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Harvey spins deeper inland; full scope of damage is unknown
Harvey spun deeper into Texas and unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain Saturday after the once-fearsome hurricane crashed into vulnerable homes and businesses along the coastline in a blow that killed …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Evacuees return home as wildfires across West calm down
Nearly all evacuation orders have been called off for three major fires across California as dozens of wildfires throughout the West were coming under control.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Spokane County’s damage from flooding may reach $1 million
Spokane County is no longer in a state of emergency, officials said Friday, but the total cost of repairing flood-damaged roads may climb to $1 million – far more than …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 6 a.m.
You can make a claim for pothole-caused damage, but it’s hard to collect
More than a dozen motorists with vehicle damage filed claims against the city because of potholes last week. To successfully recoup some of those costs, they may have to show …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
North Carolina buildings take $1.5 billion hit from Matthew floods
Flooding spawned by Hurricane Matthew has caused $1.5 billion in damage to 100,000 homes, businesses and government buildings in North Carolina, according to a state estimate.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015
Spokane Valley resident questions changes to yard waste fees in windstorm’s aftermath
At least one Spokane Valley resident is upset about fees charged to dispose of yard waste at a nearby transfer station, while other areas of the county remain free.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013, 2:13 p.m.
House fire results in $500,000 in damage
A house fire that ripped through three South Hill homes Thursday resulted in an estimated $500,000 in damage.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2013, 7:24 a.m.
Vandals damage Medical Lake church
Spokane County sheriff’s detectives have recovered fingerprints and shoe prints from a Medical Lake church where vandals broke windows, kicked in doors and wrote messages such as “die.”
Sun., May 19, 1996
Montana Owes For Seized Elk Jury Says State Failed To Get Market Price When Selling Elk
The state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks owes Calvin Greenup $24,000 for seizing his elk last spring but failing to sell them at a reasonable price, a jury decided …
Thu., March 23, 1995
As Floods Recede, Veggie Prices Rise
Shopper Ona Boorman checks out some celery at Tidyman’s on North Addison in Spokane. Produce prices are up as a result of California flooding. Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review
Sun., Jan. 29, 1995
Norplant Put Her ‘Through Hell’ Area Women Join Lawsuit Against Manufacturer
(Tina Ayotte Pictured at left ) Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review