Stories tagged: Fall
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Owners of Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill: Stop setting our building on fire
Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill was intentionally set on fire Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
WSU student in critical condition after falling from dorm window
An 18-year-old Washington State University student is in critical condition after falling out of a window in a student residence hall early Thursday morning.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
‘Spectacular’ autumn foliage is forecast for New England
New England’s fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it’s enough to make a maple leaf blush.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Gonzaga University student, friend die in fall from Pacific Crest Trail
A Portland school is remembering two 19-year-old women who died in an apparent fall along the Pacific Crest Trail.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Firefighter seriously injured in fall at South Hill blaze
A firefighter was seriously injured when he fell off a ladder while battling a fire at Beacon Cleaners on Grand Boulevard late Friday.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
4-year-old girl dies after falling out bedroom window
LACEY, Wash. – Authorities say a 4-year-old girl died after falling from a second-floor window southwest of Tacoma in Lacey. The Olympian reported firefighters were called to a duplex in …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Huge stuffed toy breaks 2-year-old’s fall out window
Police in Massachusetts are crediting a huge stuffed cow with saving 2-year-old boy who fell out of a second-story window and onto concrete below.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Man survives 1,000-foot fall into Oregon crater
A man has survived a roughly 1,000-foot (304-meter) fall into the Crater Lake caldera.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Rescuers say man killed on Mount Hood was not using ice ax
Rescuers who had come to a man’s aid after he tumbled down Mount Hood in Oregon say he had not been using an ice ax.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Two teens fall to their deaths from 18th-floor hotel balcony in South Carolina
Authorities say two teenage girls fell to their deaths from the 18th-floor balcony of a beachfront hotel in South Carolina.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Man practicing Parkour falls 40 feet down chimney in Denver
A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment building.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Woman falls to her death inside World Trade Center transit hub
A 29-year-old New Jersey woman plunged about 30 feet to her death off an escalator inside the famed World Trade Center transit hub known as the Oculus on Saturday morning, …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
WSU student critically injured in fall from balcony
A Washington State University student was hospitalized with serious head injuries after falling from a second-floor balcony during a party Friday night, marking the third time someone has fallen from …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 4:53 p.m.
Snohomish County Public Utility District pays fines for worker’s fatal fall
Fines totaling $6,000 have been paid in a worker’s fatal fall from a Snohomish County Public Utility District warehouse.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Gardening: Later frosts mean more time to garden
There was a time not so long ago that our region didn’t have a fall gardening season. The frosts usually showed up by the middle of September and finished off …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Injured hiker rescued after falling off cliff in Coos Bay
A 20-year-old man who fell off a cliff while hiking in Sunset Bay on the Oregon Coast has been rescued.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Country star Loretta Lynn hurt in fall, requires surgery
Country music star Loretta Lynn has postponed shows after suffering injuries in a fall that will require minor surgery.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
North Idaho man injured in fall from WSU sorority roof
A 22-year-old North Idaho man injured himself falling off the roof of a WSU sorority house shortly before midnight Wednesday.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:57 a.m.
Man dies after jumping into shallow pool in Glacier park
A 26-year-old man died of injuries suffered when he jumped into a shallow pool at the base of a waterfall in Glacier National Park.
Sun., April 17, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
3 injured in fall from downtown Coeur d’Alene building
Three people were injured Saturday night when they fell from a rooftop in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Two women and a man were taken to Kootenai Health after they fell about …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Two hospitalized after falling from hotel under construction
Two workers were hospitalized after a gust of wind caused them to fall from a hotel under construction in Billings.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 21, 2015, 4:18 p.m.
WSU student hospitalized after fall from fraternity fire escape
A Washington State University student was taken to the hospital in critical condition after falling from the third-story fire escape of a fraternity house Saturday night.
Fri., Aug. 14, 2015, 12:38 p.m.
Woman falls from WSU sorority house while vomiting out second-story window
A 19-year-old woman fell out of a second-story window early Friday at the Delta Gamma sorority house in Pullman.
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
Gardening: Time short to wrap up fall chores
All good things have to come to an end and Friday and Saturday’s wind and rain took our colorful fall to the ground quickly. We had such a gorgeous fall …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
Weather has been ideal for fall colors in Inland Northwest
Do the larches look especially golden this year? The aspens, brighter than usual?
Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
Sweet potatoes and peanuts need warm soil and weather
A while back I wrote about a couple of growing experiments another gardener and I at the Resurrection Community Garden were trying: sweet potatoes and peanuts. Now that the plants …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Garlic makes for an easy project to end the season
One of my last gardening projects each fall is to plant garlic. There is something about breaking the heads apart and setting each clove in the ground that is very …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2013
Autumn is showtime for arboretum
When we think about Spokane parks, Manito and Riverfront are probably the first two that come to mind. But there is a hidden gem that is well worth a visit …
Mon., Sept. 23, 2013, 6:47 a.m.
Cool, wet start to fall in Washington
SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says the cool, wet start to fall will continue into midweek in Washington. Forecasters expect drier weather on Thursday.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2013, 1:27 p.m.
Woman falls from cliff in south Spokane
A woman may have life-threatening injuries following a fall this afternoon from a popular South Hill overlook.