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  • 100 years ago in Lind: Shoemaker arrested in scheme to burn down store

    From our archives, 100 years ago Several arsonists were foiled in the act of trying to burn down the hardware store at Lind.

  • Spokane snow plow update; view plowing map

    Spokane street crews will focus on knocking down snow berms, preventing slick roads and clearing Browne’s Addition now that the rest of the city’s streets have been plowed, officials said …

  • Snow sure piled up

    Friday morning began with school closures and power outages after a record-setting snowfall on Thursday and ended with freezing rain causing havoc on roadways across the region. Jackknifed semitrucks blocked …

  • City of Spokane: Move cars off streets

    Too many cars are still parked on the streets for City of Spokane plows to do an effective job, a city spokeswoman said this morning.

  • Vestal: No wonder if thankless job leaves them cold

    It’s 6 o’clock on Wednesday night, and it’s dumping snow. If you’re smart, you’re getting off the roads about now. But the crew inside the small shop in Spokane Valley …

  • Snow removal in shopping districts discussed

    When city plows battle the snow on the streets, it has to go somewhere; hence the snow and ice berms in the middle of downtown streets and along residential sidewalks …

  • Extreme November weather has historic company

    Getting There today is devoted to not getting there. The last two weeks have been among the worst that winter has thrown at the Inland Northwest in the past century, …

  • City expects to finish snowplowing today

    With no significant snowfall in the immediate forecast, Spokane city officials predicted Saturday that plowing of city streets would be completed today.

  • Last year allowed Spokane Valley to fine-tune plowing plan

    Thanks to a relatively snow-free breaking-in period last winter, the city of Spokane Valley seems to have handled plowing during its first major snowstorm with ease. “This is a pretty …

  • Cars must be moved for Browne’s Addition plowing

    Plow crews are going to clear the narrow residential streets in Browne’s Addition on Tuesday and Wednesday, and city officials said that vehicle owners must comply with emergency parking restrictions …

  • Spokane orders cars off arterials, bus routes

    The city of Spokane called a Stage 1 Snow Emergency today, requiring cars to be moved from all arterials and Spokane Transit Authority fixed bus routes within six hours, or …

  • Snowy roads vex drivers

    Slushy snow and rain turned to ice Tuesday night, contributing to dozens of collisions across the region. But it wasn’t known if weather was a factor in a four-car crash …

  • Storms wrought chaos, complaints and some successes

    It’s already been the toughest winter in Spokane in a generation. Schools and government offices closed. Businesses shut down during their busiest season. Buses were pulled from streets. Drivers had …



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