Stories tagged: Plows
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Weather service issues winter storm warning for Inland Northwest on Monday night
Heavy snow is expected to fall around the region, beginning after 6 p.m. Monday. Driving conditions will be poorest between midnight and 4 a.m., forecasters say, with snow moving out …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
Plows begin full-city routes in Spokane ahead of more expected snowfall Monday
Snowplows will be rolled throughout the city of Spokane on Christmas, with an additional 4 to 6 inches of accumulation expected overnight Monday and into Tuesday. Residents are asked to …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2012
Snow rules will be considered
That guy who pushed all the snow from his driveway into the street could have to pay for blocking your morning commute. The Spokane City Council on Monday will consider …
Thu., Jan. 13, 2011, 7:20 p.m.
City battles slush, standing water
The City of Spokane is battling the slush and standing water that has made for sloppy streets tonight and into tomorrow.
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010
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 …
Mon., Dec. 6, 2010
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, …
Sun., Dec. 5, 2010
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.
Fri., Dec. 3, 2010
Melt, anticipated freeze give urgency to removal
Cold weather forecast for this weekend is threatening to turn Thursday’s thick, heavy mess of melting snow into rugged ridges of ice. Road crews in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene …
Sun., Jan. 4, 2009
Snowplow drivers weary after slew of 12-hour days
For 18 days, many city and county plow drivers have worked 12-hour shifts without a day’s break. Street officials hope that a warming trend expected this week will allow them …