Stories tagged: Rebuilding
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
$30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq
International donors pledged $30 billion to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group, Kuwait announced Wednesday, overcoming Western doubts and donor fatigue over Mideast crises to …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides
At the end of a heartbreaking week that saw deadly mudslides kill at least 20, residents gathered to grieve, pay tribute to victims and commit to rebuilding their cherished community …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
A massive price tag to rebuild Iraq after Islamic State
It will take years to haul out the rubble that weighs down Mosul’s Old City. More than 3,000 tons cover every acre, and much of the shattered concrete and twisted …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Few ready to pay to rebuild Iraq after Islamic State defeat
Three years of war devastated much of northern and western Iraq. Baghdad estimates $100 billion is needed nationwide to rebuild. Local leaders in Mosul, the biggest city held by IS, …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets
A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
Rebuilding shattered Aleppo will take billions – and peace
Fighting has ended in Aleppo, and now talk is beginning to turn to the question of how to rebuild Syria’s largest city. The task will take tens of billions of …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Four months after flooding, Maryland town of Ellicott City reopens
Four months after flooding devastated the historic Maryland town of Ellicott City, its downtown has officially reopened.
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.
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011
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., Feb. 16, 2010
Arbor Crest Wine Cellars plans to continue its summer concerts and weddings this year while its damaged Cliff House undergoes restoration after a Dec. 23 fire. Jim van Loben Sels, …