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  • FEMA covers snow costs

    Local governments, schools and nonprofit agencies in Spokane County have been reimbursed $5.7 million for their costs in responding to record snows that began in mid-December 2008 and continued through …

  • Snow triggers harsh memories of 2008 records

    One year ago today, the storm began. The Inland Northwest was pummeled with record-breaking snows that disrupted routines for nearly two weeks. Gene Yoakum said he remembers the storm well. …

  • June weather had ups, downs

    June’s weather might have seemed wacky, with extreme temperatures as well as mighty thunderstorms, heavy rain and even hail. But weather officials say the month’s averages were pretty normal, despite …

  • Late snow upsets weather-weary

    Maybe it was the 93-plus inches of snow the area had already endured; maybe it was the fact that this is the Inland Northwest’s spring break week; or maybe it …

  • Region paralyzed by snow

    The Inland Northwest fought through a record 20 inches of snow that choked roads and has left many people stranded today, with more snow forecasted this weekend. Most schools and …

  • Snowfall rewriting records

    Snowfall in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region since mid-November now equals the legendary winter of 1968-‘69. As of midday Friday, and with snow still falling, the two seasons were …



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