TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
An international aid group has warned of the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen’s western city of Taiz, saying that corpses litter the streets and civilians are trapped.
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 5 P.M.
Thousands of attacks in recent years on medical facilities in conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere have killed hundreds in brazen violation of humanitarian norms.
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 11:55 A.M.
A nearly 6-month-old girl was rescued Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, raising hopes for more survivors in the disaster that has left 23 people …
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016, 10:35 A.M.
It was supposed to be a family reunion to celebrate a young relative’s start of college. But the gathering ended in tragedy when a collapsing building crushed 17-year-old Sayira Quinde, …
FRIDAY, NOV. 20, 2015, 12:24 P.M.
American Red Cross didn’t get any takers Thursday night at a Kootenai County shelter for residents impacted by the power outages.
THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane’s first Red Cross organization was formally established in a meeting of 50 women at the Davenport Hotel’s Elizabethan Room.
THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
It’s been a week of living without power, having to boil water and, for some, worrying about looters, sleeping at an emergency shelter and salvaging what’s left from shattered homes …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
Favorable weather Tuesday helped more than 2,100 firefighters begin to contain the devastating wildfire in Okanogan County. The blaze, known as the Carlton Complex fire, has scorched 250,136 acres, or …
THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
Trudy Raymond, 69, slipped on a shimmering dark blue evening dress at Audrey’s, a Boutique, on a recent afternoon, and slowly pivoted in front of a mirror. Raymond will be …
TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014, 7:49 A.M.
A fire that broke out around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday caused $20,000 worth of damage to a home in West Central before it was extinguished, according to a news release.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
The Red Cross will keep its shelter open for at least another week to help 55 people displaced from an apartment fire Saturday. The organization is working to help people …
TUESDAY, JAN. 22, 2013, 9:56 A.M.
A fire broke out in a Spokane home for the second time in a week.
THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012
When Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast on Oct. 29, the American Red Cross sprang into action. Volunteers from across the U.S. converged on storm-damaged cities. Thirty-two of those volunteers …
THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012
South Hill Pediatric Dentistry is teaming with the Red Cross for its Holiday Mail for Heroes program. Children are encouraged to create holiday cards for troops overseas and drop them …
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012
Red Cross relief efforts in New York are being organized by an Eastern Washington retiree pressed into service because of his nearly four decades of disaster management experience. Glenn Lockwood, …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2012
Andrea Glass was on her way home for a quick change of clothes when she saw the smoke pouring from her roof on the South Hill. “I was like, ‘Oh …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2012
Three wildfires have burned about 100,000 acres west of Spokane, keeping hundreds of firefighters busy trying to corral the blaze and protect homes and other buildings. Smoke-filled skies prompted health …
SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2012, 3:43 P.M.
A fire in a north Spokane apartment left 15 people in need of a place to spend the night.
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012, 6:19 A.M.
The Red Cross is housing the four occupants of a North Spokane home damaged in a fire early this morning.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2011, 2:22 P.M.
A family of nine was forced out of their home early this afternoon when a fire broke out in their residence in southwest Spokane.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2011, 4:18 P.M.
A three-alarm fire in North Spokane destroyed 23 units in an apartment building. Twenty-two units were occupied, and all residents escaped unharmed, fire officials said.
THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 2010, 6:50 P.M.
Officials have identified the man who died at the downtown apartment fire where firefighters had to evacuate several residents Wednesday night.
TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2010
Chad and Kayla Stewart stood outside their gutted Spokane County home Monday trying to figure out how they will piece their lives back together. The Stewarts, who are raising eight …
TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2009, 1:59 P.M.
Three persons were missing today in an early-morning apartment fire in the historic Curlew School building, authorities said this afternoon. The blaze in the converted building displaced more than 30 …
THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2009
Army veteran Mark Upmeyer took a break on Veterans Day on Wednesday to send a personal greeting to someone in the armed forces. “I’ve been in your shoes and respect …
MONDAY, FEB. 23, 2009, 9:02 A.M.
Spokane fire investigators determined clothing too close to a heater caused a blaze that ignited in a three-story apartment building that displaced 26 residents late Saturday.