Stories tagged: roof collapse
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
Idaho extends deadline for farmers to dispose of bad onions
Idaho officials have extended the deadline for farmers to dispose of spoiled or damaged onions following the collapse of many onion storage facilities in southwestern Idaho due to heavy snow.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Missoula theater to be demolished in wake of roof collapse
A Missoula theater will be demolished after its roof collapsed under the weight of heavy snow earlier this month.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Wet, heavy snow in Spokane sparks concern that weak roofs could collapse
Danielle Remington was in her kitchen Saturday night when she heard a loud noise coming from her condominium parking lot. “Honestly, it sounded like a freight train derailed,” said Remington, …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 10:07 a.m.
Onion storage buildings collapse, raising onion prices
Heavy snow has caused dozens of onion storage sheds in eastern Oregon and Idaho to collapse, resulting in as much as $100 million in damages.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Snow forces roof collapses at Treasure Valley onion plants
Severe weather and snow buildup has caused the roofs of about 18 onion storage and packing facilities to collapse in southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:01 a.m.
Roof collapse at Pakistan religious school kills 5 students
A Pakistani official says a roof that was under construction at a religious school collapsed, killing five students.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2011, midnight
Ice arena: Welcome to the new Frontier
A nonprofit ice arena in Coeur d’Alene that has been rebuilding since a 2008 roof collapse received a major boost Thursday when Frontier Communications announced a seven-year, $175,000 contribution. As …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009, 3:28 p.m.
Refuge-seeking wild elk killed when barn collapses
Schools were closed on Tuesday for fears of roofs collapsing, but a herd of elk in Pend Oreille County didn’t get the message. About 20 wild elk were in and …
Sat., Jan. 3, 2009, midnight
Roof cave-ins keep firefighters busy
Fresh additions of rain and wet snow have been fatal to several businesses roofs in Spokane Valley in the last week, keeping Valley Fire hopping from call to call. There …