Stories tagged: shelters
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Spokane does care about the homeless
Because the city is making an effort, it is also drawing attention and criticism. The frustrating aspect of this truism is that it tends to obscure the overall mission and …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
Pullman pledges money for affordable housing
The Community Action Center is a step closer to constructing a new affordable housing complex with a promise of funding from the city of Pullman.
Sun., Nov. 22, 2015, 6 a.m.
Avista estimates some customers won’t have power restored until mid-week
Avista Utilities still hopes to have most customers back on line by Monday, but as the work gets more time and labor intensive, CEO Scott Morris cautioned that it may …
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 5:24 p.m.
Power companies hope to repair most lines this weekend, but outages may linger
Power remains out for more than 70,000 Avista customers in Spokane County, as crews arrive from Western Washington to aid weekend efforts. Volunteers are needed to check on neighbors, Mayor …
Sun., May 26, 2013
Berg turns camps into comfy quarters for military, others
They say there’s no place like home, sweet home. But for people whose jobs take them to remote, often hostile environments, the next best thing to home may be a …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2012, 3:58 p.m.
Spokane selects four warming shelter sites
Spokane will open four temporary shelters for the homeless during the coldest winter nights.
Thu., April 26, 2012
Franklin students are helping shelter dogs and cats
What began as a project aimed at mixing students who attend the APPLE program at Franklin Elementary School with other Franklin students turned into a community service project that will …
Fri., Aug. 27, 2010
Fires blaze across Inland Northwest
Bone-dry conditions throughout the Inland Northwest, combined with “erratic, gusty winds,” fueled fires across the region Thursday, charring thousands of acres and destroying at least two homes. By 9:30 p.m., …
Wed., Dec. 9, 2009
Stubborn cold hangs on
Arctic cold that refuses to go away apparently was a factor in a string of fires in the past few days in the Spokane region, officials said Tuesday. As the …