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Snow in Las Vegas! Strip gets first white stuff in decade

A winter storm brought rare snowfall to the Las Vegas Strip, dusting casino marquees and prompting revelers to erect a snowman near the famous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:14 p.m.

Victim of alleged assault in fight between Spokane neighbors over snow broke 2 ribs, bone in face, court records say

A man accused of attacking his neighbor over blowing snow into each others’ properties appeared Wednesday in Spokane County Superior Court where his bond was set at $2,000.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:13 p.m.

Snowstorm only brings 1 inch

About an inch of snow fell on Spokane from Tuesday afternoon through this morning, making the morning commute slick. The Washington State Patrol reported multiple weather-related crashes in the Spokane …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:04 p.m.

City plows on standby as Spokane prepares for moderate snow accumulations

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory on Tuesday predicting that at least one inch of fresh snow will fall on Spokane through Wednesday morning.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:15 p.m.

Up to 4 inches of snow expected in Spokane by Wednesday evening; even more in Pullman, Coeur d’Alene

The National Weather Service said Spokane will get 3 to 4 inches of snow between 10 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wednesday, while Coeur d’Alene will get 4 to 6 …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.

Snowblower fight sends neighbor to jail

Two neighbors fighting over where to pile snow put one man in the hospital and another in jail.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 1:07 p.m.

Snow showers forecast through Sunday morning

A brief spurt of heavy snow hit Spokane around noon on Saturday and left about 1/2 inch of snow. More could fall after dark.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:54 p.m.

Half inch of snow possible Saturday night before Spokane temperatures drop early next week

While there is a chance to see some more flurries Saturday, forecasters don’t expect it to bring the mass amounts we saw earlier this week.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:39 a.m.

Deputies respond to threats made to Spokane County plow driver for second day in a row

For two days in a row, Spokane County snowplow drivers have been threatened by residents angry about snow berms in their driveways.

Washington State University, University of Idaho delay classes due to icy conditions

Washington State University in Pullman and University of Idaho in Moscow delayed classes Thursday morning as melting snow turned to ice overnight.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 2:13 p.m.

Here’s what you should know about snow gates, the plowing tool that lowers berms in front of driveways

The city of Spokane, Spokane County and Coeur d’Alene have all outfitted some of their snow removal equipment with the hydraulic devices that are intended to prevent berms in front …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:24 p.m.

Spokane-area temperatures expected to drop again next week

Spokane will see an inch or less of new snow through early Friday morning, but temperatures are expected to dip back into the teens early next week, according to the …

Reader photo: South Hill shredding

Two opportunistic shredders took full advantage of this week’s snow storm.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 9:10 p.m.

Road closures, flooding in Northwest due to rain, snow

Rain, snow and flooding continued to cause problems in parts of Washington and Oregon, with several major roadways closed following more than a week of severe winter weather.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 3:53 p.m.

Spokane Public Schools announces 2-hour delay

With more snow arriving overnight, Spokane Public Schools announced it will start 2-hours late on Wednesday.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:43 a.m.

Grab your sled. It’s a snow day in Spokane

While two days of record snowfall in Spokane meant headaches for many of Spokane’s residents, it also meant the first snow day for its littlest occupants. In fact, every school …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:13 a.m.

Almost all public schools closed in Spokane County as snow piles up

Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Central Valley and Mead are among the school districts that declared snow days on Tuesday.

Paul Turner: Shoveling snow makes one wonder

All sorts of questions come to mind when you’re shoveling snow.

Typically rain-soaked Washington state slammed by snow again

Schools closed across Washington state and the Legislature cancelled all hearings Monday as snow and ice storms pummeled the Northwest again, with more winter storms predicted for areas that typically …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 6:14 a.m.

Forecasters: As much as 12 inches of new snow could fall in Spokane area

With temperatures expected to rise over the next couple days, the snow that falls likely will be wetter and heavier than the light, fluffy powder we’ve seen so far.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 9:51 p.m.

The snow will go on in Inland Northwest

The region could see up to a foot of snow in some areas as colder-than-average temperatures, icy conditions and snowstorms continue throughout the rest of the week.

Spokane’s favorite wintertime sport? Hint: Snow in Seattle

There’s no question about Spokane’s favorite wintertime spectator event.

Snowstorm buries region from Seattle to Sierra Nevadas, with more on the way

A winter storm that blanketed Washington state with snow and forced the cancellation of about 200 flights moved south into Oregon as meteorologists warned Saturday that yet more was on …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 5:26 p.m.

Winter storm pounds Seattle

A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

Predicted snowfall for Spokane revised down; City to plow all streets

The National Weather Service has revised its weekend forecast for Spokane, lowering the amount of expected snow.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 10:07 p.m.

More snow expected for Spokane through Saturday

Temperatures are expected to remain well below freezing moving into the weekend, with up to 5 or 6 inches of snow, all mixed with heavy wind gusts that could make …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 7:18 a.m.

STA warns passengers that slick roads may cause bus delays on Tuesday

An inch of snow was measured at the National Weather Service’s Spokane office on the West Plains at about 6 a.m.

Ammi Midstokke: Some things are best left to the professionals

I have this neighbor kid who got himself a little plow. He’s one of seven children named after confederate generals, which is exactly how I do so well at Trivial …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 10:45 a.m.

Snow causes many school delays, closures in Spokane area, North Idaho

Several area schools delayed the start of classes Wednesday as a storm brought several inches of snow.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:26 p.m.

National Weather Service adjusts snow forecast heading into Tuesday snow storm

The National Weather Service is predicting more snow to fall in northern Spokane County and north Idaho as the region’s first notable storm of the new year settles into the …