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  • TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 3:39 P.M.

    Skin cancer survivor urges others to protect the skin they’re in

    At age 81, Gerald Ray has a mission – to let as many people as possible know about the dangers of skin cancer.

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013, 8:18 A.M.

    Scientists: Comet may have survived brush with sun after all

    A comet that gained an earthly following because of its bright tail visible from space was initially declared dead after essentially grazing the sun. Now, there is a silver of …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2013

    Sweet potatoes and peanuts need warm soil and weather

    A while back I wrote about a couple of growing experiments another gardener and I at the Resurrection Community Garden were trying: sweet potatoes and peanuts. Now that the plants …

  • MONDAY, SEPT. 23, 2013

    The Rock Doc: Sun’s pole swap will ramp up Northern Lights

    This week all the globe enjoys roughly 12 hours of sunlight and 12 hours of night. The “reason for the season” relates to Earth’s orbit around the sun. During summertime, …

  • SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012, 8:25 P.M.

    Storm upend Sun to win in overtime

    A day after not playing well, the Seattle Storm rebounded in a big way on Sunday. Camille Little scored five of her game-high 27 points in overtime and added nine …

  • THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011

    Students receive hats, learn danger of too many rays

    Students at the Central Valley Kindergarten Center, 1512 N. Barker Road, were having fun playing at recess last week, but were armed with new knowledge about the dangers of skin …

  • THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011

    Dermatologists show kids fun with less sun

    Students at the Central Valley Kindergarten Center, 1512 N. Barker Road, were having fun playing at recess last week, but were armed with new knowledge about the dangers of skin …

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011

    Mixed bag of weather today

    The Inland Northwest will be peppered with precipitation in the form of rain, snow and graupel today. However, “It’s going to be more rain and graupel than snow,” said meterologist …

  • THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010, 7:25 A.M.

    Sun keeps shining

    Sunshine is going to keep the Inland Northwest warm over the next several days with highs in the 80s.

  • FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010, 7:31 A.M.

    Spring sun returns

    The nicer side of spring reappears today with mostly sunny skies and highs near 60.

  • MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2010, 7:19 A.M.

    Sunshine warms Inland Northwest today

    Today should be the nicest day of the work week with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010

    Warm weather beckons

    Michelle Schlienger and Samantha Lawless found a picnic table overlooking the Upper Spokane Falls on Monday as their place to take in the summer-like warmth that bathed the Inland Northwest. …

  • FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010, 7:29 A.M.

    Sun should shine through Saturday

    The last day of winter should definitely have a spring feel with sun, light winds and a high near 54.

  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010, 7:24 A.M.

    Luck of the Irish? Sun keeps shining

    After Spokane reached a season-high 64 degrees on Tuesday afternoon, forecasters are calling for cooling back to the lower 50s, although mostly sunny skies should continue through the weekend.

  • MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010, 4:01 P.M.

    Temperature hits 60 in downtown Spokane

    The temperature in downtown Spokane reached 60 degrees at 3 p.m. today, making it the warmest day so far this year, but several degrees short of the record of 64 …

  • THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2010, 7:20 A.M.

    Sun burns off freezing fog

    Sun has broken through a thick layer of freezing fog over the region today, and forecasters said they expect sun to continue through Monday, although another chance of fog is …

  • WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2010, 7:40 A.M.

    Skies may clear this afternoon

    A dense fog advisory has been lifted across the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas and extending westward into the Columbia Basin, and forecasters are sticking by their belief that low …

  • MONDAY, NOV. 2, 2009, 7:20 A.M.

    Sunny days, cold nights ahead

    Sunny weather will take the chill off this morning’s air as highs this afternoon climb into the lower 50s in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas.

  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2009, 7:38 A.M.

    Highs to high upper 80s this week

    Look for summer-like conditions during the day this week as temperatures reach the upper 80s by the weekend.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2009

    Sunny skies warm region

    Just days after seeing several inches of snow, the Spokane region on Monday broke the 60-degree mark for the first time since last October. Sunny skies are expected again today …



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