Stories tagged: warming centers
Mon., Nov. 10, 2014
Warming centers in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene/Post Falls
Frigid temperatures trigger the opening of warming centers in Spokane and North Idaho. Here are the locations, hours and phone numbers for those centers.
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
Salvation Army to open warming center at freezing
The Salvation Army will be running the city’s warming center this year, and the group is recruiting volunteers so that the homeless can have a place to go when it’s …
Tue., March 4, 2014
Spokane City Councilman declines assistant, uses money for other programs
To Councilman Steve Salvatori, the homeless need a place to sleep more than he needs a full-time assistant. So, after a heated debate at the end of last year on …
Wed., Feb. 5, 2014, 8:48 a.m.
Warming centers in Spokane and North Idaho
Warming centers are for sheltering the homeless for brief intervals during extreme weather. These sites, which are not set up for lodging, are activated when temperatures drop to dangerously low …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2013
City warming center decisions made early in the day
Some of Spokane’s homeless may be left in the cold because of the way the city’s warming centers are operated. City of Spokane officials check the weather forecast in the …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2013, 4:06 p.m.
Inaccurate weather forecasts leave some homeless in the cold
Some of Spokane’s homeless may be left in the cold because of the way the city’s warming centers are operated.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2013, 12:35 p.m.
Warming centers activated tonight
The City of Spokane is activating its warming centers for the second night in a row tonight.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013, 2:01 p.m.
Spokane’s warming centers open tonight
The city of Spokane’s warming centers will open today at 8 p.m. due to forecasts predicting temperatures dropping below 15 degrees.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2012, 9:22 a.m.
Spokane to open two warming shelters tonight
The City of Spokane has activated its Homeless Warming Center program due to cold weather.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2011
Warehouse space fills need for reliable shelter
Homeless people in North Idaho now have a place to stay warm every night of the week. Ground Force Manufacturing, a Post Falls company, is offering an unused warehouse as …
Mon., Jan. 31, 2011
In brief: Former TV newswoman Wilde rescued from river
A former Spokane TV newswoman was rescued from her sport utility vehicle by Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team members after she drove into Latah Creek on Sunday afternoon. Debra …
Sun., Jan. 30, 2011, 3:05 p.m.
Spokane activates warming centers
The city of Spokane has activated its Homeless Warming Center program in anticipation of extreme weather conditions.
Thu., Dec. 30, 2010
Downed trees cut power as snow piles up
A major snowstorm that swept across the Inland Northwest on Wednesday triggered widespread accidents, closed major highways and knocked out power to thousands. At one point Wednesday night, Avista Utilities …
Wed., Dec. 29, 2010, 9:02 a.m.
Spokane, N. Idaho warming centers activated
Three warming centers in Spokane and four in North Idaho are being activated starting tonight as a result of a forecasted intrusion of arctic air from Canada.
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010
Warming center opens in Post Falls
St. Vincent de Paul of North Idaho opened its second warming center last week to provide refuge from the cold in Post Falls.
Tue., Nov. 23, 2010
Cold opens warming centers
The cities of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene on Monday activated warming centers in anticipation of extreme cold this week. Shelters in Spokane are authorized to open their doors to the …
Mon., Nov. 22, 2010, 9:50 a.m.
Spokane, Cd’A opening warming centers for homeless
The city of Spokane has activated its warming center program in anticipation of extreme cold by this evening.
Thu., Jan. 7, 2010, 8:35 a.m.
Warming centers activated for homeless tonight
Two Spokane warming centers are being activitated tonight to shelter homeless residents who otherwise would shiver outdoors in the arctic cold, city officials said this morning.
Thu., Dec. 24, 2009, 8:59 a.m.
Spokane warming centers activated
Spokane activated overnight warming centers today for homeless people.
Tue., March 10, 2009, 9:31 a.m.
Warming centers to open again tonight
Homeless warming centers will open at 8 tonight in three Spokane locations due to extreme weather.
Mon., Dec. 15, 2008
Cold snap expected to linger
Frigid temperatures that are expected to last through the week prompted Spokane and Coeur d’Alene shelters to open emergency warming centers for a second night on Sunday. The combination of …