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  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10, 2012, 1:02 A.M.

    Alaska village short of water as winter approaches

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Inupiat Eskimo villagers in a small Alaska community are facing six long months of melting ice and snow nearly every time they want to cook a …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012, 2:22 P.M.

    Storms raising WA flooding, avalanche chances

    SEATTLE — A series of storms have saturated Western Washington, increasing the chances of flooding in the lowlands and snow avalanches in the Cascades.


  • FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011, 11:53 A.M.

    Pasco family survived Snoqualmie snowslide

    Tana and Kent Parker were driving home from Seattle over Snoqualmie Pass on Wednesday when a snowslide slammed into their Nissan Pathfinder. It smashed their windshield, covered them in ice …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 2010

    Vestal: Neighbor lends hand year-round

    Good fences make good neighbors, says the cranky man in the Frost poem. But he was wrong, of course. Snowblowers make good neighbors.


  • FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2010

    Season shows several faces

    The flip-flop weather this winter is going to flip back to mild and wet this evening, but not before one or two inches of snow accumulate in the Spokane and …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2009, 12:30 A.M.

    Ice a factor in two crashes, one fatal

    Icy road conditions in the Inland Northwest contributed to the first major weather-related accidents of the season Friday night, prompting officials to remind drivers to slow down during inclement weather. …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 13, 2008

    Weather tips

    Public agencies have been getting the word out that people need to take precautions. Among their suggestions: Homes should be prepared for power failures with a flashlight, fresh batteries, candles, …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 15, 1995

    Snow Traps Hundreds On Road

    A heavy snowstorm left hundreds of motorists trapped overnight on Italy’s main highway, and many were still digging themselves out Thursday. A winter storm packing snow, rain and heavy winds …


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