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  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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. …

  • 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, …

  • 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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