Japan was struck by a magnitude-8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011, triggering a 23-foot (seven-meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter.
The Sisters of Charity of Providence school in DeSmet, Idaho burned overnight Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. The building was more than 100 years old and was a landmark in the tiny settlement of DeSmet on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation.
The Eastern Washington University Eagles football made time to revel with their fans in their Jan. 7, 2011 FCS Football championship on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 in downtown Spokane. The team and their fans paraded from Main and Washington to River Park Square. Fans got a chance to get autographs and pictures with their favorite Eagles players.