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Saturday, October 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Mon., May 27, 2019, 9:55 p.m.

Solar celebration hosted by Spokane Tribe

Most area residents will remember the Cayuse Mountain Fire that burned upwards of 18,000 acres. That fire, in 2016, was particularly disastrous to the Spokane Tribe. Power was cut to …

Spokane Tribe launches ‘Children of the Sun’ solar initiative, with long-range plans for energy independence

Starting in mid-September, work will begin on the $2 million “Children of the Sun Solar Initiative” on the Spokane Reservation. Solar panels will generate energy for 14 tribal buildings, including …

Spokane Tribe receives HUD grant to rebuild homes damaged in last summer’s fire

The Spokane Tribe has received a $450,000 federal grant to help the tribe rebuild houses destroyed or damaged in last summer’s Cayuse Mountain Fire.

Community response to wildfires is heartening

The community response brought to mind last year’s windstorms. It’s comforting to know we live in a place where people are eager to pitch in at a moment’s notice.

Downed power line confirmed cause of Yale Road fire

The fire that burned several homes south of Spokane on Sunday is now 50 percent contained, fire officials reported. The blaze, called the Yale fire, has been measured at 6,886 …