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Stories tagged: fall

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

LC music students rake leaves to raise money

Students from Lewis and Clark’s music program raked leaves Saturday to raise money for new equipment and class trips.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Reader photo: Standing out in fall

Aspens are changing to autumn colors as Meredith Heick treks the trails southwest of Spokane at Fishtrap Lake.

Why fall is the best time of year to travel to Europe

Fall is a season for rejoicing, because while the weather cools off in the Northern Hemisphere and birds begin their long slog south, travel to Europe is at its best. …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019

Classic tunes, dumplings fuel fundraiser at Green Bluff church during ‘Apple Days’

It’s fall on Green Bluff, and that means freshly picked apples making their way into dumplings at Green Bluff Community United Methodist Church. Seventy-three-year-old singer Merridee Joy McCarthy provided the …

Paul Turner: Backyard apple tree proves a formidable foe as fall nears

Our backyard apple tree is messing with my mind.

UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019

Toddler survives 60-foot fall from apartment, lands on car

A 20-month-old boy survived a six-story fall from a suburban Seattle apartment window after the toddler landed on the roof of a parked car that cushioned the impact of the …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018

Two die after falling from overlook in Yosemite National Park

Two visitors died in a fall from a popular overlook at Yosemite National Park, an official said.

What a break! Man’s fall leads to hospital lottery pool win

A New Jersey man walking to buy a lottery ticket for this week’s massive Mega Millions jackpot fell and broke his hip, but the trip to the hospital turned into …

Sheriff: Man dies in fall at Mount St. Helens

A Portland man died Thursday while hiking on Mount St. Helens, according to the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office.

Reader photo: Woody creates a buzz

“Woody Woodpecker? No, but he kind of looks like him. This pileated woodpecker put on a real show for my wife Sandy and me,” Buck Domitrovich writes.

Follow fall’s colors with this online map

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower,” said Albert Camus, the French author and philosopher.

From ‘Murphy Brown’ to le Carre, 6 new shows worth watching

There’s more new television to watch than is humanly possible. But everyone has to make a time-allocation decision in the end, and that’s what we’re here to help with.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018

House Call: Preparing for cold and flu season

If colds and flu made the rounds at your work or in your home last year, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to prepare for …

‘Rel’ gets early jump on fall TV season flood

To make sure “Rel” gets attention before the flood of new shows launch, the network will air the comedy starring Lil Rel Howery (“The Carmichael Show”) immediately following the “NFL …

Man watching sunset falls to death off Bellingham cliff

Authorities say a 41-year-old man watching a sunset fell to his death off a steep cliff at Larrabee State Park in Bellingham over the weekend.

Gardening: It’s a good time to get to work on that fall garden

The heat of summer has finally arrived, and our vegetable gardens have taken off. With the onset of hot weather though, most cool season crops like peas, spinach, lettuce and …

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018

Rescue teams help 3 fallen climbers on Mount Hood

MOUNT HOOD, Ore. – Officials say three climbers took a fall in the Hogsback area of Mount Hood. KATU-TV reports that Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputies got a call about the …

Montana man dies in ice climbing accident at Cataract Falls

A Montana man has died while ice climbing in Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.

Fun-Tastic responds to lawsuit over Ferris wheel fall

The company being sued after three people fell from a Ferris wheel in Port Townsend has responded to the federal lawsuit, denying any negligence or liability.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

FBI: Border agent’s death a ‘potential assault’

An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as “potential assault,” but he wouldn’t rule out …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017

Singer Carrie Underwood recuperating after fall at home

Country music star Carrie Underwood is recuperating from injuries sustained in a fall on steps outside her home.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017

Royals manager Ned Yost breaks pelvis, ribs in fall

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost broke a pelvis and several ribs during a fall on his property in Georgia. The team says the 62-year-old manager was working on a …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017

Spokane will pick up leaves, after record-setting early season snowfall

Though the winter snow season has already begun, Spokane will still clear the streets of fallen leaves. The work began Monday and will continue through the middle of November. This …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017

On the sunny side: Ideas to help families get outdoors this fall

Fall’s shortening daylight hours pinches time families have around busy schedules to get outdoors for healthy activities. There are ways to gain back some bursts of time for sun and …

Gardening: Spokane garden displays last hurrah of season

Sandy Mooney’s riverside garden near Spokane’s Upriver Dam, is the perfect place to soak up the last hurrah of the garden. So much so that she earned the September Garden …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

Front Porch: Pumpkin purist fights white pumpkin trend

Halloween and fall decor comes out with bats, witches, spider webs and jack-o’-lanterns appearing on porches and lawns. But the past few years I’ve noticed a rather alarming trend – …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

Weathercatch: Valleys in the sky portend cooler, unsettled weather

A blast of cool, wet weather engulfed the region during the first few days of October. Not only did it dig in over the Inland Northwest, but most of the …

Despite high hopes, hot weather dulls fall foliage season

Tour buses continue to pack into a maple sugar farm on the outskirts of Vermont’s capital during the first week of October, the peak of foliage season for travelers looking …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017

Weathercatch: It’s fall? Cue the pumpkins – and flip flops

Hello autumn. Well, sort of.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017

Owners of Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill: Stop setting our building on fire

Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill was intentionally set on fire Thursday morning.