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Tuesday, November 12, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Spokane owner of world’s largest Smokey Bear collection is ready to celebrate icon’s 75th birthday

On the eve of Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday, Ray Kresek says the origins of what he calls the world’s largest Smokey Bear collection – which exists in a crowded but …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018

Silver Lake fire near Cheney is almost burnt out

After three days and 11 miles, the Silver Lake fire that burned 340 acres along Interstate 90 near Cheney is nearly burnt out.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Silver Lake fire near Cheney enters mop-up stage

The worst of the Silver Lake fire burning along Interstate 90 near Cheney is likely over as residents return home and firefighters focus Tuesday on mopping up hotspots.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018

Evacuations ordered for residents near Silver Lake fire along I-90

A fast-moving brush fire quickly grew to 100 acres and its smoke forced brief closures on Interstate 90 in both directions near the Cheney exit as fire officials called for …


25 years later, lessons from 1991 firestorm make a difference

The fires Oct. 16, 1991, which came collectively to be known as “Firestorm,” ravaged the Spokane area. Fueled by 60 mph winds and 41 days without rain, 92 separate blazes …


Glenrose neighbors work to reduce wildfire risk

The Glenrose Prairie neighborhood southeast of Spokane is taking up arms against wildfires. In this case, the arms are mowers and chain saws, deployed during periods of cool and damp …


Fungus, pests take toll on region’s ponderosas

Patches of red needles on the ponderosa pine trees caught Kent Moline’s attention as he hiked the bluff below High Drive on Spokane’s South Hill this spring. He knew the …


Tree-thinning project good for inmates, forest

Toppling trees at Riverside State Park is helping create a healthier forest of native ponderosa pines. The thinning project is also providing work experience for 50 inmates from Airway Heights …