Stories tagged: summer
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
Idaho and Washington could be headed for an abnormally dry summer. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently issued a climate prediction showing a worsening outlook for drought across the …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
More traffic deaths happen during the summer than any other time of year. Idaho State police say they responded to a fatal accident nearly every day this year during a …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018
The city’s six public swimming pools will be closed while choking conditions persist in Spokane, limiting access to a free relief from potential record-breaking heat. The city’s splash pads will …
Wed., July 11, 2018
A boy flies through the air above Fish Lake while his friends watch from below. Photographer Melaine Williams captured this quintessential summer shot during the first weekend of July.
Sat., June 30, 2018
When you are a stay-at-home mama with little ones in the house it can be hard trying to plan fun things to do on a shoestring budget. I remember those …
Thu., June 28, 2018
Heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke are related to each other but vary in seriousness. All three are typically caused by exercise or other strenuous activity in hot environments.
Sat., June 16, 2018
The sun is up and school is out, and for Spokane residents, there are summer activities aplenty. Here are some top picks that can be enjoyed without emptying your wallet.
Fri., June 15, 2018
Summer vacation has just started and already there’s a catalog on my counter trying to convince me to purchase a backpack. I’ve barely finished unloading a forest full of crumpled …
Sat., June 9, 2018
Summer is upon us and it has mamas all over in a frenzy. Working moms have to make other plans for childcare or enroll their kiddos in every-summer-camp-known-to-man to keep …
Fri., June 8, 2018
Eager swimmers will be able to sign up Saturday at the city’s six municipally owned pools for free entry this summer, the first time everyone can get in without paying …
Fri., June 8, 2018
Lake City Public Library in Coeur d’Alene will open June 18 in temporary summer quarters at Skyway Elementary, while maintenance occurs at its Lake City High School location.
Thu., June 7, 2018
Lawmakers from both houses and both parties agreed Wednesday that Idaho needs a special legislative session this summer to deal with a long-simmering water rights fight in the Treasure Valley.
Mon., May 28, 2018
Johnson, 56, has a kidney condition and needs a transplant. And she learned earlier this month that she’ll get one – thanks to her good friend Mary Frances Lembo, who’ll …
Mon., May 28, 2018
The unofficial start of summer arrives with a question.
Sat., May 26, 2018
The official start of summer may not arrive for another three weeks, but unofficially, it’s hard to point to a better kickoff than Memorial Day weekend.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
A record 246.1 million passengers are expected to fly during the season, a 3.7 percent increase over a record set last year, according to Airlines for America, a trade group …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018
Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and expected to climb higher, pushing up gasoline prices along the way.
Fri., March 9, 2018
For the first time in more than three decades, visitors to Spokane’s swimming pools won’t need to pay to get in the gates. The Spokane Park Board approved the elimination …
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
If winter weather doesn’t arrive soon, Oregon could be facing a summer drought.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
Children in the Northwest might not see the fluttering orange and black wings of a Monarch butterfly on a summer day a few decades from now.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
It’s still summertime but mid-August introduces a ripe time for some back-to-school readiness. Children benefit from a slow return to structured routines, such as going back to an earlier and …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Adelphi University is among a number of U.S. schools that offered housing, employment or other help to accommodate international students who stayed because of the concern and uncertainty surrounding U.S. …
Mon., July 24, 2017
Warm weather for hiking and camping, light late into the evening that allows for more time outdoors after work for exercising or entertainment, and a region that produces a buffet …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017
In light of recent terror attacks involving vehicles mowing down pedestrians, Hoopfest has placed large trucks surrounding the festival this year as a protective measure.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017
The official start of summer is here and boy is it a welcome sight.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won’t be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can’t afford it, according …
Sun., June 11, 2017
BBB:Tip of the Week
Fri., June 9, 2017
Spokane Public Schools will be offering free meals for children throughout the summer, according to a news release.
Thu., June 1, 2017
Forecasters say Hawaii and pockets of the Southeastern and Southwestern United States could face above-normal danger of significant wildfires this summer.
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017
If you’re planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You’re going to have lots of company.