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UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017

Hundreds in the Inland Northwest without power after Monday evening thunderstorm

Hundreds of people in the Inland Northwest remain without power after a thunderstorm whipped through the area Monday evening with high winds and heavy rain.


UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017

Thunderstorm gives way to stunning orange sunset over Spokane

A thunderstorm brought heavy rain and frequent flashes of lightning to Spokane on Monday evening before giving way to a stunning orange late-evening sunset.


Weathercatch: Why thunderstorms are uncommon in Pacific Northwest

Loud rumbles and spectacular lightning bolts get far more notice in Spokane than in Chicago or Miami. Where the Windy City gets an average of 39 thunderstorms each year, the …


In Brief: OKC advances to Western Conference Finals

Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-99 on Thursday night to win the Western Conference semifinal series …


Warriors-Thunder draws more than 5.3 million viewers

The Golden State Warriors are a huge hit on TV.


James’ courtside crash raises concerns for NBA fan safety

Chasing after a loose ball, Cavaliers superstar LeBron James crashed into the wife of PGA golf champion Jason Day, sending her tumbling violently backward from her seat in an incident …


Spurs advance to NBA Finals with Game 6 victory

OKLAHOMA CITY – San Antonio fought off Father Time, the league MVP and an injury to its best player to return to the NBA Finals. The Spurs beat the Oklahoma …


Russell Westbrook scores 40, Thunder tie series at 2-2

OKLAHOMA CITY – Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 on Tuesday night to tie the Western Conference …


Thunder strike back

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are back to their old selves after getting thrashed by 17 points to open their series against the Clippers. Oklahoma City has a 2-1 lead …


Storm packed wind, lightning, but scant rain

Sunday was certainly a wild night weatherwise as another round of thunderstorms moved through Eastern Washington and North Idaho. There were many lightning flashes and strikes, but not much rain …


Kids Helping Kids concert tonight has been moved

Because of thunder storms in the weather forecast for later today, the Kids Helping Kids free concert featuring the Spokane Youth Symphony has been moved from Riverfront Park to Showalter …


Hundreds of lightning strikes hit Washington

SEATTLE — Hundreds of lightning strikes hit Washington overnight as thunderstorms rolled across the state and authorities are watching for smoke Wednesday to see if they sparked wildfires.


Thunder reach contract extension with Ibaka

The Oklahoma City Thunder took a big step toward sticking around as an NBA championship contender. The Thunder face difficult decisions in their quest to remain a title threat for …


Front Porch: Nature offers best fireworks

Thousands of folks across the area ooohed and aahed over fantastic fireworks displays last night. But while I enjoy the bang, flash and dazzle of pyrotechnics, they really can’t compare …


James guides Heat to NBA title

MIAMI — The decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami.


Landers: Lightning deserves utmost respect

Tornadoes and hurricanes make most of the headlines for weather- related disasters. But here’s the shocking news: The deadliest weather event is lightning.


Heat move within one win of NBA title

MIAMI — LeBron James better get well fast. He’s about to play for a championship.


James leads Heat to Game 3 victory

LeBron James scored 29 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-85 in Game 3 of …


James scores 32 points at Heat tie Finals

OKLAHOMA CITY — LeBron James asked for help, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh provided it.


Durant delivers as Thunder win Game 1 of finals

OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year. So forget those NBA finals jitters at the start. Durant and the young Thunder showed …


Thunder roar back to take Game 1

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant showed LeBron James how to play the fourth quarter in the NBA finals. Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in another nightmarish final period …


Blanchette: NBA envy can swing both ways

Finished watching the three-part series “Hatfields & McCoys” the other night – a monumental television event in that the History Channel found time to put some history on its channel …


Thunder is rolling in Western Conference

SAN ANTONIO – Kevin Durant scored 27 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of the NBA Finals, beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103 in Game 5 …


Best bet on the Tube

The San Antonio Spurs are used to hearing far worse from coach Gregg Popovich than his orders to get “nasty.” But the Oklahoma City Thunder aren’t used to giving away …