Reflecting on Tuesday's tsunami scare

Following Tuesday morning's tsunami scare for our west side friends, it's only human to consider the natural disasters that might face the Inland Northwest. While it's safe to say we're clear of tsunami and hurricane danger, we still have to stay alert.

Cd'A pilot makes children focus of relief mission

Coeur d'Alene pilot Ron Polley first saw the damage left by Hurricane Jimena in September, while on a relief mission to bring emergency supplies to the ravaged town of Mulege, Mexico. More than two months later, Polley was back in Mulege - this time with a much different mission.

Emergency resources being abused

The Spokane and Couer d'Alene Fire Departments are strained by people who call 911 for what most people would consider non-emergencies, and the departments have no choice but to respond.