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Firefighter dies while working on North Idaho fire

Salmon, ID. -- A firefighter suffered a medical emergency and died while working on the Moose Fire in North Idaho. The Forest Service identified the firefighter as Gerardo Rincon. He protected public lands for over 28 years. The Honor Guard,…

Osburn woman sentenced for embezzling $3.6M from employer

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – A Silver Valley woman will spend four years in federal prison for committing wire fraud.  Trina Welch, 49, of Osburn, embezzled more than $3.6 million while working at Kasco. Kasco is a construction and telecommunication company…

Stuck in the smoke again on Monday - Matt

SPOKANE, Wash.-- The thick smoke across the Inland Northwest turned this weekend into a miserable one. Unfortunately, we have at least one more day of this before we could see…

A beautiful Labor Day forecast - Matt

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Skies are clear and there's a lot less smoke in the air for many of us on Sunday. The Labor Day holiday is looking good too, with some…

One last round of storms tonight - Matt

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Thunderstorms in the Inland Northwest will continue to rumble across the northern Washington mountains and Idaho Panhandle regions through midnight. Some storms will come with gusty…

North Idaho State Fair kicks off Friday

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho –The North Idaho State Fair kicks off this weekend and there are still tickets available for the “Party in the Dirt” concert series.  This year, you have the chance to see Jordan Davis, Skillet and the All…

Analyzing Thursday's severe weather

SPOKANE, Wash.-- A severe thunderstorm carved a long path of destruction on Thursday afternoon that won't be soon forgotten by those who experienced it firsthand. This storm caused severe damage in the…

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for North Idaho

SPOKANE, Wash.-- All of North Idaho is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Friday afternoon and evening until 8 p.m. Pacific time. This watch also covers Western Montana until 9 p.m. Mountain time. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that severe weather…