Spokane Indian Reservation Ford-Corkscrew Fire Forces New Evacuations By Steve Jackson • Aug 17, 2021 Courtesy of Stevens County Fire District 1 The Ford-Corkscrew fire burning north of Long Lake in Stevens County has grown to nearly 11,000 acres. New evacuations were ordered Monday night in an area closer to the lake, including the area around Tum Tum. Brisk Winds Hamper Firefighting Efforts, Even As Temperatures Are Expected To Cool By Kristian Foden-Vencil & Doug Nadvornick & Steve Jackson • Aug 16, 2021 Courtesy of National Weather Service The region's hot, dry conditions are hampering efforts to put out wildfires. One of those is burning in Stevens County. It started in a building near Ford yesterday afternoon. Enviro Groups Find Common Cause, To Hold Friday Stewardship Event By Doug Nadvornick • Apr 12, 2021 Courtesy of Silver Valley Community Resource Center Listen Listening... / 1:31 SPR's Doug Nadvornick reports. Earth Day will be formally celebrated on Thursday, April 22.Three Inland Northwest environmental groups that share a common focus are combining their efforts to sponsor an early celebration.