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A flotilla of river lovers set to hit the water for the Spokane River Classic August 23rd

Posted on July 25th, 2014
Ever heard of the Spokane River Classic? Imagine Bloomsday, but on the water. That’s what organizers have planned for August 23rd when family, friends and athletes will paddle and play through the heart of Spokane’s urban watershed. And you’re invited!  Read More

Center for Justice Hires New Spokane Riverkeeper

Posted on July 23rd, 2014
The Center for Justice, Spokane’s legal advocacy organization dedicated to social and environmental justice, announced the hiring of the new Spokane Riverkeeper, Jerry White. Said...  Read More

Examining Lake Spokane for excess nutrients, results will help determine if source is on-site septic systems

Posted on July 23rd, 2014
Ecology announced that “Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will collect groundwater and aquatic plant samples near the Suncrest community in Stevens County for a...  Read More

Judge: Explore PCBs settlement, Sierra Club lawyer says agencies should be ordered to set limits

Posted on July 22nd, 2014
By Jim Camden Spokesman Review SEATTLE - A federal judge should order state and federal agencies to set strict limits for the amount of a...  Read More

Five and a half years later, Spokane River Forum accomplishments keep on coming

Posted on July 11th, 2014
Here's a quick summary of what the Spokane River Forum is up to and our many accomplishments. Our joy is to create dialogs, develop initiatives and collaborate with others to help sustain a healthy river system.  Read More

2014 Another Great Year for Spokane River Water Trail Development

Posted on July 8th, 2014
In 2009 the Spokane Water Trail was an idea. With the leadership and assistance of stakeholders and partners throughout the region, the Spokane River Forum...  Read More

Paddle and Play hosted by the Spokane Tribe of Indians

Posted on July 8th, 2014
Join us on September 12th & 13th as we paddle from Little Falls Dam to Blue Creek on the Spokane Indian reservation, camp overnight and...  Read More

Stateline Access Site Restored, Remodeled and Open to the Public

Posted on June 26th, 2014
The Stateline access site can now be added to the list of premier Spokane River showcases. The site features amazing drift boat, paddling, park and...  Read More

Results of Spokane River fish sampling mixed

Posted on June 26th, 2014
For those angling and eating their catch on the Spokane River, fish sampling results to monitor contaminants were mixed. In a report released by the...  Read More

REI Continues to Support River Forum with New Grant

Posted on June 12th, 2014
In our efforts to connect people to the river, the River Forum has found a kindred spirit in REI. Said Carol Christensen, REI’s community outreach...  Read More

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