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Spokane’s Riverfront Park bond vote has river running through it

Posted on October 22nd, 2014
[caption id="attachment_10512" align="alignnone" width="464"] Plans include lighting the US Pavilion and turning it into an event center by the river[/caption] The ballots have dropped for...  Read More

Tighter regulations approved for septic tanks along Spokane River and other shorelines

Posted on October 15th, 2014
October 15th The WA Department of Ecology has approved an amendment to the Spokane County (County) Shoreline Master Program (SMP) which, except for unique circumstances,...  Read More

My water, your water, our water

Posted on October 15th, 2014
The challenges of providing water to one and all will again be front and center at the Spokane River Forum Conference this November. And...  Read More

Avista to build Nine Mile Dam boat take out in late October

Posted on October 10th, 2014
The Spokane River Water Trail is set to gain another great asset this fall. As part of Avista’s Spokane River Recreation Plan, the company will...  Read More

EPA issues NPDES wastewater discharge permits for Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls and HARBS

Posted on October 6th, 2014
After 10 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls and the Hayden Area Regional Sewer Board (HARSB) NPDES wastewater discharge permits to the Spokane River. The CDA Press reports.  Read More

Aqua Duck captures the spirit and stories of Upriver Scrub

Posted on October 3rd, 2014
Madison Garner Communications Major, Whitworth University A group of middle school students spend their Saturday, not playing video games, but picking up trash on the...  Read More

Upriver Scrub seizes the day, Lambert wins the REI Raffle

Posted on October 3rd, 2014
Over 100 people participated in Upriver Scrub last Saturday. Land teams did clean up at Stateline, Harvard Road, Barker Road, Sullivan, Mirabeau and Boulder Beach....  Read More

A Cleaner River Faster: City of Spokane conference presentations

Posted on October 3rd, 2014
“A cleaner river faster” is the short hand phrase the City of Spokane uses to explain its multipronged approach to improving water quality in the...  Read More

Liquid asset: Spokane Valley-Rathdrum Prairie aquifer

Posted on September 9th, 2014
Water rates in Spokane County are lower than in any other county in Washington, and just a fourth of what people pay in the Seattle area. Will there continue to be enough supply in the aquifer and enough to support river flows? The Spokesman Review reports.  Read More

Volunteers needed for Upriver Scrub, Spokane River Cleanup

Posted on September 8th, 2014
The Fifth Annual Upriver Scrub is taking place Saturday, September 27th. Starting at 9:30 a.m., volunteers will help with Spokane River cleanup from Stateline...  Read More

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