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  1. Early-morning fire ravages Shogun Restaurant in downtown’s east end …
  2. Before the falls: Spokane and the history of river cities …
  3. Shawn Vestal: The barber, the exchange student and Spokane’s “Haircut Uproar” …
  4. Gun-rights advocates come well-armed to protest …

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  1. Former Gonzaga stars Kevin Pangos, Kyle Wiltjer clash in EuroLeague playoffs …
  2. Gun-rights advocates come well-armed to protest …
  3. Trey Tinsley and Anthony Gordon showcase arms as Crimson beats Gray 34-24 in Washington State spring game …
  4. Hundreds of Spokane students join nationwide protests against gun violence …

Before the falls: Spokane and the history of river cities

The falls are beautiful, they’re powerful and they’re the reason for the city. Spokane is one of a small number of American cities that have falling water in their hearts, and it’s no accident. The reasons for a city are many, but chief among them is water – for drinking, for transportation, for industry and, most recently, for beauty.

Here are 6 recycling tips to learn on Earth Day

Just near Spokane’s airport lies a three-story-tall green machine. Its conveyer belts, claws, wheels, walkways and neon-clad workers sort the 100,000 tons of recyclables per year that pour in from the county and surrounding cities. The machine is housed in a facility called the SMaRT Recycling Center, and it’s where Spokane’s recycling goes after its curbside pickup.

Most read right now

  1. Early-morning fire ravages Shogun Restaurant in downtown’s east end …
  2. Before the falls: Spokane and the history of river cities …
  3. Shawn Vestal: The barber, the exchange student and Spokane’s “Haircut Uproar” …
  4. Gun-rights advocates come well-armed to protest …

Yesterday's most read

  1. Former Gonzaga stars Kevin Pangos, Kyle Wiltjer clash in EuroLeague playoffs …
  2. Gun-rights advocates come well-armed to protest …
  3. Trey Tinsley and Anthony Gordon showcase arms as Crimson beats Gray 34-24 in Washington State spring game …
  4. Hundreds of Spokane students join nationwide protests against gun violence …
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