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The air smells like fish today

Has anyone else noticed that downtown Spokane has a fishy smell today? I was in a meeting on the fifth floor of our building when I first smelled it. I thought someone might be microwaving leftover fish somewhere down the hall.

Then I drove to the Arena for the skating announcement, stepped out of the car and the smell was overwhelming. Could it be something from the Waste-to-Energy plant? I have toured several landfills in my 30 years as a journalist (I love to write about garbage systems) and the smell reminded me of a landfill smell.

Conspiracy theories — and any other kind — welcome.

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