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TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016




TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 11:11 A.M.

Semitruck crash kills one in Whitman County

State troopers are investigating a crash involving a semitruck that killed a Western Washington woman Tuesday morning in Whitman County. The Washington State Patrol said the crash happened just after 9 a.m. on state Highway 26 about eight miles west ...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 5:51 A.M.

Spokane streets to get full plow

Spokane street crews have embarked on a full plowing operation of all city streets. The National Weather Service is predicting gusty winds in Spokane on Tuesday, following the snowstorm overnight. That could result in drifting snow across roads, the weather service warned early Tuesday.

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MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016

Left to right, Mendel Hahn checks out the olive press while Jacob Barenti and Collin Thiesen fill a bag with olives at Chabad of Spokane’s Chanukah Family Celebration on Dec. 26, 2016, at the Spokane Women's Club. Monika Wachowiak shows the boys how to make olive oil. (Liz Kishimoto / The Spokesman-Review)

MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 8:19 P.M.

Photo: Chanukah Family Celebration

Left to right, Mendel Hahn checks out the olive press while Jacob Barenti and Collin Thiesen fill a bag with olives at Chabad of Spokane’s Chanukah Family Celebration on Dec. 26, 2016, at the Spokane Women's Club. Monika Wachowiak shows the boys how to make olive oil.

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Glass items await recycing at Waste Managements single stream recycling. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 4 P.M.

Spokane’s recycled glass ends up in area landfill, due to lack of interested buyers

With traditional markets such as bottling companies and fiberglass manufacturers either inundated by product or going out of business, Spokane’s recycling collectors have turned to an area landfill to bed down recycled glass. The Department of Ecology has said that glass shouldn’t count as part of the county’s inventory of recycled materials, but there’s no easy fix in sight.

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MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 4 P.M.

Dan Hansen: Spokane Supersonics has a nice ring to it

I was skeptical when I read that Spokane was on a list of potential places to build the Spike Aerospace S-512, an aircraft that would break the sound barrier. But it hasn’t gone viral on Facebook, so I guess it isn’t fake news. Kind of funny when you think about it. Spokane has a reputation as a place where things move slowly. I mean, Sweden hadn’t invented the meatball when we started lobbying for an Ikea store.

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