Stories tagged: earth day
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Scientists and supporters rally at Spokane’s Riverfront Park
The speeches had only just begun, but the field in front of the clock tower was crowded with thousands of people when the Spokane March for Science got underway Saturday …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9 p.m.
Advocates fan out in global show of support for science
From the Washington Monument to Germany’s Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day, conveying a global message about scientific …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Earth Day celebration in Riverfront Park this weekend
The annual Earth Day celebration is planned for Saturday and Sunday in Riverfront Park, but construction in the park has forced the relocation of the event to the Pavillion and …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Pullman folks willing to keep waterways clean
More than 200 people are expected to meet Saturday at Spring Street Park in Pullman to clean up the city’s streams by removing trash and debris in an annual event …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
EWU installs electric vehicle charging stations
EWU unveiled its new Level 2 vehicle charging stations on Friday, Earth Day
Thu., April 21, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
For Earth Day, channel your inner animal
Celebrate Earth Day this weekend in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., April 23, 2015
Inslee issues Earth Day wishlist
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee didn’t send out cards for Earth Day, but he did send a message to the Legislature that he wants more than just an operating budget …
Sun., April 19, 2015
Earth Day party draws the wacky and wise to Riverfront Park
Brittany Morlin celebrated Earth Day by kicking off her sandals, wiggling her toes in the cool grass and dancing to live music with her 6-year-old daughter, Hannah. “It’s been an …
Sat., April 18, 2015, 6:26 p.m.
Earth Day celebrated at Riverfront Park
Brittany Morlin celebrated Earth Day by kicking off her sandals, wiggling her toes in the cool grass and dancing to live music with her 6-year-old daughter, Hannah.
Tue., April 22, 2014, 2:34 p.m.
Ponderosa pine named Spokane’s official city tree
The ponderosa pine is now Spokane’s official city tree.
Tue., April 23, 2013
Earth Day drive leads to environmental hazard
Monday was Earth Day, the day we all try to show our friends and neighbors just how much more we care about saving the planet than they do. A good …
Sun., April 21, 2013
Nonprofit aims to educate community about sustainable future
Tomorrow, millions of people in 192 countries will participate in Earth Day 2013 activities. But for Susanne Croft, Monday is just another day – another opportunity to help local businesses …
Sun., April 21, 2013
Volunteers spruce up city’s storm gardens
It was Mike Dunnell’s day off on Saturday, so naturally he spent it cleaning debris out of the swales along South Lincoln Street with four other employees of Kohl’s department …
Mon., May 7, 2012
Do Your Part: Take steps to make every day an Earth Day
We always hear a lot about Earth Day approaching, but what about now that it’s past? Did you commit to any new ways to lower your impact on the planet? …
Sun., April 22, 2012
Diaper-changing, trail-clearing help mark Earth Day celebrations
At 9:30 Saturday morning, it was time for the babies to be changed – all 34 of them. In hopes of raising awareness about the environmental perks of cloth diapers, …
Sun., April 22, 2012
Spalding family helped pioneer business of used auto parts
Today marks the 43rd celebration of Earth Day, an annual reminder that we can do more to protect the planet. Earth Day founder Sen. Gaylord Nelson is rightly considered a …
Sun., May 1, 2011
County’s Earth Day proclamation became lukewarm, critics say
Proclamations are the Cocoa Puffs of government pronouncements. They mainly nourish the imagination. A Spokane blogger acknowledged that, but still complained that county commissioners failed to deliver meat and potatoes …
Sat., April 23, 2011
Earth Day is today in CdA
Coeur d’Alene will host its 11th annual Earth Day celebration today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the city library, 702 E. Front Ave. Admission is free and people …
Fri., April 22, 2011
Earth Day observed locally with mix of events
The first Earth Day was held April 22, 1970. Initially seen as a day to focus on the beauty and bounty of the environment – and the threats to both …
Thu., April 22, 2010, 10:38 a.m.
From rebellious roots, Earth Day now mainstream
There was no green movement yet and little talk of global warming. Instead, the original Earth Day 40 years ago emphasized “ecology” and goals like cleaning up pollution and litter …
Thu., April 22, 2010, 10:27 a.m.
Earth Day: No more burning rivers, but new threats
Pollution before the first Earth Day was not only visible, it was in your face: Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River caught fire. An oil spill fouled 30 miles of Southern California beaches. …
Thu., April 22, 2010
AAA offering used battery recycling
In celebration of Earth Day, AAA will accept used vehicle batteries for free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at its downtown Spokane office, 1717 W. Fourth Ave.
Sun., April 18, 2010
Town eats fresh at Earth Day gala
Making a difference. That is the focus of Sandpoint’s Earth Day celebration this week. While communities worldwide celebrate Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, the Idaho Conservation League and Lake Pend Oreille …
Sat., April 25, 2009
Earth-friendly students show care – and disgust
Every day is Earth Day at Havermale High School, students and staff say, so celebrating the official day two days late Friday was no problem. Students such as 18-year-old Sammy …
Thu., April 23, 2009
Our View: Buildings contribute a third of greenhouse gases
The article on Earth Day about the Bank of America Financial Center’s drive to recycle is a reminder that buildings are a major environmental player, especially in the area of …
Thu., April 16, 2009
West Plains notebook: Earth Day cleanup seeks volunteers
Earth Day is on its way next Wednesday and Cheney’s Pathways to Progress invites the West Plains community to celebrate with service. Pathways has teamed up with Eastern Washington University’s …