Stories tagged: land
Wed., July 12, 2017, 8 p.m.
Cantwell says Hanford Reach no longer under federal review
Sen. Maria Cantwell says the Hanford Reach National Monument in eastern Washington is no longer under review for possible changes to the protections created for the natural landmark.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
Lawsuit will determine if Spokane developer can build road through Freddy Park
A Spokane developer is determined to build a 220-unit apartment complex in the Wandermere neighborhood, but first he’ll need to see the end of a lawsuit over a proposed access …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 6:57 p.m.
Washington DNR deciding whether to add aquatic land to Cherry Point reserve
The state of Washington is deciding whether to protect 45 acres of aquatic lands that had been set aside for a proposed coal-export shipping terminal at Cherry Point.
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
Newman Lake conservation area growing
Outdoor enthusiasts will soon have more trails and wildlife to discover on the banks of Newman Lake. Spokane County is in final negotiations to buy 41 acres adjacent to the …
Sun., Nov. 17, 2013
Tom Kelly: Do homework when considering vacant land
While real estate typically is a solid long-term investment, investors and vacation-property buyers should be cautious when buying vacant land or raw land even if there clearly is marketable timber …
Mon., March 23, 2009, 1:55 p.m.
Former N. Idaho forest employees blast land trade
Seven former administrators of the Palouse Ranger District are blasting a U.S. Forest Service plan to trade 28,000 acres of managed forest for about 39,000 acres of logged-over timber company …
Sun., May 28, 1995
Group Petitions Idaho To Take Federal Land Tenth Amendment Provides For State Ownership, Group Says
An association based on the Tenth Amendment is starting a petition drive aimed at persuading Gov. Phil Batt to declare state ownership of the millions of acres of federal land …
Fri., May 12, 1995
State Places Davenport On Pollution List Department Of Ecology Says Oil Underneath Hotel Is A Possible Health Hazard
Spokane’s “crown jewel” hotel shows up on the state’s list of potentially polluted sites. The state Department of Ecology calls oil beneath the Davenport Hotel a possible hazard to public …
Sun., March 12, 1995
Feds Reclaim Priest Lake Island Cabins Area Families Losing Their Long-Held Refuges
Dick Russell will soon have to abandon his cabin on Bartoo Island. Russell was supposed to leave in 1986, but had to stay in order to use up $8,000 in …
Sat., March 4, 1995
Counties Say They Can Better Manage Forest Lands But State Officials Say Transfer Could Hamper Fire Efforts
State lands officials say a proposal to transfer 500,000 acres of state forest to Western Washington counties could harm firefighting efforts statewide. County officials supporting the plan say they can …