Stories tagged: shoreline
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Shoreline permits for Washington state coal terminal denied
A Cowlitz County hearing examiner has denied two shoreline permits that Millennium Bulk Terminals needs for its $680 million coal-export terminal project on the Columbia River.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Hurricane Irma is sucking the water away from shorelines
Hurricane Irma is so strong and its pressure is so low, it’s sucking water from its surroundings into the core of the storm.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
State Patrol: Washington driver’s blood-alcohol was 6 times legal limit
The Washington State Patrol says it arrested a man who had been driving on Interstate 5 in Shoreline with a blood-alcohol content six times the legal limit.
Fri., Jan. 3, 2014
State panel orders shoreline rules tightened in Spokane County
Spokane County is doing too little to protect lakes and rivers from human septic waste, a state panel charges. The Washington Growth Management Hearings Board is ordering the county and …
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
Couple face fine for removing trees near Spokane River
A couple face thousands of dollars in state fines after clear-cutting a strip of forest that runs from their deck down a steep hill to the Spokane River upstream from …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2013
Landers: Convention Center project affects trail, boat access
Tree-lovers, Centennial Trail users and Spokane River paddlers will be the first to notice if preliminary construction for the $55 million Spokane Convention Center Completion Project begins as scheduled next …
Wed., May 8, 2013
Waves of change
Ted Kardos Sr. has lived in Pend Oreille County for 50 years and says he’s seen the county’s lakes, streams and rivers negatively affected by development. That’s why Kardos is …
Tue., March 19, 2013
Medical Lake crafts shore plan
It’s not unusual to see dozens of people using the trails and parks around Medical Lake – running, walking dogs or putting boats in the water. But this well-loved lake …
Sat., June 23, 2012
Liberty Lake shoreline improvements allowed to remain
Most of the shoreline improvements installed without proper permits by a Liberty Lake homeowner will be allowed to stay after a recent decision from the Spokane County hearing examiner, but …
Thu., May 10, 2012
Public openness urged with Planning Commission
A facilitator on Monday suggested the Spokane Valley Planning Commission adopt new policies regarding recusals and absences, and urged members to be aware of how their actions appear to the …
Sat., April 21, 2012
Liberty Lake man wants retroactive permit for shoreline changes
A Liberty Lake homeowner argued before the Spokane County Hearing Examiner on Wednesday that he cannot comply with a court order to remove features he built on his Liberty Lake …
Wed., April 13, 2011
Board rejects appeal of shoreline rule
Spokane’s new stricter building regulations along the Spokane River and Latah Creek remain intact after a state board rejected a challenge by the city’s former top administrator. John Pilcher, who …
Sat., March 19, 2011
Appeals court rules against Liberty Lake homeowner in 19-year shoreline fight
Appellate judges have handed a defeat to a Spokane Valley lawyer who has fought with Spokane County and state regulators for 19 years over the expansion of his boat dock …