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  • FRIDAY, 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 …

  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • THURSDAY, 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 …

  • WEDNESDAY, 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 …

  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • THURSDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • WEDNESDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …



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