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  • Editorial: City sewer revamp, funding plan deserving of praise

    The latest piece of Spokane’s innovative plan to finance the reconstruction of much of the city’s wastewater infrastructure fell into place when $200 million in “green” municipal revenue bonds received …

  • Paint truck crash causes downtown haz-mat situation

    The top of a paint company truck crashed into the bottom of an overpass this morning, spilling about 25 gallons of paint and closing part of South Stevens Street in …

  • Editorial: Treatment plant delay won’t help environment

    Spokane County’s $173 million sewage treatment plant is ready to be tested. Conceivably it could be operating by year’s end and making an immediate reduction in the amount of PCBs …

  • Filters show promise in river cleanup

    Each day, cities along the Spokane River dump millions of gallons of phosphorus-rich wastewater into its waters. As the state of Washington embarks on an ambitious plan to reduce the …

  • Stimulus funds benefit wastewater plant

    The city of Airway Heights will receive $22 million in federal economic stimulus funding for a new wastewater treatment plant that will help recharge the West Plains aquifer.

  • County’s sewer project gets officially under way

    One of the largest public works projects in Spokane County history, which has been nearly 30 years in the making, got its official start Thursday as local officials “turned dirt” …



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