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TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 2008

Neighbors sue Spokane County road project

Map courtesy of the Prairie Protection Association Orchard Prairie neighbors are suing to stop the Bigelow Gulch freeway project, asking for a more thorough environmental review on an expansion that would drastically impact the pastoral, 100-year-old community. According to the S-R, residents “contend the county...

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Don't burn one down

Daily Tip # 342 Photo courtesy of caseygoodness @ flickr The leaves are falling and suddenly you've gone from having a picture perfect fall-esque pile of leaves in your yard to a burden that you aren't too sure of what to do with. Here's what...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 2008

Friday Quote

“Addressing greenhouse gases and addressing the economy are all part of the same problem,” said Wiley Barbour, founder of the American Carbon Registry, talking about the effect that the financial crisis will have on climate change. “This is absolutely a top priority. It can’t be...

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Coldplay! Daily Tip #340

No, not the band. They suck. But it was noticeably chillier in Spokane this week and for every degree you lower the heat, you can save 3 percent in energy costs. But once it gets really, really cold we advise if you’re home you can...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2008

Thursday Quick Bytes

Governors Gregoire and Richardson in Spokane for Obama Spend a late lunch campaigning with Washington Governor Chris Gregoire and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson at a rally support for Senator Obama. The Change Rally takes place this afternoon at 1:30 at the Carpenters Union Hall....

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MONDAY, OCT. 6, 2008

Spokane River Cleanup

Syringes, sex toys and several sets of Scrabble letters – it may be a bizarre alliteration to you but to us it was another Saturday spent servicing Spokane’s finest natural resource, the Spokane River. DTE stepped out from behind the digital veil over the weekend...

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