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FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012

MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2010

Another Green Monday: Spokavore 

This week is a bit different for DTE. To coincide with the grand opening of the Main Market Co-op, we’re taking part in another competition: Spokavore. Different in the sense, we’ll be writing in first-person as per the usual custom in tracking our individual progress....

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FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2009

Public Hearing on greenhouse gas emissions reporting 

On March 13, 2008, Governor Christine Gregoire signed into law the Climate Action and Green Jobs bill (House Bill 2815), which authorizes Washington officials to work with the Western Climate Initiative, a partnership of six states and two Canadian provinces, to develop a regional greenhouse...

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MONDAY, OCT. 12, 2009

Another Green Monday 

"Ev'rybody's talkin' 'boutBagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, TagismThis-ism, that-ism, ism ism ismAll we are saying is give peace a chanceAll we are saying is give peace a chance" - John LennonFriday morning's Nobel Peace Prize wake-up call followed by a dose of insensitivity, irrationality, hate,...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 20, 2009

Shoreline Master Plan

When it comes to environmental news, it seems like Spokane County can’t escape controversy. (See wastewater and racetrack more recently.) On February 24th, the County will hold a public hearing on the Shoreline Master Plan that has been justly criticized for reducing waterway protection. The...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 23, 2009

Friday Quote

"My hopefulness about the resilience of human nature is matched by the gravity of our environmental and social condition. If we squander all our attention on what is wrong, we will miss the prize: In the chaos engulfing the world, a hopeful future resides because...

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SUNDAY, DEC. 21, 2008

The Lands Council: "What an amazing year!"

Spokane non-profit the Lands Council, has named their accomplishments for 2008. It’s quite an impressive list. After reading, we realized how important the Land Council is to improving our quality of life in the region, and they especially deserve a big ups for the lead...

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