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Down To Earth Envision Spokane archive

MONDAY, OCT. 5, 2009

Another Green Monday 12 

Whether you are for or against Proposition 4, there has to be a reasonable debate amid the current hysteria. What we predicted became true: There’s a witch hunt for those associated with Envision Spokane, and it’s spilling over into the city council race. Case in...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2009

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September is awesome!Here in the Inland Northwest we are treated to mostly sunshine, relative warmth, and a bit of crispness to the air that always makes it feel fresh and clean. Of course this year we have also been lucky that a great group of...

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MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009

Another Green Monday

Where did we go wrong? That was the question posed last week by The Inlander for their cover story that allowed local writers, politicians, scientists, artists, teachers, conservatives, liberals, etc to answer the question from any angle, field or point of view they desired. We...

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MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009

Another Green Monday 

Every now and then Spokane City Council chambers resemble a circus. The scary kind with delusions of civic fascism about sustainability and local news making pretensions by tactical citizens. (Congrats!) “Make the hard decisions you were elected to make. Don’t make the equivalent decision of...

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Envision a government for the people 

Envision Spokane, a measure to amend the Spokane City Charter with a Community Bill of Rights, will be decided by the voters - as determined on Monday by a vote at the City Council meeting. Though the vote was 5-2 (bet you can't guess the...

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MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009

Another Green Monday

This one is for the so-called uptight Seattleites. Crosscut has a sardonic list of “Six things you cannot say in Seattle,” something Spokane readers might find themselves agreeing with. “Newcomers to Seattle quickly find we’re a cultural minefield of prejudice and political correctness. So here’s...

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