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MONDAY, NOV. 15, 2010

Recycling after the tailgate 

For some, tailgating is what you do to unwind. Not these Idaho Vandals. How do they tailgate?With exuberance and ferocity - and a fierce desire to win. What does it mean to win at a tailgate? Does it mean means having the best time, eating...

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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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MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009

Another Green Monday

Oh Hoopfest. This year DTE regrettably decided to watch from the sidelines as Spokane hosted the preeminent three on three basketball tournament in the world. All we could do is talk trash and make sure players decided to shoot for the recycle bins. Yes, we...

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MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2009

The Environmental Justice: William O. Douglas

A recent communication out of the University of Idaho sustainability research department offers something completely different and long overdue: The first study of William O. Douglas’ conservation legacy. Douglas was raised in Yakima and attended Whitman College in Walla Walla before becoming the longest-serving justice...

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MONDAY, FEB. 2, 2009

Another Green Monday

The presidency of Barack Obama is off and running and it was made brutally clear this week that despite recent emotions and energy of unity and hope that we are still a much divided nation. DTE is only hoping that partisan politics will be able...

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MONDAY, JAN. 19, 2009

Another Green Monday

This week begins in sweet uplift with a national holiday as we recognize a powerful individual who dreamt of progress, followed by an event that realizes the dream. Nobody should spend Tuesday night alone, so after work come join us at the Community Building for...

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MONDAY, DEC. 22, 2008

Another Green Monday

Here a few stories to fill the time slot you previously had occupied with watching the bald eagles at Lake Coeur d' Alene, now that they are gone for the season. Take a break from your snow shoveling and enjoy Another Green Monday. A big...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 5, 2008

U of I Fish Study

DTE received an email from the University of Idaho regarding a group of scientists at the school who studied young fish transportation programs as a means to bypass dams during migration. They learned salmon and steelhead trout along the Columbia and Snake rivers, had lower...

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