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Ethiopia denies reports government has started filling dam

Ethiopia’s water minister denied reports Wednesday that the government had begun filling a massive hydroelectric dam that has caused severe tensions with Egypt and led some to fear military conflict, while Cairo swiftly asked for clarification.

Ongoing Latah Creek cleanup efforts receive $1.75 million boost from state

Latah Creek's pollution is due largely to agricultural runoff and soil erosion along its 60 miles stretching from west of Spokane down into north central Idaho. The Washington Ecology Department has issued a new round of funding intending to incentivize farmers to adopt methods that don't churn up the soil and stabilize creek beds.

WDFW: Sockeye and steelhead fishing closes on Columbia River mainstem

With sunny weather and consistent high river flows boosting catch numbers in the lower river, the Columbia River mainstem from the Megler-Astoria Bridge upstream to Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco will close to sockeye salmon and steelhead fishing earlier than previously scheduled, state fishery managers announced.

Body found near river in east Spokane

Spokane police on Friday morning were at the scene of a body found in the 1600-block of East South Riverton Avenue, which runs along the south bank of the Spokane River. 

Spokane company seeks aid manufacturing water filtrating building material

Business partners Greg Johnson and Kevin Kunz believe they've found the "special sauce" for creating a building material that can filter pollutants out of rainfall before it reaches the storm drains. They're seeking $1 million in seed money to get their technology in the hands of large-scale producers. 

Cristobal now a depression drenching Mississippi River basin

Tropical Storm Cristobal weakened into a depression early Monday after inundating coastal Louisiana and ginning up dangerous weather along most of the U.S. Gulf Coast, sending waves crashing over Mississippi beaches, swamping parts of an Alabama island town and spawning a tornado in Florida.

Bloem exits River Park Square for new location in Spokane

One of the founding tenants of River Park Square has set up shop at a new downtown location that will allow the owners of Bloem Flowers, Chocolates and Paperie to write a new chapter for their 43-year-old family business.