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UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 9 a.m.

Spokane leaders vote to increase tree canopy to 30% by 2030

More trees will be planted in Spokane during the next decade to provide more shade during hot summer days and filter storm water.


Ask Dr. Universe: Clothing offers its own recycling challenges

WSU researcher Hang Liu imagines a different future for our used clothes. In her lab, she and her team are coming up with creative ways to recycle cotton into a …


Trashing the neighborhood

The Petry Natural Area, a small stretch of woodland that lies along Missouri Flat Creek near North Grand Avenue, appears to have become an unofficial landfill for some residents.


Six Earth Day events in the Spokane area

Jerry White remembers looking over the Howard Street bridge in 1970 and watching skeins of algae rippling in the river’s current.


UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:36 p.m.

Scientists and supporters rally at Spokane’s Riverfront Park

The speeches had only just begun, but the field in front of the clock tower was crowded with thousands of people when the Spokane March for Science got underway Saturday …


UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9 p.m.

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

From the Washington Monument to Germany’s Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day, conveying a global message about scientific …


Earth Day celebration in Riverfront Park this weekend

The annual Earth Day celebration is planned for Saturday and Sunday in Riverfront Park, but construction in the park has forced the relocation of the event to the Pavillion and …


Pullman folks willing to keep waterways clean

More than 200 people are expected to meet Saturday at Spring Street Park in Pullman to clean up the city’s streams by removing trash and debris in an annual event …


EWU installs electric vehicle charging stations

EWU unveiled its new Level 2 vehicle charging stations on Friday, Earth Day


For Earth Day, channel your inner animal

Celebrate Earth Day this weekend in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.


Inslee issues Earth Day wishlist

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee didn’t send out cards for Earth Day, but he did send a message to the Legislature that he wants more than just an operating budget …


Earth Day party draws the wacky and wise to Riverfront Park

Brittany Morlin celebrated Earth Day by kicking off her sandals, wiggling her toes in the cool grass and dancing to live music with her 6-year-old daughter, Hannah. “It’s been an …


Earth Day celebrated at Riverfront Park

Brittany Morlin celebrated Earth Day by kicking off her sandals, wiggling her toes in the cool grass and dancing to live music with her 6-year-old daughter, Hannah.


Ponderosa pine named Spokane’s official city tree

The ponderosa pine is now Spokane’s official city tree.


Earth Day drive leads to environmental hazard

Monday was Earth Day, the day we all try to show our friends and neighbors just how much more we care about saving the planet than they do. A good …


Nonprofit aims to educate community about sustainable future

Tomorrow, millions of people in 192 countries will participate in Earth Day 2013 activities. But for Susanne Croft, Monday is just another day – another opportunity to help local businesses …


Volunteers spruce up city’s storm gardens

It was Mike Dunnell’s day off on Saturday, so naturally he spent it cleaning debris out of the swales along South Lincoln Street with four other employees of Kohl’s department …


Do Your Part: Take steps to make every day an Earth Day

We always hear a lot about Earth Day approaching, but what about now that it’s past? Did you commit to any new ways to lower your impact on the planet? …


Diaper-changing, trail-clearing help mark Earth Day celebrations

At 9:30 Saturday morning, it was time for the babies to be changed – all 34 of them. In hopes of raising awareness about the environmental perks of cloth diapers, …


Spalding family helped pioneer business of used auto parts

Today marks the 43rd celebration of Earth Day, an annual reminder that we can do more to protect the planet. Earth Day founder Sen. Gaylord Nelson is rightly considered a …


County’s Earth Day proclamation became lukewarm, critics say

Proclamations are the Cocoa Puffs of government pronouncements. They mainly nourish the imagination. A Spokane blogger acknowledged that, but still complained that county commissioners failed to deliver meat and potatoes …


Earth Day is today in CdA

Coeur d’Alene will host its 11th annual Earth Day celebration today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the city library, 702 E. Front Ave. Admission is free and people …


Earth Day observed locally with mix of events

The first Earth Day was held April 22, 1970. Initially seen as a day to focus on the beauty and bounty of the environment – and the threats to both …


From rebellious roots, Earth Day now mainstream

There was no green movement yet and little talk of global warming. Instead, the original Earth Day 40 years ago emphasized “ecology” and goals like cleaning up pollution and litter …


Earth Day: No more burning rivers, but new threats

Pollution before the first Earth Day was not only visible, it was in your face: Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River caught fire. An oil spill fouled 30 miles of Southern California beaches. …


AAA offering used battery recycling

In celebration of Earth Day, AAA will accept used vehicle batteries for free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at its downtown Spokane office, 1717 W. Fourth Ave.


Town eats fresh at Earth Day gala

Making a difference. That is the focus of Sandpoint’s Earth Day celebration this week. While communities worldwide celebrate Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, the Idaho Conservation League and Lake Pend Oreille …


Earth-friendly students show care – and disgust

Every day is Earth Day at Havermale High School, students and staff say, so celebrating the official day two days late Friday was no problem. Students such as 18-year-old Sammy …


Our View: Buildings contribute a third of greenhouse gases

The article on Earth Day about the Bank of America Financial Center’s drive to recycle is a reminder that buildings are a major environmental player, especially in the area of …


West Plains notebook: Earth Day cleanup seeks volunteers

Earth Day is on its way next Wednesday and Cheney’s Pathways to Progress invites the West Plains community to celebrate with service. Pathways has teamed up with Eastern Washington University’s …