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Wednesday, December 11, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019

Midwest rains projected to create Gulf dead zone

As rain deluged the Midwest this spring, commercial fisherman Ryan Bradley knew it was only a matter of time before the disaster reached him. All that water falling on all …


UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017

Company uses wastewater and algae for biofuel, fertilizer

Clearas Water Recovery, a Missoula tech company, has developed a patented process to use algae to remove nitrogen and phosphorus from public wastewater treatment plants, keeping waterways from being inundated …


Gardening: Still waiting for ripe tomatoes? It’s the weather, not you

It’s time to give roses their last dose of fertilizer and harvest garlic and onions.


Jim Kershner’s This Day in History

From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane residents were being offered an eyebrow-raising form of garden fertilizer: crematory ashes.


Wal-Mart pleads guilty in Calif hazardous waste

SAN FRANCISCO — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.


New bill restricts fertilizers for lawns

OLYMPIA – The Legislature on Friday approved a ban on lawn fertilizers that contain phosphorus. On a 56-37 vote, the House of Representatives sent the governor a bill that restricts …


State phosphorus restrictions could spread to lawn fertilizer

OLYMPIA – Washington, which already has restrictions on laundry and dishwasher detergents, could ban phosphorus in lawn fertilizers. A bill before the state Senate would require low- or no-phosphorus fertilizers …


Is lawn fertilizer next for phosphorus ban?

Washington, which already has restrictions on laundry and dishwasher detergents, could ban phosphorus in lawn fertilizers.