Stories tagged: john osborn
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018
Amazon shareholder, former Spokane environmentalist urges Bezos to take an interest in Columbia River Treaty talks
The Columbia River Treaty got a mention at Amazon’s annual meeting. Former Spokane environmentalist John Osborn urged Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to take an interest in treaty negotiations at Wednesday’s …
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017
After decades at the forefront of contentious environmental battles, John and Rachael Osborn are ready for some downtime. The longtime activists are leaving Spokane for Vashon Island and semi-retirement.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe will be honored for its work to protect and restore Lake Coeur d’Alene during a Friday evening reception in Spokane.
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015
As a drought measure, John Osborn has cut his daily shower to two minutes. He’s installed low-flush toilets in his home and replaced his lawn with low-water landscaping.
Wed., July 24, 2013
Spokane County’s permit to operate its 2-year-old, $173 million wastewater plant was partially invalidated by state regulators last week. The Washington State Pollution Control Hearings Board said the methodology used …
Thu., March 3, 2011
The legend-making began quickly this week with news that former Idaho Sen. James McClure, 86, had died. Even in the case of a politician’s death, Americans have a natural inclination …
Thu., Aug. 26, 2010
What qualities does a good waterfall have? An evaluation team strolled around Riverfront Park on Wednesday morning, listening to the sound of the Spokane River and rating its appearance as …