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Wednesday, October 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Trench work at Downriver to remove old trees

A massive project to reduce stormwater and sewage flows into the Spokane River is going to force the removal of older trees along Columbia Circle and Downriver Golf Course in …


Spokane area greening up

Spokane City Hall and neighborhood groups are gearing up again this year for new rounds of plantings in an effort to get 10,000 trees in the ground by the end …


Coeur d’Alene council approves resort’s plan to cut down maples

The Coeur d’Alene City Council voted Tuesday night in favor of changes in front of the Coeur d’Alene Resort, including cutting down street trees as a way to improve views …


Manito installs curvy sidewalk

There’s a new sidewalk on 25th Avenue along the south side of Manito Park, and its curves makes it different from most other sidewalks in town. Manito Park horticulture supervisor …


Inventory counts city’s trees, charts condition, evaluates role

As long as there have been cities, people have planted trees along streets, in parks and in yards. To better assess how Spokane street trees contribute to the city’s infrastructure …


Landscaping planned along section of Sprague

Members of the Spokane Valley Business Association seemed receptive to a plan to put in stormwater swales along Sprague Avenue between Thierman and Park roads during their meeting Wednesday, but …


Spokane’s urban forester: Trees are everyone’s responsibility

Angel Spell started work April 5 as the city of Spokane’s urban forester. Spell previously served in urban forester positions in Post Falls and Hayden. She earns $62,389 a year …


Cheney to update tree rules in Tree City USA bid

The city of Cheney last updated its tree ordinance in 1938 – back when residents had to be cautioned against letting their trees interfere with telegraph wires. The city is …


Group lends support to urban forest

Spokane Preservation Advocates, an organization that has fought to save historic buildings over the years, is branching out this month to preserve mature street trees. Members are concerned that Spokane …


Preservation group advocating for old trees

Spokane Preservation Advocates, an organization that has fought to save historic buildings over the years, is branching out this month to preserve mature street trees. Members are concerned that Spokane …


Mother plans living memorial for daughter

The trunks on some of the trees on Spokane’s Overbluff Road bulge with what look like tumors. These trees have served the neighborhood well, providing shade and beauty for decades, …