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UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019

Sagging sewer pipes plague stormwater project in Peaceful Valley, could lead to road closures

It’s unclear to the city and the construction firm behind the work why pipes are sagging beneath the streets of the historic neighborhood, but it’s likely crews will need to …


How empty are Hanford’s nuclear waste tanks? Not enough, says watchdog

A Hanford watchdog group is objecting as the Department of Energy takes the first step toward a plan to fill underground, radioactive waste storage tanks with concrete-like grout and leave …


UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018

Dirt stockpile changes could contribute to $400,000 overrun for Liberty Park stormwater tank

City engineers said they had a verbal agreement to store dirt removed ahead of construction of a 2-million


Spokane Fire Department air packs found to be clear of contaminants

Spokane firefighters may soon breath easy again after a recent round of testing determined there are no contaminants in the department’s air tanks.


Tests show lead in air equipment used by Spokane firefighters

Further rounds of testing have discovered lead in two now-decommissioned compressors used to supply Spokane firefighters with breathable air.


Spokane firefighters get new compressors to fill air tanks, amid concerns of lead contamination

The Spokane City Council on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of two new compressors to fill the air tanks of firefighters, after an odd smell prompted the department to take …


‘Big-box stores underground’

The city of Spokane’s current strategy for reducing sewage flowing into the Spokane River centers on building huge underground tanks. Those tanks hold the storm water and sewage mixture that …