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China’s double-edged sword and its effects on Spokane recycling

New restrictions halfway around the world are expected to prompt increased competition for the Spokane-area’s recyclables—and potentially increased costs—for businesses and consumers here. Deb Geiger, regional solid waste manager for Spokane County...

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Zoning in on economic development opportunity in Spokane

Eleven U.S. Census Bureau tracts in Spokane County have been selected as Opportunity Zones, in which...

Super Oval promoter abruptly cancels season

A few weeks after expressing optimism that he might turn a profit this year, the promoter of the hal...

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The city of Spokane’s environmental report card

The city of Spokane recently issued its environmental report card, which highlights an ongoing menu ...

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Butting out at Spokane County

A Spokane County committee called the Eco-Team has launched a local pilot project of the national Ci...

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Avista to debut Solar Select energy program

Registration has started for Spokane-based Avista Utilities newest renewable energy program, Solar Select. Marc Schaffner, renewable energy product manager for Avista, describes the program as a cost-effective structure designed to bring solar energy to ...

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Spokane Falls Blvd. configuration changes considered

Officials have started discussing how to handle the flow of traffic near a proposed pedestrian plaza to be constructed west of City Hall, along the 800 block of west Spokane Falls Boulevard next year. At least five options are being developed, one of whi...

Central City Line meets federal funding requisites

Consultants from Washington, D.C.-based Cardinal Infrastructure LLC revisited Spokane Transit Authority headquarters this month with encouraging updates regarding progress toward obtaining a $50 million-plus Federal Transit Administration grant to help fu...

$2 million fuel facility planned at Felts Field

A new aircraft fueling facility will be constructed at Felts Field this summer, and the current fueling system will be demolished, says Todd Woodard, spokesman for Spokane Airports. Woodard says the project, which has an estimated cost of between $1.5 ...

State launches online retirement marketplace

Since the launch of the Washington Retirement Marketplace last month, the nation’s first state-verified online marketplace for low-cost retirement plans, its director, Carolyn McKinnon, says the program is receiving an encouraging number of calls and we...

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