(StatePoint) On the heels of a pivotal midterm election, people from around the country are coming together to sound the alarm on climate change.
(Cole's) - It’s an age-old question -- to feed or not to feed birds in fall and winter. Some people believe that feeding wild birds can cause more harm than good, like preventing timely migrations, or causing birds to depend on feeders rather than foraging food. The truth is these are myths…
(NAPSI)—It’s a huge irony—those who live in the most wildfire prone areas are shunned by private insurance companies and relegated to rely on the state-subsidized California Fair Plan. This basic Fair Plan, in most cases, will not rebuild a home back to its former glory, yet more than 200,00…
(NAPSI)—After your lawn gets its last seasonal cut, it’s time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. What’s next? Snow throwers, generators and other small-engine equipment need to be readied for winter. How and when you prepar…
(BPT) - Farmers have always been dedicated stewards of the land and invested in the sustainability of their operations. However, they haven't always successfully shared these stories with the public. With the advancement of technology — and the demand for transparency — this narrative is cha…
(BPT) - Rice is one of the most popular grains in the U.S. According to Statista, Americans consumed 4.6 million metric tons of rice in the 2021/2022 fiscal year, and that trend doesn't seem to be slowing down. In addition to eating rice on its own, the grain is used in other products like r…
(NewsUSA) - Want an easy way to add fresh vegetables and herbs to your diet? Indoor hydroponic grower systems are a great way to eat more healthfully. The advanced technology in today’s systems makes it simple and satisfying to grow a garden at home even if you don’t have a green thumb—you d…
(BPT) - While we all might think we’re pretty good recyclers, the reality is most of us could probably do better. To help better understand recycling and turn it into a lifelong habit, the Carton Council has debunked seven popular recycling myths.
(NAPSI)—Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and other storms can damage homes, businesses and communities. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) offers tips to help everyone stay safe during cleanup and recovery efforts—and on how to be best prepared for when the next bad weather hits.
(BPT) - A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) panel discussion recently touted alternative energy adoption as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revitalize manufacturing in the United States. Among those who have the most to gain are Gen Zers.
(BPT) - If shopping responsibly for your family is at the top of your priority list, you may have already spent time searching for clothes for your baby or toddler that are better for the environment. Unfortunately, some of these options can also come with a hefty price tag. Fortunately, bet…
(NewsUSA) - The laundry industry would have you believe that in order to get brilliant, clean laundry, you need to use powders, liquids and pods that are diluted with water, and come in bulky, single-use plastic containers. However, according to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), pla…
(StatePoint) “Think globally, act locally” is a motto that everyone should take to heart. It emphasizes the importance of real actions you can take at home and in your community, while stressing the fact that every creature on planet Earth is connected. With that in mind, here are three grea…
(StatePoint) You don’t have to be a sustainability expert to incorporate elements of eco-friendly living into your everyday routine. This summer, think about the small changes you can make that can add up to make a bigger difference.
(StatePoint) The kitchen is the heart of the home, it’s also a space where you can waste a lot of energy if you’re not careful. By making a few simple adjustments to your habits in the kitchen, you can easily cut your energy bills and do your part to help the environment.
(StatePoint) Earth Day, celebrated April 22, is a good time to consider making more sustainable tweaks to the way you shop.
(StatePoint) Humans produce over 380 million tons of plastic every year, according to Plastic Oceans. Because plastic doesn’t biodegrade, it creates waste, litter and pollution. But there are steps you can take to reduce your own contribution to this mounting problem. Here are a few ideas to…
(StatePoint) If you’re like many parents, you want to set a good example for your children and teach them how they can positively impact the world around them. However, when it comes to sustainable efforts, the responsibility of saving the environment can seem like a monumental task.
(StatePoint) Part of being a good environmental steward is passing on this wisdom to the next generation. Here are three hands-on ways parents and grandparents can teach children to protect the birds in their very own backyard.
(StatePoint) Environmental concerns are impacting shopping decisions for consumers of all ages, according to recent research.
Currently in Spokane
- Homegrown cannabis bill introduced in Washington House
- 'It could have been a lot worse': Coyote chases, bites skier going down slopes at Schweitzer
- 4 suspects, including 16-time felon, arrested in Spokane Valley drug bust
- Spokane Valley Sheriff's Traffic Unit seeking public's help in fatal hit and run, vehicle vs. pedestrian crash
- Spokane Valley police identify suspect in deadly hit-and-run investigation
- Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies arrest erratic, armed suspect at Spokane Valley Walmart
- Coeur d'Alene woman arrested after lengthy SWAT standoff in Hayden
- Man killed in East Central Spokane on New Year's Eve identified
- Serious injuries reported in vehicle versus bus crash east of Freya
- Stevens County Sheriff's deputies arrest homicide suspect