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In a victory for those trying to protect Spokane River shoreline, a developer proposal to install up to thirty docks downstream of Plantes Ferry Park by Centennial Bridge in Spokane Valley has been defeated. The docks were proposed as part of an upscale housing development called Coyote Rocks.
A developer dreams of 30 new docks on the Spokane River. Others worry about the effect on fisheries, creating motor boat traffic and aesthetics. The Inlander Reports.
A $25 million dollar resort called RiverView may overlook the Spokane River at the Washington-Idaho border. The Spokesman Review reports.
Idaho Department of Lands sent out a Notice of Public Hearing for proposed dredging at Blackwell Island. According to the application (see attached) "Some soils to be dredged contain total metal concentrations in excess of limits allowed for fish, wildlife, and aquatic habitat. ...
Another patch of the Spokane River shoreline near Post Falls may become homes under a plan to develop part of the Ross Point Baptist Camp. The Spokesman Review reports.