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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Fall cleanup awaits building repairs


October 18, 2018

The annual October fall cleanup week at Whitman County landfill may yet still happen this year after the three-year-old garbage intake building was damaged in a fire on Aug. 3.

The cleanup week, normally done in the second week of October, reduces the intake fee from $106 per ton to $35 for Whitman County residents only. It was put on hold this year because repairs were being made to the intake building.

“I’m still hoping to do it,” said David Nails, Solid Waste operations manager.

A tentative date of Nov. 2-10 has been scheduled for fall cleanup.

Nails gave 90 percent odds that a 2...

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