Old House workshop to reveal preservation techniques

Old House workshop to reveal preservation techniques
This South Hill Craftsman-style home has been meticulously restored to its former glory by its current owner and will be featured as part of the Old House Workshop, a workshop on restoration and preservation led by Linda Yeomans. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
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Janet Hobbs Conway knew what she wanted when she and her husband, Kevin Conway, searched for their Spokane home in 2008. They wanted a Craftsman-style bungalow much in its original condition.

Turnbull Wildlife Refuge is back open
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Turnbull Wildlife Refuge is back open

Turnbull Wildlife Refuge is back open after closing this weekend over concerns prompted by the recent occupation of a refuge in Oregon by armed protesters.



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Dallas Low, owner of Golden Rule Brakes, composes one inspirational message to be put up on the reader boards at his three shops every Monday. He finds them in the paper or online or composes something from what he hears on the radio. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)
Dallas Low, owner of Golden Rule Brakes, composes one inspirational message to be put up on the reader boards at his three shops every Monday. He finds them in the paper or online or composes something from what he hears on the radio. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

In the age of Twitter, reader boards still bring a smile  

Reader boards forced people to write short, pithy messages before Twitter was invented. Low-tech and made of thick plastic, they don’t show the temperature or how the stock market is doing, they just tell it like it is, and sometimes ...




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In a Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at Plymouth State University, in Plymouth, N.H. (David Goldman / Associated Press)
In a Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at Plymouth State University, in Plymouth, N.H. (David Goldman / Associated Press)

Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive

new Encouraged by Marco Rubio’s stumbles, the Republicans’ second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats’ Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender politics.




Idaho

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador talks immigration reform at his Meridian, Idaho, office in 2013. (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)
Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador talks immigration reform at his Meridian, Idaho, office in 2013. (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

Rep. Raul Labrador at forefront of gay marriage clash  

new When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer gave same-sex couples the right to marry, Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said Congress should move quickly to protect the religious liberty of citizens who believe in traditional marriage.



Region

Dr. Kevin deWeber examines the knee of an injured soccer player Jan. 28 at Clark College’s O’Connell Sports Complex in Vancouver, Wash. (Natalie Behring / Associated Press)
Dr. Kevin deWeber examines the knee of an injured soccer player Jan. 28 at Clark College’s O’Connell Sports Complex in Vancouver, Wash. (Natalie Behring / Associated Press)

Vancouver, Washington, doctor bound for Rio Olympics 

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Several years ago, Dr. Kevin deWeber decided to dream big. And in the world of sports medicine, nothing is bigger than the Olympics. So the Vancouver doctor set his sights on serving as an Olympics physician.



Features

Brookdale South Regal residents Pat Davey and Rena Neidig view a scene from Leah Iwaniuk's 3D film, Jan 27, 2016, that is designed to reduce senior depression and anxiety. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)
Brookdale South Regal residents Pat Davey and Rena Neidig view a scene from Leah Iwaniuk's 3D film, Jan 27, 2016, that is designed to reduce senior depression and anxiety. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Canadian filmmaker aims to decrease depression, anxiety among seniors  

Canadian filmmaker Leah Iwaniuk of 3Scape Systems, recently spent a week at Brookdale South Regal living on campus with the 160 residents, gathering ideas for new therapy films and getting feedback on the initial film – she also played bingo, did Sit and Fit exercises and got her butt kicked at Wii bowling.



Sports

Denver Broncos fans celebrate the team’s victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 near intersection of 20th and Market Street late Sunday in Denver. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press)
Denver Broncos fans celebrate the team’s victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 near intersection of 20th and Market Street late Sunday in Denver. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press)

Bronco fans celebrate Super Bowl win in Denver streets 

new Thousands of Broncos fans celebrated Denver’s Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers in downtown streets and amateur fireworks lit up the sky around town. Police reported some arrests but no major damage or injuries.




Outdoors

Recreation is open all year at Craters of the Moon. (Emily Jones / Associated Press)

Arco locals campaign for Idaho’s first national park  

ARCO, Idaho – The Shell station shut down recently. Same with the drive-through restaurant. Wells Fargo will close next month, and nearby storefronts sit mostly vacant. This steadily shrinking town of 900 undoubtedly has seen better days. Like so many ...



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Business

This image provided by Audi shows a scene from the company’s “The Commander” spot for Super Bowl 50. The ad features the new Audi R8 V10. (Audi / Associated Press)
This image provided by Audi shows a scene from the company’s “The Commander” spot for Super Bowl 50. The ad features the new Audi R8 V10. (Audi / Associated Press)

Audi tearjerker, ‘Puppymonkeybaby’ among Super Bowl winners 

new With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it’s a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble paid off, and those who dropped the ball.



Opinion

Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Clay Bennett / Chattanooga Times Free Press)
Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Clay Bennett / Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Editorial

‘Seattle quarantine’ bill offers chance to weigh uniformity 

Washington cities have been a rambunctious lot the last few years, setting minimum-wage levels and family-leave policies more liberal than those set by the state. Spokane joined the movement last month with a safe and sick leave ordinance enacted by the City Council over the veto of Mayor David Condon.

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