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Wildlife area closed Feb. 1 to protect wintering elk

WILDLIFE -- Under a state plan adopted eight years ago, about 44,000 acres of wildlife land in Kittitas County east of Ellensburg will be closed to motor vehicles Feb. 1 through April 30 to protect wintering elk. The winter closure includes portions of the L.T....

Huckleberries Online

Parting Shot -- 1.30.15

Earlier this week, Chris Laudani, a bartender at the Back Bay Social Club, shovels snow from the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street. A winter storm slammed eastern Massachusetts with as much as 2 feet of snow.

Eye On Boise

The week that was... 

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports,” I join Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin to discuss the events of the third week of the legislative session, from the education budget to “Add the Words.” The show also includes Aaron and Melissa’s interview...


Looking back at California

Last night at Beasley a fan won $800 for making a half-court shot. It was one of seven 3-point shots made by someone wearing crimson all night.


Favorite books of S-R staffers 

Perusing the variety of lists of favorite books this time of year is a great way to whet your appetite for reading. I asked my newsroom colleagues to list a favorite book or two that they read in 2014. Not all of their choices were...

An underground history of Spokane trolleys

In today’s paper, we reported on a decision yesterday by the Spokane Transit Authority board of directors to let voters decide whether to increase sales tax by 0.3 percent to fund a plan that would extend hours and expand service to new areas, as well...

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Thoughts and ruminations from S-R columnist Doug Clark

Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner o...





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