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What's A Seahawk? An Osprey? 

Eric Barker of the Lewiston Tribune goes in search of the elusive Seahawk: With all the Super Bowl hype of late, plus the regional enthusiasm for Seattle's football team, perhaps you've wondered, "What exactly is a seahawk?" There is no easy answer other than there is no bird that goes by that name.

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Fly Fishing Film Tour Tuesday at The Bing

Fly fishing films" ,The Fly Fishing Film Tour will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane." Tickets: $15 at, or $13 in advance at Silver Bow Fly Shop and Swede’s Fly Shop in Spokane and Castaway Fly...

Spin Control

WALeg Day 18: DNR response to Central WA fires blasted

OLYMPIA – Government agencies failed to react fast enough to smaller fires that grew last July into the largest wildfire in state history, Central Washington residents told legislators. While DNR supervisors defended efforts to battle the Carlton Complex, Okanogan officials accused them of being disorganized and ill-prepared.


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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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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