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Spokane River flow rules below paddlers' expectations

RIVERS -- The state of Washington adopted instream flows for the Spokane River today, but the levels are likely to disappoint rafters and environmental groups, who had pushed for higher flows, according to a story just filed by S-R reporter Becky Kramer. The instream flow...

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Cutline Contest -- Time2Vote 

Julia takes a selfie with a seal in a water tunnel at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Monday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Monday Winner (tie with 7 likes apiece) -- Bubba32: "DFO and Cindy expose some of Rep. Eric Redman's venom/snake oil...


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





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