Weird opportunity for pickers, performers and players

We are closing on Spokane Street Music Week, the lucky 13th annual. This year’s event akes place during the noon hours of June 8-12 on sidewalks of three – count em three – area locations: Downtown Spokane, our original location. The Historic Garland District in North Spokane. Downtown Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Those coming downtown...

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Spin Control: Kids get trikes thanks to gov's raise

The children in Jennifer Gonzalez’s pre-school class at Windsor Elementary next fall probably won’t care, but they will owe their new tricycles in large part to a citizens’ commission that recently gave state’s elected officials a raise, a governor who didn’t feel right about taking it and a Legislature deadlocked over the budget.

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Parting Shot -- 5.21.15

This photo from Weber County, Utah, Animal Services shows Brutus, a horse that had fallen into an 8-foot hole that had opened during a rainstorm in Hooper, Utah. The horse had his neck pinned to one side and had little visibility. Neighbors used heavy-duty machinery...


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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