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News Quiz Offers Gift Card, Tickets

Berry Picker Sfrederickson was the grand prize winner for the News Quiz competition last week, capturing the $50 Davenport Hotel gift card. Matt Grover won two movie tickets in the drawing that is open to all News Week contestants. You don't have to be a know-it-all to win a prize in our weekly news quiz, but it can't hurt! All entrants this week are eligible to take home two movie tickets, and our overall champ will earn a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel. Best of luck! You can take the News Quiz here.

Leaderboard: Only 2 Berry Pickers among Top 25 this week — Cathyanne & EddieTorreal

News Quiz Offers Gift Card, Tickets

If you think you can find a way to use free movie tickets or a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, this week's news quiz offers opportunities to win both. All entries are eligible to win two tickets to area cinemas, and the overall champion will take the Davenport Prize. You're 10 interactive questions away from being in the running! Take the quiz here.

  • Last week's winners: Janielle Monroe of Spokane Valley (movie tickets) and Jennifer Neff of Medical Lake (gift card).
  • Only 2 Berry Pickers on leaderboard among Top 37: Lolo & TTaggart

News Quiz Offers Shock Tickets, More

If it's Monday, it must be time for a new current-events quiz. Simply by participating this week, you'll be eligible for three random drawings for Spokane Shock football tickets. And if you finish at the top of the leaderboard, a $50 Davenport Hotel gift card could be yours. Good luck! Last week's winners: Thomas Fricks of Veradale (gift card) and John Owen of Spokane Valley (Regal Cinemas movie tickets). This week's News Quiz here.

DFO: Only 3 Berry Pickers on the leaderboard so far this week: Lolo, Duffer & KCres.

News Quiz Offers Movie Tickets

Who wants to go to the movies? Or take $50 in spending cash to the Davenport Hotel? This week's news quiz is offering both — two movie tickets in a random drawing and the $50 for the overall champ. You're 10 interactive questions from being in the running! Last week's winners: Mary Tafuri of Spokane Valley won the Davenport prize, and Joseph Kramarz of Spokane and Wes Floyd of Spokane Valley each won two tickets to the next Spokane Shock home game. Congrats!

News Quiz Offers Shock Tickets

Bob Springli of Hayden won the secondary raffle prize in the weekly News Quiz contest — two tickets to the Bighorn Outdoor Adventure Show. Carleen Wickstrom of Spokane won the $50 Davenport Hotel gift certificate for being the best guesser. This week, the Spokesman-Review will have two random drawings on Friday, each for two tickets to the next Spokane Shock home football game. You can take the quiz by clicking on the “That's News for You” button in the righthand rail or here.

  • 3 HBO commenters are on the leaderboard: Lolo, Eddie Torreal & Kcres

News Quiz Offers NCAA Tickets

Update: 2 HBO followers are among Top 25 in this week's contest — SFredrickson & newby Lolo (deadlline is Thursday evening)

A heads up to all of our hoops and outdoors enthusiasts: This week's news quiz is offering two great prizes - 1) Two tickets to the first two rounds of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Spokane, and 2) two tickets to the Bighorn Outdoor Adventure Show. Simply take the quiz, and you're eligible to win Friday's drawings. Meanwhile, the overall champ wins a $50 gift card to the Davenport hotel. You can find this week's contest in the righthand rail “That's News for you.” Or you can click on this link here.

$50 Davenport Certificate On The Line

Update: 4 Merry Hucksters are on the readerboard already: Big Mac, EddieTorreal, Kcres & Spudbob

Larry Cebula of Spokane was the winner of the $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, awarded to the winner of Jim Camden's SR News Quiz. Also, Tom Clark of Spokane won the free tickets to the 35th annual Arts & Crafts Show as a secondary prize awarded by random drawning. Another $50 gift card is on the line for this week's News Quiz winner, with two tickets to a Regal theater (like Riverstone) to be awarded in a random drawing. You can find the News Quiz in the right rail or by clicking on this link here.

News Quiz Offers Custer’s Tickets

If you're hoping to fast-forward to spring, we can help: This week's News Quiz, prepared by SReporter Jim Camden,  is sending a lucky winner and a guest to Custer's 35th annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show. Simply by taking the quiz, you're eligible for the random drawing. And if you happen to dominate the 10-question look at current events, $50 to the Davenport could be yours. You can take the News Quiz by clicking here or by clicking on the “That's News to you” button in the right rail.

News Quiz Feats Golf Show Tickets

Our current-events News Quiz aims to not only educate and entertain, but also to give everyone who plays a chance to win free stuff! This week, two lucky entrants will win two tickets to the weekend's Spokane Golf Show. In addition to the random drawings, the overall winner takes a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel. Last week, two Kootenai County residents won the prizes — for two tickets to the Gonzaga-vs-Loyola Marymount game and the Davenport $50 gift certificate. You can take the quiz by clicking on this link here — or by clicking on the “That's News for you” button on right rail. As always, make me proud …

News Quiz Offers Zags’ Tickets

A raffle prize of two free tickets to the Gonzaga Bulldog home game this weekend will be offered to an entrant in this week's News Quiz, prepared by colleague Jim Camden. You don't have to win to be eligible for the tickets to the Zags' game against Loyola Marymount Saturday at The Kennel. Also, the usual prize for the top entry will be rewarded again — a $50 gift certificate to the Davenport Hotel in Spokane. Elaine Luniuck-Olson of Edgewood, Wash., was the winner of last week's contest. A Coeur d'Alene woman won the week before. You can enter the contest by clicking on this link here — or on the “Take the News Quiz” button in the right rail. Make me proud.

No HBOers On Quiz Leaderboard Yet

Here's the leaderboard for Jim Camden's Weekly Quiz. As you will notice, no one from HucksOnline has cracked the Top 24 spots this week. Whazzamatter with you guys? Now, give it a shot for a $50 gift certificate to the Davenport Hotel in downtown Coeur d'Alene by clicking here or on “take the News Quiz” in righthand rail:

  • 1.Spokane_Boy (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 2.Spokanetom01 (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 3.Lynnsnobbydogs (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 4.Bonnieandclyde4 (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 5.Harley01 (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 6.Skwscrod (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 7.Elmer (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 8.Mbangjr (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 9.Lolo (10 out of 10 correct)
  • 10.Freddyj (10 out of 10 correct)
  • Next 14 below

News Quiz: Zag Ticket Odds 100-to-1

Just got heads up from handlers of Jim Camden's weekly SR News Quiz that the odds of winning tickets to Gonzaga's home game against San Francisco on Thursday, Jan. 19, are about 100-to-1. About 30 Merry Hucksters have entered the contest so far. All entries in the weekly News Quiz are eligible for the drawing for the Gonzaga tickets. A top prize of lunch for two at Davenport's Palm Court Grill will be awarded for the best score. The first question is pretty easy: “The Inland Northwest experienced a drier than expected December as a result of (five choices given).” You can take Jim's News Quiz by clicking here. Or you can click on the News Quiz button in the righthand rail.

News Quiz Offers Zag Tickets

Anyone who enters Jim Camden's News Quiz this week will be eligible for a drawing that will award 2 tickets to the Gonzaga Bulldog game against San Francisco in The Kennel Thursday, Jan. 19. You don't have to score a perfect 10 to win either. A prize of lunch for two at Davenport's Palm Court Grill will be awarded for the best score. The first question is pretty easy: “The Inland Northwest experienced a drier than expected December as a result of (five choices given).” You can take Jim's News Quiz by clicking here. Or you can click on the News Quiz button in the righthand rail.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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