The Slice archive for Feb. 2014

FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2014




The Monkees at the Spokane Coliseum 

I might have posted this setlist before. Sorry. But it is almost hard to believe that they performed here. Those of us of a certain age recall that they were bigger than big for a short time. http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/the-monkees/1967/spokane-coliseum-spokane-wa-4bda9b3a.html

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THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014

"Campus Curry Foes Plan Rally" 

For a fraction of a second, that's what I thought the Huckleberries Online headline said on an 8:57 a.m. post. It actually said "Campus Carry...," of course. But for an instant I thought, "Oh, good grief -- what is with those people? Is curry too...

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"Howdy from Spokane" 

I came across photos of some old postcards adorned with that greeting. And I was wondering about whether that was a suitable message from our city. Is it just a tad too folksy? But then I saw the card below. So never mind. http://nwyrk.com

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Some things you cannot anticipate

Was waiting for some movers yesterday afternoon. They were late. Eventually the guy in charge of the business called and explained. The crew he had planned to send to help us got delayed because another customer had a heart attack while they were at his...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26, 2014

Annoying Newsroom Behavior No. 52  

Long ago, there was an SR staffer who used to refer to contributing essays or whatever to "NPR." That, of course, stands for National Public Radio. In reality, the contributions in question were to Spokane Public Radio. SPR is an important cultural presence. No question....

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