In his lame-duck final year, Mayor David Condon is testing the limits, acting in ways that, to some, seem more like a civic emperor.
Avoiding acquaintances in the grocery store doesn’t make you a bad person. It just means you’re not in the mood for a stop-and-chat.
You may have heard, sometime over the past year, that minimum-wage increases in Seattle were an economic disaster – leading to job losses and cuts in hours that actually cost low-wage workers money.
Roger Dunsmore has spent the six years in his adopted hometown of Coeur d’Alene promoting the work of other poets. Dunsmore?
He stood like a lonely Statue of Liberty, holding his lighter aloft, its flame flickering in the darkness. An actual cigarette lighter, not a pale imitation cellphone flashlight. You should have seen by the look in my eyes, baby
Rep. Marcus Ricelli introduced a bill to create a “state fruit and vegetable incentives program” to help people living in or near poverty get their hands on healthier food.
Why do people hate the New England Patriots?
After three years of study, research, input and work, the Legislature’s interim committee that worked on a new approach to dividing Idaho’s school funding among schools across the state handed its work off to the House and Senate education committees last week, which now will take the lead on refining the final product.
A lot of people in Spokane have been out of sorts this winter because something in their lives has been missing.
Where you live can have a big influence on your health.
So here I am in mid-January doing my version of spring cleaning.
Well, that’s one way to get your hometown some national attention.
What if we just agreed to go ahead and pronounce the name of our city ‘Spocaine’?
With Sen. Cliff Bayer off to Washington, D.C., to be new Congressman Russ Fulcher’s chief of staff, Bayer’s mom, Regina Bayer, has been appointed to fill in as his temporary replacement. The Senate welcomed her last week; she’s also known as Sen. Bayer.
Have you ever imagined, many years from now and long after you are gone, being that person in the photo no one can recognize?
Schools struggling to move past tragedy are right in Chris Crutcher’s wheelhouse: the places that combine his service as a therapist for traumatized kids and his career as an author of novels about the highs and lows of adolescence.
Has legal pot ushered in a more violent era in Washington? That’s the possibility put forth in a New Yorker article by Malcolm Gladwell, the popular science writer and lightning rod who frequently draws criticism for elevating the hints and possibilities of scientific research into absolute natural laws.
Count Evielynne Holbrook, of Spirit Lake and Spokane Valley, among those who aren’t impressed with the higher cost of visiting Mickey, Donald Duck, Goofy et al. in their natural setting, Disneyland. The former Disneyland employee suffered sticker shock at the new admission fees recently announced by the company, including $129 for a regular, one-day pass.
A century ago, as Spokane was welcoming a new year, it was also tallying the dead.
After he’d conducted what he referred to as his last official act in the governor’s office on Thursday, I asked outgoing Gov. Butch Otter when he’d be turning over the keys to new Gov. Brad Little.
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