Keys locked in the car present a window of inopportunity
I feel sorry for kids today. I know. Saying those six words makes me sound older than the dinosaurs being represented in that exhibit that’s coming back to town.
June 4, 2013 in City on Page A5
Clark: Bob Apple’s bar has it all – except for a name
When we last left Bob Apple, the ex-Spokane city councilman was inviting one and all to his brand new South Hill sports bar for tons of fun on Super Bowl …
June 2, 2013 in City on Page B1
Clark: Portland keeps up the fight against fluoride
Holy molar, amigos! It’s me – Mr. Tooth Decay.
May 30, 2013 in City on Page A5
Clark: The game of tag that never ends
This is the tale of how 10 friends found fame and fortune from three little words … “Tag – you’re IT!!!”
May 26, 2013 in City on Page B1
Fly fishing delivers a lot more patience than pride
A river of emotions ran through me on Sunday. Foolishness. Humiliation.
May 21, 2013 in City on Page A5
Clark: Prison not sounding like punishment for some
Not to frighten any of you, but I predict the entire region will soon be clobbered by a tsunami-sized crime wave. And all because of what’s been going on at …
May 19, 2013 in City on Page B1
Clark: Volunteer shows true hospitality
Tom Summerson, aka “Mr. Hospitality,” credits a “love of aviation” when I ask what motivated him to become an award-winning champion for Spokane. Uh-uh.
May 16, 2013 in City on Page A5
Doug Clark: Thanks to the woman who made me what I am
She loves Rosauers muffin bread, but only if it’s the thin-sliced kind. When she sends me to the store on a fresh-fruit run, she always adds …
May 12, 2013 in City on Page B1
Clark: Gutsy gang of gobblers gets his goat
Of course I knew Spokane had a gang problem. But you never take things like that seriously until the birdbrains show up at your doorstep.
May 9, 2013 in City on Page A5
Clark: Bloomsday shows how Spokane is fat-man friendly, too
I was watching Bloomsday 37 unfold on TV Sunday morning while lolling on my couch eating buttered bagels with cream cheese. All of a sudden this warm and tasty feeling …
May 7, 2013 in City on Page A5
Clark: Ride was a classic, and didn’t feel like a rehearsal
The 1939 hearse, black like my soul and only slightly smaller than the Queen Mary, came rolling east on Riverside and moored in front of the newspaper to pick me …
May 5, 2013 in City on Page B1
Moses’ fate isn’t justice, but maybe it’s enough
There’s this old saying about how all publicity is good publicity just as long as you spell my name right. Whoever came up with that one probably never considered what …
April 30, 2013 in City on Page A5
Clark: Spokane not only city with Street Music Week
Seven weeks and change. That’s the countdown until the next Spokane Street Music Week rocks the downtown sidewalks with noon-hour music and entertainment.
April 28, 2013 in City on Page B1
Doug Clark: Council candidate’s residency dispute alarming
In that ongoing comedy called Spokane politics, a new star is rising. His name is Mark Hamilton.
April 25, 2013 in City on Page A5
Earth Day drive leads to environmental hazard
Monday was Earth Day, the day we all try to show our friends and neighbors just how much more we care about saving the planet than they do. A good …
April 23, 2013 in City on Page A5
Clark: Boston-style bombing could have happened in Spokane
And just like that, Boston’s mind-boggling week of murder and mayhem was over. A law enforcement ensemble from what looked like every jurisdiction in copdom caught the last terrorist punk …
April 21, 2013 in City on Page B1
Clark: We’ve seen this shooting defense here before
I own a pistol for protection. Got a rifle, a couple of shotguns and plenty of ammo, too.
March 31, 2013 in City on Page B1
Doug Clark: Avista’s covered win or lose
Avista has given us so many blessings over the years. Light. Heat.
March 24, 2013 in City on Page B1
Doug Clark: Zag meter measures your holler and zeal
How much do you love the Zags? Oh, sure. You talk big. You’ve been known to hoot and holler during games and even heave the occasional heavy object through the …
March 21, 2013 in City on Page A5
Doug Clark: Losing Huppin’s costs downtown part of soul
The news flash stopped me cold Thursday afternoon. Huppin’s TV, Audio, Cameras and More is closing its iconic store in the downtown business core.
March 17, 2013 in City on Page B1