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Paul Turner

Paul Turner

Paul Turner joined The Spokesman-Review in 1988 after starting his journalism career in 1976 and working for newspapers in Arizona, Texas and Tennessee. He is a features columnist. His column, The Slice, appears six times a week.
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TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2018

MONDAY, SEPT. 10, 2018

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9, 2018



Paul Turner: Big talk before this Saturday’s EWU football game

I suppose there are people who care about Big Sky Conference football. In fact, I’m almost sure of it. Seems as if I’ve met some of them. It’s just that in Spokane their fandom tends to get drowned out by the noise about Gonzaga basketball, WSU football and whatever. Which is fine. We Big Sky fans take a sort of pride in the absence of hype. Well, I do anyway.

MONDAY, SEPT. 3, 2018

Paul Turner: Pig Out’s greatest hits

In the time-honored tradition of summer reruns, here’s a greatest hits package of column items and excerpts dealing with Pig Out in the Park.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 2, 2018

THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 2018

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2018

TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2018

MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2018

SUNDAY, AUG. 26, 2018

Smoky skies and the Great Indoors

There have been some good things about August’s on again/off again smoke-filled air. I mean, if you really think about it.

THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2018

TUESDAY, AUG. 21, 2018

MONDAY, AUG. 20, 2018

SUNDAY, AUG. 19, 2018

Paul Turner: Some things don’t change

Markets disappear, prices fluctuate and the politics of farm policy can make a farmer scratch his head. But Roy Dube’s quiet pride in being a farmer has not changed. And it won’t.

THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2018

Paul Turner: What if, Spokane?

I’m sure you noticed the entertaining series of stories The Spokesman-Review sports section presented this summer in which several “What if?” scenarios were explored.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15, 2018

MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2018

SUNDAY, AUG. 12, 2018

TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2018

MONDAY, JULY 30, 2018

SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2018

Paul Turner: Camping keeps the flame alive

“What was that?” There are at least 21 ways to answer that startled question when someone in your tent asks about a mystery sound late at night while camping.