Every neighborhood can’t have the worst skunk problem around here.
There can be only one champion. But how should we determine who’s the rightful No. 1?
Beat the rush: Still plenty of choice parking spots left for the Cheney Cowles Museum’s 10th annual Artfest. That’s because the event isn’t until the first weekend in June.
Slice answers: What would a hairstyle called “The Spokane” look like? “My out of town friends call Spokane the town of women with big hair, so obviously it would be pavilion-like and definitely conservative,” wrote Bob Crouch.
Coeur d’Alene’s Elaine Carver Thie wrote: “My husband and I moved to the area last November. We were struck by the similarity of the hairstyles worn by all of the female TV news reporters in Spokane. It’s a collar-length page boy look with a perky flip of bangs on top…We named it the Spokane-do.”
One caller said “The Spokane” would describe bald guys combing over lonely strands of hair. A different reader said it would be hair in the shape of a question mark on an otherwise shaved head.
“Hat hair” said another.
Sweeping Generalizations Department: A Spokane reader complained that lawyers never return his calls. And that got us wondering. Do people in certain professions have identifiable tendencies when it comes to calling back?
Bumpy ride: Spokane’s Kim Susedik guessed that her family would fare pretty well crossing the West in a covered wagon, based on the fact that her ancestors did precisely that.
Right where he left ‘em: Lucinda Harder’s husband forgot something when the couple left Spokane and headed west. But someone in a van on I-90 pulled alongside and reminded him with a hand-written sign, “KEYS IN TRUNK.”
Warm-up questions: How would you rate this area in terms of cloudwatching? Has anyone with the last name “Valley” ever considered naming a child “Spokane”?
Today’s Slice question: Who in the Inland Northwest has to memorize the most security codes and secret passwords?