June 1, 2009

Spokesman.com blogs: WSU vows to return

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• WSU vows to return | Sportslink

The baseball season is over for Washington State, but the lessons learned during the run to the NCAA Tournament will last a long time, according to coach Donnie Marbut. After the Cougars lost to Oklahoma on Sunday, Marbut insisted they will be back – and soon.

• HBO’s morning headlines | Huckleberries Online

Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR | Bonner County police logs/SR | Hayden Marine memorialized/Carl Gidland, Handle Extra | EWU prof drowns during St. Joe kayak trip/KXLY

Grab bag | Sirens & Gavels

Who says no one reads the newspaper anymore? A watchful newspaper reader in Colville helped nab the Montana Department of Corrections escapee suspected in a Spokane Valley burglary today.

• Candidate files for bankruptcy | Eye on Boise

An early announced candidate for governor of Idaho on the GOP ticket has filed for bankruptcy for his development business, according to the Associated Press, and is trying to sell properties in Wyoming to cover his debts.

• Filing week about to start | Spin Control

Wednesday national newscasts, as expected, were full of Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor. The folks from TalkingPointsMemo boil it down for you.

• Salt, sugar, sushi, spices… What does your kid eat? | Are We There Yet?

As a toddler, my son ate curry. Not the seriously spicy stuff, but when he was 2 or so, his favorite foods included rice and his grandmother’s yellowish-green, Filipino version of chicken curry. Even now, he digs ethnic food. But perhaps that’s because it was always part of his diet.

No ‘Salvation’ for this ‘Terminator’ | Movies and More

What Abrams is doing is actively reinventing anything he touches, from the television show “Lost” to the latest “Star Trek.” In fact, his version of Kirk and Co. may be the most relevant ever made. You can’t say the same thing about “Terminator Salvation.”

• Police ombudsman | A Matter of Opinion

Noticed in another thread some discussion of the ombudsman candidates. For those who have attended forums, who did you like best?

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