July 15, 2012 in City

That’s News to you answers

 

Here are the answers to this week’s newspaper edition of That’s News to You.

1. C. A proposal for a plaque to be placed in the main pavilion of Mission Park was approved last week by the Park Board. It is part of a $1.67 million settlement between the city and Zehm’s family.

2. E. Patsy Clark’s was in Browne’s Addition. The other four occupied that rocky stretch above the Spokane River at some point since 1965.

3. D. The Union Pacific, which is marking its 150th anniversary, named Spokane to its Train Town USA registry because of its long history as a rail hub. It’s the only city in Washington on the registry.

4. D. The beacon was named for Maj. John T. Fancher, who was a World War I aviator and head of the Air National Guard unit that was stationed at Felts Field. He died in an air crash a few months before the aviation guidance light was erected on what then became known as Beacon Hill.

5. B. Jindal was at a fundraiser in southeast Spokane attended by about 250 people.

On the Web: Now that you’ve had a little practice at remembering last week’s news items, try our online version of That’s News to You on the newspaper’s website, at www.spokesman.com/newsquiz . Top entries go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries go into a drawing for free movie tickets.

Last week’s winners were Casey Irgens, of Coeur d’Alene, who won the $50 gift card, and Meyer Lansky, of Colbert, who won the movie tickets.


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