That’s News to You answers
Here are the answers to this week’s quiz.
1. C. Huntington Park, a plot of land owned by Avista Corp. near Post Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard, is expected to be improved by 2014 in time for the 125th anniversary of Avista and the 40th anniversary of Expo ’74. The plan would build a new access plaza, improve landscaping along a long stretch of stairs overlooking the Spokane River and improve pedestrian access.
2. C. Leach is pleased with the team during spring practice because they’re better at every position, cohesive and their efforts complement one another. When asked to name one player that has improved, he named 12.
3. A. Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker said charges were filed in Municipal Court as part of a deal between Moses and federal officials. Prosecutors said Moses agreed to resign from the Police Department and plead guilty to a gross misdemeanor in exchange for federal prosecutors dropping their pursuit of a felony charge stemming from statements made during an investigation of fellow Officer Karl Thompson Jr.
4. C. City Councilman Mike Kennedy is drafting an ordinance modeled after one adopted in Boise last year. It would protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. The Legislature has repeatedly declined to add such protections to state law.
5. B. Authorities believe a missing work glove led to a shooting between a Browne’s Addition apartment tenant and the building’s handyman. Detectives believe shooting suspect Justin C. Werle confronted the building’s handyman about the glove and a shoving match ensued. Werle allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the handyman.
On the Web: Now that you’ve warmed up your news sense, take the online quiz at spokesman.com/newsquiz, where you could win a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel or two movie tickets.
Last week’s winners: Matt Grover, of Spokane, won the Davenport gift card. Sid Fredrickson, of Coeur d’Alene, won movie tickets.