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If you followed the news last week, you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz. Warm up by taking the newspaper version, then go to, where top online entries go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries go into a drawing for movie tickets.

1. Plans for bringing salmon past Grand Coulee Dam to the headwaters of the Columbia River are under consideration because

A. The price of salmon is high enough to make it economically feasible.

B. The Columbia River Treaty is up for review.

C. The federal government has just opened a grant program for such projects.

D. The Grand Coulee Dam has reached the end of its useful life.

E. All of the above.

2. What will developer Walt Worthy’s hotel under construction near the Spokane Convention Center on Spokane Falls Boulevard be called?

A. Davenport Hotel North

B. Grand Hotel Spokane

C. Magnum Hotel

D. Spokane Falls Hotel

E. Riverfront Park Hotel

3. In the case of who leads Idaho’s fractious Republican Party, a judge ruled what?

A. Former Chairman Barry Peterson retains the post.

B. Former Chairman Barry Peterson is no longer the party’s leader.

C. Gov. Butch Otter is the new party leader.

D. Rep. Raul Labrador is the new party leader.

E. A party leader should be chosen after the November general election.

4. Making coffee can ice cream has been complicated by what fact?

A. Coffee is much more expensive than it was decades ago.

B. One-pound coffee cans have become difficult to find.

C. Three-pound coffee cans have become difficult to find.

D. People buy their coffee already made at coffee stands.

E. All of the above.

5. Major rankings in the Football Championship Subdivision have the Eastern Eagles ranked what?

A. No. 1

B. No. 2

C. No. 3

D. No. 4

E. No. 5

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Find answers and winners on page B7.


Top stories in Spokane

Freeman students march in unity to honor memory of slain classmate Sam Strahan

UPDATED: 9:38 p.m.

Drenched in sunshine and a sharp spring wind, more than 70 students marched Friday out of Freeman High School behind a “Freeman Strong” banner to the same football field where they sheltered in fear last September following the shooting that killed 15-year-old Sam Strahan and injured three girls.