July 6, 2014 in City
That’s NEWS to you
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 spokesman.com/newsquiz, 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. Longtime Spokane businessman Russ Nobbs made his mark as a
A. Land developer
C. Bead merchant
D. Software developer
2. The Hoopfest men’s elite championship was won by a team made up mostly of former players from what university?
A. Gonzaga University
B. Washington State University
C. Northern Arizona University
D. Eastern Washington University
E. University of Montana
3. The return of hydroplane racing on Lake Coeur d’Alene hit a roadblock when a permit was denied by
A. The Kootenai County sheriff
B. Kootenai County commissioners
C. The Panhandle Health District
D. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
E. North Idaho College
4. In Spokane and many surrounding towns fireworks are
A. Allowed on private property
B. Allowed between noon and 10 p.m.
C. Allowed if they are “safe and sane” and do not leave the ground
D. Allowed only on July 4
5. What was a main reason Greg Newell purchased the Masonic Center?
A. He believed that section of town needed more dining options.
B. He’s a Mason.
C. He wanted property in Spokane.
D. He wanted to debut a robotic parking system.
E. He owns lake property in Idaho.
Find answers and winners on Page B3.