June 29, 2014 in City

That’s NEWS to you

By The Spokesman-Review
 

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 www.spokesman.com/newsquiz for the online version, where top 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. Riverfront Park’s steel goat sculpture celebrates its 40th birthday this year. The garbage-sucking contraption is the work of whom?

A. Harold Balazs

B. Charles W. Smith

C. Sister Paula Turnbull

D. George Tsutakawa

E. David Govedare

2. The Spokane Indians’ 10-1 start this season was the best start by a Spokane professional baseball team since when?

A. 1911

B. 1932

C. 1958

D. 1963

E. 1974

3. The city’s new food truck regulations allow operators to do what?

A. Plug two-hour meters more than once

B. Remain at metered spots only for the duration of one meter cycle

C. Park at metered spots only on Sundays and meter holidays

D. Take only one metered spot for parking

E. Buy special parking permits to park at metered spots

4. In the case of the Coeur d’Alene Casino’s dispute with the state of Idaho over Texas Hold ’Em-style card games, a federal judge ruled what?

A. Idaho’s constitution prohibits the games

B. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s casino is exempt from Idaho laws on the matter

C. Parties have a 60-day window to request arbitration during which no suit can be filed

D. Idaho must sue the tribe in state court, not federal court

E. The matter belongs under tribal jurisdiction

5. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recognized six communities nationwide where innovative approaches are used to help residents lead healthier lives. What is one of those communities?

A. City of Spokane

B. City of Spokane Valley

C. Spokane County

D. City of Coeur d’Alene

E. Kootenai County

Check your work

Find answers, explanations and winners on Page B2.


Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email