Stories tagged: bars
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police warn of possible drugged drinks in local bars
The Coeur d’Alene Police department is warning the public that several people – both men and women – have reported feeling drugged after drinking at local bars.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Czech restaurants, bars go smoke-free after years of debate
A smoking ban in Czech bars, restaurants and cafes came into effect Wednesday, putting to an end the Czech Republic’s status as one of the last havens for tobacco smokers …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
New Idaho liquor laws prompt lawsuit from bar owners
Bar owners in southwest Idaho say the state owes them a reimbursement now that lawmakers have tweaked rules surrounding serving alcohol at explicit live performances.
Sun., April 24, 2016
Gary Crooks: Why is the fight over marijuana?
Just the fact that bars need bouncers should raise this question: Why place them outside the
Wed., June 10, 2015
Spokane bars crack down on thefts of copper cups
The cups just kept disappearing. They would wander off, sometimes in a purse, sometimes deep in a coat pocket. It was a slow exodus, but it added up to a …
Sun., March 9, 2014
Rural North Idaho, Montana bar fires spark questions
Six bars in mostly remote towns in the Inland Northwest have been destroyed by fire in the past 10 months, but there’s no interstate fire reporting system in place that …
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013
Liven up the party with quirky barware, décor
Home beer and spirit-making have become popular hobbies. Bars and beverage stores feature a growing range of artisanal spirits and craft brews. Cocktail parties are back in vogue. And retailers …
Sun., June 2, 2013
Clark: Bob Apple’s bar has it all – except for a name
When we last left Bob Apple, the ex-Spokane city councilman was inviting one and all to his brand new South Hill sports bar for tons of fun on Super Bowl …
Mon., April 1, 2013
Inslee wants to stop spread of bars allowing marijuana use
SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee wants the state Liquor Control Board to figure out how to stop the spread of bars that allow patrons to consume marijuana on site. Voters …
Wed., March 27, 2013, 8:36 a.m.
Wash., Colo. bars test limits of legal pot laws
TACOMA — John Connelly leaned forward on his barstool, set his lips against a clear glass pipe and inhaled a white cloud of marijuana vapor. A handful of people milled …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2012
Doug Clark: Names for Apple’s bar hip, hideous
With the world scheduled to end sometime on Friday, I thought it would be a good idea to tie up some loose ends, like helping Bob Apple choose the right …
Tue., Feb. 1, 2011, 11:57 a.m.
Stolen car hoax triggered river search, police say
A search-and-rescue mission in the Spokane River on Thursday was triggered by a man who drove his car into the water, then reported it stolen to try to cover up …
Thu., May 13, 2010, 4:54 p.m.
Tips sought on missing man last seen at Rathdrum bar
Investigators are looking for a 49-year-old man last seen at a tavern in Rathdrum, Idaho on April 30.