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Book review: Princess Margaret’s beauty and arrogance are on parade in ‘Ninety-Nine Glimpses’

Craig Brown’s delectable “Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret” is not a novel, though its subject seems like a sublime work of fiction, too imperious to be true.


Biography of Labour Party lawmaker who died after shooting, stabbing

Jo Cox, 41, was elected to the House of Commons last year and represented a constituency in Yorkshire, northern England, for the main opposition Labour Party.


G-Prep Hires Rogers P.E. Director Carson, Former College Staffer, Will Coach Fabled Football Team

Dave Carson, 1998


Small Victories Victory Outreach Tries To Right The Lives Of Addicts And Criminals With A Mix Of Religion And Discipline

1. Loud Christian music mixes with the sound of men’s prayers in a cold room at Victory Outreach. The early morning exercise helps the members stay focused throughout the day. …


Music Director Putting Down Roots Spokane Symphony’s Fabio Mechetti Decides To Move Here From Syracuse

After living in Syracuse, N.Y., for the past five years, Spokane Symphony music director Fabio Mechetti has decided to move to Spokane. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review


Street Saviors Former Addicts, Prostitutes And Gang Members Trade Crime For Christ Through Victory Outreach, And Now Try To Add To Their Flock

1. In a room resonating with passionate, individual prayers, Bobby Mendez seeks rebirth and a chance to escape the violence of gang life at Victory Outreach ministries in Spokane. Photos …


Newfound Fame Agrees With The Dixie Chicks

The Dixie Chicks have a definite aura these days - a mix of elation, wariness and fatigue that comes with newfound fame. Their spunky first single, “I Can Love You …


The Key To Survival The Money Man

1. Stanley Hiller, the man behind Key Tronic’s move to Mexico, is a tough businessman who got his start by building experimental aircraft. These days, he’s an investor who saves …


Health Forces Lindow’s Early Retirement County Administrator Steps Down After Heart Attack

Jim Lindow enjoys his free time at his Five Mile home. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


Caught Up In The Air War Boeing Ceo Philip Condit Faces The Challenge Of His Life

Philip Condit discusses the merger of Boeing with McDonnell Douglas last year. File/Associated Press


Dshs Administrator Retiring After 40 Years

Nelson


Elizabeth Estella Reglin Spokane

Elizabeth Reglin


Hmo Leader To Step Down Group Health Northwest Expanded Under Henry Berman’s Direction

Dr. Henry Berman, the pediatrician who built Group Health Northwest into the largest health maintenance organization in the Inland Northwest, says he’ll retire as president of the HMO next month. …


Prolific Songwriter Bob Merrill Dies At 74 “Funny Girl” Among His Many Popular Broadway Musicals

Bob Merrill, one of Tin Pan Alley’s most prolific tunesmiths who wrote music or lyrics or both for several popular Broadway musicals including “Funny Girl” and had the nation tapping …


Celia Kelly Insists On Celebrating 107th Birthday In Cheney

Cheney’s St. Rose of Lima Church was overflowing last Sunday. So was the guest book, filled with names of family and friends helping Celia Kelly celebrate the beginning of another …


Witness To War Martha Gellhorn, Correspondent Who Left Hemingway, Dies At 89.

From Spain to Panama, Martha Gellhorn covered war for more than 60 years.


After A Long Battle, Wright Succumbs To Cancer

Dick Wright


Lawyer May Be ‘Nuts,’ But He’s On A Roll

And here I thought attorneys chased ambulances instead of wrecking them. John Clark, however, is definitely no tort-sucking vampire. No sir. On this night, the otherwise sane 45-year-old Spokane trial …


Explorer Makes Trek To Classrooms Arctic, Antarctic Expeditions On Steger’s Resume

Will Steger, an adventurer to the world’s most inhospitable places, has wanted to explore since childhood. His resume reads like an extreme-sport enthusiast’s travel guide: dogsled trips to both poles, …


His Kite Soars High Multitalented Michael Koep Moves Smoothly From One Medium To The Next

FOR THE RECORD (February 17, 1998): Location wrong: Michael Koep’s watercolor interpretations of his music on the album “Gravity” are on display now at Lindaman’s South in Spokane. The wrong …


Tyson Makes Move To Shove His Problems Out Of His Life

It was one of the most impressive moves of Mike Tyson’s career. And it didn’t even come in the ring. It came in a limousine parked outside a Beverly Hills, …


Ferris Standout Will Play Volleyball In Alaska

Morrisette


Sixth Victim Tied To Serial Killings Woman Found Sunday Disappeared In October

Sunny G. Oster


No Easy Street To Heroism Picabo’s Priceless Story Has Golden Finish

Cruise control. Picabo Street of Sun Valley, Idaho, barrels down the mountain Wednesday en route to a gold medal in the Super-G skiing event at the Olympic Winter Games in …


Chris Bayley Enters Gop Race For Senate

A former King County prosecutor became the latest Republican to get into the race for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, saying he wants simpler taxes and better conditions for the …


Senate Panel Oks Shea For Judgeship

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Ed Shea to become a federal judge in Eastern Washington, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said. The nomination now goes to …


Kenck Again Sets Sights On Senate Seat

Democrat Larry Kenck will take another run at the Idaho state Senate this election season, he announced this week. Kenck, 48, is the business representative for Teamsters Local 582. This …


UI Interested In Mueller

The list of candidates for Idaho’s vacant athletic director’s job is forming and one name stands out as particularly intriguing. Randy Mueller, Seattle Seahawks vice president of football operations, has …


Sarazen Retains His Love Of Golf Pro Superstar Of Long Ago Remains Active As He Approaches Age 96

1. Gene Sarazen hits the ceremonial first tee shot at the 1997 Masters Tournament as other golfing greats Byron Nelson, left, and Sammy Snead look on. Photo by Associated Press …


Group Recognized For Litter Pickup At Fourth Of July Pass

The Eagles Hardy Bunch recently received the award for outstanding achievement for participation in the Adopt A Highway litter program from the Idaho Transportation Department. Members of the Eagles Hardy …