Stories tagged: camps
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
Guest Opinion: Phil Altmeyer: What is the loving response to homelessness?
Some social service organizations define loving their homeless neighbors as providing those neighbors with everything they need to survive on the streets. I respectfully challenge that definition.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Desperation spreads in Rohingya camps as resources scarce
With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh were becoming desperate Saturday for scant basic resources as hunger and …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
Executive order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75
Roughly 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans were sent to desolate camps that dotted the West because the government claimed they might plot against the U.S. Thousands were elderly, disabled, children …
Sun., July 21, 2013
Keep letter-home tradition alive by choosing your own misadventure
The letter home from summer camp is an American classic. These dispatches from the canoes and crafts backcountry have long been a seasonal ritual cherished by parents on the receiving …
Sun., May 26, 2013
Berg turns camps into comfy quarters for military, others
They say there’s no place like home, sweet home. But for people whose jobs take them to remote, often hostile environments, the next best thing to home may be a …
Thu., March 21, 2013
Violin camp set for April
Holy Names Music Center is hosting a violin camp from April 1-5. Camp is open to students age 7 and older, and will discuss the history of the violin, famous …
Tue., Oct. 21, 2008
City to allow temporary homeless camps
Temporary camps for the homeless will be allowed within Spokane city limits. The Spokane City Council on Monday approved new rules governing homeless camps.
Thu., May 24, 2007