Stories tagged: column - the slice
FRIDAY, JAN. 2, 1998
The Slice A Different Kind Of Passion Infects Fans
Judge Wally Friel, son of Cougar legend Jack Friel, plays the Washington State fight song, inspiring Santa, aka Peter Yates, to cheer. “We bleed crimson and gray,” Yates said. Photo …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31, 1997
The Slice Rose Bowl Tickets For Just $2 - Without The Football The Good Times Will Cost Ya’
To get from Cougar country in Santa Monica to Pasadena, you drive for half an hour on freeways that require such close attention to the traffic it’s possible to be …
TUESDAY, DEC. 30, 1997
The Slice So They Loaded Up The Bus, And They Moved To Beverly Cougar Fans Take In Sights ‘A Long Way From Costco’
It’s hard to imagine a place more unlike Pullman and the Inland Northwest than Beverly Hills. But the celebrated upscale district has taken on a slightly crimson and gray look …
MONDAY, DEC. 29, 1997
The Slice What’s Surf Without Turf? Are Cougar Fans Mere Beefeaters From The Back 40? Cultures Collide In L.A.
There has been a collision of cultural stereotypes down here, and two realizations are certain to emerge from the wreckage. More than a few Southern Californians have had to confront …
SATURDAY, DEC. 27, 1997
The Slice ‘98: It’s A Manly Year
Spartacus: Patron saint for the Year of the Man.
FRIDAY, DEC. 26, 1997
The Slice Resolutions? Take Ours, Please
Your goal: Imitate Debra Wilde.
THURSDAY, DEC. 25, 1997
The Slice The Santa Papers: His Secret Criteria
Don’t ask how we obtained it, because we are not at liberty to reveal our source. But an important secret list has come into our possession. It shows exactly what …
TUESDAY, DEC. 23, 1997
The Slice Enjoy ‘Wonderful Life’ With Complete Strangers
Share moments like this with live, theater audience.
FRIDAY, DEC. 19, 1997
The Slice George Costanza Would Offer 1997’S Top 10 Public Restrooms
Bet you didn’t know The Terminator was one of the Holy “Trinerty.”
THURSDAY, DEC. 18, 1997
The Slice Discovering Real Meaning Of Christmas
“These folks are a bit odd, don’t you think?”
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 1997
The Slice Alternative Futures, Happy And Tragic, For George Bailey
Did a troubled marriage to a supermodel await George Bailey in the world outside of Bedford Falls?
SATURDAY, DEC. 13, 1997
The Slice Maybe Santa Will Bring Jobs
Somebody asked us to write to Santa on behalf of Spokane. So we just want to report that we’ll be overnighting him a request for 5,000 good jobs, some nice …
FRIDAY, DEC. 12, 1997
The Slice Hey, Where’s The Bus Stop Guy?
Here’s a premise: Cliff makes his way through the bars of Metaline Falls.
THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 1997
The Slice Teacher, Nurse A Nice Match
And now for an episode of “Married with Occupations.” We haven’t consulted a demographics database. But here’s our guess about the most common husband-and-wife vocational combinations in the Spokane area. …
TUESDAY, DEC. 9, 1997
The Slice Light Display Across The Street A Good Reflection On Your Home
It’s always convenient when the people across the street put up a knockout holiday lights display. Here’s why. When it’s dark and you happen to be outside, you can see …
SATURDAY, DEC. 6, 1997
The Slice She Must Be Kept Abreast About Retakes
A friend overheard a Spokane grade school girl express displeasure with her school pictures. “I look like Dolly Parton when she was 11 years old.”
FRIDAY, DEC. 5, 1997
The Slice Just Ignore That Voice From Above
At this one big North Side store where clerks call to one another over the intercom, they refer to seasonal customer requests and such by saying “Christmas, line one” and …
THURSDAY, DEC. 4, 1997
The Slice ‘Tis The Season To Stop Kissing
One slice short of a large pizza?
TUESDAY, DEC. 2, 1997
The Slice Christmas Trees Just Waiting For Match With Right Family
Can your security clearance beat James Bond’s?
SATURDAY, NOV. 29, 1997
The Slice Your Ticket To A Mug
Can you identify the venue for these shows?
FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 1997
The Slice Take Us On Your Ornamental Journey
(drawing of a Christmas tree ornament)
THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997
The Slice Between Bites, Don’t Ask Your Brother About That $500
Your Uncle Walt is fully aware of the 20 extra pounds he’s packed on this year.
TUESDAY, NOV. 25, 1997
The Slice Why Do Adults Make Cooking So Complicated?
The farm people know what to do with turkeys.
SATURDAY, NOV. 22, 1997
The Slice Tips On How To Bak And Cute Your Tercky
Here are a few more Thanksgiving dinner tips, these from first graders and second graders at Spokane’s Willard Elementary School. “Buy a tercky.” “Cut the feathers off.”
FRIDAY, NOV. 21, 1997
The Slice Learning At An Early Age That Life Can Be Like A Revolving Door
This preschool girl leaving the Review Tower was pushing with all her might inside a revolving door. She had her head down and didn’t notice when she arrived at the …
THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 1997
The Slice Your Opinions Are Yours, Bub
Spokane Niles: Flannel shirts, bad manners.
TUESDAY, NOV. 18, 1997
The Slice Maybe You’ve Experienced These Hard-To-Suppress Urges
The 11th really does fall on the 18th.
SATURDAY, NOV. 15, 1997
The Slice Do The Hinterlands Beckon? Listen To Our Reasons To Stay
Above all else, best friends are special.
FRIDAY, NOV. 14, 1997
The Slice Best Friends Are Precious
Perhaps you need a new recipe for turkey?
THURSDAY, NOV. 13, 1997
The Slice It’s A Wonderful Punch
Perhaps the tenants in Apt. 2 have bad credit.