Stories tagged: column
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 5 a.m.
Paul Turner: Day before will be like any other
The day before the world changes might be a day much like today.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
Ask Mr. Dad: Preschooler wants a mommy
Ask Mr. Dad advice column for Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
Everything is Copy: Be as quick to offer praise as complaints
Many people, when they get great service, think it goes without saying that they’re satisfied. I believe it never goes without saying, that it’s important to go out of your …
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Norman Chad: Managerial expectations set too high
In 10 seasons as New York Yankees manager, Joe Girardi produced 10 winning records, six playoff appearances and a World Series title.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017
Dear Annie: Recognizing cognitive decline
Annie Lane column for Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Spokane County Interstate Fair: Tips and tricks for your visit
The county fair offers timeless fun for the whole community. Here’s what you need to know to plan your visit.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
House Call: Dealing with smoke season
Even if you don’t have heart or lung disease, you should still be careful on days of poor air quality. Although children, pregnant women, and elderly are also especially vulnerable …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 4 a.m.
Everything is Copy: #Spokanedoesntsuck
This spring, in the wake of Cody-gate,
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Rob Curley: We missed a teaching moment
In Saturday’s edition of The Spokesman-Review, we ran a column from a local pastor. We do that almost every Saturday. Spirituality and beliefs are so important to so many of …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Steve Christilaw: Sweat equity will pay off for runners in fall
I was sitting on my back deck, sipping on an iced tea the other afternoon. And I actually broke a sweat.
Wed., July 12, 2017, noon
Steve Christilaw: Avoid Uncle Charlie when you’re young
Baseball, like everything else in our society, is prone to fads.
Wed., July 12, 2017, noon
Front Porch: Happily ever after, in a blink of an eye, Stefanie Pettit writes
This is a milestone month for Bruce and me. It was in July 50 years ago that we said “I do” to one another on a very hot day in …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Letters to Voice editor
Ditched flip phone, and I feel dumber Oh boy, do I relate to your column (“Front Porch: Late adapter considers the smartphone” by Stefanie Pettit, June 29) about cellphones. I …
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: I-1552 puts in spotlight transgender agenda
It was the former drill sergeant on a February 2017 Heritage Foundation panel discussion who announced, “Biology isn’t bigotry, biology is the truth.” In her opinion, the transgender agenda is …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Steve Christilaw: Best coaches teach athletes to excel
Liz Wardsworth is never going to mince words. I called her the other day to see how her University High School track and field athletes had fared at the regional …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: My son has a preexisting condition. He’s one of the reasons I voted for the AHCA.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Republican, represents Washington’s 5th District in the House and is the chair of the House Republican Conference. McMorris Rodgers wrote this column for the Washington Post.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Front Porch: Cindy Hval says under it all, sons still smell like angel kisses
The nurse in the delivery room smiled as I pressed my nose to the downy head of my newborn son. “He smells like angel kisses,” I murmured, besotted.
Wed., April 26, 2017, noon
Front Porch: Genomics exciting window into us all, Stefanie Pettit writes
We used to call it genetics, and, for most of us, it didn’t get more complicated than maybe learning a little about Gregor Mendel’s study of peas in science class …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Everything is Copy: The man who doesn’t read
Because I like to be around people who know things I don’t, my love life has been replete with physicists, computer scientists, doctors, and even some engineers (in other words, …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
Doug Clark: The case of the missing key
True, the little disappearances of life are not the end of the world. They’re not up there with murder, mayhem or misdemeanors. But as Eddie Heinen discovered, a common misplaced …
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Front Porch: Chores teach kids valuable life lessons
The friendly bagger shook open my reusable bags on Saturday, and eyed the flood of goods making its way down the conveyer belt toward him.
Thu., March 16, 2017
In defense of fiber
The doctors distill the virtues of a vegta-full diet.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Doug Clark: An end to the Seattle roadtrip with St. Patrick impersonator Tom Keefe
Doug Clark’s weekend getaway to Seattle with St. Patrick impersonator Tom Keefe ends in a questionable staged kidnapping.
Sat., March 11, 2017
Breakup from left field
Dear Annie column for Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Doug Clark: The robots are coming for our jobs, even us newspeople
Columnist Doug Clark imagines what a robotic version of himself might be like.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Now more than ever, Idaho students need their science teachers
It’s a good thing there are science teachers in Idaho to stand between students and the designs of state lawmakers. Otherwise, they might be getting the kind of “balanced” view …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016
Everything Is Copy: Where everyone knows my name
Each morning, six days a week, I take my dog Helen for a walk, brush my teeth though not always my hair, put on holey jeans or the clothes I’ll …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 2 p.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: Postpartum depression affects men, too
New dad finds himself struggling with postpartum depression after birth of son.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 5 p.m.
Rich Landers: Yellow jackets are wild friends with attitude
Yellow jackets generally are known for their stings and the venom they can deliver in multiple stings. They come to our attention when trapped in a bicycle helmet vent as …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 7 p.m.
Living with Children: ‘Puzzled Grandma’ has right to be
“Puzzled Grandma in the South” recently wrote to “Dear Abby” asking “Why is there so much angst today over raising children, especially in young mothers?” Grandma has observed that moms …