Stories tagged: discovery channel
Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Michael Phelps defends Shark Week ‘race’ against great white
He notes that a shark doesn’t swim in a straight line and suggested a side-by-side race with the predator impossible. He later added that he made it clear before the …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Discovery Channel asks Shark Week viewers to be donors, too
The channel’s annual celebration of all things shark will include requests to support Oceana, an advocacy group focused on ocean conservation.
Tue., March 28, 2017, noon
Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer
It’s not immediately clear what Phelps will be doing, although Discovery President Rich Ross said Tuesday he’s intrigued about seeing the fastest human swimmer interact with nature’s fastest. Perhaps Phelps …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 1 p.m.
Doug Clark: Jukebox doctor’s deft touch lets me go for a spin again
There are more NASA-trained astronauts running around than people with Don Foedisch’s skills.
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015, 5:33 a.m.
Doug Clark: Spokane couple test survival skills in new reality show
A Spokane husband and wife recently attempted to survive three weeks in southern Mexico as contestants on a new show, “Men Women Wild.”
Tue., May 24, 2011
Judge rules Strandberg lawyer will also be defense witness
A judge ruled Monday that defense attorney Chris Bugbee will continue to represent accused crossbow killer Cole K. Strandberg. But the lawyer now has an added job title: witness. Bugbee …
Tue., Feb. 15, 2011
Attorney says defendant was insane while killing
Accused crossbow killer Cole K. Strandberg remains mostly docile and focused while on medications. But a psychologist testified Monday that Strandberg always keeps one foot in a mystical, imagined world …
Sun., Feb. 28, 2010, 12:30 a.m.
Doug Clark: County jail trounces Zags in TV drama
What a letdown. Spokane finally gets some national TV exposure and guess what? The show, “Behind Bars,” is aired at the same time as a Zags game.
Wed., Oct. 7, 2009
Discovery crew filming at jail
A crew for the Discovery Channel has been filming in the Spokane County Jail. An episode of the hour-long show “Behind Bars” will explore life at the jail, follow jail …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2007
‘Deadliest Catch’ fishing captains plan visit to CdA
Three fishing captains who battle the frigid waters of the Bering Sea and the sharp claws of Alaskan crabs on the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” will make appearances in Coeur …