Stories tagged: Doug Clark
Mon., May 23, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
Doug Clark: Trump, Clinton, Sanders? Take the nausea quiz
Tuesday 8 p.m. is the final moment to effectively participate in Washington’s primary election although I’d rather eat a bowl of live spiders rather than cast my ballot. Not that …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
Doug Clark: It’s time to tune up for Street Music Week
It’s happened again. Time has trickled away like the oil in most of the vintage cars I’ve owned. We are now less than a month away from the 14th annual …
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4 a.m.
Doug Clark: The Leata Cabalero is as ugly, underpowered as promised
Remember the Post Falls-made Leata Cabalero? Columnist Doug Clark found one and he says it’s as ugly as feared.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Doug Clark: Trump is just what chaos junkies crave
Doug Clark: Part of me was excited just to hear the maverick billionaire dealmaker while the other part of me was like a hockey fan: You know, just there for …
Sun., May 8, 2016, 4 a.m.
Doug Clark: Yemeni dentist and WSU grad on a journey to help his country
On the second day of June in 2011, a young man named Walid Al-Soneidar huddled inside his home in the Yemen city of Sanaa as bombs fell and bullets flew. …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
Doug Clark: There’s no suppressing this shooter’s enthusiasm for silencers
It’s not every day someone invites you to go shopping for a silencer for his fancy new handgun. Sometimes my job is just like a field trip.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Doug Clark: GU’s Eric ‘Big Ed’ Edelstein making it in Hollywood
Eric Edelstein - aka “Big Ed” - followed his dreams from Gonzaga University to Hollywood.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Doug Clark: Hillyard residents, use oil slick to your advantage
Doug Clark: Just when it looked like the long-awaited north/south freeway would actually be finished, the Hillyard Doom Plume surfaces.
Sun., April 17, 2016
Doug Clark: Consult your doctor before hosting yard sale
Another exciting Spokane yard sale season is upon us and, once again, thousands of hopeful sellers will discover that striking it rich is harder than prying Jodi Foster out of …
Wed., March 30, 2016, noon
On the lookout for Leata lemons
Another write-up of the “worst automobile in America,” brings back 1970s memories of the made-in-Post Falls Leata Cabalero.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Doug Clark: Insanely talented Zags team has turned me into a believer
Doug Clark makes a bet with his old pal Jeff Kramer on the Zags-Syracuse outcome.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Doug Clark: Readers weigh in on rats, guns and pot – oh my!
Doug Clark shares some of his recent reader interactions
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Doug Clark: This burglar deserves his stroll to prison
Prolific burglar Fred “Strollin’” Nolan should be kept behind bars. This time for good.
Sun., March 6, 2016, 4 a.m.
Doug Clark: Let’s crowdsource Spokane’s art shortage
We don’t need Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart’s plan to move money around for the arts; join me in donating your treasured works of art to the city.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11 a.m.
Doug Clark: This member of the mainstream media respects and appreciates guns
Doug Clark applies for a concealed pistol permit.
Sun., Feb. 21, 2016, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark: Just another reason Spokane is superior to Seattle
Ever since the marmot trappers decided to settle along this this wide spot next to a river, Spokane has suffered from an inferiority complex of not being as cool as …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
Doug Clark: In Spokane, politics is a cozy business
Spokane made the list of America’s “coziest cities.” That applies to our politics, at least.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Doug Clark: Keyboard Cat has shelter buds’ backs
Keyboard Cat shares the spotlight with two Instagram faves: Hamilton Pug and Toast, a spaniel with a dangling boa-sized tongue in a new PSA to boost pet adoptions.
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark: Please, please, please put George McGrath on City Council
Having never worked on Wall Street, I never learned the subtleties of bribing politicians. But sometimes you have to put your uncertainties aside for the good of the many. So …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Doug Clark: These Russell Wilson edibles aren’t worth the dough
You didn’t know the Seahawks dreamy leader and Pro Bowl MVP had his own line of gluten? Me neither.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Doug Clark: Hey, Cheney High, it’s just a yearbook picture
Out-of-the-box students like Michael Ferguson are destined for big things. And when that comes, they tell their personal sagas to the world. How embarrassing for Cheney High School.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark: Let’s spice up police body cam footage with tunes
Doug Clark takes on the big issues facing the Spokane Police Department.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 4 p.m.
Doug Clark: Cherished family treasure gets second life
The gleaming walnut piano was the centerpiece of my mother Carol’s living room and, until her death last April at age 92, one of the big joys of her long …
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark: New Buick looks slick, but its name’s a clunker in the Inland Northwest
Doug doesn’t know if he’d be able to buy Buick’s new prototype car, the Avista, if it ever goes into production.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
Doug Clark: I’m descending deeper into Powerball delusion
Doug Clark goes from being a Powerball nonbeliever to a disciple in four easy steps.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Doug Clark: City should give Ozzie a chance to star in Spokane police drama
Come to think of it, maybe letting Ozzie lead our cop shop isn’t so nutty after all.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015, 12:41 a.m.
Lynn Ellsworth Guitars used by greats, made in Spokane Valley
This sawdust-filled workshop would never be confused with Santa’s headquarters for several obvious reasons. Too far south. Not enough elves.
Wed., Dec. 9, 2015, 9:59 p.m.
Doug Clark: His latest altruistic endeavor is taking the $90,000 job flacking for city parks
With City Hall mired in police and political scandal, Doug Clark is ready to help by graciously accepting the $90,000 PR job being advertised at the parks department.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015, 11:35 p.m.
Doug Clark: Jail guards should be lauded for doing the dirty work
There are heroes like the utility linemen who labored in freezing temperatures to get our power back on. Then there are those whose good works are mostly unacknowledged.
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015, 12:41 p.m.
Doug Clark: ‘Boy mayor’ no longer seems right
This is a fine way for Spokane’s first two-term mayor in forever to start.