Stories tagged: Doug for a Day
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Ty Brown: Herb Brown and his stewardship of Wandermere Golf Course taught me life’s most important lessons
When you get to be nearing middle age you have a different outlook on life. You start to understand why your parents did what they did, possibly even coming to …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 5:45 a.m.
I feel like a gray piñata. Having been laid off in August from my longtime software development position, I’m finding a less-than-brave new world out there as I seek re-employment …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Justin Bradford: Harrington School is small and rural, but our students are caring and our community is forward-thinking. We are small and mighty.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 7 a.m.
On May 8, 2012, my life changed forever. I had just left my first day at a new job as general manager at a very large optical retailer. I was …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 5:30 a.m.
Laurie Klein, who wrote a song 40 years ago that is still recorded today, has found new voice on a blog and in a book of her poetry.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 4 p.m.
I was skeptical when I read that Spokane was on a list of potential places to build the Spike Aerospace S-512, an aircraft that would break the sound barrier. But …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
As a child, I didn’t notice that I was raised in an unorthodox setting. I was given love, affection and attention; I never went hungry and always had clean clothes …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 5 p.m.
The West Valley High School Marching Band and Color Guard returned recently from New York City, where they performed in the Veterans Day Parade and Band of Pride Patriotic Concert …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
It was about this time last year that I completely lost my mind. That’s really the only way to explain why I, the mother of six young children, for some …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
The stereotype of baby boomers is that our youth was all about sex, drugs and rock ’n roll. The truth is that for many of us, it was more like …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
My octogenarian parents have been busy over the past few years dusting off, sorting, boxing and labeling hundreds of gewgaws, gadgets and goodness knows what else that they have collected …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 6 a.m.
It only takes a Charles Dickens moment to realize you are face to face with one of his spirits as you speed down U.S. Highway 395. This road haunts many …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
This weekend I’ll check this off my bucket list: recreating Fezziwig’s Ball from ‘A Christmas Carol’
Fezziwig’s Ball pays tribute to Dickens’ Christmas tale
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
Initially just something to pass the time when we became empty-nesters, Gonzaga basketball has now become something we look forward to experiencing together as fans each winter.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
One day you’re likely to find a vegetarian on your porch; it might be a sibling, daughter, grandson, parent, friend or would-be lover. You might complain the diet is a …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 2:12 p.m.
After living in the Seattle area for 10 years, and with retirement looming, my wife and I decided it was time to move. So, about a year ago, we packed …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 6 a.m.
A group hopes to begin construction in the spring on the 25-mile Pend Oreille River Passage Trail from Oldtown to Dover, Idaho.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
I’m officially ruining my daughter’s life by not buying her a smartphone at age 12. And I’m OK with that.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 5:10 a.m.
Nancy Hill, the longtime director of Spokane County’s animal control program, said one of the most exciting and fulfilling days in her long career was when she helped rescue a …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 5:45 a.m.
Stephanie Cates’ mother went to great lengths to memorialize her own father’s service in World War II, becoming a first-time author at age 76.