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UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Review: ‘I, Tonya’ wants us to both sympathize with, and laugh at, Tonya Harding
Let’s just get this out of the way immediately: Margot Robbie is much too tall to play Tonya Harding. Yes, I’m nitpicking, but on behalf of those of us who …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 2 p.m.
Tonya Harding is the latest national punchline to find pop culture redemption
The Golden Globe-nominated movie “I, Tonya,” offers a different take on Harding’s life, and it’s one that turns the skater-turned-boxer into an extremely sympathetic – even unfairly maligned – character.
Tue., April 26, 2016
Opinions from past add perspective
Editorial topics include World War I and Germany, Idaho colleges, treatment of soldiers’ families and merit pay for teachers
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Finding a monster’s soul
Aaron Eckhart has some advice for monster movie and Mary Shelley purists who might quibble with “I, Frankenstein,” his futuristic movie version that features Eckhart as the monster 100 years …
Sun., June 14, 2009
Trails get TLC from local helpers
Laurie Fleming was wearing her new personalized hard hat with pride last Saturday on the Iller Creek Trail. “This is what you get on your fifth work party,” she said, …
Wed., June 3, 2009, 11:43 a.m.
Work crew escapees captured in Montana
Three prisoners who walked away from a work crew near the Idaho/Montana border were arrested after a store clerk saw two in a parking lot minutes after a deputy dropped …
Wed., May 20, 2009
Checks target boats on road
BOISE – Starting in about a month, anyone pulling a boat into Idaho will have to pull over at a port of entry for inspection and possible decontamination in an …
Fri., April 3, 2009
Brown, Chopp weighing state income tax
OLYMPIA – For years in Washington’s capital, state income tax proposals have been viewed much like those periodic bills to declare Eastern Washington a 51st state. They’re attention-getters aimed at …
Wed., March 11, 2009
In brief: YWCA board executive resigns
Monica Walters, executive director of the YWCA Spokane since 1996, has stepped down. Deborah Booth, president of the YWCA board, said Walters resigned citing medical reasons, and that the board …
Sun., Feb. 15, 2009
In brief: Pair paid IRS using fake checks
Six months under house arrest and five years on probation are the penalties for two Ronan, Mont., residents who tried to pay taxes by using fake checks. David Paul and …
Tue., Jan. 20, 2009, 12:46 p.m.
How to get a flag flying over the state capitol today
In honor of the inauguration of President Obama, Washington state’s Secretary of State is selling U.S. flags that are being flown at the state capitol today.
Sat., Sept. 13, 2008
Call center company to add 400 jobs
A Spokane Valley call center company plans to add about 400 jobs in the next 18 months, Greater Spokane Inc. said Friday. Newtown, Pa.-based ICT Group Inc.’s expansion is expected …
Thu., Sept. 11, 2008
Fearlessly flacking for fashionable finalist
I get requests all the time from people who want me to solve their problems or give them free ink about (fill in the blank). To which my normal response …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2008
Program helps foster independence
Barbara Bisaro made her daughter a promise: “When we buy a house,” she said, “you can paint your bedroom whatever color you want.” For five years, the single mom repeated …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2007
War on the Eastern Front
Running through the smoke of a battlefield with the German army behind him, Yevgeniy Sirokhin came face to face with every foot soldier’s nightmare: an enemy tank. The only hope …