Stories tagged: passports
Thu., Sept. 11, 2014
Doug Clark: Foreign travel is a breeze – just add money, phone and towel
A sense of moral duty compels me to issue the following travel advisory to anyone who is thinking of traveling soon to an exotic foreign land like, say, Canada or …
Sun., July 21, 2013
Liberty Lake family stuck in Ukraine
A three-day wait for a passport has turned into a weekslong nightmare for a Liberty Lake mother, her two sons and newly adopted Ukrainian daughter. Lorraine Colwell, 26, arrived overseas …
Tue., Aug. 31, 2010
County getting out of passport business
Today is the last day to apply for a passport at the Spokane County Auditor’s Office.
Wed., July 28, 2010
Auditor will no longer process passports
Passports will not be available through the Spokane County auditor’s office after Aug. 31. Auditor Vicky Dalton said it is no longer cost-effective for her licensing office to process the …
Tue., June 2, 2009
U.S. border crossings report high passport compliance
BLAINE, Wash. – On the day that stricter identification rules went into effect for U.S. citizens returning from Canada and Mexico, traffic slogged as usual through the state’s largest border …
Mon., June 1, 2009, 2:29 p.m.
Border traffic moves easily with stricter ID code
Car and pedestrian traffic flowed smoothy through U.S. border crossings Monday, the first day that Americans coming home from Mexico and Canada faced stricter identification requirements, officials and travelers said.
Sun., March 1, 2009
Come June, passports will be essential as borders tighten
If you’re traveling outside the United States this year, here are two pieces of advice: Get or renew your passport now, and think twice before planning a car trip to …