Stories tagged: Paul Turner
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
A lot of people in Spokane have been out of sorts this winter because something in their lives has been missing.
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019
What if we just agreed to go ahead and pronounce the name of our city ‘Spocaine’?
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Have you ever imagined, many years from now and long after you are gone, being that person in the photo no one can recognize?
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Why do so many people in our area choose to live way off by themselves, out in the country?
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019
Seeing as how New Year’s resolutions almost always fail, why not aim high at the outset?
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
It’s almost always best to resist the urge to make self-serving statements that begin “Back when I was a kid.”
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
So here’s my better-late-than-never report on how to keep thieves from stealing packages from your front porch.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
There are Spokane residents who don’t know what Christmas is like here.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Spokane doesn’t have the hardest winters around. But we do have some of the trickiest winter driving.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Our nation’s capital has “D.C.” as part of its official name, but out here in the Northwest we are the ones who have to be described in a way that …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
So it’s December, time for the 13 Questions of Christmas in Spokane.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018
How will things change in the next 50 years – not just in pro football but in American life?
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Most people offering the blessing do a decent job of staying on point. At least in my experience. They are sincere and focused on gratitude. But every once in a …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Today is the anniversary of Washington’s 1889 statehood.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
There’s a little problem with the picture of Spokane as one big, happy family.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Seven months after Paul Turner’s The Slice column disappeared from the pages of the Today section, it’s back. Look for column monthly in Sunday Today.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Spokane is torn in two, but it is not politics that divides us.
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
There’s a problem with squirrels. They are fast, unpredictable and lack any real understanding of the threat to them posed by vehicular traffic.
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Paul Turner: This Halloween heed the advice of third-graders and forget the toothbrushes and dole out lots of candy
Third-graders offer suggestions to adults regarding Halloween.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
The key to life in Spokane is convenient parking.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Paul Turner looks back on a long career with The Spokesman-Review, and says farewell.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
My access to the S-R’s digital archives is about to get complicated.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
My wife was at home and happened to be looking out a window one recent afternoon. She observed a minor traffic collision. The fault in the matter was quite clear. …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
So we have arrived at the eve of October.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
There are two kinds of people in the Inland Northwest.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
Those who have road-tripped across the Inland Northwest know that public restrooms can make us wishful for an RV.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
My wife and I celebrate our 30th anniversary today.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
I suppose there are people who care about Big Sky Conference football. In fact, I’m almost sure of it. Seems as if I’ve met some of them. It’s just that …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
In the time-honored tradition of summer reruns, here’s a greatest hits package of column items and excerpts dealing with Pig Out in the Park.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
This holiday weekend is, of course, the traditional milestone. Still, I suspect some of us have our own perspectives.