Stories tagged: Paul Turner
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.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
The first day of school inevitably prompts some of us to wistfully contemplate do-overs.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
There are a number of things that make people in Spokane angry. But I can tell you what’s near the top of the list: Public employees making high salaries.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 12:05 a.m.
Once upon a time, kids about to start their first year at middle school or junior high approached this transition with trepidation.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Maybe you would agree that retirement parties are unique. Part celebration of a happy transition to another chapter of a person’s life and part melancholy farewell, they are a mixed …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
There have been some good things about August’s on again/off again smoke-filled air. I mean, if you really think about it.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Feelings about the Eagles divide Spokane more sharply than politics or opinions about bicyclists.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
Eventually the Inland Northwest’s air will clear and the siege of smoke will be over. Really and truly over. Until the next time.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
It seems a significant number of Lilac City residents long to be the person who gets to decide who is allowed to wear shorts. Or so I have come to …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018
Markets disappear, prices fluctuate and the politics of farm policy can make a farmer scratch his head. But Roy Dube’s quiet pride in being a farmer has not changed. And …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
I’m sure you noticed the entertaining series of stories The Spokesman-Review sports section presented this summer in which several “What if?” scenarios were explored.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
A reader in Cheney sent an email Tuesday blaming me for a song getting stuck in his head.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
It has been suggested to me a time or two over the years that this newspaper seldom acknowledges the existence of apartment dwellers.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Let’s turn our attention instead to the unsung heroes of these clan gatherings: Men and women who know how to tell family stories.
Mon., July 30, 2018
I have no doubt some of those who have volunteered their services as advice columnists over the years would do an excellent job. I just have one question. Would they …
Sun., July 29, 2018
“What was that?” There are at least 21 ways to answer that startled question when someone in your tent asks about a mystery sound late at night while camping.
Thu., July 26, 2018
Will you be a football fan this year or will you find some other seasonal diversions?
Mon., July 23, 2018
In the discussions about possibly building a sports stadium in downtown Spokane, it came up that the city might attract a minor league soccer team if that happened.
Sun., July 22, 2018
Swimming, boating and straddling those aquatic crotch rockets, it’s all fine. But when people talk about the Inland Northwest’s love of lake life, I sometimes think they overlook what just …
Thu., July 19, 2018
Around here, just who are the usual suspects?
Mon., July 16, 2018
Labor Day is seven weeks from today. But that’s simply going by the calendar. How quickly will it
Sun., July 15, 2018
Let’s hear from bald men and a few of those who remember the moon landing this week in 1969.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
So I apologize if I made it sound as if the West was a radio wasteland back in the day.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Say what you will about the newspaper. This is our community, too. No one here at Riverside and Monroe wants to see anything bad happen to a single child.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
Anyone seen a pterodactyl in Browne’s Addition? Or maybe just a moose?
Mon., July 9, 2018
I’m not saying men always get blamed for everything.
Sun., July 8, 2018
Today we set about identifying the 2018 Inland Northwest Bald Man of the Year.