Stories tagged: Paul Turner
Wed., March 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
Paul Turner: Defending the ‘Empire’ against the ‘Northwest’
There are good people in our midst who will go to their graves saying this is the Inland Empire, not the Inland Northwest.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Paul Turner: Tips for talking to our NCAA vistors
Later this month, Spokane will have an opportunity to do one of the things it does best: Host visitors from out of town in a friendly way.
Tue., March 6, 2018
The Slice: When calling you by your name
Home will always be a part of you.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 6 p.m.
Paul Turner: Who has the grit to take on the wild frontier?
Like other residents of the West, some of us here in the Spokane area will eventually ask ourselves a big question.
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
The Slice: Looking for that local angle
Vince Eberly proposed a URL for Spokane web addresses. “You can’t deny the classics: .geg.”
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018
The Slice: When .com, .net, .edu just won’t do
There’s a ring to the .ca boom.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Paul Turner: Rooting for the home team in Spokane is a choice
Spokane’s geographic isolation has one sometimes overlooked benefit. If you live here, you can freely root for whatever pro sports teams you desire. You can pick and choose.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
The Slice: Minor misery loves company
As a general rule, I cannot recommend aging.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 6 a.m.
Paul Turner: Predawn hours offer proof that running is in our Spokane DNA
Bloomsday may be months away, but every morning the groups of runners setting out on their Spokane routes are worth saluting.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 6 a.m.
Paul Turner: Spokanite, Spokanian, Spokanoid? Maybe it’s time we settle on a name
I’ve been writing about this longer than some of my colleagues have been alive. And yet, the matter remains unresolved. What do you call a Spokane resident?
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017
Paul Turner: Don’t let Resting Spokane Face ruin another Christmas
This most joyous of days can pose a special challenge for some of us. That’s because of Resting Spokane Face.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 5 a.m.
Paul Turner: Day before will be like any other
The day before the world changes might be a day much like today.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 6 a.m.
Paul Turner: As darkness descends on the Northwest, get outside to beat the blues
Before you dismiss the idea of wintertime blues as some weak-kneed nonsense foisted on us hardy Northwesterners by trembling transplanted Californians, you might want to consider this: We all know …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
The Slice: I’ll have to figure out what this person would win
The Slice column for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2017.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 5 a.m.
Paul Turner: Thanksgiving celebration scenarios are endless
Who will be the MVP of your Inland Northwest Thanksgiving celebration? Go ahead and make your prediction.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 7:27 a.m.
Paul Turner: Do you forgo becoming snowbird out of fear of Spokane burglars?
I had asked readers what’s keeping them from becoming snowbirds. Assuming they are retired and could afford it, et cetera.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
Paul Turner: Spokane knows the true value of old cars
I’ve crossed paths with all sorts of people in Spokane who, for one reason or another, just never got rid of an old car.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5 a.m.
Paul Turner: Mike Leach is preparing Cougar fans for politics at the Thanksgiving table
We in the Inland Northwest have had a dress rehearsal for sports at the Thanksgiving table already, thanks to Washington State University football.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Need to unplug for a while? Take a walk with a four-footed friend
No matter what confusion and complications the day presents, walking the dog offers a chance to chill and hit the reset button.
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Paul Turner: Incredible atmosphere for Spokane, Gonzaga glory
You saw it. But Nick Russell heard it. He was one of the thousands of Zags fans making noise. A lot of noise. One of Spokane’s biggest days played itself …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
Writer refutes ‘boring’ label given to Post Falls
Online reporter Chanse Watson of the Idaho Panhandler didn’t appreciate a website that ranked his hometown of Post Falls as the second-most boring one in Idaho. How can Post Falls …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2015
The Slice: Buckle up for the ride of your life
I recently was taking some medications that prevented me from driving a car. It made me take a hard look at how I behaved as a passenger. I have my …
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015
The Slice: Long road to recovery
Editor’s note: The Slice columnist Paul Turner has been on medical leave for six weeks. Today, he writes about the medical emergency that sidelined him. He will return to his …
Thu., April 11, 2013
The Slice: Barking at the car wash
Steve Webbenhurst was driving behind a pickup that had two dogs tethered in the back. When the truck turned into a car wash, Webbenhurst couldn’t help but wonder if the …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2013
The Slice: Everything starts with the socks
If you want to have a decent social life in Spokane, you need to have presentable socks. At least at this time of year.
Thu., May 6, 2010
The Slice: Camera doesn’t add 10 feet
Some Spokane TV news reporters don’t set the bar high for what qualifies as a “massive” tree. Let’s move on.