Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Monday, May 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 64° Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: question & answer


Questions, Answers On Iraq

Questions and answers on possible military strikes against Iraq: Q: What kind of military action is the United States planning? A: While the details of a military plan are secret, …


Officials Answer Readers’ Bond Issue Questions

FOR THE RECORD: February 4, 1998: Bond issue correction: Spokane District 81’s bond issue would fund three temporary administrative positions - two to supervise building renovations and one to oversee …


When Empty Nest Fills Up Again, Mom Needs To Lay Down The Law

Q. Seven months ago my 15 year-old granddaughter called crying, because she had had a big fight with her stepfather. I picked her up and brought her home. She said …


State Your Case

Washington’s statehood birthday is today and IN Life is blowing out the candles with an extremely nonstandardized test. So get out a pen or pencil and take our Lookin’ Great …


Get Organized Control The Clutter, Manage The Mayhem By Following A Few Simple Rules

To say we have an organized home would be a stretch. We keep a path cleared to the bedrooms. I’ve only lost my keys once this year. OK, twice. Last …


Ex-Prince Says He Now Enjoys Performing

For years, the former Prince’s feelings toward the media could be summed up by one of his hits: “I Hate U.” He simply refused all interview requests and cloaked everything …


Service-Firm Values Mostly In Personnel

The most valuable asset in most entrepreneurs’ portfolios is the enterprise they’ve created. But it’s not always easy to convert that asset into cold, hard cash. Q. I’ve built a …


Martha’s Q And A No Flowers On Your Lilac Bushes? Onions Make You Cry? What Are You Going To Do?

A little patience and a lot of sun are needed when you’re trying to grow lilacs. Photo by Don Freeman


Stadium Questions Do Have Answers

Voters will decide Tuesday whether to help software billionaire Paul Allen pay for a new sports stadium and exhibition center in Seattle. There’s been all kinds of talk about the …


Baking Basics What Flour To Use? How Should You Mix It? We Have The Answers

Cake flour will give all your cakes a lighter and delicate texture. Photo by Associated Press


Overtime Gives College Football New Look Questions Need Answers During The 1996 Season

Tennessee’s Peyton Manning is in the running as the country’s top quarterback. Photo by Associated Press


Sachets Will Keep Moths Away

Tucked away in a drawer or hung in a closet, sachets make everything smell nice.


Tuesday’s Primary Won’t Affect 2 Races

Washington voters have a chance Tuesday to voice a preference in the race for the White House in the state’s presidential primary. It’s a special election with special rules that …


Management Of Time Is One Key To Success

Q. Please explain to me the secret of your success. Ghanapathi, Malaysia ghana@pl.jaring.my A. There is no one secret to success, but certain attitudes and approaches contribute to success. I’ll …


Getting Down To Basics Of Computers

Q. I am 16 years old and want to be a computer programmer when I grow up. What do you think is the best programming language to learn? (Josh Baugher, …


Agreement Explained

Here are answers to some basic questions about the Bosnian peace agreement. Q. When will American troops go to Bosnia? A. Probably in mid-December, but White House and Pentagon officials …


What’s The Difference Between Merger And Consolidation? City-County Issue Brings Plenty Of Questions

Here are some questions and answers about the city-county government consolidation proposal facing voters Tuesday. Question: Does the charter propose a merger or a consolidation? Are those two terms exactly …


City Utility Tax Could Be Extended To County Areas

Here are some questions and answers regarding the proposed city-county consolidation: Question: What is the rate of the city’s utility tax? Could it be levied on Valley residents if consolidation …


Questions Get To Fine Print Of Merger

Here are some questions and answers regarding the proposed city-county consolidation: Q. Will the combination of the two governments be called a municipality?


Questions About Consolidation Answered

Here are some questions and answers regarding the proposed city-county consolidation: Question: Other than the elected executive and 13-member council, what positions would the charter create? What would be their …


Consolidation Plan Raises Common Questions

Here are some questions and answers about the proposed city-county consolidation: Question: Will the executive be elected by voters or appointed by the council? Answer: The executive would be elected …


Guidelines To Freezing Foods

There’s often confusion about the guidelines for freezing food. Here are answers to a few commonly asked questions: Q: Can I refreeze meat?


Setting Up Business At Home Requires Discipline, Planning

While most of us believe that “home is where the heart is,” a growing number of Americans are convinced that home is also the best place to locate a business. …


Q&A;: ‘Is It Just Me?’

Four years into an economic recovery that has created millions of jobs, unemployment and inflation are low and the stock market has hit new highs. Economists say a recession is …


Pc Industry’s Upgrade Cycle Poses Dilemma

Q. How can we cope with the continuous influx of new software and hardware that drains our pockets? -Eddy Gugliotta, Venezuela A. If a new computer or a software upgrade …


Brainstorming Sessions Generate Ideas

An old adage warns that “there’s nothing more dangerous than an idea, if it is the only idea you have.” In other words, “the more the merrier” when it comes …


Innovation And Thinking Ahead Drive Ongoing Business Success

Starting a business is easy when compared to the effort required to keep an enterprise dynamic and vital. Q: My partner and I recently began a small business in Spokane …


Variety Of Flavors Enhance Homemade Mustard

Dear Laura: I would like to have some recipes for making my own mustard. Could you print some? Thank you. - Kitty, Spokane Dear Kitty: Mustard provides an opportunity for …


Riders To See Changes In Stops, Schedules

Here are some of the more commonly asked questions about the Spokane Transit Authority’s new downtown bus station. Q. Where do I catch my bus downtown? A. At one of …


Cutting The Mustard At Indy

I see by the ambulances lined up there in Turn 2 of the Old Brickyard, it is time once again for the Indianapolis 500, an American institution, as is, I …