Stories tagged: spanish
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 1:09 P.M.
White House website no longer available in Spanish
President Donald Trump, who chided his opponents during the campaign for speaking Spanish, has made a tangible change to the White House website to eliminate bilingual access.
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 3:05 P.M.
Democrats threaten to sue Washington secretary of state
State Democrats are threatening to sue Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman, saying that her decision to send clarification letters to hundreds of voters in response to an inexact translation …
SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2015, 2:40 P.M.
The new face of bias on campus: microaggression
University of Southern California junior Vanessa Diaz was raised in Dallas. But at a party two years ago, she was asked if she could speak English.
SUNDAY, DEC. 28, 2014
Spokane radio station to broadcast in Spanish
Spokane is set to welcome the first Spanish-language radio station in Eastern Washington when 1330 AM switches formats on Jan. 5. The station, KMBI, currently is an English Christian station …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 25, 2013
New area church services oriented toward Latinos
The Rev. Alvaro Gomez welcomed two new families to his small Pentecostal congregation in Spokane Valley on a recent Sunday afternoon. “Bienvenidos a la casa del Señor,” said Gomez, pastor …
MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
Pilot program gives students jump-start on foreign language
Bienvenidos, estudiantes. Esto es la clase de español para el grado ocho. Until this year, that phrase – “Welcome, students. This is eighth-grade Spanish” – was foreign to Spokane Public …