Stories tagged: Spokesman Review
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
Northwest Passages Book Club kicks off with local author and columnist Shawn Vestal
Northwest Passages, The Spokesman-Review’s book club, debuted Thursday with a discussion with Shawn Vestal, author of “Daredevils.”
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Newspaper critics split: The Socialist-Review, or The Spokesman-Republican?
A look into the history of The Spokesman-Review shows that the paper’s political reality is complicated.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
Rob Curley: As The Spokesman-Review’s new editor, I can’t wait to be this newspaper’s old editor
It’s amazing to get to work in one of the most iconic buildings in the Inland Northwest. But it’s even more amazing to be a part of one of the …
UPDATED: Thu., July 21, 2016, 4:34 p.m.
Rob Curley named editor of The Spokesman-Review
Rob Curley has been selected as the new editor of The Spokesman-Review to replace editor Gary Graham, who earlier announced his plans to retire in the fall.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:01 p.m.
Former longtime SR editorial cartoonist Shaw McCutcheon dies at 94
Former editorial cartoonist Shaw McCutcheon, who worked for The Spokesman-Review for 36 years before retiring in 1986, died Wednesday in Spokane. He was 94.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 6 p.m.
Newspaper carrier strikes woman walking her dog
A Spokesman-Review newspaper carrier struck and injured a woman walking her dog early Monday morning.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Redesigned spokesman.com unifies desktop, mobile and print
We’re launching a redesign of our website this week in an effort to make the site more appealing to you in the way it is organized and how it looks. …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 3:27 p.m.
Newspaper carriers escape injury after tree crushes truck
Some Spokesman-Review customers didn’t get their Tuesday paper after a falling tree crushed the truck of a newspaper delivery carrier early Tuesday.
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Teachers’ attorney says investigative records should stay sealed
OLYMPIA – Spokane Public Schools should not release records of investigations into unproven allegations against two teachers, even if it removes their names, because identifying them from the documents is …
Sat., Oct. 18, 2014, 1:44 p.m.
Dorothy Powers, beloved S-R journalist, dies at 93
Dorothy Rochon Powers, perhaps the most famous journalist to write for The Spokesman-Review, has died. She was 93. Powers was born Oct. 9, 1921 in Anaconda, Montana, to parents who …
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013, noon
Online commenting to take holiday break
The Spokesman-Review is closing online comments on news stories on our website starting Monday and lasting through Jan. 1. We’re doing this both as an experiment and to preserve the …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2013
Editorial: The Spokesman-Review’s choices for Tuesday’s election
The Spokesman-Review editorial board has wrapped up endorsements for the 2013 election season, which comes to an end on Tuesday. To read the full text of the editorials online, go …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
Coleman to be new S-R marketing director
Kathleen Coleman will become sales and marketing director of S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review on Jan. 1, Publisher Stacey Cowles announced Wednesday. Coleman will succeed Dan Johnson, who is leaving to join …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012
Citizen journalist class being offered
The Spokesman-Review and the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University will provide a one-day training workshop in February for qualified rural journalists and citizen bloggers in …
Tue., July 10, 2012, 11:59 p.m.
S-R must provide info on anonymous commenter
The Spokesman-Review must provide information that could identify an anonymous reader who typed a disparaging online comment about the chairwoman of the Kootenai County Republican Party in February, an Idaho …
Sat., June 2, 2012
Blog identity suit enters court
Forcing The Spokesman-Review to reveal the identities of three anonymous commenters on its Huckleberries Online blog would quell free speech by raising fears that people posting critical remarks would be …
Sun., May 20, 2012
S-R honored for series on mine, tribe
A two-day Spokesman-Review series of stories and photos about uranium mine radiation and high cancer rates on the Spokane Indian Reservation was the best environmental reporting in a metro Northwest …
Fri., March 16, 2012
Nothing funny – or apocalyptic – about pulling comic strip
A woman walks into a clinic. “Excuse me,” she says. “Is this where I get a sonogram?”
Wed., May 25, 2011
Vestal: Shock seems misplaced over online-comments masquerade
It’s reprehensible, really. Shocking.
Wed., April 20, 2011
Shawn Vestal: Photographer focuses on human impact
Think you’ve had a crazy year? Try Holly Pickett’s nerve-rattling 2011: A bombing in Alexandria, Egypt. Revolution in Tunisia. Revolution in Egypt. A detour to Oman. More revolution in Cairo …
Fri., Sept. 17, 2010, 6:20 p.m.
Spokesman-Review wins six regional awards
The Spokesman-Review brought home six awards from the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association convention in Portland this week.
Sat., May 22, 2010, 8 p.m.
Newspaper earns honors from SPJ
“Beyond the veil,” The Spokesman-Review’s coverage last summer of the Fairy and Human Relations Congress near Twisp, Wash., took a top award in this year’s Northwest Excellence in Journalism Competition …
Mon., April 26, 2010
Cowles’ drive shaped community
Allison Stacey Cowles, a longtime Spokane civic leader, education activist and matriarch of the family that owns The Spokesman-Review, died Sunday morning at the age of 75. Born Allison Florence …
Sun., April 25, 2010, 7:46 a.m.
Allison Cowles dies at 75
Allison Stacey Cowles, a longtime Spokane civic leader, education activist and matriarch of the family that publishes The Spokesman-Review, died early today at the age of 75.
Thu., Aug. 6, 2009, 4:22 p.m.
Former S-R security chief pleads guilty to sex crimes
The former security supervisor for The Spokesman-Review pleaded guilty Thursday to three sexual assault charges that could keep him in prison for life.
Tue., June 2, 2009
Doug Clark: Slim paper no sweat to Omdougsm
The city of Spokane is going through the charade of hiring an ombudsman who will pretend to keep an eye on the cops. Fortunately for you readers, The Spokesman- Review …
Mon., June 1, 2009
New size brings content, design changes to S-R
Welcome to the new-look Spokesman-Review. The paper you’re holding is narrower than it used to be. The change is a cost-cutting measure, but we also believe readers will find the …
Mon., June 1, 2009
New format brings additions to TODAY
You’ll see some changes in the Today section starting this week. Beginning today, we’re adding a column to the Monday Families page on C3 about fun activities that parents can …
Fri., Jan. 9, 2009, 3:24 p.m.
Best of Spokesman.com blogs this afternoon
Hand-picked headlines from Spokesman.com blogs today.
Tue., Jan. 6, 2009
S-R ends daily stocks listings
Starting today, The Spokesman-Review no longer publishes a full page of daily stock quotes of companies on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq over-the-counter exchange, as well as …