Stories tagged: tea parties
Thu., June 7, 2012, midnight
Woman’s Club plans children’s tea party
A group of Spokane women got together in 1905 and formed the Woman’s Club of Spokane. Just five years later, the women had raised enough money to build their own …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2010, midnight
Festival preaches political action
Linda Rhoads is fed up with the elected officials representing her state’s interests in the nation’s capitol. The 67-year-old Spokane Valley woman wrote to Washington’s two Democratic senators, Patty Murray …
Fri., Jan. 29, 2010, midnight
Two Tea Party convention speakers bail out
NEW YORK – A planned convention of Tea Party activists lost two prominent speakers Thursday, the latest sign of disagreement over how best to showcase the movement’s growing political force. …
Sun., July 5, 2009, midnight
Tea Party draws varied viewpoints
About 200 local residents celebrated Independence Day by attending a Tea Party rally at Plantes Ferry Park. Speakers denounced the federal government’s economic policies and growing deficit. The proposed “Community …
Thu., April 16, 2009, midnight
On tax day, a joint filing of complaints
Thousands of Northwest residents upset with the government flocked to parks, stood along streets or stormed the state Capitol in Olympia on Wednesday for “tea parties” without cups or saucers, …
Wed., April 15, 2009, 1:32 p.m.
Thousands protest taxes in Olympia
A crowd of 4,000 to 5,000 descended on the state capitol in Olympia today, blasting taxes and government spending.
Wed., April 15, 2009, midnight
Tea Parties to host tax protesters
From the Spokane Convention Center to Coeur d’Alene’s Independence Point to Colfax’s Codger Pole, tax protesters around the Northwest will gather today at Tea Parties. There are no plans to …
Tue., April 14, 2009, 5:15 p.m.
Tax-day tea parties planned around region
From the Spokane Convention Center to Coeur d’Alene’s Independence Point to Colfax’s Codger Pole, tax protesters around the Northwest will gather Wednesday at Tea Parties.
Wed., March 25, 2009, midnight
Deer Park woman relishes hosting Victorian tea parties
Ninna Gendreau has a passion for all things tea. From collecting tea memorabilia to hosting high tea in her home, Gendreau takes her hobby seriously. Gendreau has been hosting Victorian …