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Sen. Murray Visiting Israel

Sen. Patty Murray is spending the week in Israel, where she and several Seattle area community leaders will meet with politicians and policy-makers and tour religious sites. The trip is …

Pope Prepares For Visit To Poland In May

Pope John Paul II will make his seventh visit to his native Poland next spring. He will appear at the International Eucharistic Congress May 25-June 1 in Wroclaw, papal nuncio …

Kempthorne Visiting Asia To Boost Trade

Sen. Dirk Kempthorne left Washington, D.C., on Monday on an eight-day trip he hopes will boost Idaho’s foreign trade connections in Asia. The Idaho Republican is among six senators on …

Lowry To Embark On Last Trade Mission Governor Will Visit Japan, Taiwan To Conduct Investment Seminars

Gov. Lowry and trade officials will leave Sunday for Japan and Taiwan. Photo by Associated Press,

The Great American Road Race With New, Higher Speed Limit Laws On The Books In Most States, Americans Are Driving Faster Than Ever Before

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Pope Makes Strong Showing

Winding up a trip that was a test of his health and his popular appeal, Pope John Paul II showed on Sunday that he still has the stamina to meet …

John Paul Ii Healthy; Planning More Trips

John Paul II is basically healthy and plans to make plenty of foreign trips in the coming months, the Vatican said Saturday as the pope ended a visit to Hungary …

Rowers Rescued From North Sea

Two Norwegians who tried to row across the North Sea were picked up by a fishing vessel Thursday. The two men were “distressed and dehydrated” when they were rescued by …

Prince Andrew Will Visit Seattle, Tour Navy Bases, Boeing

Prince Andrew is scheduled to arrive in Seattle on Sunday for a three-day visit to tour Navy bases at Bangor and Whidbey Island, Boeing facilities in Everett and Seattle and …

Jetboat Helps Passengers Mine Metaline Area History Box Canyon Resort Owners Finding Interest In River Trip

Diane Bastin photographs a historic power plant from the tour boat. Photo by John Craig/The Spokesman-Review

Germans Are Urged To Sacrifice Pope Ends Visit Stressing Personal Responsibility

A German nun watches the papal procession in Berlin. Photo by Associated Press

Crash Ends Trip Across The World Spokane Bicyclist Run Over By Truck In Florence

John Verd had bicycled more than 7,500 miles before his crash. File/The Spokesman-Review

Cost Of Prince’s Visit To Canada Questioned

Prince Charles ended his Canadian tour Monday with a helicopter trip to one of the poorest regions of the country, where some residents questioned the cost of his weeklong trip. …

Prince’s Visit Sparks Debate On Monarchy

The Prince of Wales toured this wintry gateway to Canada’s agricultural heartland Thursday during a weeklong trip to Canada which many are treating as a Canadian audition by the heir …

First Lady Urges Religious Tolerance Christian, Muslim And Jewish Leaders Gather To Meet With Her

Visiting a crossroad of world religions, Hillary Rodham Clinton urged people of all faiths Thursday to be more tolerant and “stand against those who would use and misuse religion.” With …

Tipper Gore Coming To Spokane Next Week

Tipper Gore, wife of the vice president, is coming to Spokane next week to campaign for the re-election of her husband, Al, and his running mate Bill Clinton. Gore’s visit, …

Pope Urges Guatemala To End Civil War ‘I Come As The Pilgrim Of Love And Hope,’ Pontiff Says

Pope John Paul II opened his first visit to Central America in 13 years on Monday by exhorting Guatemalans to end their 35-year civil war - the region’s last and …

Violence Won’t Keep Pope From Visiting

A leading Roman Catholic prelate said Thursday that recent outbursts of violence will not deter Pope John Paul II from visiting Nicaragua on his regional tour next week. Cardinal Miguel …

American Delegation Visiting Cuba

Rep. Joe Moakley, D-Mass., and a delegation of about two dozen Americans left Tuesday for Cuba with hopes of improving the climate for a more normal relationship with the island. …

Clinton Brings Praise, Treats To U.S. Soldiers In Bosnia

Clinton addresses troops Saturday at the Tuzla air base. Photo by Associated Press

Getting Away From It All Looking For An Escape From The Traffic And Crowds? Then Head For The High Ground Above Priest Lake

The only sounds are a soft ticking as my snowmobile’s engine cools and the gentle hiss of a breeze sliding over snow-covered slopes. We are high above Priest Lake on …

Nelson: Different Country, Different Culture And Different Outlook

It happened again the other day. There I was, telling someone about some neat spots in Canada, and this person ‘fessed up that she had never been there. “How long …

Gingrich Brings Out Right And Left Republicans Turn Out In Tukwila; Democrats Rally In Seattle

Gingrich plays a crowd in Tukwila, Wash., Wednesday. Photo by Associated Press

Frostbite Cuts Short Antarctic Journey

A Norwegian adventurer aborted a record-setting solo ski trek across Antarctica on Saturday, blaming severe frostbite. Five days after leaving the South Pole for the second lap of the transcontinental …

Clinton Reschedules Japan Trip For April

President Clinton will travel to Tokyo in April to meet with Japan’s leaders in an effort to improve strained relations with the United States. Clinton had canceled such a trip …

Chenoweth Still Against Deployment Mission To Bosnia Doesn’t Change Her Opposition To U.S. Involvement


‘We Will Stand With You’ Clinton Compares Civil War With Northern Ireland

President Clinton reaches into the crowd to greet well-wishers after switching on the Christmas lights at City Hall of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photo by Associated Press

Hitting The Road The Holiday Ritual Of Piling The Kids Into The Car For Family Visits Needs To Be Figured Into The Fun

A working part of any family holiday season is that special time when over the highway and off the ramps to some other house you go. Making somewhat of a …

Gesture Means A Lot First Lady Makes Purchase In Santiago Public Market

Hillary Clinton visits a street market, accompanied by her Chillean counterpart, Mara Larraechea. Photo by Associated Press

Exotic On A Budget Backwaters Of Costa Rica Boast Fish And Economy

Fishing guide pushes boat through shallow channel in Costa Rica in April.