Like most Seahawks fans we rooted hard for the Atlanta Falcons during the Super Bowl on Sunday. Birds of a feather flocking together, united in Tom Brady disdain. Well, we all know how that turned out.
In late November, the Spokane Community Gardens Association was created in partnership with the Spokane Associated Garden Clubs. The Associated Garden Clubs have been supporting community beautification projects for decades and wanted to expand their mission to growing food. The new group will bring the more than 20 community gardens in the area under one network that will help marshal resources, develop gardens and provide an advocacy voice for community food production.
Spokane Valley has opened a Twitter account in an effort to get snow removal updates out to residents quicker. The city’s Twitter handle is @CityofSV To find out when a Spokane Valley neighborhood will be plowed, visit the online map at www.spokanevalley.org/snowinfo and look up the address.
Remember the stint of unseasonably warm weather that triggered the Big Melt in mid-January? It wasn’t enough to offset the month’s brutal cold that encased the Inland Northwest. In the Spokane area and elsewhere, it was among the coldest Januarys since 1882.
You can’t spend a career watching games without having a relationship with stripes, refs, officials and umpires and line judges and the rest of good-hearted men and women who take up a whistle and become an official.
When I was younger, I used to make the argument that a sport required a ball. A puck worked for the sake of debate, but overall the argument fell flat. Track and field is the first sport – as in the first Olympics. Wrestling is a sport. Boxing is a sport.
TRANSITIONS -- The Outdoors Blog is evolving. After nearly 41 years as Outdoors editor at The Spokesman-Review, Rich Landers has officially retired. He will continue writing occasionally as an Outdoors ...
Another potential constitutional controversy involves lawmakers and their social media accounts. The ACLU of Washington said last week legislators should not be blocking people with whom they disagree or deleting ...