Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 34° Cloudy

Eye On Olympia

Today: Potato Day

Bowls of potatoes are offered for sale at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market Saturday.
 (Joe Barrentine / The Spokesman-Review)
Bowls of potatoes are offered for sale at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market Saturday. (Joe Barrentine / The Spokesman-Review)

Today is Potato Day, a popular day, when growers descend on Olympia to hand out hundreds of baked potatoes to lawmakers, staffers, lobbyists and whoever else is around. Also popular: Dairy Day, which tends to involve free ice cream.



Short takes and breaking news from the Washington Legislature and the state capital.