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The Slice archive for June 2011

TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011

Re: Today's Slice column 2

One of my favorite transplanted Montanans weighed in on the state flags matter. "As much as I like Coop, why not shake it up a bit and put Jeannette Rankin on the flag," he wrote. "She was the first woman in Congress, elected from Montana...

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Re: Today's Slice column

"I like so many of your proposals," wrote Milt Nelson. "But as far as Oklahoma is concerned, while Woody Guthrie was surely a significant person, can there by ANYONE else than Will Rogers on the flag of the Sooner State?"

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Remodeling and relationships

"We bought our current house, which needed no remodeling, after living in a house that did," wrote Mike McKeehan. "I managed to improve the master bedroom and family room in the old house. But there was still much that Judy wanted done and which I...

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MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011

Spokane slugs dissed

"Having lived in Southwest Washington for 23 years, these slugs are nothing," wrote Mary S. Nelson, who works for the American Red Cross Inland Northwest Chapter. She remembers one slug-eradication tactic that was particularly effective. "Ducks," she said. "They love slugs." Of course, then you...

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Re: Friday's Slice

Not everyone understood what I was saying about Spokane TV news and anchor-team performances regarding the weather. But Slice reader Alison Duke, who doesn't mind cool temps, did. "I've even written to the stations to ask that they just report the weather, not how they...

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Looking ahead to Tuesday's Slice

I realize Flag Day is actually about the U.S. flag. But tomorrow's print column invites readers to imagine what the other 49 state flags might look like if people elsewhere followed Washington's lead and put someone's face on their banners. So now you have a...

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Seasonal imperative disorder

Heard some people talking about the weather Sunday. It was clear they were in the grips of a feverish desire to be outside 100 percent of the time the sun is shining between now and autumn. I understand. We all know it has been a...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011

The clock is ticking

A school kid wanting to reinvent his or her persona before the end of the current academic year doesn't have much time left. Maybe going for a fresh start in September is a better plan. Of course, the truth is, none of us has total...

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Spokane sports trivia

Remember when Spokane hosted hockey's four-team Memorial Cup tournament in 1998? Well, all three of the teams joining the Spokane Chiefs for that competition had players currently involved in the NHL's Stanley Cup finals. Manny Malhotra, who played for the Ontario league champions, and Roberto...

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