Hval family would go the extra mile to be with twin grandsons
These past two weeks have been wonderful for wildlife watching in our neighborhood. Driving home the other evening, I saw my first mama deer with her fawn in tow. Usually we have at least one doe who has her fawn in our field. Mama will then leave them there hidden in the grass while she goes off to eat. We’ve surprised several hidden fawns over the years.
The organizers behind Referendum 90, which would repeal Washington's new sex education law, set a record in gathering signatures, collecting 264,637 with an all-volunteer effort in 90 days during a statewide shutdown sparked by a pandemic.
The unanimous Spokane City Council rejection of the contract proposed with the Police Guild was a victory for police accountability and for democracy itself.
For at least the past 20 years, residents have been asking the city of Spokane to establish dedicated left-turn signals on the bustling Hamilton Street corridor just east of downtown. By the end of this year, that dream will become a reality, with work beginning this week at two intersections.
In 1962, organizers placed a symbolic Berlin Wall in downtown Spokane to direct local attention to the Soviet Union's blockade during the Cold War.
July 4 fell on a Sunday in 1920, so event organizers were planning for two days of celebrations at Natatorium Park and elsewhere in Spokane.
On the southeast edge of the main Capitol Campus are two aging residential buildings that aren’t much to look at.
The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents.
If we have an extravagance in our lives, it’s our sailboat.
Carolyn Payne lives in the Glenrose Prairie area of Spokane and regularly drives on 29th Avenue near its intersection with Glenrose Road. She recently dropped me a note about an amazing stand of 7- to 8-foot-tall foxtail lilies growing in a field along the road.
To mask or not to mask, that is the question.
The armed yahoo brigades that have shown up at Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the Inland Northwest have so far been little but absurd sideshows.
My patients occasionally ask me about, and I frequently recommend moving to, a plant-based diet. During the stay-home order, many people have been experimenting for the first time with plant-based proteins rather than meat.
From modest beginnings, Spokane Valley General Hospital (now MultiCare Valley Hospital) has continued to grow since it opened in a snowy February in 1969.
After a daring jailbreak from the Spokane County Jail, ringleader Jerome Kirk engaged in a gunfight on the street, injured a bystander, jumped aboard a streetcar, rode it to the end of the line, ran into the basement of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Skadan, held them at gunpoint, and forced the couple to “entertain” him for five hours.
Most of us prefer wearing our layers of mental or metaphorical masks. It may be even more tempting to do so as we wear literal masks to protect ourselves from the coronavirus. But unmasking leads to real spiritual growth.
There are many kinds of creatures that lived on Earth long ago, and their relatives still exist today. We know about them from fossil records, imprints or remains that we find in rock. Horseshoe crabs, velvet worms and sea sponges have been found in fossils.
The courts look at whether an officer acted reasonably when using force against people on the streets. Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl, and at least one other higher-up in the department, employed a different, correct standard when they fired an officer who kicked a handcuffed Black man in the groin.
Perhaps Pierce County could look to M*A*S*H for some help with its namesake troubles.