Judging from YouTube, Spokane is the city where parents don’t get into fights at Little League games. Could this be a slogan?
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The leader of the Spokane County Deputy Sheriffs Association recognizes that his duty does not flow only toward the union, but also toward the public and its expectation of high standards.
There’s something special about these longest days of summer.
Some of us are concerned that kids in Spokane have lost their edge when it comes to complaining about being bored. The solution? Try a conversation about local current events.
I-1648 has no paid signature gatherers. No paid staff. No millions in out-of-state money buying an astroturf campaign. But a Facebook page about the initiative has exploded with support, and one former lawmaker thinks lack of transparency during the latest budget process in Olympia has something do with the initiative’s popularity.
As another academic year comes to a close, as schools mark the end of this season, celebrate graduations and promotions, and commence summer vacation, I remember all of my teachers.
When people try to co-opt blackface for their own unrelated political aims – by, say, comparing drag queens to blackface performers – it cynically reduces the historical crime of blackface to little more than a selfish, opportunistic political strategy.
The last couple of batches of checkbooks I have received are all but impossible to use. It’s a plot. I see that now.
You’re looking at the newspaper and see a local story that you suspect will generate a letter to the editor. Do you try to imagine the opening sentence of that letter?
Libraries promote reading, but Spokane Public Library’s story-hour theme based on drag queens takes a particular stand on gender fluidity.
Traveling in the West is a bit different than elsewhere when the time comes to find a restroom.
Ever have one of those moments when you are reminded, to an acute degree, that you did not grow up on a farm?
As frameworks for self-improvement regimens go, summer’s not bad. Do you have anything in mind for a midyear resolution?
Opinions vary about just when summer begins.
“How are the children,” Victor Rivas Rivers asked, quoting a traditional Masai greeting. It’s a measure of the health of the community. When children grow up experiencing abuse first or secondhand, they and the community are not well. And now we have data on how unwell.
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As Eastern Washington University wades into the thicket of budget cutting by 3.5% here and 3.5% there, there’s another percentage that’s worth consideration. One hundred and fifty-five percent.
What if – upon the occasion of Scott Morris’ retirement as head honcho – Avista decided to return to the name that is a part of city skyline? The name that lived for a century in the Northwest?
“Our commitment is to continually making things better. You can’t wake up every morning frustrated,” advised Jeff Thomas, CEO of Frontier Behavioral Health. Actually, you can, but it’s not healthy. Not for you or your family member living with mental illness. Last week’s column describing one family’s frustrations with the mental health system resonated with many families.
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