The only silver lining out of last weekend’s epic snowfall is that by the time you're reading this we will be back to more normal temperatures. The catch is we don’t know for how long. Everything this year is crazy so why not the weather, too.
Still reeling from last weekend's sub-zero wind chills and a record amount of October snowfall, Spokanites can use a shot of good news for Halloween. Fortunately, we've got some.
The campaign season had set “a new standard for nastiness, maybe because the campaign lasted so long and involved so much drama and intrigue.” Analysts pointed to a campaign “based more on personal attacks ... the politics of personal destruction – than on policy issues.”
Frank “Pegleg” Johnson was arrested for the 65th time, again for drunkenness.
If online, we call people who post anonymously “trolls,” what does that say about unsigned editorials in a newspaper? Maybe it's time to throw out some outdated relics because getting better isn’t just about what you do, but about what you don’t do
A move was afoot to change the name of Millwood to Argonne.
Occasionally, I will write something so outrageously offensive to some readers that they reach out to let me know they are canceling their subscriptions.
Researchers have found that permitting cyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs increases the flow of traffic and actually protects both motorists and those on bicycles. The law went into effect this month in Washington.
With only eight days until Election Day, so much of daily thought and conversation centers on political matters.
Even though he isn't on the ballot, state Rep. Matt Shea has a presence in the 2020 election. And not just in Spokane, where his decision not to run caused a series of changes in the candidate filings.
On July 17, a group of about 30 anti-maskers gathered on the sidewalk outside the home of our county’s public health officer, Dr. Bob Lutz.
The Spokane Daily Chronicle splashed the name and photo of the notorious Union Park Bank robber across its front page: George C. Boyd, alias D. Percefull, an escaped convict, still at large.
Walter Scott, 15 months, takes his responsibilities seriously. When you’re the junior feline in the family and in charge of entertainment, mischief and cuddles, it’s a full-time job and then some. Knowing that, Thor, the senior tabby in the clan, keeps a scornful eye on him.
Two weeks ago, we were basking in 70- and 80-degree weather. Sunday morning, we are predicted to have a low of around 20 degrees and a high of 36. Welcome to fall weather in the Inland Northwest. The weather service is forecasting a La Nina winter, which means it will be colder and wetter than average.
Spokane women crowded the Clemmer Theater to celebrate the ratification of nationwide women’s suffrage.
Affordable home ownership is key to climbing into the middle class, but energy code changes next year won’t help mend the wealth gap. Larry Gropp, a Pullman-based architect designing primarily single-family homes, worries about what the new codes will do to affordability.
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Major Roy Brown, the medical officer of Fort George Wright, dropped a bombshell at the Spokane Chamber of Commerce meeting.
The news that the Washington Supreme Court ruled the $30 car tab initiative unconstitutional was met with a somewhat tepid response by transportation agencies last week. While the ruling preserves some transportation funding, tax revenues are down due to the pandemic, adding another obstacle to a system that planners say is underfunded to meet the needs of the public.
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