Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 53° Partly Cloudy


Featured Stories

News Photos

More galleries

Latest Stories

A&E >  Books

Family Fun: Put a DEAR Day celebration on the books

Monday is Drop Everything and Read – or DEAR – Day. Just like the name says, it's a day to read. It was inspired by Beverly Cleary's "Ramona Quimby, Age 8," and April 12 was picked because it's Cleary's birthday.

News >  Family

Dad Daze: Radio broadcast provides Zags magic

The sounds of summer while sitting on the stoops of the streets of Philadelphia during the 1970s emanated from a small box. It was the crack of the bat and the occasional crackle from the lost radio signal.
News >  Health

A COVID-19 ‘vaccine passport’? Local lawmakers urge caution on possibility while also longing for herd immunity

Companies including Microsoft and IBM have been developing software intended to make it easier to determine whether someone has been vaccinated against COVID-19. But the prospect of proving one's defenses against the global pandemic has some lawmakers and privacy advocates skittish about the prospect of "vaccine passports," a phenomenon that's existed in some form in the United States since outbreaks of smallpox in the 19th century.