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Aug. 17, 2017, 5 a.m.
You’re reading my final column for The Spokesman-Review.

July 30, 2017, midnight
Raymond Davidson won the world pinball championship this summer in Denmark.

July 26, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Spokane attorney Pat Stiley was an original, and it pains me to report that this character I was proud to call a friend is gone.

July 25, 2017, 5:40 a.m.
The 20th anniversary exhibition at Coeur d’Alene’s Art Spirit Gallery features the many exquisite pieces of art you’d expect, but also two surprises.

July 23, 2017, midnight
Greetings, Yankee ratepayers! Welcome to our first installment of Ask Hydro One, formerly known as Ask Avista.

July 20, 2017, midnight
So two out of the four candidates running for a Spokane Valley City Council seat have reportedly spent time in jail.

July 17, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Today’s tale proves you don’t always know as much as you think you know about the place where you grew up.

July 16, 2017, midnight
When you mouth off for a living, you occasionally must eat your words.

News >  Spokane
July 13, 2017, midnight
Is your summer turning out to be a “Wonder Woman” box office blowout? As any decent AA sponsor will tell you, the first step on the road to healing is to realize that there IS a problem. Then you can move forward and start blaming everyone else.

News >  Spokane
July 4, 2017, 5 a.m.
Submitted for your befuddlement, a hare-raising tale about a confused critter named Frank.

June 29, 2017, 5:42 a.m.
Col. William Ross Wallace was welcomed formally back into the North Idaho town he founded amid cannon blasts, flag waving, ballyhoo and one of the greatest parades ever.

News >  Spokane
June 27, 2017, midnight
At the Marycliff 70th class reunion, graduates don’t speak of their big year in global events. They talk about the no-nonsense nuns who taught them and of 1947 Spokane being an opportunity-filled wonderland.

News >  Spokane
June 25, 2017, midnight
They say it takes two to tango. But Wednesday – the second day of summer – I swear I counted at least 10 adults who were dancing tango in the middle of the South Hill streets of Spokane.

June 18, 2017, midnight
The 15th annual Street Music Week reached its finale at 1 p.m. Friday amid intermittent rain and steady generosity.

June 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
The future of Street Music Week tracked me down Wednesday inside the Red Robin restaurant. I was grabbing a late lunch when he stuck one of our red collection buckets under my nose.

News >  Spokane
June 12, 2017, midnight
The 15th annual Street Music Week kicked off Monday in downtown Spokane with warm weather, cool jazz and a felonious punk.

June 11, 2017, midnight
A 50-year-old, black-and-white video on YouTube. That’s what started it all.

June 9, 2017, 6 a.m.
Tim Lorentz, who motors his boat car around Spokane, has now fashioned a desk out of a 1969 Lincoln Continental.

News >  Spokane
June 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
Once upon a simpler time, before cell phones and on-demand TV and all-things internet destroyed humanity as we know it, Americans would find their entertainment in low-tech venues.

News >  Spokane
June 2, 2017, midnight
Great news from Hillyard. None of the punches thrown this weekend will be barroom, sidewalk or angry neighbor related.

May 30, 2017, 6 a.m.
This tale is as much about the modern cyber age we live in. Because of that, public school can be tailor-made for even online cowgirls like Evelyn Picking.

May 28, 2017, midnight
“May the Force Be With You.” Michael Runyan stared and puzzled over those six words that have now become as recognizable as the Pledge of Allegiance.

May 25, 2017, midnight
Going up against a nesting hummingbird is a dangerous ordeal.

News >  Spokane
May 23, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Spokane’s Madison Kerr is part of the Western Washington University rowing team eyeing an 8th national championship

May 20, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
It’s just three weeks away from Spokane’s 15th annual Street Music Week. The annual event always takes place during the noon hours of Monday through Friday.