Rob Curley is the editor of The Spokesman-Review and joined the newspaper in 2016. He has previously held leadership positions at The Orange County Register, Las Vegas Sun, Washington Post and Lawrence Journal-World.
At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Olaf and his buddies will be ringing the Salvation Army bell in front of The Spokesman-Review building. And if you are in a really giving mood, you'll get the coolest tour in Spokane with the best selfie this side of Arendelle.
For more than 140 years, The Spokane Daily Chronicle and The Spokesman-Review took all of their newspapers each month and bound them into massive books. Every page of every newspaper from each month of each year. A unique circumstance has made it so we now have two copies of each book. We'd like for you to have one.
They are from high schools across the area: Mead, Rogers, Deer Park and Lewis and Clark. Before coming together in The Spokesman-Review newsroom eight weeks ago, they had never met each other. Even those who were from the same schools. There aren’t many ways they could possibly be any more different from each other.
The letter arrived a little more than month ago and was hand-written, which always makes an impression when it’s so easy to just send an email. Only she hadn’t written it neatly in cursive for that reason.
Despite a pretty darn nice office located in one of the most beautiful resorts in Las Vegas, Deanna Pettit-Irestone isn’t ashamed to admit that she still gets a little homesick for Spokane. Pettit-Irestone makes it back to see her family in Eastern Washington and North Idaho a couple of times each year.
Basketball fans from around these parts have migrated each spring to Las Vegas since 2009. We know things. One of the only sure bets in Sin City is that any self-respecting Gonzaga fan can give you better and more truthful advice on the college hoops conference tournament capital of the world than any of those tourism guides.
The phrase has become as synonymous with the Super Bowl as extravagant halftime shows and goofy commercials. You know the one – the one that typically follows some form of the question, “You’ve just won the Super Bowl. What are you going to do next?”