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.
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?”
The Spokane Daily Chronicle was one of America's last regional afternoon newspapers. It stopped publishing in 1992. If you've ever wondered what it might be like to have an evening paper in Spokane now, the digital return of The Chronicle is about to show us all.
There isn’t a public high school in this area with a student newspaper. Or even a student news website. Or some instructor-led, Twitterific, Snapbookish thingiemabob that helps other students give their classmates updates about what’s going on around the school.