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Friday, August 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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A Grip on Sports: The lost art of keeping score can help ensure a case of mistaken identity doesn’t end in tears

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are some days I feel a bit like Indiana Jones. Digging through boxes of items in my office, occasionally I’ll run across one of my old baseball scorebooks. Why is that front and center this morning? Mainly because John Blanchette went down the same path with Spokane Indian fans recently and discovered there are still some people that like to keep their own scorebook.
Sports >  Outdoors

Ammi Midstokke: Rekindling long lost romance

I have fallen in love with a great many people, foods, sports and rock ballads in my day. I can’t exactly say if I am fickle or exuberant with childlike enthusiasm about the world, but either way it’s made for a rich life of diversity and a geographically challenged affair with okra.
News >  Education

Passion for food, reducing waste inspired advocacy: Lewis and Clark senior leads school pantry program

Lewis and Clark High School senior Josh Hechtman was able to spend his summer working on food access and meeting with politicians to discuss his ideas thanks to the Student Leaders Program run by the Bank of America. Hechtman started his food advocacy work during his junior year, launching the ReProduce 81 program at his school to collect packaged foods that students were throwing out and distributing it to students in need.

News >  Spokane

$10,000 on the line as Spangle hosts world mechanical bull riding finals

On Saturday, from about noon to 7 p.m., the Harvester Restaurant in the small town of Spangle, about 20 minutes south of Spokane along U.S. Highway 195, will be transformed into a bull-riding mecca. More than a dozen cowboys and cowgirls will show the world what it’s like to be a real-life Urban Cowboy.


Bicycle laws to ride by

Many of my driving discussions involve the intermixing of bicycles and motor vehicles on our roadways, where the rights and responsibilities of motorists and bicyclists become the topics. Recent reader ...

Iceland is not just one big rock

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — The terrain in Iceland is so rough that astronaut Neil Armstrong and others trained here in preparations for landing on the moon. The landscape on the 30-mile ...