Tag search results
Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.
From our archives, 100 years ago The Davenport Hotel’s first big “society” event was a “whirl of fashion” and a “flow of wit,” according to The Spokesman-Review.
From our archives, 100 years ago The Davenport Hotel had been open for about two weeks, but it was finally time for what a headline called the “Greatest Opening for the Greatest Hotel.”
From our archives, 100 years ago Dutch Jake Goetz, Spokane’s saloon-casino-hotel magnate, was having a blast high atop his Coeur d’Alene Hotel.
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane was entering what society columnist Betty Graeme called “a gay whirl” of a week, with three gala events. They were:
From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. Anna Happel and her daughter Julia were in the Davenport Hotel, telling a harrowing tale of escaping the European war from their native Antwerp, Belgium. They said they fled Antwerp the same day a German zeppelin rained bombs down at the Belgian army headquarters and powder magazine in Antwerp.
From our archives, 100 years ago An article in The Spokesman-Review had an ominous headline: “Warring Nations Own Big Colonies and War May Extend Over the World.”
What was the most crucial year in Spokane’s history? Was it 1881, the year the city was incorporated?
What has Harry Sladich been smoking? I felt compelled to ask after digesting his recent oddly timed and snarky remarks about the Grand Hotel Spokane that Walt Worthy is constructing in the heart of downtown’s convention district.
It seems like a high school kid is trapped in every aging baby boomer body at the table – rebellious, self-indulged, gossipy, with a giggly interest in the opposite sex. Yep. It’s a planning committee for the 50th reunion of the Lewis and Clark High School class of 1964 and nothing gets them revved up than reminiscing about the “good ol’ days” for a willing audience. “We were raised in the days of innocence,” said Gloria Warrick Spear (née Nauditt), who is the head planner of the three-day reunion Sept. 5-7. She has the gavel to prove it and the glare to shush the rowdy guys in the group as she reads off a checklist of how it was in the early 1960s in Spokane.
A Spokane Police Department consultant cited for two counts of assault after a fight in the Davenport Hotel bar in May will not serve jail time under a plea deal approved this week.
A man is in jail after dropping off an envelope marked "anthrax" at the Davenport Hotel today.
When I called Chris Powell to set up an interview, the Davenport Hotel’s director of security was up to his eyebrows in just the sort of thing I wanted to talk to him about. Powell was trying to locate a guest, a young man who had been seen wandering about the posh hotel lobby in a T-shirt emblazoned with an alliterative phrase that cannot be published in many venues, let alone a fine family newspaper like The Spokesman-Review.
A man already facing a litany of charges for allegedly assaulting and stealing from multiple women is now facing a charge of second-degree rape after the victim said she recognized him in news reports earlier this year. Michael J. McNearney, 24, was ordered held on $75,000 bond on the rape charge during a brief court appearance Tuesday.
Going for a ride in a Tesla Model S is like taking off in a jet plane, only without the noise. “You touch that accelerator, it’s all go,” said Tom Hutchison, a sales representative with Tesla in Bellevue.
Selling a product is always easier when it’s attached to an unforgettable slogan. “The Most Interesting Man,” we all know, drinks Dos Equis. Likewise, Coke will forever be the “Real Thing.”
Construction crews have dug a 12-foot-deep hole across an entire city block south of the Spokane Convention Center, laying the foundation and footings for what will be Spokane’s largest hotel. The 15-floor, 720-room hotel project is estimated to cost roughly $50 million.
Davenport Hotel owner Walt Worthy said Tuesday that Spokane firefighters threatened to pull convention and meeting business from his hotel because of negative television ads in two Spokane City Council races this fall. Worthy and the Davenport Hotel were linked to the ads through political contributions.