Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 43° Clear

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.

Haunted tales of Spokane’s past fill newspaper morgue

In the morgue of The Spokesman-Review, a windowless, dark and rarely-visited room in the basement of the Review Tower, eyes of Spokanites long dead stare out from yellowing paper, and voices speak from the past. Tales of death, murder and missing people fill cabinet after cabinet, and envelopes are stuffed with the stories of ghosts, witches, sea serpents and monsters.

Kelly’s ‘Blackface’ remarks amplify Halloween costume debate

NBC talk show host Megyn Kelly’s comments about blackface on Halloween have reinvigorated a debate over costumes that cross racial lines and what’s appropriate at a time when diverse movie and TV characters like “Black Panther” have become hugely popular.

Keeping Halloween fun for those with special needs

Some families face fears around the Oct. 31 holiday in relation to childhood diabetes, food allergies, autism or mobility issues. In some cases, parents just dread all that sugar. But there are ways to bring spooktacular activities to kids with different abilities.

Seventh annual Scarywood offers every flavor of frightening

They appear out of the dark with tilted heads and shambling gaits. They creep through the shadows, crouch in bushes and leap out in a chorus of moans and roars and squawking horns. About 170 uniquely ghastly characters roam the Silverwood Theme Park every October, keeping character throughout the park’s nearly monthlong Halloween special – clowns, zombies and even scary popcorn vendors.