Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 55° Partly Cloudy

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.

Big Tech CEOs get grilling from Congress on competition

Four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple — are set to answer for their companies’ practices before Congress as a House panel caps its yearlong investigation of market dominance in the industry.

2 MLB games postponed as Marlins deal with virus outbreak

MIAMI — Two major league games scheduled for Monday night were postponed after more than a dozen Miami Marlins players and staff members tested positive for the coronavirus in an outbreak that stranded the team in Philadelphia.

‘Killology’ kills empathy: Group protests now-suspended law enforcement training

A newly formed social protest group gathered Sunday afternoon to demand the Sheriff's Office cancel the planned appearance of a controversial police trainer. Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, a prominent law enforcement trainer whose philosophies are the subject of regular criticism, was set to host a “mindset bootcamp” event that included topics such as “combat preparation for your spouse and family,” active shooter situations and what makes a person a “winner,” according to a flyer for the event. Instead, he'll appear at a public forum, but protesters say he shouldn't be in Spokane at all. 

Though much is unknown, here’s what Spokane Public Schools say about plans to reopen

Teachers and administrators acknowledge that conditions are changing rapidly as the countdown to the next school year shrinks to fewer than 40 days. The district has been developing preliminary plans for mask-wearing, school-day schedules, transportation and nutrition services for those who choose to go back to buildings, when and if they're allowed to open in the fall.

Movie theaters implore studios: Release the blockbusters

NEW YORK – A long time ago in a pre-COVID universe far, far away, blockbusters opened around the globe simultaneously or nearly so. In 1975, “Jaws” set the blueprint. Concentrate marketing. Open wide. Pack them in.

Durham looking to hire Spokane bus drivers, as questions about reopening remain

The transportation provider for Spokane Public Schools will hold an event Saturday for people who might be interested in driving a school bus during the upcoming, coronavirus-impacted school year. Durham needs 60 drivers, the contractor said, as additional cleaning and air ventilation requirements are being handed down by the state. 

Virus concerns nudge some teachers toward classroom exits

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As pressure mounts for teachers to return to their classrooms this fall, concerns about health risks from the coronavirus are pushing many toward alternatives, including career changes, as others mobilize to delay school reopenings in hard-hit areas.

How the coronavirus spread through one immigration facility

A Homeland Security Department internal watchdog survey of 188 detention centers taken in mid-April echoed some of what The Associated Press found at Otay Mesa: 19% of facility directors said there weren’t enough standard surgical masks, 32% said there weren’t enough N95 respirator masks, and 37% felt there wasn’t enough hand sanitizer for detainees.

Idaho virus surge hits older adults; hospitalizations rise

BOISE – An initial surge of coronavirus infections after young adults ignored social distancing and didn’t wear face coverings when Idaho started reopening is now playing out among older generations who subsequently became infected and are being hospitalized.