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The Seattle Mariners finally get to open their delayed, 60-game season Friday night at Minute Maid Park against the defending American League-champion Houston Astros.
We need the opposite of austerity now. The state needs to increase, not cut, its investments in our communities.
At any of the major grocery chains, a 5-pound bag of all-purpose flour will run somewhere between $3 to $4. That is, if you can find it. Some people have been willing to pay a bit more and go to unconventional sources: The Grain Shed and Central Food.
You can see them together virtually every desert morning, Shed Long and Perry Hill, working on whatever quirky drill the 67-year-old zen master of the infield has devised.
On the third day of these Major League Baseball winter meetings, where Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto has defied the odds by not making a single move, looking ahead to the Mariners’ 2020 roster and the potential pitfalls helps to fill the time without a transaction.
I want to build a deluxe shed. I’ve just retired and have plenty of time on my hands. I want to stop paying the outrageous offsite storage fees. First and foremost, what do you think of my shed matching my house? Is this a good idea or a waste of time?
For a man who traveled the world and ended up back on the farm, it’s all about building and maintaining local community.
Q. I’ve put off building a small garden shed for too many years. After the wretched winter I endured, I deserve something that will lift my spirits. I don’t know where to start, but I do know I want it to be an asset to my property. Should I just buy a pre-built shed or is it possible to build my own with limited skills and tools? I’m up for a challenge, but I don’t want to find out I bit off more than I can chew. What would you do if you were me? – Andrea T., Blue Earth, Minnesota A. Each spring I get questions like this. Spring as a magical time of year that unleashes pent-up energy and creativity in many things, including humans. It’s the favorite time of year for my ham radio mentor, and I enjoy seeing him soak up all the wonder of the season.
The Seattle Mariners have recalled outfielder Mallex Smith after a couple of weeks with Triple-A Tacoma to work on his approach at the plate.
A backyard shed caught fire Friday in east Spokane and fire investigators are looking into what caused it. No one was injured.
Inland Northwest women seem ahead of the curve in a trend of creating a “she shed,” the space conversion craze of turning an outdoor tool shed or small barn into an escape pod. Often with soft decor, they’re cozy spaces for reading, music, yoga, crafts or simply to sit quietly.
Spokane Independent Metro Business Alliance, a coalition of independent business owners, is sharing advice on running sustainable, community-based businesses through a new magazine that’s launching this month.
If you are like Sheryl and really love your shed shed, we want to hear from you.
The Seattle Mariners have acquired infield prospect Shed Long from the Yankees in exchange for outfield prospect Josh Stowers.
Based on the email that I get, I’d say the biggest mistake you might make when building or buying a pre-built shed is that it’s going to be too small.
It’s going to be a game-changer for the local bread scene.
WILDLIFE – Hunting for antlers left behind by big game animals? Remember to not disturb the animals, the Idaho Fish and Game Department warns in a news release. “It’s important to remember that while we’re having an early case of spring fever, animals are still trying to get through winter,” the news release states. “Although this winter has been relatively mild and adult survival will likely be high, young animals – especially fawns – might still be struggling to get through their first winter.”
It’s that peaceful time of year when the forest begins to give up its secrets. It’s in those remote corners, not yet adorned by the songs of birds, that shed hunters wear the treads off boots in the eternal search for calcified treasures.
When we posted a 1955 photo of the Pine Shed restaurant (formerly at Division Street and Nora Avenue) on our Facebook page, it attracted numerous memories. Here’s a few of the 300-plus comments.
Brothers Roy and Bill Wilks were raised in Virginia, and the boys joined their family on a homestead in Tekoa, Washington, in 1935. Elder brother Roy, born around 1916, started a trucking company while Bill was still in school. Bill served in World War II and returned to Tekoa after the war. Both brothers moved to Spokane in 1949 and took over the Old Corral Restaurant.