Stories tagged: clarksville
Mon., April 1, 2019
A wall of rocks and sandbags on Monday protected scenic Clarksville, Missouri, from the surging Mississippi River as spring flooding swamped fields, threatened homes and temporarily shut down a bridge …
Tue., July 4, 2017
Submitted for your befuddlement, a hare-raising tale about a confused critter named Frank.
Tue., May 23, 2017
Spokane’s Madison Kerr is part of the Western Washington University rowing team eyeing an 8th national championship
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017
He was a stone-faced fireplug the day I met him, too shy to look me in the eye, too shy to crack even the slightest of smiles. Soon it became …
Tue., March 28, 2017
With all due respect to Thomas Wolfe, it appears you can go home again. Sort of. Consider the strange case of Col. William Ross Wallace, who has returned to the …
Tue., March 14, 2017
Northern Quest’s clever ads are more like a long-running sitcom featuring local actors Mark Robbins and Brooke Stocker.
Tue., March 7, 2017
Just a couple of good ol’ boys shooting a friendly game of 8-ball. With a slight difference, that is.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017
Much has been written about the bond between a boy and his mutt. But that’s a marriage on the rocks compared to the bind that ties an old rocker to …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017
Remember that name, Genesis Middlebos. Write it down. Tuck it away. I’m willing to bet that we will all hear it again someday, and associated with something really big.
Sun., June 26, 2016
North Idaho College carpentry teacher behind the college foundation’s annual Really Big Raffle, is set to retire this year.
Sun., May 8, 2016
It’s a recent Thursday night in the Lakeview Lounge, the posh bar on the seventh floor of the Coeur d’Alene Resort, and Robert Vaughn is getting “discovered” again. This has …
Sun., March 13, 2016
Today Clarksville examines “Last Train to Clarksville,” the pop song that changed everything. It came blasting over the AM radio waves a half-century ago this year, topping the charts and …
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016
Noted Spokane artist, who just celebrated his 83rd birthday, may paint menacing images, but that’s no reflection on his personal life.
Sun., Nov. 15, 2015
Grinning alligators. Flying saucers. Pigs and sheep. Wrought iron fencing. Dinosaurs. Elaborate metal conservatories …
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
Mij Ploger would have killed on one of those old network game shows. You know, shows where a TV panel of celebrity B-Listers would try to guess someone’s offbeat occupation.
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015
I drove a half-hour northeast from Spokane the other day, headed for one of the area’s best-kept secrets. Another 3 miles of country road led me to a red metal …
Sun., June 14, 2015
She goes to bed and wakes up obsessing about the same thing: Zombies.
Sun., Feb. 15, 2015
This is the story of an old car and the family that loves it. Not just any old car. Kurt and Joanie Matter’s beloved automobile is a low-slung 1959 blue …
Thu., Feb. 5, 2015
Confession time. This might come as a shock to you, but I’ve been blogging. I know. Weird, huh?
Sun., Jan. 18, 2015
Deep inside Hoffman Music Co., Spokane’s venerable music store that cracked the century mark in 2013, is an oversized closet that few customers ever see. Staffers at the 1430 N. …