Stories tagged: columnists
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
We’ve all encountered people who move here and talk incessantly about how great it was back where they came from. A little of that is OK, understandable even. Eventually that …
Sat., July 27, 2019
Candidates are deluged with a multitude of questionnaires, even if they aren’t seeking an endorsement.
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
When you live in the Great Northwest, just going into your garden is a nature experience. For some reason, that seems to satisfy many of the masses and it would …
Thu., June 21, 2018
There used to be two kinds of families.
Sun., June 10, 2018
The celebration of the graduating Freeman High School Class of 2018 was made all the more poignant Saturday by the weight of what they’d been through together, and how they …
Mon., March 26, 2018
Built in 1910, the Brownstone Apartments was an elegant, three-story building. At that time, Spokane was booming and workers needed housing. Third Avenue, still on the outskirts of downtown, was …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Lack of skepticism spreads fake news in the ongoing civil war of words. This time it was progressives who got snookered.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Cameron Booth, a Portland-based graphic designer from Australia, has given Spokane’s streetcar and electric interurban rail networks a decidedly 21st-century treatment, giving them new digital life.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Spokesman-Review correspondent Wilbur W. Hindley accompanied 700 new draftees and recruits to the Army training camp at Camp Lewis (later called Fort Lewis).
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
A group of health care leaders and policymakers gathered Wednesday afternoon at the Inland Northwest State of Reform Healthcare Policy Conference for one last breakout discussion. The topic was “Building …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
I’m just about on board with getting a smart phone and have been researching what to buy … And then came the car.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 1:05 p.m.
When you’re a kid it seems that every little thing you pick up just begs you to throw it.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has upset the political dynamic, and that has posed a challenge to editorial page editors across the country.
Thu., Sept. 10, 2015
For reasons known only to lexicographers and possibly grandmothers, many words in the English language mean the same thing. These are called synonyms. Some people think synonyms are unnecessary, but …
Sun., July 20, 2014
The lineup of columnists and cartoonists featured on The Spokesman-Review editorial pages has changed very little for at least three years. It will change a little more this week.
Sat., May 2, 2009
I saw two movies this week, both featuring superheroes. No, they did not sprout knife blades out of their knuckles. These people had the kind of superpowers I could relate …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2008
Most children have probably finished their Christmas lists to Santa Claus. Some elected officials, however, are still compiling theirs. Close behind Detroit’s wish list comes a long one from America’s …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2008
Suicide is a topic that the news media, so often accused of exploiting misery, handle with unique reserve. Most newsrooms don’t cover suicides at all unless they happen in a …