Stories tagged: doug clark
UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
Street Music Week 2019 ended Friday and raised $29,333 for the Second Harvest Inland Northwest Food Bank, which equates to 146,665 meals.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 2:50 p.m.
World, meet the new Keyboard Cat: Skinny is raising some fur – and some funds – during Street Music Week
Spokane fans will get to meet the latest incarnation of the internet sensation when Skinny makes his public debut as Keyboard Cat during Street Music Week, the annual fundraiser to …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
The longtime Spokesman-Review columnist, who retired in 2017, will debut “The Ballad of Rachel Dolezal” at Pig Out in the Park on Monday.
Wed., June 20, 2018
Local volunteers raised nearly $30,000 during the annual Street Music Week in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene for food donations in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.
Fri., June 8, 2018
The streets of downtown Spokane will be a little livelier than usual during lunch hour next week.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
This week marks my one-year anniversary of the editor of The Spokesman-Review. I wanted to be here for so many reasons, but mostly because I had grown to dislike the …
Sun., July 30, 2017
Raymond Davidson won the world pinball championship this summer in Denmark.
Thu., July 20, 2017
So two out of the four candidates running for a Spokane Valley City Council seat have reportedly spent time in jail.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
Doug Clark remarks on the passing of World War II veteran Bill Wheatley, one of the nation’s disappearing heroes.
Sun., June 25, 2017
They say it takes two to tango. But Wednesday – the second day of summer – I swear I counted at least 10 adults who were dancing tango in the …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark: Psychedelic flashbacks, bucket thieves on camera and other highlights from Street Music Week
The future of Street Music Week tracked me down Wednesday inside the Red Robin restaurant. I was grabbing a late lunch when he stuck one of our red collection buckets …
Mon., June 12, 2017
The 15th annual Street Music Week kicked off Monday in downtown Spokane with warm weather, cool jazz and a felonious punk.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 6 a.m.
Tim Lorentz, who motors his boat car around Spokane, has now fashioned a desk out of a 1969 Lincoln Continental.
Fri., June 2, 2017
Great news from Hillyard. None of the punches thrown this weekend will be barroom, sidewalk or angry neighbor related.
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
“May the Force Be With You.” Michael Runyan stared and puzzled over those six words that have now become as recognizable as the Pledge of Allegiance.
Thu., May 25, 2017
Going up against a nesting hummingbird is a dangerous ordeal.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Spokane’s Madison Kerr is part of the Western Washington University rowing team eyeing an 8th national championship
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 6:11 a.m.
Doug Clark: Spokane’s new slogan ‘Creative by Nature’ is a lame and costly effort for The Lilac City
The Visit Spokane people want the rest of us to think that “Creative by Nature” is substantially better than the last dumb catchphrase, “Near Nature. Near Perfect.”
Tue., May 16, 2017
The Ritzville Triathlon – like all of humankind’s finest ideas (spittoons, restroom condom machines, Einstein’s Theory of Relativity …) – was hatched inside a saloon.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
The centerpiece of the greatest adventure story you’ve never heard rolled into Spokane on a recent clear Friday morning. The Jeep, a once-red 1966 CJ-5, now faded into the dusty …
Sun., May 7, 2017
As I discovered Wednesday night, it’s not so easy being a two-wheeled renegade when the two wheels under you are hooked to a 49cc Honda Ruckus.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 6 a.m.
Buoyed by last summer’s success at nearly destroying downtown shopping through the random digging of giant holes in the pavement, the Spokane City Clowncil is now looking to see if …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
True, the little disappearances of life are not the end of the world. They’re not up there with murder, mayhem or misdemeanors. But as Eddie Heinen discovered, a common misplaced …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Yet another memorable birthday came and went and the wishes were a mixed bag.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 11:49 p.m.
Are you a Zags fan or just another bandwagon blowhard? Take Doug’s Bulldog quiz and prove your loyalty.
Sun., March 26, 2017
David Womach had his sights set on a magic career since he was a teen and has achieved many of his dreams as he settles in Moab, Utah, for a …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
Doug Clark: Spokane’s Cip Paulsen has gone from busted cocaine kingpin to legalized marijuana magnate
Doug Clark took a field trip to the old Costco building on Third Avenue and found a legalized pot bonanza run by cocaine convict Cip Paulsen.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 6 a.m.
Clark: Spokane’s new snow plowing plan includes holiday cheer, a pour of schnapps and the promise of Condon Coins
The Spokane City Council (aka “The Shady Bunch”) took some time away from listening to George McGrath on Monday night to unanimously vote in favor of launching a new-and-improved War …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6 a.m.
(First in a two-part oddball odyssey.)
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Just a couple of good ol’ boys shooting a friendly game of 8-ball. With a slight difference, that is.