Stories tagged: george nethercutt
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
New laws should not shower college students with instant cash, but it’s complicated.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Statements from area politicians set up what will likely be a clear ideological divide in the process on Capitol Hill.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
The former head of Ross Perot’s presidential campaign in Washington remembers the outsider politician who died Tuesday at the age of 89 as a wonderful boss.
Tue., April 2, 2019
The Gonzaga Bulldogs basketball team didn’t make the Final Four, but they completed a remarkable season as an elite team in other laudable arenas.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
Perhaps Christmas movies that celebrate love or the triumph of faith over distress, are, in their own way, perpetuating the Christian message.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Politicians and political workers from around Washington and Idaho wrote and spoke about George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, who died on Saturday at age 94.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
As a candidate, a president and a former president, George H.W. Bush made several stops in Spokane.
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
Leadership today is more important than ever, so choose wisely when exercising one’s franchise.
Fri., April 20, 2018
George Nethercutt’s victory over Tom Foley in 1994 was a stunner, and presaged a wave of Republican victories across the country. Now, his successor, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, faces the …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Fifty-nine lakefront cabin sites on scenic Priest Lake were auctioned off by the state of Idaho last Friday and Saturday, with no competitive bidding – all sold for their appraised …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
The congressional baseball game between Republicans and Democrats is a chance for members to forget partisan differences for a while, a former congressman from Spokane said Wednesday.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 4 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday had her lowest showing in a primary since 2004, her first Congressional contest. Republicans remain confident she can keep her seat against Joe Pakootas, …
Sat., March 5, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Reaction to Donald Trump by Republican officials varies.
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
In another step toward exiting the lakefront landlord business, Idaho will auction 38 state-owned lots at Priest Lake this week. Last year, the state auctioned 59 lots with lake homes …
Mon., Aug. 17, 2015
Bingo is no longer cutting it as the Southside Senior and Community Center figures out how to serve the surge of baby boomers while attracting people of all ages and …
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
It’s been more than 50 years since George Nethercutt was a student at North Central High School. But there he was Tuesday, suit-and-tied, cafeteria lunch in hand, asking to sit …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2013
Pork fat is delicious. But might it also be the grease that is needed to unlock dysfunctional Washington, D.C.? Former Rep. George Nethercutt is making that case, sort of. Nethercutt, …
Sat., Oct. 19, 2013
President Barack Obama said: “America has lost a legend of the United States Congress. Tom’s straightforward approach helped him find common ground with members of both parties, eventually leading to …
Sat., Oct. 19, 2013
For 30 years, Tom Foley navigated the politics of the region and the nation in the House of Representatives with a rock-solid sense of dignity and a belief that bringing …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2012
As President Barack Obama set up a task force to recommend ways to prevent tragedies like the mass murders in Newtown, Conn., a progressive group in Washington joined the call …
Sun., May 9, 2010
History doesn’t really repeat itself in politics. But old tactics in a new year sometimes produce similar results. That’s what Republicans hope for and Democrats hope to avoid this fall …
Sun., April 11, 2010
Former U.S. Congressman George R. Nethercutt Jr. is planning three presentations for his just-published book, “In Tune With America: Our History in Song.” The book, which Nethercutt wrote with Tom …
Sun., March 21, 2010, 12:30 a.m.
Timothy Egan’s latest book, “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America,” has been chosen as the Spokane Is Reading book for 2010. It’s the true story …
Sun., Jan. 3, 2010
Local politics for the Double Zeroes, or whatever one calls the last decade, started with a promise of a new millenium and a broken campaign promise. It ended with lots …
Thu., Dec. 10, 2009
Lee & Hayes PLLC, one of the Northwest’s premier intellectual property law firms, announced Wednesday it will launch a corporate practice group based in Spokane. Heading the new seven-person group …