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George Nethercutt: College degree should be first priority for student-athletes

New laws should not shower college students with instant cash, but it’s complicated.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

Washington, Idaho lawmakers split along party lines on Trump impeachment inquiry

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

Ross Perot, who died Tuesday, excited local voters in his ’92 run

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.

George Nethercutt: Our Zags will always be elite under Few

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.

George Nethercutt: Christmas movies offer reason for living a good life

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

Current and former political actors share memories, praise of George H.W. Bush

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

Spokane was a stop for George H.W. Bush before, during and after his presidency

As a candidate, a president and a former president, George H.W. Bush made several stops in Spokane.

George Nethercutt: Choose wisely when selecting a leader

Leadership today is more important than ever, so choose wisely when exercising one’s franchise.

Shawn Vestal: Nethercutt looks back on his time as a ‘giant killer’

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

Another 59 Priest Lake cabin sites auctioned off by state of Idaho – this time for $29.1 million

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

Baseball game a tradition of bringing Congress together

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.

McMorris Rodgers’ lower primary numbers may reflect voter frustration

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, …

Local Republicans begin taking sides on Trump

Reaction to Donald Trump by Republican officials varies.

Idaho to auction state-owned lots at Priest Lake

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 …

Center of attention

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 …

Shawn Vestal: George Nethercutt promotes Citizenship Tournament for students

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 …

Shawn Vestal: Congress could try some pork in its diet

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, …

They said it

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 …

Gentleman of the House: Former Speaker Tom Foley dies at 84

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 …

Voter backlash lingers for supporters of weapons ban

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 …

Republican revolution sequel no sure thing

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 …

Nethercutt book puts musical spin on history

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 …

Egan’s ‘Big Burn’ selected for 2010’s Spokane Is Reading

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 …

Decade’s local politics had highs and lows, thrills and chills

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 …

Law firm will add corporate group

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 …