Stories tagged: paul turner
Tue., March 12, 2019
How long do you have to live in or near Spokane to establish your claim to this being your hometown?
Sun., March 10, 2019
Just about every time someone mentions the possibility of a person with a TV news-reading background running for mayor of Spokane, I have the same thought.
Tue., March 5, 2019
It’s that time when distant acquaintances take special note of the fact you live in or near Spokane. Happens every March when the NCAA Tournament nears.
Sun., March 3, 2019
Perhaps you saw that story about eight out of 10 newcomers to Seattle having a bachelor’s degree or higher. But what can be said of transplants to our area? What’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
What’s stopping people from waving goodbye to something that, as they have been known to point out, clearly makes them unhappy? Here are a few theories.
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019
Happy Presidents’ Day Eve.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
All sorts of questions come to mind when you’re shoveling snow.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
There’s no question about Spokane’s favorite wintertime spectator event.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Apparently there is some disagreement about just which population subset is at the center of the American experience.
Sun., Feb. 3, 2019
I suppose many longtime Spokane residents who did not grow up here have wondered.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Let’s turn to marmots this Groundhog Day in what we could call ‘New Punxsutawney’
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
Avoiding acquaintances in the grocery store doesn’t make you a bad person. It just means you’re not in the mood for a stop-and-chat.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
Late last week, I stumbled upon the perfect all-purpose saying for life in Spokane.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
A lot of people in Spokane have been out of sorts this winter because something in their lives has been missing.
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019
What if we just agreed to go ahead and pronounce the name of our city ‘Spocaine’?
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Have you ever imagined, many years from now and long after you are gone, being that person in the photo no one can recognize?
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Why do so many people in our area choose to live way off by themselves, out in the country?
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019
Seeing as how New Year’s resolutions almost always fail, why not aim high at the outset?
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
It’s almost always best to resist the urge to make self-serving statements that begin “Back when I was a kid.”
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
So here’s my better-late-than-never report on how to keep thieves from stealing packages from your front porch.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
There are Spokane residents who don’t know what Christmas is like here.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Spokane doesn’t have the hardest winters around. But we do have some of the trickiest winter driving.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Our nation’s capital has “D.C.” as part of its official name, but out here in the Northwest we are the ones who have to be described in a way that …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
So it’s December, time for the 13 Questions of Christmas in Spokane.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018
How will things change in the next 50 years – not just in pro football but in American life?
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Most people offering the blessing do a decent job of staying on point. At least in my experience. They are sincere and focused on gratitude. But every once in a …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Today is the anniversary of Washington’s 1889 statehood.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
There’s a little problem with the picture of Spokane as one big, happy family.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Spokane is torn in two, but it is not politics that divides us.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Seven months after Paul Turner’s The Slice column disappeared from the pages of the Today section, it’s back. Look for column monthly in Sunday Today.