Stories tagged: paul turner
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
There’s a problem with squirrels. They are fast, unpredictable and lack any real understanding of the threat to them posed by vehicular traffic.
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Paul Turner: This Halloween heed the advice of third-graders and forget the toothbrushes and dole out lots of candy
Third-graders offer suggestions to adults regarding Halloween.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
The key to life in Spokane is convenient parking.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Paul Turner looks back on a long career with The Spokesman-Review, and says farewell.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
My access to the S-R’s digital archives is about to get complicated.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
My wife was at home and happened to be looking out a window one recent afternoon. She observed a minor traffic collision. The fault in the matter was quite clear. …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
So we have arrived at the eve of October.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
There are two kinds of people in the Inland Northwest.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
Those who have road-tripped across the Inland Northwest know that public restrooms can make us wishful for an RV.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
My wife and I celebrate our 30th anniversary today.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
I suppose there are people who care about Big Sky Conference football. In fact, I’m almost sure of it. Seems as if I’ve met some of them. It’s just that …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
In the time-honored tradition of summer reruns, here’s a greatest hits package of column items and excerpts dealing with Pig Out in the Park.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
This holiday weekend is, of course, the traditional milestone. Still, I suspect some of us have our own perspectives.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
The first day of school inevitably prompts some of us to wistfully contemplate do-overs.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
There are a number of things that make people in Spokane angry. But I can tell you what’s near the top of the list: Public employees making high salaries.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
Once upon a time, kids about to start their first year at middle school or junior high approached this transition with trepidation.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Maybe you would agree that retirement parties are unique. Part celebration of a happy transition to another chapter of a person’s life and part melancholy farewell, they are a mixed …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
There have been some good things about August’s on again/off again smoke-filled air. I mean, if you really think about it.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Feelings about the Eagles divide Spokane more sharply than politics or opinions about bicyclists.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Eventually the Inland Northwest’s air will clear and the siege of smoke will be over. Really and truly over. Until the next time.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
It seems a significant number of Lilac City residents long to be the person who gets to decide who is allowed to wear shorts. Or so I have come to …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018
Markets disappear, prices fluctuate and the politics of farm policy can make a farmer scratch his head. But Roy Dube’s quiet pride in being a farmer has not changed. And …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
I’m sure you noticed the entertaining series of stories The Spokesman-Review sports section presented this summer in which several “What if?” scenarios were explored.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
A reader in Cheney sent an email Tuesday blaming me for a song getting stuck in his head.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
It has been suggested to me a time or two over the years that this newspaper seldom acknowledges the existence of apartment dwellers.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Let’s turn our attention instead to the unsung heroes of these clan gatherings: Men and women who know how to tell family stories.
Mon., July 30, 2018
I have no doubt some of those who have volunteered their services as advice columnists over the years would do an excellent job. I just have one question. Would they …
Sun., July 29, 2018
“What was that?” There are at least 21 ways to answer that startled question when someone in your tent asks about a mystery sound late at night while camping.
Thu., July 26, 2018
Will you be a football fan this year or will you find some other seasonal diversions?
Mon., July 23, 2018
In the discussions about possibly building a sports stadium in downtown Spokane, it came up that the city might attract a minor league soccer team if that happened.