Barbed wire, border walls and other American narratives

Barbed wire, border walls and other American narratives

By the time this column is seen in print, the big story of the week — the midterm elections — will already be two days past its prime.

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Do you like soup?

Ride-sharing scooters and bikes could transform local transportation

Founded less than two years ago, Lime has raised $467 million and is already a unicorn to investors, sporting a valuation of $1.1 billion.

High schoolers debate reporters, Sam Ligon talks Miller Cane, and Woman's Club hosts craft show

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Rhetoric in the Ring V: Rogers vs. Reporters

Readers respond Veterans Day centennial; Fox News dishonesty

RING A BELL FOR VETERANS Reclaim Armistice Day, Spokane.

A prominent Spokanite speaks from beyond the grave, with an important message for our time

Spokane has produced more than its fair share of famous business leaders, artists, professionals and politicians.

Discussion on Spokane River dams, undergrad conference and Armistice Day celebration

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The Spokane Tribe and its River

Lisa Brown will help Congress relocate its spine

A while back, the 5th District of Washington made a tough business decision.

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What is the best or worst part about winter in Spokane?

Treat Yourself to a Fright Night: Give your brain a good scare

As a 10 year-old I stood in a line that wrapped around the Mercy Movie 6-Plex in Yakima waiting to see Jurassic Park on its opening night.

Ghost Ball, business workshop and climate change discussion

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Celebrate Halloween while supporting local children with special needs and enjoying music, dancing, drinks and heavy appetizers, live/silent auctions, festive photography and more. Proceeds support Elevations - A Children's Therapy Resource Foundation.

Maybe 18 years is plenty of time for a Supreme Court justice to serve

For the first week of October, the emotion-filled confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh held us and our fellow Americans glued to our TVs, in moods ranging from horror, for some, to anger and tears for others and sheer disgust for the many. You surely agree there must be a better way to recruit fresh blood to the highest court in the land?

Readers respond to an endorsement of McMorris Rodgers; foster kids in out-of-state-facility

Readers respond to a story about Washington foster children being sent to an out-of-state facility with conditions described as unacceptable by a Washington group (Oct. 18, 2018): Sue Nott: If a facility cannot meet our state standards they should not be sent there.

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What is motivating you to vote this year?

It's time to act on climate change

In my family one often-repeated saying goes, "Don't ruin a good argument with the facts."


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