Earth to Bezos: People could use help down here

Earth to Bezos: People could use help down here

In the early weeks of this year, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, became the richest person in the history of the world.

The Year That Was... 1996

25 Years of the Inlander
We laughed at the Coen brothers' twisted sense of humor in the quirky little cop movie FARGO, explored the terrifying depths of heroin addiction in TRAINSPOTTING (the Inlander's film critic called it a "gutsy slice-of-life film") and saw the beginning of what has become the longest reign in television courtrooms with the debut of JUDGE JUDY.

On the Street

If you could get paid to research anything, what would it be?
Danielle Palm

Socrates Warned Us: Government statistics can be twisted into any shape you like

Recently reported unemployment figures have apologists for the Trump administration all a-twitter. The reported figure of 4.0 percent is being touted as the lowest since 2000.

Readers respond to a new Border Patrol office; plus George Nethercutt's column on integrity

Readers respond to our blog about the Border Patrol opening an office in Spokane to be staffed by about 30 agents (5/8/18):

On the Street

What's your favorite warm weather drink?
Paige Dobbs

Must (learn to) love dogs

Becoming a better companion
My Dearest Fern Mayo:

Republican candidates in this election cycle have a tricky tightrope to walk

President Donald Trump's style has jeopardized the House of Representatives' Republican majority in Congress this year.

The Year That Was... 1995

25 Years of the Inlander
BATMAN FOREVER gave us "less plot and more feelings," TOY STORY warmed even the most hardened hearts and BRAVEHEART won Best Picture.

Readers respond to the death of Elkfest in 2018; plus, Border Patrol sweeps

Readers respond to the cancellation of Elkfest in Browne's Addition in 2018 (5/7/18): Kate Pogue Rau: People.

On the Street

What's on your running playlist?
A.Tyler Brownfield

A collection of quotes to guide your entrepreneurial acumen

"Culture trumps strategy," author unknown, is among my favorite quotes and one I frequently pass on to entrepreneurs seeking insight on how to build a successful business. Creating a differentiated product, targeting a rapidly growing market and establishing a profitable business model is important, but none of those guarantee success if you don't have a team that is aligned, empowered and excited to show up to work every day.

The Scotchman Peaks have become an ideological Rorschach for Bonner County

My wife is on the short list of pregnant women to summit the 7,009-foot-tall Scotchman Peak.

The Year That Was... 1994

25 Years of the Inlander
THE LION KING roared its way into theaters alongside films like FORREST GUMP and PULP FICTION...

Readers respond to Roseanne and a Coeur d'Alene pastor put on a "Hatewatch" list

Readers respond to an article by Chelsea Martin about the recent reboot of Roseanne (4/26/18): FORMAT MATTERS

Must we endure multi-camera format sitcoms with laugh tracks?

Guys, what are we doing? No, I'm really asking.

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Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition @ Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through May 20

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