Washington Opinion Spotlight

POLL: Have You Eaten At A Sit-Down Restaurant Since The Pandemic Started?

In the middle of a global pandemic that's had devastating economic impacts on the restaurant industry, Spokane chef Michael Wiley bought a second restaurant. At the beginning of October, the chef and owner of Wiley's Downtown Bistro on Washington Street added Prohibition Gastropub to his repertoire after the pub's owners, John and Jill Leonetti, decided to exit the business and move away.
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POLL: Do You Think Bob Lutz Should Have Resigned?

SPOKANE — Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the Spokane Regional Health District on Sunday afternoon to challenge the decision to ask for Health Officer Bob Lutz’s resignation. “I’m devastated, and I’m infuriated, and I want answers, and I want transparency,” said epidemiologist Anna Halloran. “I want Dr....
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POLL: Did You Watch The Nhl Draft?

Former Spokane Chief Bear Hughes was picked in the 5th round of the 2020 NHL Draft by the Washington Capitals. Rob Jesselson sits down with Hughes to discuss his journey and how it brought him to this exciting moment. Tags: nhl draft, season 2020, spokane chiefs, washington capitals.

POLL: Will You Be Watching This Debate?

SPOKANE, Wash. – Republican incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Dave Wilson will be debating in an online forum on Thursday, Oct. 1 from noon until 1:15 p.m. The Spokesman-Review is hosting the debate. Washington State’s 5th Congressional District encompasses nearly a third of the entire state, including Pend Oreille...

POLL: Do You Think Whitworth Is Doing Enough To Help Students During The Covid-19 Pandemic?

SPOKANE, Wash – Whitworth University is making sure that any student who is diagnosed with COVID-19 has a safe place to recover. The University is using 23 of its theme houses, which includes 80 beds, for isolation and quarantine. They will be available to students who have either tested positive for COVID-19 or who need to quarantine because of possible exposure.

POLL: Do You Believe Spokane Public Schools New Safety Model Will Work?

SPOKANE, Wash — Spokane Public Schools is beginning the process of creating a safety model as part of the School Board Equity Resolution passed in June. The district hopes to provide a “proactive, wholistic approach with an emphasis on social-emotional wellness and mental health, while maintaining the important aspects of crisis response and safety management,” according to the SPS website.

POLL: Do You Agree With Pete Carroll'S Sympathetic View Of What Happened With Former Seahawk Earl Thomas?

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has become the latest to comment on the situation regarding former Seattle safety Earl Thomas, who was released by the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday following an incident with a teammate in camp. Asked about his former player, who was part of Seattle's Super Bowl championship roster in 2013, Carroll expressed sympathy for Thomas while emphasizing the gravity of what Thomas is currently experiencing.