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Sikh temple shooting reminds us that we aren’t asking the right questions

In the wake of such incredible heartache and tragedy, Sikhs have unquestionably handled the situation with dignity and resolve. In a time where anger and outrage spill across TV screens, editorial columns, airways and phone lines, it would have been no surprise to hear that the Sikh community was violently outraged about what happened.

Motive unknown in shooting at Family Research Council headquarters

A security guard is recovering after he was shot Wednesday morning (Aug. 15) in the headquarters of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian lobbying group.

Authorities said the security guard was shot in the arm after confronting an armed man in the building’s lobby.

Randy Travis – Perfect candidate for recovery

Addiction can cut a wide path of destruction….career, reputation, relationships. The news story about Randy Travis this week reminded me just how wide that path can be.

Do you consider yourself “spiritual, but not religious”?

Do you consider yourself "spiritual, but not religious"?

Expert to discuss energy and climate policies

On Thursday Griffin Thompson, a U.S. State Department alternative energy and climate expert, will be in Spokane to discuss how international climate and energy policies impact the community.

The event, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Spokane will be at the Saranac Public House from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

First Church of the Bean

This past weekend I attended the Spocon, Spokane’s science fiction and fantasy convention. Nearly every decent-sized city has at least one, such as MisCon for the Missoula and RisCon for the Tri-Cities.

Searching for life on Mars

The successful landing of the one-ton automobile-sized Curiosity on Mars was a great testimony to American ingenuity and to the future of the NASA space program. It seemed more like Star Wars than NASA.

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