Month: November 2009

A Vegan Feast

One World Spokane, a Sprague Ave. organic community kitchen, has begun hosting guest chefs and live music on Friday nights from 5:30-8. Tonight, they’re featuring Stephanie Smith for an entirely vegan meal. For non-vegans, here’s a great opportunity to answer that burning question, “What do vegans eat?” On the menu: Split Pea Soup Roasted Butternut …

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Regional Businesses Make Bike-Friendly List

The Couer d’Alene office of J-U-B Engineers, a Boise-based civil engineering firm, was one of only three businesses in Northern Idaho and Eastern Washington recognized as Bicycle Friendly Businesses by the League of American Bicyclists. Mountain Gear in Spokane Valley and Rings & Things in Spokane also made the list. What qualified them? Shower facilities …

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Dawes Eddy Slideshow

Spokane mountaineer Dawes Eddy, who climbed Mt. Everest at 65 earlier this year, will present a slide on his accomplisment Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the Jepson Center’s Wolfe Auditorium, Gonzaga University. Physiology researcher Don Winant will present a report, “Built to Scale: Dawes Eddy at Extreme Altitude,” detailing a medical study that followed Eddy on his …

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Book Reviews

Wildebeest In A Rainstorm: Profiles Of Our Most Intriguing Adventurers, Conservationists, Shagbags And Wanderers Jon Bowermaster Menasha Ridge Press, 2009, 224 pages Some of us are familiar with Jon Bowermaster’s books describing his kayaking adventures in exotic ocean environments. Birthplace of the Winds and Descending the Dragon are but two of these. Those who have …

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