The Urban Outdoors

Jess Walter: The Urban Outdoors

My brother and I were making preparations for our annual State of the Spokane River Float (this mostly involves getting my brother out of his …

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Jess Walter: The Urban Outdoors

Recently I was challenged by a poet in Lycra bike shorts to write an entire column about bicycling without making fun of the way people …

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Jess Walter: The Urban Outdoors

DUE TO A REPORTING ERROR I recently found myself at a public hearing. The topic was Kendall Yards, KY as I affectionately call it, the …

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Spokane River and Falls in downtown (December 1970).

Jess Walter: The Urban Outdoors

Someone once called golf a good walk spoiled. But I’ll tell you what really spoils a good walk: man scat. Big. Human. Turds. I can’t …

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