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Once Upon a Time in the Inland NW

The Spokesman-Review Limerick contest for 2015 is now complete! We invited readers to send in original limericks, especially ones that follow the 2015 theme, “Once upon a Time in the Inland Northwest.” Topics could include fun re-telling of classic fairy tales that are set in this area, folk ...

2014 Limerick Contest

CONTEST CLOSED -- Look for winners around 3/16! The annual limerick contest continues in 2014! This year’s theme is “Favorite Northwest Foliage.” We want entries to reflect on vegetation that is emblematic of the Northwest. You could, for example, write about Idaho potatoes, about Montana grasses, Oregon blackberries or even ...

You Win When They Win with Silverwood Theme Park

*** Thank You to everyone who entered. This contest is now closed and judging has begun. The Spokesman-Review and Silverwood will announce the top 12 selections on or around May 28. *** Do you know someone who deserves a trip to Silverwood Theme Park? Tell us all about them ...

Return of the Limerick Contest 2013

The St. Patrick's Day Limerick contest is closed to submissions.Thanks for everyone who entered! Click on View Submissions to read all the limericks.

Why My Class Needs a Picnic at Silverwood Theme Park

The Spokesman-Review and Silverwood Theme Park invited students to put on their thinking caps and fire up their imaginations for a fun writing challenge commemorating the park’s 25th anniversary.