In the Kitchen with Alison Highberger

In the Kitchen with Alison Highberger
Avocado dressing salad is a recipe Alison Highberger has been making for 20 years or so. ADRIANA JANOVICH adrianaj@spokesman.com (Adriana Janovich / The Spokesman-Review)
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She’s learned and learned. With every request she’s learned. So now Alison Highberger just keeps five or six hard copies on hand for whenever company comes and she serves her sought-after Avocado Dressing Salad.

Shawn Vestal: Recalling the mayor doesn’t make much sense
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Shawn Vestal: Recalling the mayor doesn’t make much sense

There are few things that make less sense for Spokane right now than a recall of the mayor. Was the behavior unearthed by the Kris Cappel report shoddy and shameful? Absolutely. Was the manner of Craig Meidl’s appointment as police chief reckless and poorly thought out? Utterly. Has the blame-everyone-else mayor taken any level of responsibility? Not even close.



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Pig Out in the Park: What to know before you feast 

How should parkgoers avoid construction to get to the food fastest? Why can’t stands serve drinks? What’s with that name, anyway? We’ve got you ready for this year’s annual outdoor gorge-fest.




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A cyclist rides past a sign directing voters to a primary election voting station early Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Phoenix. (Matt York / Associated Press)
A cyclist rides past a sign directing voters to a primary election voting station early Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Phoenix. (Matt York / Associated Press)

McCain challenge, sheriff’s latest bid top Arizona primary

new U.S. Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth Senate term in November, clearing an important hurdle in a race that was inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.




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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Xfinity Arena of Everett on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Xfinity Arena of Everett on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

Donald Trump returns to Washington with rally in Everett  

new EVERETT – Thousands of people lined up to hear Donald Trump speak in Everett on Tuesday evening as the Republican presidential candidate returned to Washington state for a rally and a fundraiser. The New York businessman told a cheering crowd ...



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Boy Scout Troop 464 on the section of the Pacific Crest Trail between Marmot Lake and Deep Lake in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. (Rob Behm)
Boy Scout Troop 464 on the section of the Pacific Crest Trail between Marmot Lake and Deep Lake in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. (Rob Behm)

Spokane Valley Boy Scouts help injured woman on the Pacific Crest Trail  20 

Spokane Valley Boy Scout Troop 464 had just finished crossing a rocky waterfall when they heard a call for help. Scoutmaster Wade McNeilly worried one of the nine boys in the group might be hurt, but quickly realized the call ...



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Education Notebook: Free school supplies for EV students 

The East Valley School District, in partnership with Spokane Valley Sunrise Rotary and Greater Spokane Association of Evangelicals, will host a back-to-school fair to provide East Valley preschool and elementary students with free school supplies: paper, pencils, crayons, markers, glue ...


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Singer Domenico Balzani, center, performs the role of Don Bartolo as singer Massimo Cavalletti performs the role of Figaro in a dress rehearsal of “The Barber of Seville” at the new Dubai Opera in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday. (Jon Gambrell / Associated Press photos)
Singer Domenico Balzani, center, performs the role of Don Bartolo as singer Massimo Cavalletti performs the role of Figaro in a dress rehearsal of “The Barber of Seville” at the new Dubai Opera in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday. (Jon Gambrell / Associated Press photos)

Skyscraper-filled Dubai burnishes arts scene with new opera 

new DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house. The city-state is opening the Dubai Opera on Wednesday night, in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.



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