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FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016

Artists face off for ArtFest fundraiser

Last year, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture asked area artists to decorate birdhouses. The birdhouses were then auctioned off at ArtFest as a museum fundraiser. They’re doing it again this year, only instead of birdhouses, the artists are ...

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Summer reading opens doors to adventure

Author Rosanne Parry is sending families on a treasure hunt. She’ll be at Auntie’s Bookstore on Saturday with her most recent book, “The Turn of the Tide,” to help kick off the store’s summer reading program. The book, set in ...

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Annie’s Mailbox: Abuse isn’t always physical

Your husband doesn’t have to hit you to be an abuser. Controlling all the money, as well as access to your medications and doctors, is also a form of abuse. Please contact the National Domestic Violence hotline (thehotline.org) at 1-800-799-SAFE.

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Ask Doctor K: Swimming eases stress on sore joints 

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m overweight, and I want to exercise. But I have painful knees that make it difficult to walk. Is swimming a good alternative? DEAR READER: In terms of convenience, it’s hard to beat brisk walking as a form of exercise. You don’t need any special equipment or venue, and you can do it in many places. But during the winter, harsh weather can make walking outdoors unpleasant. And for some people walking may be uncomfortable.

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Emilia Clarke, left, and Sam Claflin in a scene from "Me Before You." (AP)

Movie review: ‘Me Before You’ is good for a good cry

Some people just like to cry at the movies. If you are one of those people – if you have for example actually committed to watching “The Fault in Our Stars” or “The Notebook” more than once, either endeavor an act of incomprehensible madness – then chances are you will enjoy “Me Before You.” And you will undoubtedly get a bit teary.

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One Tree Hard Cider celebrates grand re-opening

One Tree Hard Cider is celebrating its newly renovated tasting room with a grand re-opening Friday and Saturday. The new tasting room features all of One Tree’s cider offerings as well as a few other craft ciders and beers – ...

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Mike Carpentiero, takes passengers for a ride in his 1929 New Standard airplane,  June 1, 2012 at Felts Field.  Carpentiero is offering rides to the public.  DAN PELLE danp@spokesman.com (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

10 Under $10

1. ArtFest 2016 Noon-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Coeur d’ Alene Park, Browne’s Addition, between Second and Fourth avenues and Spruce and Chestnut streets. Annual art fair features three days of music, food ...

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Ask Mr. Dad: Doula can aid birth process

Our baby is due in a few months and all of my wife’s friends are recommending that we hire a doula as a birth companion. What are doulas and what do they do? More important, will a doula try to take over? My baby is being born and I want to be there for the birth.

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Q&A with Jojo Moyes, author of ‘Me Before You’

Jojo Moyes is used to book tours, but life these days has been just a bit more hectic. She has been promoting the new film “Me Before You,” based on her bestselling book (she adapted the screenplay herself). The film stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) as Louisa, a young woman who goes to work and falls for embittered quadriplegic Will (Sam Claflin of “The Hunger Games”).

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S-R intern Tyson Bird brought cookies to work on his last day with us. It has been a pleasure to have him here. I first printed a column submission from ...

Too Many Cooks“Walking with Peety”

Eric O'Grey, the Spokane Valley man whose story about losing more than 100 pounds with the help of a shelter dog went viral earlier this year, has a book deal. ...

ClarksvilleMel McCuddin: The Art of Darkness

Inside a downtown gallery maybe two decades ago – that’s where I first got McCuddined. I recall strolling through the vast array of art when one canvas stopped me cold. ...

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