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TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017

TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017

Best Ever Chocolate Cake – it’s vegan

The best chocolate cake ever – and it’s vegan. Just ask Cindy Knudsen, president of the local Pawsitive Outreach Spay/Neuter Alliance and member of Inland Northwest Vegans, or InVeg. She found a similar recipe online by searching for “Best Vegan ...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017

Achievements: Wyatt Burley of Spokane earns Eagle Rank

Wyatt Burley, a member of Troop 325, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank awarded by the Boy Scouts of America. For his project, Burley designed, planned and built a 16-bed community garden at Origin Church in southeast Spokane. Burley is a senior at Lewis and Clark High School. He is the son of Mason Burley and Laurel Kelly, and Mark and Lisa Pasin. Air Force Airman Cody L. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Carlson is the son of Trace L. Carlson and Kimberly R. Cornelius of Spokane and is a 2016 graduate of West Valley High School.

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MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017

MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 5:15 P.M.

House Call: The benefits of a primary care physician

If you are young and healthy it can be it can be hard to see what advantages there are to having a primary care physician. Having a primary care doc provides what we call continuity of care. We have a record of your vital signs and health needs from year to year and if there is a change it can be a flag that something unusual is going on in your body even though you feel fine.

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Cassandra Quave, an ethnobotanist at Emory University, in her lab with berries from the Brazilian peppertree. (Emory University / Emory University)

MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017

Common weed could help fight deadly superbug, study finds

Researchers from Emory University and the University of Iowa found that extracts from the Brazilian peppertree, which traditional healers in the Amazon have used for hundreds of years to treat skin and soft-tissue infections, have the power to stop methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in mice. The study was published in Nature’s Scientific Reports.

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MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017

The Slice: Hearts and flowers

Here are a few more Valentine’s Day memories. “We had been married for about 19 years in 1989,” wrote Karen Valandra. In that time, her husband had given her some nice cards. “But on this particular year a dozen red ...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017



Jim Kershner

Jim Kershner

Paul Turner

Paul Turner


Coloring pages

Coloring pages

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Blogs

The SliceFirst things first

My friend John Kafentzis shared this. "We were at a Gonzaga women's basketball game recently with our extended family. A nearby fan asked 4-year-old granddaughter, Emme, 'Are you going to ...




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. ...