After 37 years, a group of tenacious volunteers in Priest River, Idaho, just a few miles from the Washington border, can claim a spot among those that have succeeded in generating a thriving industrial park.
Politically divided families cut their Thanksgiving dinner short by 20 to 30 minutes in 2016, according to a draft paper by Ryne Rohla, a doctoral candidate in economics at Washington State University, and M. Keith Chen, a behavioral economist at UCLA.
Crews are still putting the finishing touches on the four-story building, the newest homeless housing to be built by Catholic Charities in Spokane. The organization’s staff gathered with community members and diocese leaders to dedicate and bless the new building Friday.
In the center of the courtroom was Sheri, a jubilant 3-year-old in an Ironman costume, seated on her mother’s knee along with her father (Batman) and three young sisters (Batgirl, Supergirl and the Flash). This was Sheri’s final adoption hearing, and her parents decided to make it a fun one.
The conversation on sexual harassment has been stifled since 1998, when the leader of the National Organization for Women defended a man in executive position who took advantage of women under his authority.
River Park Square typically prepares for the holiday season each November by hanging garlands in walkways, stringing bright lights in storefront windows and setting up the 50-foot Christmas tree in the center of the mall. But this year, visitors were surprised by a new addition welcoming Santa’s arrival. “Oh, my gosh, it’s a reindeer!” said Sarah Cleveland, riding the escalator down to the main floor with her infant daughter in tow.
The congresswoman, who is making a push for large-scale tax reform by the end of this year, is calling on the judge at the center of sexual misconduct and assault allegations to drop his bid for the U.S. Senate, which could imperil an already thin Republican majority in the chamber.
The proposal, which has been tabled for this snow season, would have allowed the city to hire crews to clear trouble areas near schools and businesses. Officials also say they won’t ticket for failure to adhere to the new rule requiring parking on the odd side of the street throughout the winter months.
A two-day, statewide climate summit wrapped up this afternoon after more than 500 people participated at four locations around the state, including Boise State University, Idaho State University and the ...