FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2019
All childbirth is painful, but the physical pain is often overtaken by the sheer joy of welcoming a child into the world. Sadly, for the 24,000 families in the U.S. each year who experience stillbirth, the pain of childbirth is overshadowed by the immeasurable sorrow of loss.
THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2019
Walt Doellefeld’s life began in 1942 in Nazi Germany. His father was a payroll officer with the Wehrmacht assigned to Gen. Erwin Rommel’s army in Africa.
THURSDAY, FEB. 7, 2019
Sometimes love can feel oppressive, even suffocating, especially when it weighs 14 pounds and is sitting on your chest.
THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2019
The Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho launches two-year, $300,000 fundraiser – the Campaign for Girls.
FRIDAY, JAN. 25, 2019
When delving into the history of women in the military for “Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific,” Spokane author Mary Cronk Farrell stumbled upon an amazing story.
THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2019
He stood like a lonely Statue of Liberty, holding his lighter aloft, its flame flickering in the darkness. An actual cigarette lighter, not a pale imitation cellphone flashlight. You should have seen by the look in my eyes, baby
THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2018
For Amber Fisher, it was a painful inflamed finger at 17. For Gracie Coates, it was a horribly swollen knee at 18 months. Both incidents ultimately led to a diagnosis that changed their lives; rheumatoid arthritis for Fisher and juvenile idiopathic arthritis for Gracie.
He joined our family on a beautiful spring evening. Nine years later, he left us on cold November morning.
FRIDAY, NOV. 23, 2018
That’s a lot to tackle for many young men, but for Jevin Kerbs the goal seemed sometimes unattainable. Jevin has cerebral palsy.
THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 2018
David Olsen will never forget Thanksgiving 1981. That’s the day he returned home following a four-month hospital stay – the result of a near fatal boating accident.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2018
For 43 years, Spokane Fire Department Capt. Greg Borg, 68, has answered the call –actually thousands of calls.
The letters by Jack Rogers came from Fort Devens, Massachusetts, from Camp Pontchartrain, Louisiana, from Dutch East Indies, New Guinea, and the Philippines – approximately 150 in all.
THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2018
A Spokane Hispanic group plans a Day of the Dead event Friday in the combined Aztec and Spanish tradition of honoring loved ones memory with music and mementos.
They say you don’t appreciate what you have until you no longer have it.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2018
“Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing,” is a quote often associated with famed football coach Vince Lombardi.
THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2018
Grime had worn grooves on the backs of her heels.
Mt. Spokane social studies teacher Luke Thomas has received the Washington State Historical Society’s Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching History.
THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2018
The Lab at North Spokane Library presents creator-in-residence Timothy Ely, an expert in the ancient craft of bookmaking, on Wednesday through October.
THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2018
Chances are you read the book in high school, or maybe you’ve seen one of the movie versions. But on Tuesday, you can watch a reader’s theater performance of “Of Mice and Men,” featuring a cast of well-known local actors. And you can help aspiring artists while enjoying John Steinbeck’s haunting Depression-era tale of the friendship between two California migrant workers. The staged reading is a fundraiser for Tiger Drama’s parent group STAGE – Supporting Theater Arts Growth and Education, and donations will go to the Tiger Drama Family Scholarship fund.
Sisters, Jessica, 26, and Heather Hottman, 28, formed their band, the Hottman Sisters, in 2015, and soon added drummer Ed Getzlaff, 25. This week their journey brings them to Spokane with concerts scheduled at the Viking and the Pin.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2018
The Inland Northwest Scrollers are keeping the art of scroll woodworking alive. The members meet every month to share shop tips, projects, and they also give show-and-tells. Recently they donated an undersea-themed piece they completed as a group to Providence Sacred Children’s Hospital.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2018
Cindy Hval is learning new things. She is telling her “Front Porch” stories in front of a camera on a segment of “Spokane Talks,” a television show on Fox28 Spokane.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15, 2018
The fundraiser brings together local artists’ works and floral arrangements inspired by the artwork to benefit the site, which is on both the Spokane and Washington historic registries.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 13, 2018
Veterinarian Julie Sowa and Southside Community Center team up to offer veterinary care at the center.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2018
“I’d like to see the redwoods someday,” he said, as we sat around the dinner table.