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  • How to decorate with antiques and heirlooms

    In this age of minimalism and decluttering, the common response to an offer of a family heirloom or antique might be, “I don’t have space,” “It’s not my taste,” or …

  • Doug Clark: Self-taught man bringing back oldies

    In this world of gigabytes, downloads and digital this and that, George Ward is more at home with tuning eyes, vacuum tubes and condensers. Ward, 77, is an old-time radio …

  • Patsy’s patrimony: Antiques from mining magnate Clark’s days are for sale

    A group of antiques said to have come from the Patsy Clark Mansion and dating back to the mining magnate’s day are up for sale and on display at a …

  • Master of his craft

    You could say Jerry Turner was a typical youngster – if your notion of “typical” were, say, Orville and Wilbur Wright. “In kindergarten I carved a little boat, which I …

  • Spotlight: Renowned composer to offer class for Civic

    Tony-winning composer Jason Robert Brown will be in Spokane next month to give a master class in conjunction with a local production of his musical, “Songs for a New World.” …

  • Shawn Vestal: Fruits of ‘picking’ mostly modest

    The estate sale has just begun, and Dennis Held is already flipping through hangers in a bedroom closet. What’s he looking for? “Men’s pants,” he says, moving quickly. “Look for …

  • Local antiques appraiser is an expert on art of business

    Carol Worthington-Borodin began her professional life as a stockbroker, then switched to antiques in 1984. She earned certification with the American Society of Appraisers in 1990, and launched three successful …

  • Spencer’s Antiques plans grand reopening on Division

    For the longest time, Spencer’s Antiques was an integral part of the Hillyard secondhand and antique dealer community. Located at Garland Avenue and Market Street since 2003, Spencer’s was known …

  • Two Women’s Barn Bazaar blends best of crafts, antiques

    This weekend, an artistic mother and daughter duo – who do business as Two Women – will open their scenic 10-acre farm south of Spokane for their second Barn Bazaar, …

  • School bells have familiar ring

    Ask any school-age child how many days of summer vacation are left and they’ll all give you the same answer: Not enough. August is waning, and the new school year …

  • A mother’s memories are rarely outgrown

    Sometimes, it’s hard to remember that I once lived in a space inhabited by little ones. Gone are the rattles and blankies and alphabet blocks.

  • The world through collectible glasses

    When Depression-era American housewives bought a jar of soft cheese spread from Kraft, they got more than just the cheese. The decorative containers known as Swanky Swig glasses were decorated …



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