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Saturday, February 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Everything is Copy: Keeping Clean

As a kid, I remember being baffled by the way my grandparents scurried about their Manhattan apartment before the cleaning lady showed up. As a young adult, I couldn’t believe …

55 Plus: Why a cleaning service can be a miracle

I once knew a woman who had allowed her clutter to become her prison. She wasn’t a hoarder, but there were stacks of old mail and magazine filling every corner …

Spring cleaning do’s and don’ts: 8 tips from professionals

Spring cleaning is upon us, and apparently, we are all Doing It Wrong. Personal organizers and professional house cleaners share the do’s and don’ts of the Big Clean.

Pin board corrals important papers, photos in one place

If you’re bracing for the start of the school year, you’re probably already waist-deep in backpacks, markers and brand-new sneakers. And you’ve probably already started thinking about where all that …

Those cleaning appliances in your kitchen need love, too

Your dishwasher, sink drain and garbage disposal do the major dirty work in your kitchen, and you can keep them smelling fresh and running efficiently with a few easy steps. …

Do Your Part: Try green for spring clean

Spring is here and that means it’s time for a good spring-cleaning. Instead of bringing in chemical cleaners to do the dirty work, opt for a deep, green clean. Using …

Do Your Part: Avoid chemicals when cleaning house

When it comes to cleaning our homes, most of us want to make sure of one thing: That we are doing a deep clean and actually disinfecting the rooms and …

‘Hip Girl’ Kate Payne shares the joys of baking and cleaning

Not all of us have beautiful, perfect homes. And many of us don’t have time to take care of them – or even a clue as to how. That’s OK. …

Do Your Part: Choose wisely if painting, cleaning

The thought of guests descending on your home for the holidays may have you in an all-out redecorating rush. Do your part this holiday season and go green while you …

Street crews prepare Bloomsday route

Spokane city crews are working along the Bloomsday road run route getting it cleaned and in good shape for Sunday’s 33rd running of the popular event.