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Filling in meal gaps: Options available to help families until school starts

Free summer meals for Spokane kids in low-income areas end for the season on Friday as school employees regroup for the start of classes.


Backing breastfeeding moms: Health officials, parents hope to make nursing easier

While breastfeeding rates at birth are relatively high in Spokane, data collected by health officials indicate mothers tend to stop nursing infants shortly after leaving the hospital.


UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Trump administration: 1,820 children reunited after border split

The Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart, signaling a potentially long …


UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 3:39 p.m.

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

A federal judge has temporarily halted deportations of families who have been recently reunited after they were separated by the Trump administration.


ACLU says U.S. will miss deadline to reunite migrant families

The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss Tuesday’s court-ordered deadline to reunite scores of young migrant children with their parents.


Trump officials pledge to reunite families amid border chaos

Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is working to reunite …


Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown both call for end to immigrant family separation policy

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she was working to bring legislation to the House of Representatives’ floor that would address both the detention issue and other immigration reforms. Her Democratic …


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 3:25 p.m.

Trump meets with families affected by Texas shooting

President Donald Trump planned to meet Thursday with families of the victims of the Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead.


Homeland Security boss defends separating immigrant families

The head of the Department of Homeland Security defended the Trump administration’s practice of separating children from parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally, telling …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10:42 a.m.

ACLU sues US over separation of mother, child seeking asylum

The American Civil Liberties Union accused the U.S. government on Monday of unlawfully separating a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter by holding them in different immigration facilities, two time …


Rising Strong gives troubled Spokane parents another chance to keep their children

The Rising Strong program is working to keep Spokane families together by providing a lift to parents struggling with drug addiction and other barriers.


Replace a home’s older smoke alarms for safer sleeping

If your smoke alarm is older than 10 years, it’s past due for a replacement. Residents often don’t know that, along with several other newer standards for home fire safety …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 6:37 p.m.

Ivanka Trump says tax plan addresses needs of U.S. families

President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter on Monday channeled her roles as a working mother, entrepreneur and senior adviser to the president to help him sell his administration’s tax plan for …


Babies try harder when they see you sweat, research shows

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching.


Montana official: 8 Family Services’ children died this year

A Montana official says the deaths of eight children who were involved with Child and Family Services have been reported to the state this year.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 12:57 p.m.

Idaho bills juvenile’s parent $84,500 following wildfire

Idaho officials have sent an $84,500 bill to the parent of a juvenile after fire investigators determined the juvenile started a wildfire with mortar-style fireworks.


Mama Bear Moxie: Putting dreams on hold

I recently came across one of those life changing bits of wisdom on social media that stopped me in my tracks. The background was of a little boy playing baseball …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 5:01 p.m.

Survey finds it’s harder to get rich than it used to be

Families have become less likely to change their financial position than would have been the case in the 1980s, and those who do manage to improve their position are less …


Kid camping is a natural experience

Taking kids camping, you know instinctively that you are doing something right for your offspring. You have brought them to this semi-natural place and pitched the tents and created a …


Mexicans reunite with children in US under special program

There were balloons, flowers and tears of happiness. Mexican parents were reunited Wednesday with sons and daughters they hadn’t seen in decades because their children have been living in the …


Boy, 6, found in Oregon car trunk; critically injured

Authorities say a 6-year-old boy in southern Oregon was flown to a hospital after his parents discovered him in the trunk of a car, suffering from a heat-related illness.


Big baby: South Carolina mom gives birth to 14-pound son

A South Carolina couple is looking for some bigger baby clothes after their son was born at a whopping 14.4 pounds.


Lewiston home for troubled youngsters gets good marks from state

The state of Idaho has lifted an admissions ban at the Northwest Children’s Home in Lewiston after it showed sufficient progress in correcting problems revealed in an investigation last year.


Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash

Graco Children’s Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained.


Ronald McDonald House Spokane celebrates 30 years

On April 27, 1987, Spokane’s Ronald McDonald House opened its doors, offering shelter, food and support to families with children in medical crisis. In the past 30 years, more than …


UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 3:01 p.m.

Trump welcomes 21,000 to his first Easter Egg Roll

President Donald Trump has welcomed families to the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll.


UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:43 p.m.

Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families

Parents and children caught crossing the Mexican border into the United States illegally generally can remain together, the Homeland Security Department said Wednesday, in a partial reversal of previous comments.


State of Oregon, child welfare sued over alleged child abuse

A $15.3 million lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services and child welfare workers accuses them of allowing two girls to live with a known registered sex offender.


Lead exposure alters children’s lives decades later, study indicates

Children with elevated blood-lead levels at age 11 ended up as adults with lower cognitive function and lower-status occupations than their parents, according to research that offers one of the …


Mount Spokane: Backyard playground for Spokane families

Mount Spokane is not a world-class peak, a 14er or one of the Seven Summits. It’s not even the highest mountain in Eastern Washington. But it serves a monumental role …