Stories tagged: families
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
Herbert and Mildred “Mickey” James found love amid their service in the 120th Evacuation Hospital, which followed Gen. George S. Patton’s march to Berlin through the Buchenwald concentration camp. The …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, noon
The holidays are well-seasoned with concerts, recitals and plays. As a parent of a musician, it’s the Christmas tradition I enjoy the most. But as I anticipate another season filled …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, but just five states account for nearly two-thirds of the recent increase.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 5:10 a.m.
Psychologists looking at 10 years of data from nearly 20,000 men found that those who value having power over women and endorse playboy behavior and other traditional notions of masculinity …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Three couples have asked an appeals court to revive their challenge to a North Carolina law allowing magistrates with religious objections to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Four members of a Washington state family missing since Tuesday have been found walking near a store about 55 miles southwest of Seattle, authorities said Thursday.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
The U.S. divorce rate has fallen for the third consecutive year, to its lowest level in more than 35 years, according to data released Thursday.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
Michigan, where a man-made water crisis is still roiling one of its biggest cities, will consider requiring all infants and toddlers to be tested for lead poisoning as part of …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
The teen birth rate in America’s small towns is 63 percent higher than in its biggest cities, a new government report reveals.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
A plush elephant pillow that could suffocate a baby, a plastic hammer with the potential to cause head injuries, and a slingshot-like device that shoots balls of slime that could …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
After dropping sharply between 2005 and 2012, the number of children in the U.S. foster care system has increased for a third year in a row, according to new federal …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Soon-to-dad worried about missing the birth and first few weeks of child’s life for an important job opportunity. Mr. Dad gives tips on how he can still bond with his …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Of the 20 or so women who work at the Kit Kat Ranch, one of Nevada’s legal brothels, Katherine Stone is the only virgin.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
Target is recalling about 127,000 decorative Halloween gel window “clings” because they pose a choking hazard to children.
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 2 p.m.
New dad finds himself struggling with postpartum depression after birth of son.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
The Senate on Wednesday will kick off Congress’ attempt to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, according …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 4 p.m.
Fall is my favorite season. Like Baby Bear’s porridge, it’s not too hot and not too cold. You can enjoy the vibrant colors wearing light layers without shivering or sweating. …
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016
If you’ve been considering a new pet, but find cats and dogs a bit mundane, the Spokane County Reptile and Exotic Animal Expo on Saturday may be just the place …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 4 p.m.
Fresh off their gold-medal win in Rio, the Final Five are kicking off a national tour Thursday in Spokane.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Residents of a small central Idaho town say they don’t want a camp for kids with cancer in their neighborhood.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 5:26 a.m.
Police say four Alabama high school students have been arrested after attacking a pregnant classmate in a classroom.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
A Montana suicide study panel is asking state lawmakers to consider legislation next year requiring mandatory depression screening of all school children starting at age 11.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
Dole’s “Get Up and Grow Together Tour” celebrates fruits, vegetables and healthy eating. The caravan will be in the Spokane area Saturday through Monday, making stops at local grocery stores.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 4 p.m.
You’re the one who’s going to have to help him adjust to his new role as stepdad. At the same time, you also have to help your children understand his …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Unity in the Community, the annual multicultural celebration, returns to Riverfront Park on Saturday. This year’s theme is “Embracing Culture and Diversity.”
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Most adults have fallen short of intentions for connecting youngsters with nature since school ended in June. Sports camps and family summer schedules can get in the way of expanding …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 4 p.m.
The first time Ian asked for a suit, he was about 7 and I was so shocked he wanted to wear anything besides sneakers and shorts, I bought pinstriped pants …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
It’s about to get tougher to earn a driver’s license in Washington state. Officials at the state licensing department this month are rolling out a longer written test – 40 …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
South Dakota authorities say two children taken from their Washington state home by their father are safe, and the father has been charged.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, noon
“Little Mermaid” hits the Kroc stage this month