Stories tagged: families
Thu., July 7, 2016, noon
As my family can attest, certain sounds send me over the edge. They spark a revulsion so deep it must be genetic. At least two of my children share my …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
Child left in car that was stolen has been found safe
A 3-year-old child was found safe Sunday afternoon after the car the child was riding in was stolen and taken for a ride from Wenatchee to East Wenatchee.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 4 p.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: Mom driven to distraction
Dear Mr. Dad: This may sound dramatic, but I’m hoping you can help save my mom’s life.
Thu., June 30, 2016, noon
Family event: Budget-friendly movies beckon from many places
Free and low-cost movie options abound during the summer at local theaters, libraries, parks and pools.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 7 p.m.
Remaking Mobius: Science center gets ready to open in its new home
Mobius Science Center opens at new location with special exhibit “Bodies Human: Anatomy in Motion.”
Thu., June 23, 2016, 3:42 p.m.
IronKids Fun Run is Saturday at McEuen Park
The 2016 IronKids Fun Run is at 9 a.m. Saturday at McEuen Park in Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., June 23, 2016, noon
That’s Life: Looking for work can be another form of direct sales
Finding summer work between high school and college is an industrious endeavor that may make actual work feel breezy by comparison. I don’t envy my son the cold-calling task aimed …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 10 a.m.
Family fun: Newport Rodeo ropes in music, games and more
Newport’s biggest weekend is getting a little bigger this year.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 4 p.m.
That’s Life: Summer calls for freedom, exploration, fun
Summer is in a hurry this year. Never mind its announced arrival later this month, the season couldn’t even wait for the graduation caps to fall from the sky and …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4 p.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: Doula can aid birth process
Our baby is due in a few months and all of my wife’s friends are recommending that we hire a doula as a birth companion. What are doulas and what …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Oklahoma fails to make doctor-performed abortions a felony
Doctors who perform abortions in Oklahoma won’t be guilty of a felony after the state Senate adjourned for the year without trying to override Republican Gov. Mary Fallin’s veto of …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Johnny Depp asks court to rule he should not pay spousal support
Johnny Depp has asked a court to determine that he should not pay spousal support to his estranged wife, Amber Heard, who filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage.
Thu., May 26, 2016, noon
That’s Life: Senior spring carries a bittersweet air
The kids may be ready to move on, but for families that have bonded during the high school years, the last spring of school can be a wistful time.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
$13 million settlement in botched water-birth lawsuit
The parents of a newborn boy deprived of oxygen during a bungled water birth attempt have settled a lawsuit against a Portland hospital for $13 million.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
New poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs
Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from …
Thu., May 19, 2016, noon
Moran Prairie Library celebrates 10th anniversary
Saturday’s open house features local band and authors.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 10 a.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: Having a baby changes everything – and everyone
Ever since our baby was born, our social life has changed for the worse. I understand that some of this is normal, but it doesn’t feel very good. How can …
Sat., May 7, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Emma and Noah still tops for baby names
For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah top the annual list of top baby names in the U.S., according to the Social Security Administration. That’s the third …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 1:26 p.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: The downside of praise
We live in an era where we give kids trophies for showing up – regardless of how well they play – and we rave about everything they do, whether it’s …
Thu., May 5, 2016
Author writes on animals for adults, children alike
Hanson, a conservation biologist and author of the award-winning “Feathers” and “The Triumph of Seeds,” released “Bartholomew Quill: A Crow’s Quest to Know Who’s Who” in April. He’ll be at …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Michelle Obama to appear on May episode of CBS’ ‘NCIS’
Michelle Obama is making a cameo appearance in support of military families on an upcoming episode of the CBS hit drama “NCIS.”
Fri., April 22, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Florida Supreme Court halts abortion waiting period, for now
The Florida Supreme Court is suspending the state’s 24-hour waiting period for abortions until it decides whether to hear a lawsuit claiming the law is unconstitutional.
Thu., April 21, 2016, noon
Go fly a kite at Hayden’s annual kite festival
Go fly a kite at Hayden’s annual kite festival. The festival starts at noon Saturday at Broadmoore Park, on West Broadmoore Drive in Hayden.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 8 a.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: Sometimes tickling is anything but funny
Face it. Not everyone likes to be tickled.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7 p.m.
Story of D-Day among new Imax offerings
Riverfront Park brings three new Imax movies to town.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 10 a.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: Sometimes dreams aren’t sweet at all
Nightmares are pretty normal in children, affecting 10 to 50 percent of kids six and under. But that doesn’t make it any easier on you when your child wakes up …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 4 p.m.
Actor enjoys filling Gaston’s big shoes
Best of Broadway brings Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” to the INB Performing Arts Center next week.
Thu., March 17, 2016, noon
That’s Life: Staying safe is worth the whistle
Train noise can become part of the fabric of our lives, if only you let it.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Daycare teacher convicted of cruelty in ‘baby fight club’
A second daycare teacher has been convicted of child cruelty and other counts for abusive behavior toward a classroom of 2-year-olds that a prosecutor described as a “baby fight club.”
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
Gov. Inslee wants new agency for vulnerable children, families
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wants to create a new state agency to deliver services to vulnerable children and families.