Stories tagged: gifts
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 7:37 a.m.
Netanyahu’s grip on power under threat as gift scandal grows
Benjamin Netanyahu has survived many challenges on his way to becoming the second longest-serving prime minister in Israeli history. A deepening criminal investigation now presents a new threat to his …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Yakima County sheriff’s deputy shows man true meaning of season of giving
The season of giving became personal for Andrew Rosas when he left his overnight shift at Shari’s Restaurant early this morning.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Pilots who fly Amazon planes suggest company may not deliver
Union pilots who fly products for Amazon.com are taking concerns about pay, working conditions and staffing shortages directly to online shoppers with a digital marketing blitz that suggests the internet …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Giving the gift of financial well-being at the holidays
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015, noon
Fun and festive holiday gift paper
Why settle for run-of-the-mill holiday gift wrapping when there are dozens of wonderful papers available?
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015
Home splurges to treat yourself this season
Sometimes the smallest things can make home life easier and more joyful.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015
Family travel five: Give the gift of going
It’s hard to go wrong with the gift of travel. Here are five ideas to consider that will enrich and expand the experiences of your family. 1. Animal lovers. Consider …
Mon., Dec. 23, 2013
Holiday book list aims to entertain
Is there a better holiday gift than a good book? The recipient will still be turning its pages long after the lights and tinsel have been taken down, savoring the …
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013
Gadget gift guide: Brace yourself for fitness
NEW YORK — The latest fitness gadgets record much more than how many steps you take on any given day. From sleep patterns to mood, calorie intake and progress toward …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
A touch of luxury meets leisure time gifts
‘To the art of working well, a civilized race would add the art of playing well,” philosopher George Santayana said. For those with means, pursuing leisure can involve the finest …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
Christmas Bureau fulfills parents’ wishes for their kids
On the first two days of the Christmas Bureau, one of the popular presents made it to the naughty list. The iConcepts brand digital music players were bad, said coordinator …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013
Store caters to young Santas
Oh, sure, it may be more fun to give than to receive. But what if you’re 4? And you only have 50 cents? And you already distributed all your best …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2012
At resale store or vintage boutique, stash may yield holiday treasure
At Spokane Vintage Warehouse, 5-foot-tall light-up “industrial letters” are moving out the door. Owner Jon Swanstrom helped carry out a giant white M just last weekend. Christmas shoppers, rest assured: …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2011
Go local for last-minute gifts
It’s the last minute, but that doesn’t mean you can’t cross a food lover off your list and still get them a local gift. We’ve rounded up a handful of …
Sun., Dec. 12, 2010
Five tips for thoughtful gift wrapping
A gift-giver’s thoughtfulness is as apparent in how a gift is wrapped as in what’s inside. “In our world of ubiquitous merchandise, wrapping can make a gift distinctive,” says Wanda …
Wed., Dec. 2, 2009
Many people are turning to edible gifts this year
On a recent Saturday morning, every inch of countertop in Linda Meyer’s spacious kitchen was covered – with flour canisters, sticks of butter, molasses jars, baking sheets and the hands …
Mon., Dec. 15, 2008
‘Experiences as opposed to gifts’
In the weeks before Christmas, members of the Janzen family of Spokane gather together to light candles on their Advent wreath. For a few short minutes as they watch the …
Sun., March 9, 2008
NEW FACES Dr. Landon Horne has been hired by the Rockwood Clinic orthopedic department as an orthopedic surgeon. He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of …