Stories tagged: holidays
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
These Easter sides just might steal the show
With a little planning and creativity, side dishes and desserts can be the most memorable items on your menu.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Bishop grants special dispensation for St. Patrick’s Day
Corned beef and cabbage are clearly what’s for dinner March 17, even when St. Patrick’s Day collides with a Friday during Lent.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Where to find the best Irish fare in Spokane
Some might not be traditional Irish fare – the nachos, for example – but they are, at the very least, inspired by the Emerald Isle and just might help you …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 10 a.m.
Savor St. Patrick’s Day with recipes from WSU’s executive chef Jamie Callison
Corned beef and cabbage is the traditional dish of St. Patrick’s Day. Or, at least it is on this side of the pond, where we’re all Irish for a day …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 6 p.m.
One base, three ways to say ‘I love you’
You can’t go wrong with homemade cookies for Valentine’s Day.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Treat your Valentine to breakfast in bed
Heart-shaped Red Velvet Pancakes layered with chocolate-hazelnut spread and a side of bacon say ‘I love you’
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 8 a.m.
Reservations required: Restaurants filling up for Valentine’s Day
With the romantic holiday falling on a Tuesday, Inland Northwest restaurants are expecting to by busier on the weekends before and after, too.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 10 a.m.
What to do for the Super Bowl if you don’t cook
A few tips for hacking Super Bowl snacks.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 5:45 a.m.
What we want in 2017: Compassion, good eats, clear streets and more trees
Once again, we asked people in our community what they’d like to see happen in the new year. Their answers ranged from the specific, like increasing funding for programs assisting …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 6 a.m.
Lacey family ‘starting from scratch’ after Christmas Day house fire
Clothing and furniture can be replaced. But Kristen Doig of Lacey is learning that it’s the little things – items like a set of keepsake “Baby’s First Christmas” ornaments and …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 5:36 p.m.
Jan. 3 is expected to be one of the holiday season’s busiest shopping days
There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business Sunday. Now another frenzied affair joins the shopping line-up: Holiday Hangover Day. This year, it falls on Tuesday, Jan. 3, the day …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, midnight
Front Porch: Christmas decorations hold decades of memories
My parents bought the angel at a downtown drugstore for their first Christmas in 1951.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, midnight
The sweetest of Christmas traditions: A family comes together each year to celebrate their past and each other
Holidays at the Mahan home mean candy-making with Papa.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Drone sales soaring this Christmas, capping a record year for the industry
Still looking for that perfect Christmas gift? It’s not too late to buy a drone, the gift that 1 in 5 people say they’d like to receive and that 1.2 …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
How Dan Campbell’s Christmas tree grew into a symbol of hope and honor
A series of accidents has kept Dan Campbell’s Christmas tree a little less luminous this year and have tested the 78-year-old’s resolve.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Accidental shooting deaths, injuries spike over the holidays
The happiest of seasons is also among the deadliest: Unintentional shootings spike during the holidays, and are more likely to occur than any other time of the year, according to …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 7 p.m.
Goose of Christmas past
Roasting the Dickens out of a Christmas goose. By Dickens, we mean fat.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 11 a.m.
Labor of love: Tamales mean family and Christmas
Tamales take time and many hands, making them a perfect excuse to gather friends and family in the kitchen.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 11 a.m.
From the archives: A simple side dish in Christmas colors
Christmas side dish even comes in the correct colors: green, red and white.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 10 a.m.
Homemade goodness: Chocolate-hazelnut spread, fresh from your own kitchen
Making your own at home lets you control the ingredients – and maybe even means more nutty flavor
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Kids in need enjoy Christmas cheer thanks to Kalispels, Salvation Army
Morgan Theobald wants spy equipment for Christmas. In fact, when she grows up, she’d like to join the ranks of James Bond and Ethan Hunt in international espionage. Why?
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 6 a.m.
If you want to buy locally made gifts this holiday season, here are some places to start
If you’re looking to buy locally made goods this year, there are stores that specialize in that. And many folks navigate to standbys like locally made candy, wine, cheese or …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
Porch pirates steal holiday cheer
In the Inland Northwest, there have been multiple word of mouth reports of porch pirates stealing packages. In the Manito/Cannon Hill neighborhood, many residents said they’ve received warnings about porch …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, noon
Balls of delight
Mother’s date balls were a treat every Christmas.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, midnight
Today’s crafted ornaments can become tomorrow’s keepsakes
Making your own ornaments and decorations for the holidays has its own rewards – the need to create is strong in many of us – but it feels particularly good …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, midnight
Christmas Fund technology upgrade should make it easier for recipients
A new computer program will make it easier and ease the time spent in line for Christmas Bureau recipients.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 6 a.m.
Christmas Fund gears up to channel region’s generosity
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The Christmas Fund, a long-standing tradition of giving during the holiday season in the Inland Northwest, kicks off today.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 5:48 a.m.
Cranberries bubble from bog to Thanksgiving table
Cranberry bogs in Washington state produce solid hues of vibrant red each fall as one of the state’s lesser-known crops is harvested in the months before Thanksgiving.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, midnight
Christmas tree lighting at U-City kicks off annual Celebration of Lights
The Rotary Club of Spokane Valley is lighting its Christmas tree one last time in the U-City Parking lot on Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. when it kicks off its …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 6:05 p.m.
Students using ridesharing for holidays
Ridesharing is a growing holiday travel option for college students