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  • SUNDAY, DEC. 19, 2010

    Spokane-themed displays tell stories we all want to hear

    It’s natural to want the holidays to be perfect. Even though, as we all know, real life usually isn’t.


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 19, 2010

    Send in addresses of holiday lights

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help.


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 17, 2010

    Help us see the holiday lights

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010

    Campbell House open for holiday viewing

    A visit to the holiday decorated Campbell House is a December tradition for many. The stately old mansion sits a little back, in a far corner of Browne’s Addition, overlooking …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010

    Readers recommend holiday lights across town

    Here’s a list of local holiday light displays recommended by readers. Thanks to all those who contributed, and especially to the die-hard decorators who made it all possible in the …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2010

    Enjoy happy holistic holidays with this list

    The holidays are here – a time of frenetic shopping, eating, traveling and socializing. A time of gaining that holiday 10 pounds and of getting the holiday blues. While you …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2010

    Boosting metabolism can help in fight against holiday fat

    Put down the peppermint-cream cheese brownie. Step away from the candy-cane-crusted chocolate martini. Between holiday treats at the office and post-work party dessert bonanzas – not to mention booze, booze, …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010

    Do Your Part: Bright ideas to go green

    The holidays are here and it’s no wonder why this time of year is called the season of lights. Bright lights are absolutely everywhere you look. They’re strung up outside …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010

    Tell us where you noticed great holiday lights displays

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2010

    Cyclists begin second year of holiday tree deliveries

    PORTLAND – Two years ago, Max Kirchoff – hundreds of miles from his family and nostalgic for the holidays of his childhood – decided to buy his first Christmas tree. …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2010

    Help us list area’s holiday displays

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • SUNDAY, 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 …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2010

    Point us to your favorite holiday light displays

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2010

    Share favorite holiday lights displays with us

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

    Light reading required for these displays

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

    Annual Holiday Pops concerts feature Santa, singalong

    It’s one of Spokane’s traditions – and, like Bloomsday and Hoopfest, it features a cast of thousands. It’s the Spokane Symphony’s Holiday Pops concerts, Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8, 2010

    Sweets, treats made at home can make terrific gifts

    There’s just something about a homemade food gift. I love giving them because I often get stumped when it comes to finding a small, meaningful gift without spending too much …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8, 2010

    More homemade treats that make great gifts

    More ideas for sweets and treats you can make at home and give as gifts.


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 7, 2010

    Send us your favorite holiday light displays

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 7, 2010

    Clark: Local characters revive tired Christmas tales

    Yeah. Yeah. We’ve all seen the Grinch. And that George Bailey makeover? That wonderful life has been done to death.


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 7, 2010

    Dr. Hideg: Moderation key for the holidays

    We are in the midst of another holiday season of parties, dinners, fundraisers and other gatherings filled with friends, food and drink. In addition to larger portions, many holiday foods …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010

    Help us map out area’s light displays

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 5, 2010

    Be our guiding lights for holiday displays

    Once again, we’re putting together a list of area holiday lights displays – and we need your help. If you spot something particularly eye-catching, either in your neighbor’s yard (or …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 2010

    Holidays time for survival as jobless benefits run out

    Shawn Slonsky’s children know by now not to give him Christmas lists filled with the latest gizmos. The 44-year-old union electrician is one of nearly 2 million Americans whose extended …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 28, 2010

    Holiday yard art helps retailers

    RALEIGH, N.C. — If you think inflatable snow globes are tacky, prepare to hold your well-mannered tongue. This year, it’s going to seem like “Tim the Toolman” Taylor has moved …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010, 9:37 A.M.

    TSA urges Thanksgiving airport security compliance

    Holiday travelers dismayed by airport body scans planned protests at bustling airports today, while the head of the nation’s transport security agency urged passengers to comply with searches to reduce …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 2010, 11:20 A.M.

    Whether by plane or car, prepare for holiday travel

    Travel nationwide over the Thanksgiving period is expected to increase by more than 11 percent to 42.2 million people, according to projections from the American Automobile Association.


  • MONDAY, NOV. 15, 2010

    Do Your Part: Keep waste under wraps at your holiday bash

    With the holidays fast approaching the plans for parties are already under way. From Thanksgiving dinner to a New Year’s Eve bash, it’s easy to throw a fabulous get-together without …


  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 5, 2010

    Some offices, services to close for holiday

    The following offices and services will be affected by the Labor Day holiday. • All Kootenai County city and rural garbage pickup will be one day late for the week.


  • FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010

    Memorial Day weekend events

    The following events are taking place throughout the region over the Memorial Day weekend: Today


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