Stories tagged: marriage
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile
It was all in a day’s work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis: First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Ricky Martin has married Jwan Yosef
Ricky Martin is a married man.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Pope reaffirms conscience as heresy debate divides church
Pope Francis has reaffirmed the “primary” role of using one’s conscience to navigate tough moral questions in his first comments since he was accused of spreading heresy by emphasizing conscience …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
Gary Oldman marries for fifth time
Gary Oldman is married for the fifth time.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Front Porch: Who needs Prince Charming?
After three decades of marriage, simple touch still takes her breath away.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Broadway star Idina Menzel marries ‘Rent’ co-star Aaron Lohr
“Dad & son walked me down the aisle. It was magical,” the singer-actress wrote in a Facebook post announcing her marriage. “Thank you to everyone who helped make my wedding …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Child marriage increasing in civil war-torn South Sudan
“If I’d have refused, my father and brothers would have killed me,” Eliza says. Shifting uncomfortably in her plastic chair, the 17-year-old recoils when remembering her wedding day.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Man proposes to girlfriend during solar eclipse totality
A Seattle couple became engaged as the solar eclipse reached totality in Oregon.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives
Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Judge OKs $11.2 million settlement for hacked Ashley Madison users
A federal judge on Friday approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
For 75 years, Charlie and Mable Mitson have enjoyed a marriage of adventure, humor and love
Seventy-five years ago Tuesday, a pastor married Charlie and Mable Mitson. The young couple, both Coeur d’Alene teenagers, were about to embark on lives on the cusp of change: Within …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
Support for gay marriage surges, even among groups once wary
In the two years since same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide, support for it has surged even among groups that recently were broadly opposed, according to a new national survey.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
1 in 6 newlyweds’ spouse is of different race or ethnicity
More and more Americans are marrying people of different races and ethnicities, reaching at least 1 in 6 newlyweds in 2015, the highest proportion in American history, a new study …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 6 a.m.
Couple married 69 years die minutes apart, holding hands
The children of a suburban Chicago couple married for 69 years say their parents died just 40 minutes apart while holding hands at a hospital.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
North Carolina bill banning same-sex marriage again won’t be heard, House speaker says
day after North Carolina lawmakers introduced legislation that would outlaw same-sex marriage and defy a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a top Republican there said Wednesday that the bill is …
Tue., March 7, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Newlywed ‘Duke of Dunsmuir Downes’ appears to be a fraud
It all sounded like such a beautiful, romantic story. Several weeks earlier in Coeur d’Alene, Ethel Haller of Spokane married Captain W.W. MacKenzie, the Duke of Dunsmuir Downes in Scotland. …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Woman hopes to marry in dress made of Taco Bell wrappers
The wedding of one woman’s dreams will take place in a Taco Bell while she’s wearing a dress made of burrito wrappers.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Same-sex marriage laws helped reduce suicide attempts by gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study says
Guess what? It did get better for gay, lesbian and bisexual high schoolers when the states they were growing up in changed their laws to allow same-sex marriage, a new …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: 4 found guilty of fraud in sensational white-collar trial
Four men were found guilty of “fraudulent use of the mails” in a sensational white-collar crime trial in Spokane. A jury found that the four men operated several companies, including …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017
Couple celebrates 35th anniversary with unusual gift: His-and-hers hearing aids
Couple gets His and Hers hearing aids for 35th anniversary.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
Oregon woman digs boyfriend’s shoveled out marriage proposal
It wasn’t the marriage proposal Matt Behrens planned, but it worked just as well. He was going to pop the question Wednesday evening at a Portland restaurant, but the snowstorm …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Police uncover illegal booze, drug operation in South Hill home
From our archive, 100 years ago Two women and three men were arrested after police found opium, cocaine, morphine and 125 quarts of whisky in a house on the lower …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: An interracial marriage makes front-page news
From our archive, 100 years ago A marriage between a Japanese man and a white woman was apparently unusual enough to make the front page of The Spokesman-Review.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Couples file appeal over North Carolina gay-marriage law
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, 8:52 a.m.
Divorce in U.S. plunges to 35-year low
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.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
Front Porch: New tile starts a cascade of home organization, improvement projects
Have you ever noticed that there’s an inevitable cascading effect from one simple action? Clean out one drawer in your house and you wind up cleaning out every drawer, not …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
How equal are chores in your marriage – and does it matter?
It’s the age-old debate heard in homes across the nation: Who is responsible for the chores?
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016
People: Goldie Hawn’s key to romance with Kurt Russell? No marriage
Goldie Hawn says the key to her successful 33-year Hollywood romance with Kurt Russell is that they never got married.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Hundreds of Romanian couples celebrated for lasting marriages
A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Super-rich woman announces surprise marriage
From our archives, 100 years ago The surprise marriage of Sara E. Smith to Ralston Wilbur was front-page news in Spokane.