Stories tagged: Thanksgiving
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Thousands of American troops spent Thanksgiving deployed to the U.S. border with Mexico, joining fellow service members overseas in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere who marked the holiday away from loved …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Firas Alhasani had a plan. Get in. Get the TV. Get out. Such is the life of a Black Friday shopper. Especially one who shows up three hours early to …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Brisk temperatures and the threat of a rain shower didn’t deter about 2,000 people from heading to Manito Park Thursday morning for the Bloomsday Runners Club’s annual Turkey Trot.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
Hannah Crenshaw hosts a Thanksgiving dinner each year, cooking turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes – her favorite – for up to 15 guests at her home in Magalia.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on floats and marching bands made their way through …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
If views, a vigorous (but short) hike and crisp air appeal, the 3-mile round-trip Quartzite Trail is the perfect way to burn through your post-Thanksgiving stupor.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
Thirty-three years ago today, my father published a column that explored the meaning of Thanksgiving – beyond cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and pigskin. Reading that column, which is featured in …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
Every year at this time I wonder why we, as American Indians, bother to celebrate Thanksgiving. Despite all our social ills and battles with state and the federal government, we …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
David Olsen will never forget Thanksgiving 1981. That’s the day he returned home following a four-month hospital stay – the result of a near fatal boating accident.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
The abundance and ease of the average American life in 2018 is a marvel, and it’s surpassingly easy to simply list the reasons we have to be thankful. But isn’t …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
Local meat markets sell hundreds of turkeys in the days leading up to Thanksgiving.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump used the power of his office Tuesday to save a pair of meaty turkeys from the holiday table.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Most people offering the blessing do a decent job of staying on point. At least in my experience. They are sincere and focused on gratitude. But every once in a …
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Yes, omnivores, vegetarians and vegans can find peace and happiness at the same Thanksgiving table.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Getting There: The winter gear you need as you climb Sherman Pass on your way to Thanksgiving dinner
Not much is known about the first Thanksgiving, despite the myths we’ve built up around the holiday celebrating gratitude, friends, family and fall.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 2 p.m.
Plenty of Native people still celebrate the holiday, too. Everyone has the time off and no one is against gratitude. It’s complicated. And I would never condemn a Native person …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
But, I’m putting my foot down this year. Here’s my list of reasons why I’m going turkey-less:
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Many Spokane organizations will be providing Thanksgiving meals over the holiday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Thanksgiving travel is expected to be at record high levels with thousands of people taking to the air or road during the holiday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
Thanksgiving break for Washington State University is right around the corner, as is the highly anticipated Apple Cup in Pullman, and troopers will be ramping up their patrols in response …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 5 p.m.
Now is the time to place an order if you want a pie in time for Thanksgiving.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
An Idaho woman testified that her boyfriend severely beat her on Thanksgiving and enlisted her toddler to help torture her.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
A long plume of warm, moist airflow from the tropics to the Western U.S. put record-warm temperatures and intermittent rain on the Thanksgiving Day menu in eastern Washington.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
A retail trade group estimates that people who shopped both online and in stores from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday spent more than those who stuck to one or the other.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 2 p.m.
More than a dozen Montana cities and towns saw record high temperatures on Thanksgiving.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Uma Thurman has wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving – everyone except disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
In short, Sarah, I am thankful that a combination of brave people, brilliant framers and dumb luck have prevented your boss from doing much worse.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Philip Rivers threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in his first Thanksgiving game in his 14th season and the Los Angeles Chargers beat the fading Dallas Cowboys 28-6 on …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score all in the first half to give the Minnesota Vikings a double-digit lead and they went on to beat …