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WSP ramping up Apple Cup, Thanksgiving patrols

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 …

14 places to buy Thanksgiving pie

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.

Idaho woman recounts Thanksgiving Day beating

An Idaho woman testified that her boyfriend severely beat her on Thanksgiving and enlisted her toddler to help torture her.

Weathercatch: ‘River in the sky’ brings tropical Thanksgiving to Inland NW

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.

Retail group: Those using both online, stores spending more

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.

Montana saw record warm temperatures on Thanksgiving

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 lashes out at Harvey Weinstein in cryptic post

Uma Thurman has wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving – everyone except disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Dana Milbank: A bounty of gratitude, if you must know

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.

Rivers, Chargers beat fading Cowboys 28-6 on Thanksgiving

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-led Vikings beat Lions 30-23, add to division lead

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 …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10:28 p.m.

Spokane Turkey Trot kicks off Thanksgiving with costumes, dogs and generosity

Unseasonably warm weather made for a likely record-breaking turnout at Spokane’s annual Turkey Trot in Manito Park.

Shawn Vestal: We need to learn to be grateful every day

As the grandiose comfort and convenience of our lives expands, our ability to recognize our good fortune simply can’t keep up.

Lincoln urges nation to give thanks

Today we offer the Thanksgiving proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln on Oct. 3, 1863. The year that is drawing towards its close has been filled with the blessings of …

100 years ago at Camp Lewis: As Washington soldiers train for World War I, they get fed well for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day had a bittersweet feel in 1917, because so many Spokane men were training in Army camps. However, a correspondent at Camp Lewis (later known as Fort Lewis) assured …

Rob Curley: Channeling our past can lead us to the future

Last year on Thanksgiving, our newspaper published my first column as the new editor of The Spokesman-Review. It was the first time we talked about some of the philosophical changes …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 11:29 a.m.

Long-lost siblings plan to unite for Thanksgiving in Medical Lake

Carl Sontowski, of Medical Lake, thought most of his biological relatives had died. Then he got a phone call about a half-sister he never knew.

The gift of time: Tom Sherry and his turkey drive

Since 2000, KREM meteorologist Tom Sherry has been the face of Spokane’s Thanksgiving meal distribution.

The gift of time: For Kevin Twohig, serving at UGM Thanksgiving is a family tradition

For eight years, Spokane Public Facilities District CEO Kevin Twohig has volunteered with his family and hundreds of other helpers providing the Union Gospel Mission’s City-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner.

Tips to break the Thanksgiving ice

Let’s start, for example, simply by asking questions. Our daily discourse is filled with attitude and declarations. We have forgotten the power of listening.

Front Porch: All in all, there are plenty of reasons for thanks, Hval writes

In 10-plus years of writing this twice-monthly column, I’m almost positive the Thanksgiving writing duty has mostly fallen in my lap. Oh, I know colleague Stefanie Pettit has tackled it …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:51 p.m.

In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:51 p.m.

Five Idaho ski resorts open Thanksgiving weekend

Idaho snow bunnies will have plenty of reason to give thanks with seven regional ski resorts either already open for the season or planning to open around Thanksgiving weekend.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 10:10 a.m.

Lofty Thanksgiving: Astronauts feasting on pouches of turkey

Astronauts at the International Space Station will feast Thursday on pouches of Thanksgiving turkey.

Flood warnings in western Washington ahead of holiday travel

Western Washington has been hit with the season’s first widespread flooding just as travelers hit the road for Thanksgiving.

What stores are open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

The turkey may still be brining, but this year’s holiday discounts have already begun.

Thanksgiving tribe calls on Trump to grant it casino lands

The Massachusetts tribe that broke bread with the Pilgrims is calling on President Donald Trump to honor his commitment to Native Americans.

Paul Turner: Thanksgiving celebration scenarios are endless

Who will be the MVP of your Inland Northwest Thanksgiving celebration? Go ahead and make your prediction.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Volunteers pay it forward at Tom’s Turkey Drive

Aaron Brown grabbed box after box full of 12-pound turkeys, apples, bread, stuffing, canned goods and milk from a towering pallet. It was taller than him, and it was raining, …

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone

President Donald Trump wielded his pardon power Tuesday to spare a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster, joking that he would also let last year’s turkey pardons stand despite …

Dorothy Dean presents: Turkey cake pops #becausecuteness

These Thanksgiving-themed cake pops can do double duty as dessert and place-card holders.