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  • Foster parents decry flu vaccine requirement

    A new Washington law is forcing foster care providers to make a choice: get a flu shot or stop caring for children younger than 2 years old. At least 50 …

  • Need for clean diapers goes beyond preventing rash

    Durga and Manju Ghalley speak limited English after moving to Spokane from Bhutan two years ago. But it was easy to explain why the couple picked up a dozen free …

  • Store caters to young Santas

    Oh, sure, it may be more fun to give than to receive. But what if you’re 4? And you only have 50 cents? And you already distributed all your best …

  • 40th birthday bash nets $855 for Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

    As his wife’s 40th birthday approached, Rob Brewer knew he wanted to do something memorable for Lorna. He planned a surprise party complete with purple streamers and paper plates. He …

  • Pearls of wisdom

    Gordon Jackson has a thing for quotes. Quotes about media, quotes about travel, quotes about career advice and politics, his collection includes several thousand 3-by-5 study cards and more than …

  • Vanessa Behan haven for kids at risk

    It’s been 30 years, but Bill Bialkowsky’s eyes still fill as he recalled reading the coroner’s report. “Fractured skull. Cigarette burns. Pulled hair,” he cleared his throat. “She died a …

  • A final $1 million gift will help children in need

    When Spokane businessman James W. Crow died last year, he left a million-dollar legacy that will help thousands of children. It was a quiet act of generosity from a man …

  • Crisis Nursery in need of diaper, formula donations

    The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery in Spokane says it’s in desperate need of diapers and baby formula to distribute to low-income families.

  • Children’s advocate is the linchpin of Our Kids: Our Business

    Dina Patrick is one of the unsung heroes of Our Kids: Our Business. She’s responsible for letting everyone know the where, when and who of the hundreds of events, programs, …



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