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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017


Nick Lewis and Billy Jones pose for a photograph in their storeKingsley & Scout on Jan. 18, 2017. The shop opened in December at 2810 N. Monroe St. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 10:43 A.M.

Catering to manly tastes

Don’t let the turquoise storefront with the purple trim fool you – Kingsley & Scout is a place for men. The boutique opened Dec. 4 on North Monroe Street and offers a variety of local clothing brands, men’s accessories and ...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017


THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017

Meet the members of the 2017 Lilac Court

Taylor BastianAge: 18 School: Mount Spokane High School What college are you planning on attending? What are you thinking of majoring in? I haven’t decided on which four-year university I’d like to attend, but the ones I’m most interested in ...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017

UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 4:34 P.M.

Spokane Valley council debates new wording for oath of office

It was Spokane Valley resident Terry Gaston who back in September suggested that the city’s oath of office should include a pledge to follow the United States Constitution, even if it meant disobeying orders from a manager. On Tuesday evening, Gaston was back to listen to the Spokane Valley City Council’s discussion of the new wording for the oath – and he was not happy.

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UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 3:32 P.M.

Gardening: Too early to start seeds, but never too early to organize

You can start seeds in any space that can be kept at an even temperature of 60 to 70 degrees. This can be a basement room, the spare bedroom or a corner of the family room away from furnace vents and cold windows. Windowsills are probably not the best place for seed starting because our nights will be too cold well into March. Freshly planted seeds germinate faster with a little bottom heat provided by a greenhouse heat mat set under your trays. They are available at some garden centers and online and come in several sizes.

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Sisters Viola Beyers, left, and Mabel Gunning talk about being centenarians and living at Holman Gardens in Spokane on Monday. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 4:03 P.M.

Sister centenarians focus on living, not aging

Sister centenarians Viola Beyers and Mabel Gunning say the secret to longevity is not to think about it. Beyers, 100, and Gunning, 103, live near each other in separate apartments at Holman Gardens Retirement Home at in Spokane Valley. “If ...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017




Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Stefanie Pettit

Stefanie Pettit

Pat Munts

Pat Munts

Gardening: Edible native plants can thrive in home gardens

In recent years, interest has grown in foraging for native edible plants. Many of the plants we commonly see in the wild in the region have edible berries, leaves, flower and even roots. The nice thing is that you don’t have to go into the …

Steve Christilaw

Steve Christilaw


Blogs

Hayden still fine for ice fishing

FISHING -- Ice is remains thick enough for ice fishing on many North Idaho lakes, as illustrated by this photo from this morning of ice fishermen and even cross-country skiers ...


Parting Shot

Women attempt to take a selfie amid strong winds on Westminster Bridge, London, Thursday. Flights have been cancelled and commuters were warned they faced delays after Storm Doris reached nearly ...