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Review: Queensrÿche proves it is still in full force at Northern Quest

Review: Queensrÿche proves it is still in full force at Northern Quest

UPDATED: 8:51 p.m.

Queensrÿche delivered a night of nostalgic riff revelry in the Pend Oreille Pavilion at Northern Quest Resort & Casino on Thursday night. The band has weathered a slew of membership changes over the past 40 years, including the loss of powerhouse vocalist and lyrical visionary Geoff Tate.

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Miss Manners 10/25

DEAR MISS MANNERS: I am about to use the cut direct in a social situation on someone who absolutely merits it. Everyone in our social circle agrees that this person, an unmarried lady of equal social status to me, has behaved in an outrageous manner to me and my romantic partner.

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Kids are playing ‘Squid Game’ at recess – now what?

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

“Squid Game,” Netflix’s massive global hit produced in South Korea, might feature playground games, but it is most obviously not for kids. The ultraviolent show follows 456 debt-ridden adult characters as they fight one an other to the death for a chance to win millions of dollars.
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The Full Suburban: Home on the range includes rounding up stray cows

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

There’s one thing that strikes fear into me like nothing else, regardless of the time of year, and it is this: looking out my living room window and seeing my 11-year-old Henry waving frantically at me from his bus stop and yelling at the top of his lungs, “The cows are in Glenn’s backyard!”
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Dear Annie 10/23

Dear Readers: Thank you for your heartfelt and humbling responses to Second Wife, who is bothered that her second husband continues to carry a photo of his late wife in his billfold. These serve as an important reminder that though loved ones die, our love for them doesn’t.
News >  Travel

In the Scottish Highlands, a hiking dream fulfilled

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

Years ago, when our kids were in preschool, my husband and I had what seemed like a crazy pipe dream: Once a year, we would take a multiday hike as a couple. Turns out it was a crazy pipe dream. At least at the time. But last year, as empty nesters, we resolved to finally make it happen.
News >  Home and garden

What is laundry stripping, and does it work?

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

A few years ago, Lisa Myers, owner of the lifestyle store Capers Home in Seattle, had a house guest who took special notice of a pile of old, worn-out and discolored sheets and towels that Myers had set aside for the rag bag.
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Longtime passion: Jason Johnson’s 33 years as Nova Kaine

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

It is perhaps not surprising to find that Jason Johnson, aka Nova Kaine, has a master’s degree in theater arts, but a master’s in divinity? Before becoming the sixth in a direct line of performers to take on the mantle of Nova Kaine, Johnson was well on his way to becoming an Episcopalian priest.
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Ask the Doctors 10/23

Dear Doctor: My mother passed away several years ago from a form of dementia called organic brain syndrome. Can you tell me what this is? I’d like to know what the symptoms are and if it’s hereditary. Is there any way of preventing it from happening to me?
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Miss Manners 10/22

Dear Miss Manners: When I graduated from school, I moved in with my parents to start saving for a home. I am so close and am looking forward to purchasing a home in the next six months or so! Where my struggle comes in is with my older sister, who moved back to the city.
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Dear Annie 10/21

Dear Annie: I need help, but I’m so lost on what to do. Please help with some advice. I’m 52 years old and so broken. My mom passed away on Sept. 14, 2019, at home. I’ve had to live with my brother “Ed” ever since. Or, should I say, he has had to live with me.