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A&E >  Art

Terrain debuts clothing line Terrain X

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 2, 2021

Before you read anything further: find a full body mirror right quick. ... OK, you're back. Could you see the culture you come from looking back at you? Is it in the fuzzy socks Grandma knits and gifts every Christmas? The gold or silver cross hanging from a chain in the center of your chest?

News >  Family

Brrr! It’s time for the mitten coloring contest

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 2, 2021

Colder weather – rain, wind and snow – has arrived, which means it’s time for our annual mitten coloring contest. The contest is open to children ages 12 and younger. Entries will be judged by a panel of The Spokesman-Review staffers who will select winners in three divisions.

MIss Manners 12/10

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 2, 2021

DEAR MISS MANNERS: How, if at all, does one acknowledge or comment on the gender change of a friend’s child?
A&E >  Entertainment

Legendary Iron Maiden to return to Spokane Arena on Sept. 30

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 2, 2021

Metal iconoclasts Iron Maiden will return to Spokane next autumn. The British band, while on its Legacy of the Beast world tour, will perform Sept. 30 at Spokane Arena. The word has been that this might be Iron Maiden's last big tour. It'll be worth catching the group, which redefined heavy metal.
News >  Health

How a missing gene led South African scientists to find omicron

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 1, 2021

In early November, laboratories in South Africa's Gauteng province began picking up something unusual while processing COVID-19 tests: They weren't able to detect the virus gene that creates the spike protein enabling the pathogen to enter human cells and spread.

Miss Manners 12/1

Dear Miss Manners: I am based in the Washington, D.C., area and must correspond with colleagues all over the world, particularly in Europe. When I log in for the day, I see correspondence from them already because of the time difference. When I respond, should I greet them by writing “good morning”?
A&E >  Movies

Investigators track ammunition in fatal film set shooting

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 1, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. — Authorities pursued new leads Tuesday on possible sources of live ammunition involved in actor Alec Baldwin's fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the New Mexico set of a western movie, as they searched the premises of an Albuquerque-based firearms and ammunition supplier.

Dear Annie 11/30

Dear Annie: Please tell “Ready to Die” that she can get disability payments because she has a mental health disorder. The problem is that people tell the disability examiners how badly they feel. But that is not the examiner’s job to assess. They want to know how dysfunctional your daily life is.
A&E >  Food

Festive Chilean hot dogs are a break from leftover overload

Sooner or later, even the most diehard Thanksgiving fans hit capacity on leftover turkey sandwiches and soup. For them, and for those who don't care about the big bird in the first place, consider an unexpected, post-holiday-splurge dish: a fully loaded South American hot dog courtesy of Virgilio Martinez. 
A&E >  Food

Baker hikes price of Sweden’s favorite bread on surging energy costs

Sweden's most-popular breakfast bread will get more expensive after energy prices soared to a record. Pagen, a bakery in the south, will increase prices for its sourdough lingonberry bread next month after electricity costs tripled over the past year, according to a spokeswoman for the baker.
A&E >  Food

Where to order the best panettone this holiday season

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 30, 2021

Golden as sunbeams and almost as light and feathery as goose down, a good panettone is difficult to find. Those red, green and gold boxes at the drugstore and supermarket are laden with artificial flavors and preservatives – and not worth your time.

Ask the Doctors 11/30

Dear Doctors: My older brother is 33 years old and was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I don’t want to bother him with a lot of questions, but I would like to learn more about it. Can you please explain what it is, how it’s treated and what to expect? Dear Reader: Multiple sclerosis is a degenerative disorder.

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