Miss Manners advice column for Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.
Korn is on the road and rocks the Spokane Arena on Wednesday. The rock genre has been through many changes through the years. Grunge started in 1988 courtesy of Seattle-based Nirvana, and nü metal kicked off in 1994 courtesy of Korn, a five-piece band from Bakersfield, California. It’s a small city encompassed by rural farms and sentiment, not unlike Spokane.
Romance isn’t dead. Not by a long shot. There’s a universe of love stories out there, and this area is home to four authors who are well-known writers in the romance genre.
Gardening is a learning process. If things don’t go according to plan, we take notes, do a little research and remember that there’s always next year. Last year, many Inland Northwest gardeners were inundated with earwigs that caused a lot of damage. I had the same problem.
After gaining millions of young readers for her “Divergent” fantasy series, Veronica Roth decided she and her characters were ready for the next phase – a novel for adults.
Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.
Back when she lived in Pennsylvania, Lisa Silvestri was jogging through a memorial park when she saw a woman on her cellphone standing before a tombstone.
The Diverse Voices Writing Group is releasing its first anthology chapbook, a collection of poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction and biography written by local authors.
I’m almost certain I want an apron sink in my new kitchen. You’ve got one last chance to talk me out of it. Have you installed one? Do you own one? What are the pros and cons of an apron sink? Are there special things you have to do to install one?
TV and streaming picks for Feb. 23-29
BOLINAS, Calif. – We awoke to the sounds of waves washing up to the house, built right onto the retaining wall. The picture window in the downstairs guest room of the private home in which we were staying gave us a front-row view of the public beach. That first morning, before our feet even hit the floor, we watched surfers roll in on whitecaps and families walking dogs and playing catch on the sand below.
Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.
It’s National Margarita Day! If that isn’t reason enough to enjoy the strong tequila and fruit-flavored libation today – and tomorrow, too, as it’s the weekend, so treat yourself, splurge, you deserve it – the team at House Method conducted research on the cost of making a margarita in each state.
Comedians can be heroes, too. That’s what American comic Brad Williams became when he helped raise money to send Quaden Bayles, a 9-year-old from Australia who was bullied at school for his dwarfism, to the happiest place on Earth: Disneyland.
Edith McNinch never let age be a limit. When she was 52, she started a 21-year career as a kindergarten teacher. Now 91, she’s often much older than most of the residents she serves as a volunteer advocate at an assisted-living facility in Colville.
If watching the other skaters isn’t enough entertainment for you, on Saturday you also can watch Disneynature’s “Penguins” while at Riverfront Park’s ice ribbon.
There’s no natural reason for the words humans use. Any sound could be used to describe a big mammal that eats berries and salmon.
There was just one rule for Katie Garner’s three children when it came to sleepovers: They were all single gender (her sons, 8 and 11, only invited boys, and her daughter, 14, only invited girls).
Last Sunday, I decided to lie down and read for 20 minutes before tackling the huge ordeal that is Preparing Sunday Dinner. I quietly tip-toed to my room, shut the door and climbed into my bed blissfully away from the chaos and noise that was happening just down the hallway in the living room.
Miss Manners advice column for Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.