Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I don’t really keep track of our spending, but we try to make it pretty even by trading off who pays for different expenses – groceries, date nights, travel costs, etc. We both have good jobs, and we make about the same amount of money.
Dear Doctors: Can you please talk about sinusitis? I’ve been having headaches and postnasal drip for a few months, and I thought it was because of my allergies. But my brother, who is a nurse, thinks it could be sinusitis. How is it treated?
During the last two weeks of July, Westminster Congregational Church in downtown Spokane played host to a different type of congregation: campers at the Discovery Group Robots Lego summer camp. Every weekday for two weeks, local elementary and middle-schoolers came together to build and program Lego robots.
Harvest arrived early to Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley in 2004, so Kathleen Inman rose at 2 a.m. on Sept. 1 to do the first picking run through her pinot noir vineyard. As she was about to leave the house, her husband, Simon, surprised her with a gift for their 20th wedding anniversary.
Super Latino, Super Salads – Chef Colomba leads the class in making fresh salads with traditional ingredients, rich in texture and color. Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. The Culinary Stone, 2129 Main St., Coeur d’Alene. $60. (208) 277-4116.
As Ben Franklin once said, nothing is certain but death and taxes. Now, Taco Bell wants to add something a little more appealing to that grim list. The chain this week reassured upset customers that its beloved Mexican pizza would return to its menu on a permanent basis on Sept. 15 after disappearing earlier this year.
Warner Bros. has scrapped plans to release a nearly finished "Batgirl" movie that was planned for the streaming service HBO Max, according to two people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to speak publicly. The Burbank movie studio had finished shooting the DC superhero spinoff, which cost an estimated $90 million to make.
It's been an interesting summer for women's sexual self-discovery. No sooner have we watched Emma Thompson joyfully let herself go in the charming "Good Luck to You, Leo Grande" than Lena Dunham explores strikingly similar territory, with far more discomfiting - albeit no less revelatory - results.
As if we needed more proof of the Tarantinization of contemporary cinema, "Bullet Train" barrels into theaters to remind us. A generation ago, Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs" - followed by the even more popular "Pulp Fiction" - electrified audiences and the film industry alike, sending a jolt of visual energy and compulsive verbiage through an action genre that had gone moribund. Ever since, we've been awash in imitators who have sought to master QT's branded elixir of sadistic violence punctuated by expository flashbacks, deep-cut needle drops and grandiloquent pronouncements on pop-culture arcana.
The dramatic true saga of the Thai boys' soccer team trapped in a flooded cave, and their rescue after nine days by an international team of divers - including, most notably, a handful of mostly British volunteers - riveted the world during the summer of 2018. Four years later, the story's theme of overcoming great odds continues to fascinate filmmakers and audiences.