Now that the dog days of summer are over, Spokane Humane Society director Ed Boks is looking back at a phenomenal season. "Adoptions are booming," Boks said. The Shelter, PetSmart at Northpointe and Bark, a Rescue Pub, which opened in mid-August, have eclipsed expectations, particularly the latter.
Enola Holmes has been raised to believe she could do anything and be anyone. After the 16-year-old discovers that her mother has disappeared, she reunites with her estranged older brothers, Sherlock – the famous detective – and Mycroft, who are surprised to learn that Enola has not had the most traditional upbringing.
So many of us are struggling with everything that has happened in 2020, and we want – perhaps even need – our dwellings to feel like secure refuges. Six months into the self-isolation brought on by the novel coronavirus, our psyches could definitely use a boost.
There are two foods that really make life worth living: chocolate and garlic. While I can’t grow my own chocolate, I certainly can cultivate garlic. It is really easy to grow, and the resulting crop enhances the flavors of so many savory dishes. Fall is the time to plant garlic.
Q. Tim, please help me. My husband and I are at odds as to what’s slowly ruining all of my wonderful clear glasses and heat-treated glass items in my kitchen. Each time I remove them from my dishwasher, they look worse. My husband states it’s just hard water. I tried soaking some of the ruined things in hot white vinegar, and there was no change. It’s got to be something else, but I can’t figure it out. Can you shed light on this? – Sandra P., Las Vegas
Who are you? Really? There are thousands of quizzes online that will tell you what type of wine, sandwich, Hogwarts house, chair or color you are. Two personality theories that have gained a big following, especially in the internet age, are the Enneagram and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. You may be big into horoscopes and secretly assess your relatives and friends thinking to yourself, “Oh that is such a Capricorn thing to say.”
Now that fall is officially upon us, it is time to spruce up the home with cozy accents, colors and decor. Pumpkins don’t have to be your only source inspiration. Fall decor can have a lot of unique personality while drawing ideas from the season, so here are some ideas to help you brainstorm the perfect autumnal aesthetic for your personal taste.
Like many businesses, the HUB Sports Center in Liberty Lake has been struggling to keep its doors open. With sports still limited, the organization has turned to offering school-related programs and drive-in movies to survive.
Just before the pandemic shutdown, Theresa (Tess) O’Neill scrambled to the top of a rock wall at Wild Walls. Not once, but twice.
The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents. The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane. If you have an item to donate, please contact the social service agency directly. Donors who can deliver items are especially appreciated. If someone you know needs help, contact a local social service agency provider.
Your body responds to stress – perhaps it's with a faster heart beat and tightened muscles. Another unexpected impact can go directly to the mouth if you're feeling some extra strains because of COVID-19-related issues and world events: pressure on your teeth and gums.
Starting Oct. 3, MultiCare Rockwood Clinic says it will offer seasonal flu shot clinics on Saturdays for its established patients. In addition to flu shots offered during regular facility hours, the designated flu shot clinics for its current patients will be at four locations.
It seems like talk about vaccines is everywhere these days – and rightly so, as immunizations save lives. It’s estimated that during the 2018-2019 flu season, flu shots helped prevent more than 4 million flu cases and 58,000 hospital visits.
Thank you for sharing your experience. Urologist Fredric Coe agrees that thiazide diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide, chlorthalidone or indapamide can reduce the chance of kidney stones. Researchers have found that low-dose thiazides work as well as high doses to prevent development of kidney stones
Hispanic Heritage Month started Sept. 15 and extends through Oct. 15. A wonderful way to celebrate and learn more about a culture is to learn about its language. Although there are lots of languages spoken by Latinx and Hispanic people throughout the United States, Central America and South America, Spanish is most widely spoken.
My son Milo is always playing an angle. When Milo was in the third grade, he missed a homework assignment, and a friend slipped him a homework pass. Milo elected to not do homework since his buddies continued to provide their homework passes for him. That ended after a month since I found out about his devious maneuver.
Amanda Nelson and sister Nicole Jonak love to hike, a passion sparked in childhood on Spokane trails with their sister, Krista Baker, who had cystic fibrosis and died at age 20. Now, Nelson and Jonak are climbing toward a new goal: Cover a 27.6-mile benefit hike next month to honor Krista and raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
When Spokane Is Reading announced its Diverse Voices book list in July, it was an acknowledgement of two of the overriding issues facing the community and nation this year: the coronavirus pandemic and racial justice demonstrations.
A couple who walk their dog daily in Comstock Park noticed a few kids flapping their arms like chickens near a sign. That introduced them to a "Read and Walk" feature that is rotating to different Spokane public parks.
Gummies are all different shapes and flavors. Maybe you’ve had gummy worms, gummy bears or peach rings. It turns out gummies require just a few simple ingredients. That’s what I found out from my friend Connie Remsberg, a pharmacist at Washington State University.
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