American travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux joined a virtual gathering of the Northwest Passages Book Club to discuss his career and his novel, “Under the Wave at Waimea,” at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The time has arrived for the obligatory spring cleaning. Of course you don’t have to do a deep cleaning of your house, but it does make a great ritual for welcoming spring and the ability to open the windows without losing $5 worth of heat. If you’re itching to freshen up your home and ring in spring, here are some tips to help guide your cleaning.
WASHINGTON – In a telephone town hall meeting organized Thursday by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Eastern Washington veterans voiced their frustration with a new electronic health records system the Department of Veterans Affairs is piloting at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane.
A handful of community organizations received funding for their efforts to get the COVID-19 vaccine out in the community.
Pullman Regional Hospital secured a $450,000 grant to help with renovations needed to host a family medicine residency program in partnership with the WSU College of Medicine, should it be approved later this year.
In his first in-person outdoor news conference since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Jay Inslee and health officials warned Washington residents of a “fourth wave,” with virus and hospitalization numbers on the rise again.
Talk about bringing home the bacon. The wooden pig sits alone on a kitchen shelf staring at my family with beady eyes each night as we eat dinner.
About two dozen kids stuck pinwheels into the lawn in front of the Catholic Diocese of Spokane on Mission Avenue Wednesday in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
While relaxing at home, Riley and Jena Ayers heard answers to multiple questions about the birth of their first baby. Do they want to bring calming lavender scents and music into the labor room?
Starting Thursday, April 15, all Washington residents 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Free Flu Vaccines for Uninsured Adults – Available through June. Offered at 23 Albertsons and Safeway pharmacies across the state. No proof of residency or immigration status required. Find a list of locations at doh.wa.gov/youandyourfamily/illnessanddisease/flu/nocostvaccines.
Although global travel has yet to fully reopen amid the pandemic, you can still enjoy globetrotting daydreams whether you want to become more travel savvy or you just need a mental vacation.
Q. About three days after my first Moderna vaccine, I noticed I no longer had the recurring pain in my shoulders, neck and knees that I’ve had to get used to since 2008. I had been applying muscle rubs or similar medications nearly every night for years. After vaccination, I estimate that there’s been a 90% reduction in those pains.
Melinda Spohn, 67, of Spokane plans a May 5 solo cycling trip, roughly 2,500 miles, on part of the Lewis and Clark trail starting in Illinois, then 10 states, then back to Spokane after nearly weeks.