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Saturday, August 8, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2020

Asking the right questions of your CBD company

If you are like most CBD (cannabidiol) curious consumers, you’ve heard CBD can help with many ailments. You may even know someone who received great results. You’re also likely aware that trusting a CBD producer can be risky given the ...

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MONDAY, JAN. 20, 2020

TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2019

The report card for adults

Is this how you feel about credit reports ¯\_(ツ)_/¯? It’s understandable, but they influence more of your life than ever before. They can affect the price of your cellphone bill or insurance, rent or mortgage — and now, employers are ...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 14, 2019

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When shopping online, verify first.

Here are five ways to keep your credit card safe when you’re shopping online. 1. Find out who you’re dealing with. Before giving credit card information to an online store:• Search the site for a real phone number and address.• ...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2019

Pets take planning

Growing up, Keith Appleton had a golden retriever and cats. Now he’s married and has a toddler, but he’s not ready to commit to a pet. As his son gets older, Appleton thinks they’ll want a dog. “They bring a ...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 13, 2019

BHO offers a growing selection of extracts, topicals, skin care, and more, which are great for yourself or to share as gifts.  (Courtesy BHO)

Trusted CBD right here in Spokane

The CBD market is an animal house! That can make it tough to know from whom to buy quality CBD. At Bluegrass Hemp Oil of Spokane Valley, trust and transparency are key. Our products were created for our family and ...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 11, 2019

Hallie Jensen’s boat won at the Husky Open, but it wasn’t as easy as it looked. “Rowing a 2K is the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” she says.
 (Courtesy University of Washington)

Setting the pace

Last year, Hallie Jensen barely knew what crew was. But she did know — as did her family, friends and coaches — that she was a natural athlete who liked to push herself physically and mentally. She was a cross-country, ...

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Invest in yourself

Thinking of going back to school? Make sure it'll pay off. Deciding to go back to school as an adult can bring significant rewards, including increased job opportunities and earning potential. It's an investment in your future, but — as ...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 8, 2019

Bummer! But at least you’re ready.

Illness. Injury. Damage to your home or car. Veterinary bills. Job loss. It’s just a matter of time before a costly event comes your way. Building up a cash reserve to cover emergencies means that when the transmission falls out ...

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Till debt do us part

Considering marriage? Consider your partner's debt, too. Unromantic as it may sound, the debt both partners bring to your marriage will affect your relationship, not to mention your finances. Debt and other financial challenges are among couples' top causes of ...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2019

The MultiCare Family: Here for you

Valued friends and neighbors, Two years ago, Deaconess Hospital, Rockwood Clinic and Valley Hospital joined the MultiCare family. Since that time, it’s been our privilege to serve the communities in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho, and to learn together about ...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019

More than 9 in 10 students in Spokane’s West Valley School District graduate on time. Six in 10 enroll directly in postsecondary education.  (Courtesy Debbie Reeder, WVSD)

Career programming served fresh in West Valley School District

West Valley High School senior Jonathan Ramirez presents an immaculately prepared plate of pan-seared Chateaubriand-style steak with Béarnaise sauce, seasoned vegetables and chateau potatoes to a “who’s who” of school district counselors, administrators and special guests. Fellow senior Anton Roig ...

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Dollars for down the road

Saving for long-term goals may seem daunting. These tips should help. About one-fifth of Americans have zero savings for retirement, emergencies, or anything else, according to a Bankrate survey in March Of those who are saving, it’s no more than ...

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When to merge

When two lanes of traffic going the same direction narrow to a single lane, the question of when to merge arises. And whenever that question arises, divergent opinions emerge. For ...

Songs for a Pandemic Playlist

The coronavirus might be touching every aspect of life, down to the playlists on cell phones and iPods, prompting discussions of what titles should go on, and what should come ...