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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Ed Condran

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The summer bummer: No traditional vacation

Summer vacation was always the highlight of each year of my childhood. The memories, bolstered by home movies, are vivid. My parents and I would annually trek 60 miles to Atlantic City.


When should parents send their child to kindergarten?

When my 14-year-old son Milo was in kindergarten in 2010, his then new best friend shared his birthday. They enjoyed the same games and had similar toys. They had so much common. However, Milo’s pal was exactly a year older.

Murder is never rote with ‘Hunt a Killer’

Murder is hot right now. “My Favorite Murder” is one of the most popular podcasts in the country. The crime drama “Sherlock” remains a must-see on Netflix. The “murder hornet” has entered Washington state.

X strikes a chord with ‘Alphabetland’

The urgent X punk anthem “We’re Desperate” could be playing when John Doe speaks about the impact the novel coronavirus is having on his legendary band. “We have no career or livelihood,” Doe said.

Living room scene: Spokane Comedy club finds a way to laugh with fans

No live audience for a comedy show. No problem – well, at least for some performers. Comedy-starved fans – 878 of them – paid $10 to witness an online comedy event Saturday assembled by the Spokane Comedy Club. “I was completely surprised by how many people supported the show,” Spokane Comedy Club owner Adam Norwest said while calling from his Tacoma home. “It was nice since they want to support the club and see some comedy.”