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Flu activity is ramping up in the Tri-Cities.
The widow of an Idaho man fatally shot by Bonner County sheriff’s deputies has filed a wrongful death claim seeking $5 million in damages.
The story of a Seattle man whose sister saved his life in the most unexpected way.
The kids are on winter break. Looking for ways to keep them occupied? We’ve got options.
“The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman really narrows down the complexity of people into five different ways they show or receive love: gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, physical touch and acts of service.
Dear Annie advice column for Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017.
Wanted: Housesitter who watches pets while staying overnight. Rather than having a vacant house and the dog kenneled, some Spokane-area residents who travel prefer to pay someone trustworthy to remain in their homes while they’re gone. Homeowners say pets seem happier in familiar surroundings, plus there’s some security with someone at a property staying overnight.
Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.
I am a gift giver. A true gift giver. I show love by thinking of and giving what I hope is the perfect gift. My husband reprimanded me because I went over our gift giving budget last year, and I refused to apologize for it. It is my love language, and it is joyful to watch someone receive a gift that fits them well. So, in honor of the upcoming Christmas season, here’s a few of my tips and tricks on showing love through gift giving. 1. Be observant
A typical Elf on the Shelf might hang from the lights, dig around the pantry or leave playful notes to the children of the house. Then there are elves who take it to the next level.
Carolyn Hax advice column for Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
Miss Manners advice column for Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.
More than 11 million Elf on the Shelf kits have been sold around the world since the concept launched in 2005, inspiring great creativity in some parents and sheer exhaustion in others.
Big things can, as the old saying goes, come in small packages. And with the holidays almost upon us, here are some new games that fit neatly into small boxes but provide nearly endless opportunities for big fun.
Ask Mr. Dad column for Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.
Parents are still debating whether the old fashioned timeout, or the new time-in, works better
Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.
A Spokane County program that provides new mothers with one-on-one visits from a nurse is expanding to include mothers who have had previous children.
The Salvation Army is asking for volunteer donors for its annual Christmas Adopt a Family program
Spokane-based authors release new book “Creating Compassionate Foster Care,” which draws from real family situations and current attachment research to help foster caregivers and professionals better respond to the complex needs of children and parents in crisis.