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The first day of summer is Saturday, and it looks like the area is lucking out with a sunny day after all this rain.
As a Black teenager growing up in Chicago, Ed Richardson often feared the police. But that didn’t stop him from becoming one of them.
As COVID-19 restrictions ease to do more venturing outside homes, here’s how experts rate risk levels of summer activities. Consider time spent, space around, people involved and the place.
New apps and online portals have designs to help you squeeze in family fun breaks throughout the day when we’re all home together more during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few virtual activities designed for the entire family.
Everyone talks about blood pressure as if it were a fixed number. I take mine every morning after breakfast and keep a running daily, 30-day and 90-day average.
Families play a major role in kindergarten readiness far ahead of school’s first day. Beginning this month, parents of kids ages 4 and 5 are prepping registration forms for next fall. But educators say it’s also prime time at home to help kids build more language, math and emotional-social skills.
Your kid shows a passion for years in a sport or activity. Then you hear the words, “I want to quit.” Are there questions parents can ask to help guide whether that decision means giving up too soon in the face of challenge, or if it’s really the right time to leave?
The WIAA executive board’s new rule requiring game film within 30 minutes of announced football playoff brackets gets every team on the same playing field.
In 1979, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the first Sunday after Labor Day each year as a time to recognize grandparents. As more people older than 50 are staying active with fitness, those elders likely would embrace both family time and an invite to go walking or cycling.
There are 410 high schools in the state and, together, they are the governing body that empowers and informs the WIAA.
I have to give credit to the WIAA, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association for finding a solution to a problem no one else wanted to deal with. But then again, that’s part of the job description for a group that oversees interscholastic athletics.
I want to use my and my son’s experiences at Shadle to extrapolate some useful advice for all parents.
Consider this a warning: You’ve got seven weekends until Labor Day. That gives you plenty of time to take in all the summer must-dos. Here’s our list.
Here’s a look at how people are escaping – and embracing – the heat wave that’s sweeping over the Spokane area.
Join outdoor educational specialist and field ornithologist Brian Baxter for the “Family Fun Flora and Fauna Hike” Saturday, June 24, at the North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center. Register by contacting the NIC Workforce Training Center at (208) 769-3214 or request more information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes for high school sports could get more oversight, and more delays, under a proposal considered by a Senate committee.
If you grow up in Spokane, you organically understand the importance of the single word “State.” The community has embraced the idea of state and celebrates the State B tournament, in all its incarnations, in more ways and with more joy than any other community in the state.
Midway through this summer’s Police Activities League, Officer Jen DeRuwe noticed something about the kids who came every week to play sports and do other activities with police officers.
You may call it many things, but don’t call it a thrift store. At least not while Phoebie Hensley is within earshot.
The Members Lounge, a members-only medical marijuana dispensary in Spokane Valley, is hosting a children’s Halloween party. But it’s not what you think, the owners say.