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Seasoned players pace Gonzaga in Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage

Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage – often ragged but packed with numerous examples of the team’s considerable potential – had just finished when coach Mark Few noticed his players milling around on the court. He reminded them of the Zags’ post-practice/game tradition of huddling at center court and acknowledging the fans, in this case the 6,000-plus Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Carroll College Campers Focus on Fundamentals

Saints campers are going through intense drills to try and focus on fundamentals. The Carroll College skills camp is the biggest girls basketball camp in the state of Montana.

Setting up success: Families play major role in readying kids for kindergarten

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.

Utah man helps other amputees learn basic life skills

Samoana “Sam” Matagi, 42, is known on YouTube as the “No-Handed Bandit,” a moniker he bestowed on himself. Since he lost his hands in an accident, he has made dozens of how-to videos, entertaining step-by-step tutorials showing amputees across the globe how to tie a necktie, brush their teeth, drive a car or go rock-climbing.

12 old-school skills children shouldn’t lose

School is officially in session. And while kids are constantly learning new skills in the classroom, there are a few tried and true talents we shouldn’t let fall by the wayside. Here are some life skills worth keeping around – no matter how old school they may seem.

The Dirt: CdA Super One undergoing $2.5M remodel

The remodel of the 67,000-square-foot building, 305 W. Kathleen Ave., will include renovation of the bakery, deli, pharmacy, and meat and fish area, and add a mezzanine with a dining area.

Soul food restaurant in east Spokane gets permits

A new soul food restaurant providing life skills and job training for teenagers will begin $120,000 in interior remodel work, according to permits issued by the city of Spokane.

Construction students to compete in statewide event

A small group of Aberdeen High School students studying advanced construction are busy building their entry for a statewide competition later this month in Olympia: A tiny homeless shelter. The event is the state’s first Career and Technical Education Showcase of Skills Homeless Shelter Project. The competition on March 27 will occur within walking distance of the State Legislature. It’s purpose is to serve as a demonstration that allows state lawmakers and the media an opportunity to learn about the importance of CTE programs.

Video: Wood-splitting easy as cutting pie for this pro

OUTDOOR SKILLS -- Time's running out for getting this season's firewood supply cut, split and stacked for winter use. If you're behind at this point, it's good to have a pal with the skills of local outdoorsman Ed Cairns. Check out this brief video showing...