Stories tagged: children
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
‘It’s you I like’: Spokane educators reflect on Fred Rogers’ legacy as moviegoers can rediscover a hero
The newly released Tom Hanks biopic, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” underscores the important, calming and confident role Fred Rogers, aka Mister Rogers, played in the lives of children.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
By the 2025 model year, nearly all new vehicles sold in the U.S. will come with electronic alerts to remind people to not leave children behind in the back seats.
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
For children, just like for adults, anxiety is a part of life, and there’s a lot for kids to worry about: the first day of school, standardized testing, gun violence, …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019
About 20 children turned up at the Spokane Public Library’s South Hill branch to hear Gonzaga basketball players read books aloud.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019
Spokane hospitals say operating rooms clean after mold sickens five and kills one at Seattle Children’s Hospital
Spokane-area health care providers explain their infection controls, following report that one patient died and five others were infected by mold in operating rooms at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the …
Wed., June 19, 2019
The Washington Post is reporting that the Federal Trade Commission is in late stages of an investigation into how Google’s YouTube handles children’s videos.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019
The kids were just too good. The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee turned into a slog on Thursday, with bee organizers unable to scour Webster’s Unabridged dictionary for …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019
As more and more children lose their lives interceding, the question becomes what are Spokane students being trained to do?
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019
A kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the conversations.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019
Britain’s privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to “like” posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it’s proposing to protect …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019
Meet Julia. She has electric-red hair, a yellow-felt body, loves painting and lives on Sesame Street. Julia, a Muppet on the long-running children’s show, has autism.
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019
Police say a 16-year-old gang member shot toward children Saturday during a kidnapping and robbery of a 15-year-old acquaintance.
Tue., March 12, 2019
The Justice Department on Tuesday charged more than 30 people – including two television stars – with being part of a long-running scheme to bribe and cheat to get their …
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019
All of us have the opportunity to involve kids in the garden. This year, I’m challenging you to do this with your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or neighbor kids, because …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
I remember using metal garbage cans as molds and constructing multilayer snow strongholds.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Lots of children your son’s age have trouble falling asleep easily at night. In many cases, the reason for this can be traced back to habits a child has developed …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
The judges hearts were warmed by all the entries to The Spokesman-Review’s winter coloring contest.
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
The morning routine isn’t always smooth, but our 3-year-old is slowly learning to compromise and accept disappointment.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Consumer advocates warn “smart toys” pose privacy and security risks for kids. Security experts have shown smart toys can be easily hacked, and toymakers have taken heat for major data …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren’t sure what’s causing it.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
Children can spend their allowance and chore money by shopping online or by tapping at contactless payment terminals in stores. Sound like a recipe for splurging? Not so, says one …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
There is relatively little formal research on the benefits of meditation on children with autism, but pediatric occupational therapists have been unofficially using mindfulness with their patients for years.
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
A lawsuit by a group of young Americans, which asserts the U.S. government is harming them by having created a national energy system that causes climate change, is on hold …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Amazon said it will pay for summer camps, teacher training and other initiatives to benefit children and young adults from low-income families who might not have learned to code otherwise.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
A severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for “medically fragile children” has left six youngsters dead and 12 others sick, the state Health Department said Tuesday.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
A small but increasing number of children in the United States are not getting some or all of their recommended vaccinations. The percentage of children under 2 years old who …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
The authoritarian president of Belarus has rejected a prospective law against domestic violence as Western “nonsense,” saying that physical punishment could be “useful” in raising children.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Today’s grandparents may have fond memories of the “good old days,” but history tells us that adults have worried about their kids’ fascination with new-fangled entertainment and technology since the …