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Saturday, December 14, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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FTD most common form of dementia for those younger than 60

Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

141-year-old fruitcake is a Michigan family’s heirloom

Some families pass down jewelry, watches or even recipes. But a Michigan family has its own heirloom: a 141-year-old fruitcake.


Holiday hugs: Don’t force them for kids

While family members often span the miles to visit at holidays, close encounters with relatives from afar can pose a quandary for parents. Should you tell your children to hug …


Historic Campbell House is ready to receive holiday visitors

The Campbell House is decorated for the season and ready for visitors. And welcoming guests to the kitchen will be actress Rebecca Cook. She’ll be baking sugar cookies and sharing …


Miss Manners: Dealing with ‘that one relative’

Miss Manners advice column for Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.


Dear Annie: Humbled and loving husband – too late?

Dear Annie advice column for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.


Ask the doctors: Dysphagia most common in older adults

Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.


Miss Manners: TMI at the office

Miss Manners advice column for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019.


Dear Annie: Harkening back to less hardware

Dear Annie advice column for Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.


Ask the doctors: Having a Morton’s neuroma is a pain in the foot

Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2019.


Dear Annie: You say ta-may-toe; I say ta-mah-toe

Dear Annie advice column for Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.


Miss Manners: Couple faces rift over pregnancy announcement

Miss Manners advice column for Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.


Dear Annie: Pouring cold water on romantic entanglements

Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

‘You’re a part of the community’: Mission43 assists 9/11-era military members and their families

Mission43 is in Idaho – the 43rd state – yet the initiative of the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation will stretch across borders to help post 9/11-era military members …


‘Sesame Street’ teaches kids the magic of the ‘power of yet’

For Justin Baret, the way to Sesame Street was sprinkled with magic. Baret plays Justin the magician in “Sesame Street Live: Make Your Magic.” That he shares a first name …


The Full Suburban: Making Santa’s naughty or nice list

In our family, there are a few Christmas traditions that are absolutely non-negotiable: Putting up the felt advent calendar that my mom made in the 1980s and was passed down …


Ask Dr. Universe: How do people name continents or places on Earth?

Our world is full of so many different places. They get their names in lots of different ways. One way a place might get a name is from the person …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Spokane’s real estate boom is pricing out some families. Family Promise program is trying to help.

While Spokane County has experienced an economic boom, families staying at Family Promises’s long-term shelter are taking longer to find housing than ever before.


Ask the doctors: Bell’s palsy shares symptoms with having a stroke

Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.


Dear Annie: Leave the drama at the door

Dear Annie advice column for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.


Ask the doctors: Memory-boosting pills have no real benefit

Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.


Miss Manners: Hostess gets to pick location for gatherings

Miss Manners advice column for Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.


Miss Manners: Elevator door-holder gets ignored

Miss Manners advice column for Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.


Dear Annie: Closed door, open heart

Dear Annie advice column for Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019.


Ask the doctors: Age-related lung changes affect functions

Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019.


Miss Manners: In defense of Christmas e-cards

Miss Manners advice column for Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.


Dear Annie: Avoiding a wild workplace romance

Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.


Ask the doctors: Halitosis and metallic taste in mouth are common, usually benign

Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.


Capturing vintage Spokane: Artist finds new focus after wife’s death

Images of Spokane’s past beckon Mike Forster, an artist drawn back to creativity through a lens. It was difficult for Forster to do any art after the death of his …


Miss Manners: How to signal ‘my bad’ after a near-collision

Miss Manners advice column for Friday, Nov. 29, 2019.