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Dear Annie: Husband wants to wipe the slate clean

Dear Annie advice column for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.


Ask the doctors: EpiPen shortage has parents scrambling

Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.


Carolyn Hax: Child’s birthday party or gift grab?

Carolyn Hax advice column for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.


Miss Manners: Pianist wants to enjoy gala, not become its entertainment

Miss Manners advice column for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.


Dear Annie: Breakdown on Facebook

Dear Annie advice column for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.


Dear Annie: When the going gets rough…

Dear Annie advice column for Monday, Oct. 1, 2018.


Miss Manners: Forgoing last names: more aggravating than friendly

Miss Manners advice column for Monday, Oct. 1, 2018.


‘American Ninja Warrior’ competitor Nolan Gardner to speak at Hoedown for Hope

The fundraiser benefits Spokane Hearing Oral Program of Excellence, or HOPE.


Carolyn Hax: Is it tacky or deceitful to get legally married months before the wedding?

Carolyn Hax advice column for Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018.


Dear Annie: Friends won’t pay what they owe

Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.


Ask the doctors: Yoga can reduce stress’ effect on the body

Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.


Ask Dr. Universe: Why are french fries so good?

A good french fry starts with the right potato. My friend Rick Knowles is a potato researcher at Washington State University and told me all about the spuds.


Mama Bear Moxie: You should just adopt

When you adopt many people will tell you different things. You’ll hear all about the worst adoption failures out there as well as what people think about adoption. You’ll be …


Filling in the blanks: Students can use variety of strategies to calm their test anxiety

While it’s normal to feel a bit nervous before an exam, many young people experience more extreme test anxiety. They might blank out at exam time, get tearful, struggle to …


Miss Manners: Motivating kids to express thanks

Miss Manners advice column for Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.


Dear Annie: Antagonizing sister

Dear Annie advice column for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.


Scarywood returns with even more haunted fun

Scarywood opens Friday and continues through Oct. 27.


Ask the doctors: Never partake in a ‘food challenge’ without medical supervision

Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.


The scale of sickness: Schools, day care services may have different standards for ill kids

When should milder illnesses keep children home? Public schools have general illness guidelines and allow a doctor’s OK for when a child can return to class. But day care operators …


Long-term care program seeking volunteer advocates

SNAP, which runs the Eastern Washington Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, says it needs to bolster the number of volunteers who advocate for seniors in assisted-living care facilities. The program …


House Call: Healthy habits help your family during the school year

With school back in full swing, taking care of you and your family’s health can be more of a challenge.


Carolyn Hax: Brother refuses to call her by her preferred name

Carolyn Hax advice column for Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.


Miss Manners: Friend of a friend treated like a servant

Miss Manners advice column for Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.


Dear Annie: ‘I apologize’ instead of ‘I’m sorry’

Dear Annie advice column for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018.


Dear Annie: Is procrastination the answer?

Dear Annie advice column for Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.


Miss Manners: Dialing back shows of affection from an acquaintance

Miss Manners advice column for Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018

‘The Property’: A family’s getaway cabin defined its dreams, until a tragic Sunday morning

It was just a tiny cabin, a single loft room in the woods with minimal electricity and no running water, but it represented Jenny and Jerry Drake’s values – how …


Arizona congressman blasts siblings who endorsed opponent

Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.


Carolyn Hax: Mom can’t quit meddling in her adult daughters’ sibling rivalry

Carolyn Hax advice column for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018.


Dear Annie: Woe is she

Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.