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Tuesday, November 12, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Choir educates members, delights audiences

The African Children’s Choir returns to Spokane this weekend, bringing its mix of Christian music, ethnic songs and dances, drumming, and smiling children.


For Earth Day, channel your inner animal

Celebrate Earth Day this weekend in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.


Civic Theatre Academy stages ‘Tilly the Trickster’

Tilly is a mischievous girl who loves causing a bit of trouble. Based on the book by Molly Shannon. Presented by Spokane Civic Theatre Academy. IF YOU GO


Planetarium shows shed light on universe’s secrets

Audiences will learn about “The Secret Lives of Stars” this weekend at Spokane Falls Community College.


That’s Life: Jury duty a small act with larger purpose

After years of waiting for the summons to come in the mail, it turns out jury duty is a lot like elementary school: We lined up in order, walked single …


Singer Kelly Clarkson gives birth to a boy

Pop singer Kelly Clarkson has announced the birth of her second child, a boy named Remington Alexander Blackstock.


Janet Jackson delays tour; planning family, ordered to rest

Janet Jackson is delaying her “Unbreakable” tour, saying Wednesday that she and her husband are planning their family and that she is under doctor’s orders to rest. The 49-year-old singer …


That’s Life: Sports reap dividends, but not necessarily financial ones

Two dads were cheerfully commiserating about the costs they’d paid for their boys to play on a travel team. One had a note of pride in his voice. His son …


Outdoor Learning Center hosts monthly open house

The West Valley Outdoor Learning Center is celebrating spring at its March open house, with the theme Get Green and Get Outside.


Think before falling victim to click bait

This column is an Internet intervention, a public service column to save your face. A lot of intelligent people are looking like fools on the Internet.


Friday Family Dances open the floor to all

Global traditions find local footing at St. John’s Cathedral.


School districts offering condoms to middle schoolers

Available in a vast array of eye-catching colors and even candylike flavors, condoms are increasingly being distributed to teenagers to drive home a message about safe sex. But the question …


Pullman police send case of SUV crashed by toddler to CPS

Pullman police have forwarded a case to Child Protective Services after a 2-year-old Potlatch boy was reported to have backed out of a driveway and driven into a garage on …


Evenflo recalls over 56,000 child seats for harness problem

Evenflo is recalling over 56,000 child safety seats because curious children can loosen the internal harness, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.


Fun for families: Cats on parade

About 150 cats will at the Evergreen Cat Fanciers show, On Safari 2016, at the downtown DoubleTree.


Troupe brings Chinese circus theatrics to INB

With aerialists, contortionists and jugglers, the New Shanghai Circus is a sight to behold.


That’s life: Moving beyond the minivan

Until last weekend, I’d been driving a mom-mobile for 15 years and five months, not that I was counting. I was too busy strapping children in and out of car …


New book urges parents to reorder life for the sake of kids

Dr. Leonard Sax has been a family physician and psychologist for 27 years, conducting workshops around the world for parents, teachers, social workers, counselors, school psychologists and juvenile justice professionals.


Ring in the Chinese New Year

The Spokane Chinese Association celebrates Year of the Monkey at annual festival.


Corbin Art Center offers programming for no-school days

For kids ready to take control of the stove, or ready to take off on a trip to a galaxy far, far away, Corbin Art Center can help.


That’s Life: Theatrical scares, on and off the big screen

After watching an intriguing and action-packed trailer, Curtis had been anticipating watching “The Revenant,” a drama/thriller based on a true story. He talked about going to that movie almost as …


Downsizing piece by piece to find Christmas peace

Our Euro Christmas had the promise of disappointment Etch-a-Sketched all over it. And not just for the children, but for me, the quintessential American matriarch whose mother was born just …


Ask Mr. Dad: Is there such a thing as a good fight?

Taking things down a notch the best option when there are kids in the house.


Family travel five: Give the gift of going

It’s hard to go wrong with the gift of travel. Here are five ideas to consider that will enrich and expand the experiences of your family. 1. Animal lovers. Consider …


Kroc hosts open house

Take in some fun Saturday at the Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene


Ask Mr. Dad: It’s time to make time for family time

People all the time talk about how important it is to spend “quality time” with the family. With different ages and different schedules, how possible is that?


This day in history: Breakfast a trying meal for the family

Breakfast, an S-R columnist wrote, is the most “trying” meal of the day.


This day in history: Breakfast a trying meal for the family

Breakfast, an S-R columnist wrote, is the most “trying” meal of the day.


Letting kids grow means respecting their privacy, wishes

My favorite back-to-school picture was when my kids were starting eighth, sixth and third grades. Decked in new clothes, they stood on the front step and gave the obligatory smile …


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Woman saved great-grandson from fatal crash, family says

A split-second after she noticed an SUV careening toward her and her great-grandson, Marla Langley made the ultimate sacrifice, her children said.