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Copper the bunny joins family home in Sandpoint, gets warm welcome from Tucker the pit bull

Robby Meyer said he was surprised when the family dog took a liking to Copper. The chestnut-colored bunny was a birthday gift for Meyer’s 5-year-old daughter.

FAA inspector cozy with airline official ignored safety tips

A federal inspector assigned to monitor American Airlines failed to act on safety complaints after developing a friendship with a company official, according to a government watchdog report.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

Camp Sweyolakan connected lifelong friends

A bus ride to Camp Sweyolakan started a friendship that has spanned 60 years.

Investing in friendships for two generations

A Spokane Valley investment club, the Lilies, started 21 years ago. They’re all women who love coffee, so in fall 1995 their first choice ignored a financial adviser’s caution about …

Front Porch: Time to listen and learn from those on the other side

There’s a reason I keep my Facebook page politics-free and it has little to do with being a journalist. I don’t like conflict. I don’t like name-calling and I really, …

Front Porch: A friend is taken: Dementia stole her before death could

If you had seen my friend Mary Ellen Myrene in the last few years of her life, she’d have seemed pretty unremarkable – a tall and slender white-haired woman who …

Front Porch: No need for fancy food – feast on friendship instead

You can call it “company,” “having people over,” or even the loftier “entertaining,” but I just call it fun.

Front Porch: ‘Ladies who lunch’ is good for the soul

Stefanie Pettit has become a lady who lunches, and she’s enjoying it.

Dear Annie: Business among friends gets sticky

Dear Annie: I am a real estate agent in a wealthy part of Southern California. In my part of town, everyone knows everyone, especially in real estate. I have my …

Front Porch: Friend’s move brings sadness

A good friend of mine is leaving the area, and though she hasn’t quite gone yet, I already miss her terribly. It’s hard when a really good friend moves away. …

Early morning dog walkers find friendship and support

What began as a random meeting of casual dog-walkers has grown into a tight-knit group of friends, drawn together by a love of their neighborhood park and by dogs who …

Front Porch: Rewarding friendships take work

Her name was Feather. She had huge blue eyes and wavy black hair, and she was my first best friend. My sister informed me that her name was actually Heather, …

Relationships can suffer under the strain of religious differences

Friendship isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even when two people seem to be in sync about virtually everything, maintaining the relationship takes effort. Often, that involves acceptance and forgiveness.

Political split takes its toll on friendship

I think I’ve lost a friend. It wasn’t death that ended the friendship, it was politics. We go all the way back to high school, where we were lab partners …