Stories tagged: halloween
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Between trick-or-treat fun and candy canes, kids aren’t likely to resist sweets this time of year. But there are tips for parents to help with better choices. Experts note the …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 11:07 a.m.
“Ten years of fear” is Silverwood Theme Park’s slogan for Scarywood Haunted Nights in 2019, commemorating its inception in 2009. For a month of each year, the Inland Northwest’s amusement …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 5 p.m.
What’s scary popular this year for Halloween costumes? Some parents go over the top.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
In 2009, Silverwood took a 180-degree turn with Scarywood Haunted Nights. If you’re a fan of “Stranger Things,” you can think of Scarywood as the Upside Down of Silverwood – …
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 3 p.m.
I can hardly contain myself. My most favorite holiday of the year is less than one month away. Eek! I’ve been very busy preparing, too – stringing cotton spider webs …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
The latest episode of “Ghost Adventures” claims to show “authentic” evidence of ghosts at St. Ignatius Hospital in Colfax, but the last of the building’s famous haunted tours was given …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Parents rallied around a suspended principal at
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 7:38 p.m.
Thousands of people have signed a petition seeking to reinstate the 14 staffers suspended from Middleton School District over a Halloween costume controversy.
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Police say the parents of a 7-year-old trick-or-treating in southwestern Idaho found rat poison among their child’s candy.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
Omak Police reported two incidents of sharp pins found in Halloween candy on Thursday, according to a news release.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Beyonce is in a 1990s mood as she salutes singer Toni Braxton for Halloween.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Gardner Minshew’s signature look has taken over Halloween. A look at some of the best Minshew costumes we’ve seen on Twitter today
At the risk of running into himself a few-dozen times on the trick-or-treat trail, Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew might want to stay in this Halloween.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
In the morgue of The Spokesman-Review, a windowless, dark and rarely-visited room in the basement of the Review Tower, eyes of Spokanites long dead stare out from yellowing paper, and …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Ghost of Christmas past, Halloween present: Spirit Halloween finds temporary home in vacant R Us locations
The former Babies R Us location at 6104 N. Division St. is functioning as Spirit Halloween. The former Toys R Us at 15505 E Broadway Ave. is also serving as …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Spokane area families braved rain, puddles and mud Sunday afternoon to pick out their carving pumpkins before Green Bluff’s fall activities wind down to a close.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 2 p.m.
“Halloween” dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, carving up an estimated $32 million in ticket sales.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Shopping to decorate for Halloween should be a fun-filled experience – not a terrifying one.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
When they’re dead, she said, it’s so much easier to share and show off their beauty.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
Halloween should not be about replacing caramels with stickers. Instead, every day should be about parents acting as role models to teach children to develop a healthy relationship with food.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
NBC talk show host Megyn Kelly’s comments about blackface on Halloween have reinvigorated a debate over costumes that cross racial lines and what’s appropriate at a time when diverse movie …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
Starbucks unveiled a new limited edition Halloween Frappuccino on Thursday. It looks striking, but the flavor is no magic spell.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
A quick list of some local Halloween-themed events ranging from the merely festive to the truly spooky.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018
There are plenty of frights to go around on Halloween, but a hand injury probably isn’t one you’d expect.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
NBC’s Megyn Kelly swiftly apologized Tuesday for a morning show segment that questioned why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
But sometime between then and now, “Hocus Pocus” seemingly came back from the dead – reincarnated as a beloved cult classic soaked in ’90s nostalgia that, rather than rotting in …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
At this point in 2018, a movie featuring three generations of victimized women squaring off against a predatory male is destined to find an audience. Nostalgia and catharsis; splatter and …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Paul Turner: This Halloween heed the advice of third-graders and forget the toothbrushes and dole out lots of candy
Third-graders offer suggestions to adults regarding Halloween.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Some families face fears around the Oct. 31 holiday in relation to childhood diabetes, food allergies, autism or mobility issues. In some cases, parents just dread all that sugar. But …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
They appear out of the dark with tilted heads and shambling gaits. They creep through the shadows, crouch in bushes and leap out in a chorus of moans and roars …