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Shawn Vestal: Life may have hit some wrong notes along the way, but my mom never stopped playing

When I play the piano, I hit a lot of wrong notes. But I’m lucky to know, because my mom showed me, that if I keep trying, I’ll hit more …

Faith and Values: Finding peace this Mother’s Day despite the differences

My mom’s birthday and Mother’s Day are only about a week apart. I used to love the challenge of finding creative ways to celebrate both events.

Kellie B. Gormly: A letter to your kids is a priceless heirloom

The best gift my mother gave me was a sheet of paper. I found it shortly after she died.

Celebrating without her: A daughter struggles with first Mother’s Day without Mom

This is my first Mother’s Day since Mom died, a little over three months ago. But just because I am grieving my way through Mother’s Day doesn’t make it not …

Activists give jailed moms a Mother’s Day gift: bail

Paz Lopez was set to spend Mother’s Day behind bars. The 42-year-old mother of six had been locked up in a Phoenix jail for the past month on forgery and …

The Full Suburban: Mom is always there when you need her – bringing pizza, plunger or both

This year, my children’s particular brand of Mother’s Day mayhem will be lavished on their Grandma Gloria – my mom – who is watching them while we are away.

UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 2:37 p.m.

Make memories with mom this Mother’s Day

A look at events happening Mother’s Day weekend in the Inland Northwest.

UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Dorothy Dean presents: Meringue roses are an elegant and edible Mother’s Day gift

Ignore the countless displays of flowers for Mother’s Day this year and give Mom something more personal and special: meringue roses. They’re elegant and edible, too!

Mama Bear Moxie: Give mom a break this Mother’s Day

I have fantasized of having a Mother’s Day where I got to go away for the day, or even the weekend, to spend all to myself. I could sleep in, …

100 years ago in Spokane: Sonora Smart Dodd backs plan to merge Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

A plan was underway to merge Mother’s Day and Father’s Day into one single day — Mother and Father’s Day — and Sonora Smart Dodd was all in favor of …

Trump honors his late mother in Mother’s Day video

President Donald Trump is paying tribute to his late mother, Mary MacLeod, in a Mother’s Day video posted to his Twitter account.

Matt Liere: Behind every outdoorsman stands a mother with knowledge to impart

I recently asked Mom, curious, why she’d never taken up any outdoor pursuits.

Mama Bear Moxie: Not your Mother’s Day

In smaller communities, where multiple generations live in close proximity, Mother’s Day is an entirely different event.

Front Porch: A different Mother’s Day – wonderful, Hval writes

Flowers, cards, breakfast in bed. You know the drill.

EWU women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller a full-time mom on two courts

Basketball season is in the rearview mirror, which makes Mother’s Day the perfect time for some positive reflection at the Schuller home in Cheney.

Rex Huppke: This is for moms and their endless powers

This is for the lumps in throats at every milestone. First steps. First day of kindergarten. Last day of elementary school. First day of middle school. Probably the second day …

Doug Clark: Mothers Day with a firebrand

Only one thing to do when Mother’s Day arrives and you don’t have a mom anymore.

‘Finding Grace’: Listen to Your Mother essay harkens to a difficult time

At Listen to Your Mother Spokane, the stories people tell about motherhood and joyful and kind, and on occasion heartbreakingly sad.

KFC is offering a steamy side for Mother’s Day: A free Colonel Sanders romance novel

For Mother’s Day, KFC has released a steamy romance book, “Tender Wings of Desire.”

For the stepmoms on Mother’s Day

She comes to love the child – always mindful that she is loving the progeny of another. She will put the child first, knowing she will always be second.

Treat Mom to afternoon tea

This Mother’s Day, let Mom sleep in past brunch, then indulge in tea in the afternoon.

Movie review: ‘Mother’s Day’ aims to ruin another holiday

It seems there’s no stopping Garry Marshall’s terrifying cinematic rampage on our nation’s treasured holidays. Having ruined both “Valentine’s Day” and “New Year’s Eve” with his star-packed omnibus projects, the …

MLB hits 10th year of pink bats for Mother’s Day

Pink bats will be in style for Mother’s Day from Angel Stadium to Tropicana Field to every ballpark in the bigs. This is the 10th year that Major League Baseball …

‘I remember Mama’

Mother’s Day is no Hallmark card for Debra Henderson, who has endured a lifetime of dysfunction and disappointment. The Spokane mother hasn’t seen or heard from her daughter in 23 …

Doug Clark: It’s first Mother’s Day without Gompers, but I have lots of company

Mother’s Day, 2015. I was dreading this day ever since around 4 a.m. on April 7.

Doug Clark: Thanks to the woman who made me what I am

She loves Rosauers muffin bread, but only if it’s the thin-sliced kind. When she sends me to the store on a fresh-fruit run, she always adds …

Favorite travel companion has always been Mom

NEW YORK – When I was young, I learned a lot about travel from my mother. She taught me how and what to pack. She taught me to keep a …

Thoughts of mom take center stage

No matter where in the world children grow up they undoubtedly hear the phrase “Listen to your mother.” Sometimes it’s said sternly as a reminder to not act up. Other …

Front Porch: The gift every mom wishes for

Another Mother’s Day has come and gone. As always my husband and sons pampered me with a sumptuous breakfast and thoughtful presents. But the gift I want most can’t be …

Event connects winemakers with wine lovers

Some Spokane-area residents are getting tipsy this weekend in celebration of the annual Mother’s Day Spring Release Weekend. The event, put on by the Spokane Winery Association, is a celebration …