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Stories tagged: tradition

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019

130th Rose Parade boasts floral floats, singer Chaka Khan

Floral floats and marching bands took to the streets under a sunny Southern California sky as the 130th Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year’s Day …

Ammi Midstokke: The importance of tradition regardless of discomfort

As the holiday season is upon us, many of us are forced to take part in and reflect upon family traditions. The word “tradition” somehow supersedes any logical relevance, joy, …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018

Faith and Values: Traditions, both constant and changing

The holidays have a way of being both joyous and wistful. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of spending Thanksgiving and Christmas with my family. We usually celebrated it …

Trump grants poultry pardons to turkeys Peas and Carrots

In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump used the power of his office Tuesday to save a pair of meaty turkeys from the holiday table.

Old School: Elk hunter Jim Kujala gets the job done

Classically clad from head to toe in wool – shirt, pant, hat and gloves – the hunter is as quiet as a cougar slipping through the undergrowth in the timber. …

A Dutch Treat All Else Put On Ice As Netherlands Holds Its First Skating Tour Since 1986

As spectators stay warm with juniper liquor and pea soup, Dutch skaters pass a windmill Saturday. Photo by Associated Press

Rosh Hashana Calls Jews To Introspection

Friday night at sundown, the holiest time of the year began for Jewish people the celebration of a new year and a new opportunity for spiritual growth. Rosh Hashana begins …

The Powwow Autobahn Tribes Hope To Capitalize On Europeans’ Thirst For Culture

International interest. After Mass to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption, Coeur d’Alene tribal elder Lawrence Aripa leads a procession of priests and tribal members wearing the regalia of tribe …

Vietnamese Mark Start Of New Year Customs Link Past, Future For Spokane Community

Helping prepare Vietnamese noodles are Xuan Tran, Tam Duong and On Ha. Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review

Digging For Their Roots Yakamas Rediscovering Tradition At Tribal School

Sky Yallup drums during a class at the Yakama Tribal School. Photo by Associated Press