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Annual Traditions for Holiday Happiness

Posted by Tricia Jo Webster on Nov. 13, 2018, midnight

Whether it’s carving turkey, wrapping presents, or creating the most glorious display of Christmas cheer on the front lawn for all to see, just about everyone has a favorite holiday tradition that they share with loved ones every year.

But what about adding a new tradition to your holiday hoopla? ...


Excitement Ahead for Symphony Season

Posted by Joe Butler on Aug. 27, 2018, midnight

It’s common, especially for older performing arts organizations, to stop taking risks and just go through the motions, while still counting on a certain level of support from a number of patrons.

Maybe it’s out of loyalty, maybe it’s out of habit, but offering little beyond the minimum is how ...


Go All-in on Fun

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Aug. 17, 2018, midnight

When people think of casinos, they usually think of gambling. And while that’s certainly a reason many people visit one of the three Spokane-area casinos, there are plenty of other attractions to keep guests busy in between rolls of the dice.

This year has been a particularly noteworthy year for ...


Just Keep Boating

Posted by Theresa Tanner on May 29, 2018, 6 a.m.

Hagadone Marine Group celebrated the grand opening of its new service center at Blackwell Island on Lake Coeur d’Alene in August last year, drawing over 1,200 members of the boating industry and community. This year will be the first start of boating season for the organization following a 3-year renovation ...


Put Some Summer in Your Sizzle

Posted by Renée Sande on May 21, 2018, 6 a.m.

Listen closely these days and you may hear a faint buzzing sound around Spokane. And I don’t mean of the flying insect kind. Rather it’s the abundance of activity happening all around us, collectively saying, “Get out! Come play! There’s plenty of summer fun to be had!”

In Spokane and ...


Sliding Towards Electric

Posted by Don Adair on May 8, 2018, 6 a.m.

The big takeaway from December’s Los Angeles Auto Show could not have been clearer if it had been scrawled in neon across the face of the Convention Center.

The electrified future is now!

And nowhere was that point made more emphatically than in the glittery exhibits of the high-end European ...


Raise a Glass for Homebrewed Beer

Posted by Staci Lehman on April 30, 2018, 6 a.m.

Homemade beer and wine lovers rejoice; your holiday is on the horizon. National Homebrew Day is May 7, although it is usually celebrated locally the first Saturday of the month. And with lots of, well, beer and wine naturally. In our area, events to mark the occasion are organized by ...


Get excited for Get Lit

Posted by Theresa Tanner on April 9, 2018, 6 a.m.

Get out your library card. Find your favorite bookmark. Keep a pen and paper handy in case inspiration (or an autograph opportunity) strikes.

In its 20th year, EWU’s Get Lit! Festival continues to be a hallmark literary event in Spokane, bringing authors and poets – both local and national, up-and-coming ...


On the Hunt: Easter Activities

Posted by Sarah Bain on March 26, 2018, 6 a.m.

Easter egg hunts in the Inland Northwest can be tricky. Will it be too cold? Is the weather going to clear up long enough to hide the eggs? Will there still be snow?

Even though the kids don’t necessarily mind damp weather, having an outdoor Easter egg hunt or attending ...


Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

Posted by Renée Sande on March 16, 2018, 6 a.m.

Adding years to your life and making you look years younger are just two of the major benefits of getting a good night’s sleep.

Not getting a good night’s sleep can cause a host of problems, many of which most of us are not aware.

For starters, the Institute of ...