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Jump for Joy and Toys

Posted by Sarah Bain on Dec. 10, 2018, midnight

It's that time of year again when you're trying to decide what toys to get for the kids for the holidays. We’ve got you covered for what's trending in toys; we’ll help you sort out what’s new, what’s retro and even what grandma might like for the holidays.

Unbox the ...

Wrap and Read

Posted by Joe Butler on Dec. 4, 2018, midnight

Are you pro- or anti-books as gifts? You’re pro-reading, of course, whether it’s a hardback, paperback, e-book or audiobook. But do you take the risk and pick a book to give, perhaps imparting your own tastes and opinions on subject matter on the recipient? Or do you play it safe ...

Automotive Style

Posted by Don Adair on Nov. 28, 2018, midnight

Get Excited About Games

Posted by Joe Butler on Nov. 7, 2018, midnight

The family that plays together stays together, right?

We’ve often heard this adage accompanied by efforts to get families to spend more time together, preferably off of their phones. (That goes for Mom and Dad, too!)   

Getting together for games goes a long way to strengthening familial bonds and ...

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 ...

Convertible Season

Posted by Don Adair on July 30, 2018, 6 a.m.

Here’s a little secret we should keep to ourselves; the Inland Northwest is a great place to own a convertible.

Yes, the mention of convertibles evokes images of sunny climes and sandy beaches.

But those places are crowded and the air is often less than pristine. Nothing kills the romance ...

Summer Reading: A Boost for Books

Posted by Sarah Bain on July 1, 2018, 10 a.m.

Summertime means sun and vacations, giving you time to relax and dig into some quality reading. Some people prefer lighter reading, while others have more time in the summer to languish over longer tomes. Here are some of the season’s best reads that are sure to be engage you whether ...

Ready to Ride

Posted by Theresa Tanner on June 18, 2018, 6 a.m.

On a visit to Westside Motorsports in mid May, a few motorcyclists were practicing on their asphalt training course behind their showroom and service center in southwest Spokane. This isn’t out of the ordinary, as the motorcycle dealership offers classes for riders almost daily, except for the fact that it ...