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Saturday, November 27, 2021

According to a 2020 survey, 65 percent of college students nationwide can’t afford their textbooks and course materials. This makes sense when you realize textbooks can cost more than $1,200 a…

Dogs that overeat the holiday fatty foods most people like to feed them often find themselves with an aching belly and an expensive trip to the local veterinarian.

LeRoy and Joanne Druffel of Colton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. The couple married Nov. 27, 1971, at St. Stanislaus Church in Lewiston.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Gunther the German shepherd spent a recent morning playing with his tennis ball, rolling in the grass, slobbering a little and napping a lot. Later, he had a “meeting” with the real estate age…

Once we start reading as an adult, reading often becomes a solitary activity, but it doesn’t have to be that way. It is so much fun to talk with others about what you’ve read, and that’s why N…

Oh, we already know that won’t happen,” my friend Katya said. Katya and I were in Moscow’s sister city, Villa El Carmen, Nicaragua, in February 2020, and she was answering my question about wh…

LeRoy and Trudy Weber of Colton will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Friday. The couple married Nov. 26, 1946, in Colton. In lieu of a party the family would appreciate a note of cong…

Saturday, November 13, 2021

NEW YORK — A new rocket designed to launch humans to the moon, Mars and beyond will launch next year from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On board, will be a familiar fuzzy figure — Snoopy.

For this column I was planning to write about my first foray into professional organizing. And I do promise some good stories about the new job, along with some pretty impressive “before and a…

A lot of people wonder how cats got to this planet and I am left with only one answer. They were brought here by alien beings … and they are the aliens.We all know cats are a different kind of…

What is Idaho Family Reading Week? Each November the Idaho Commission for Libraries emphasizes the importance of daily family/caregiver reading time and its support of early childhood literacy…

On Sept. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified a Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak which had initially caused 20 infections. As of Oct. 29, 808 people are known to have be…

Sharon Steiger of Genesee will turn 75 Monday. She was born Nov. 15, 1946, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Anne and Micheal Techer. She married Monte Steiger on Aug. 30, 1969, in Dusty, Was…

Saturday, November 06, 2021

Fabian Sanchez Mondejar is a member of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and a third-year student at Washington State University studying history education and Nativie American studies.

In Robert Altman’s film, “The Long Goodbye,” Elliot Gould plays detective Phillip Marlowe. He is awakened in the wee hours by his hungry cat. He discovers he has none of the kitty’s favorite c…

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of reminiscing about the changes to Pullman during the 90 years of my life so far. In the early 1950s, Harvey Road was the north city limit line for College Hill, …

For more than 10 years, I’ve been teaching a periodic two-hour workshop that I call “Keeping Up and Keeping Track: Personal Information Management.” It’s changed a lot over the years (the firs…

Saturday, October 30, 2021
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Moscow was afire this week, as an early freeze and a week of mild temps kept leaves on the trees and colors bright at every turn