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Ham On Regal

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers on February 26, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert A person must have incredible dedication, passion and drive to agree to volunteer 20 hours a week, for months at a time, on top of a full-time job. Would you give up 8 hours every Saturday for three months? Tom Blue, and thousands of volunteers over the last 52 years have done […]

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My Office Yogi: Q&A and Office Yoga Session with Erin Wert

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on January 27, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert While we first met over 30 years ago, it wasn’t until our daughters became friends that Erin Wert became a dear friend of mine. Now our girls are nearly the age as we were when we met. Over these last five years I have watched Erin’s sincere passion for yoga grow and […]

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Hunting For Sasquatch: a conversation with Sharma Shields

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on January 22, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Cara Strickland Sharma Shields is a rising star in the literary world. Her first book, a collection of short stories called Favorite Monster won the 2011 Autumn House Fiction prize, and her novel The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac releases on January 27. Sharma lives in Spokane with her family (and she can often be found bringing her childr […]

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Captivating Chocolate: Q&A with Karen DeCristoforo of the Chocolate Apothecary

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on November 5, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert The Flour Mill, located just outside of Spokane’s lovely Riverfront Park, has been a place of fun, funky shops, and tasty treats since I was a little girl. About seven years ago, the Chocolate Apothecary joined the tenants in the Flour Mill and has been serving specialty chocolates, gourmet drinking chocolate, and […]

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Specialty Coffee: Q&A with Kaiti Blom of Revel 77

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You, Prime Time, Teens on October 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert You could almost miss the coffee shop tucked into one end of a small strip mall. What a shame it would be if you did. Revel 77, with its open layout, hip and welcoming vibe, and some of the best espresso in town is a gem on the South Hill. Just as […]

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Let’s Talk Ethics: Q&A with John Pederson of Ethics Talks

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on September 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert Bernie Madoff. Kenneth Lay. Bob McDonnell. What do these men have in common? Drive and success for starters. They were also rising stars who fell painfully from public grace. It may be impossible to identify the moment when each became a criminal, but each man headed down that path after being faced […]

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Sophie’s First Triathlon

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on September 10, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Back in July, I shared that my childhood friend Sophie had invited me to join her in her first ever sprint triathlon. We completed the West Plains Wunder Woman Triathlon on August 17th. Since I’ve already shared a little bit about my first tri, I wanted to get Sophie’s take on her experience. We […]

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Food Education: Q&A with Stacy Whitman of School Bites

Posted in For You, kids, Parents and Teachers on August 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Kim Harshberger I confess. I do not have the healthiest relationship with food. My family tends to classify people into two categories; those who eat to live, and those who live to eat. I fall into the latter category, which I don’t think, in itself, is necessarily a bad thing. However, I do have […]

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A Conversation with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on August 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley After reading Called Again, I was really eager to have a conversation with the author, Jennifer Pharr Davis. I caught up with Jennifer by phone as she, her husband Brew, and 20-month-old daughter, travel all 50 states on a book tour, and hike whenever they can. You set off on your first […]

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