Sholeh Patrick

Peace begins at home

September 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

Are you at peace? It begins within, if we hope to achieve it on an international scale. Today marks the 36th annual International Day of Peace.Namaste.That ancient Sanskrit greeting has many translations, and is apropos of today’s theme. Pu...

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Donate life, for David

September 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

Just when you think you’re done crying... I suppose it shouldn’t have surprised me while working on today’s column topic to learn that we’ve just missed Organ Donation Week. David would have loved the timing. Who’s David? Right now, in a wa...

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Tips to tackle Equifax breach

September 12, 2017 at 5:00 am

Thursday’s shocking news that Equifax — one of the big three credit reporting agencies — fell victim to a massive data breach is expected to impact nearly half of American consumers. Compromised data included Social Security numbers and cre...

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Here’s how you can help save somebody

September 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

I could write about SPAN’s 5K walk on Saturday (9:30 a.m. at Riverstone Park), but we already announced it. I could write about our family’s personal connection with suicide, but Mike Patrick beat me to it. I could rehash Idaho’s dismal sui...

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That’s one Corny moon up there

September 05, 2017 at 5:00 am

If you can see it through the smoke tonight, take a gander skyward at the Corn Moon, reaching its full glory at 12:04 a.m. Pacific Time. Why corn? According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, September is historically harvest time, for both corn ...

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Have a double shot — for your car

August 31, 2017 at 5:00 am

Ms. Coffee Person would approve.The notion of coffee as energy-producer is nothing new. The morning rush at any decent java joint, and the standard pot in office break rooms are proof enough: Coffee fuels us.But how about our cars? That’s n...

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How to navigate your newspaper

August 29, 2017 at 5:00 am

First things first: All columns, even those research-based like mine, are matters of opinion. Sunday’s Opinions page featured several letters complaining of the perceived impropriety of opinion in our daily journal, suggesting newspapers ar...

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Equality takes a big step backward

August 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

This news will surprise only some: We have less to celebrate for Women’s Equality Day Saturday. Beyond notions of fairness and democratic pride, gender inequality also makes poor economic sense. So why is the U.S. slipping backward, instead...

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‘Global leader’ coming to town

August 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Why pass another Thursday night with the same ennui? Instead, your Sept. 7 dinner could be regaled by tales of presidents past from award-winning storyteller Jon Meacham. If American history sounds boring, trust me; this won’t be. A fiction...

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Nelson a charming getaway

August 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

Need a weekend getaway? Already done Seattle, Ellensburg, and Glacier National Park? Then head north. Just over three hours from Coeur d’Alene is charming Nelson, British Columbia, nestled deep between forested mountains, with familiar lake...

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