Reader Interaction

How goes the Christmas shopping?

There are only 25 days left until Christmas! How are you doing on your holiday shopping? Do you shop a month out, last minute or all year long? Is one method more beneficial than the others? Tell us your shopping secrets!

How do you prepare a turkey?

Whether it's for the upcoming holiday or for a regular meal, what are your tips and tricks to cooking a turkey?

Thanksgiving signature dish

Do you have a Thanksgiving signature dish you make every year? If so, what is it?

Do you believe there will be any changes to U.S. gun laws because of these mass shootings?

Two of the five deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history happened in the last 35 days, one in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct. 1 and one in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Nov. 5. Do you believe there will be any changes to U.S. gun laws because of these mass shootings?

How do you celebrate Halloween?

How do you celebrate Halloween?

Is your house the one decorated like a haunted house? Does your family participate in area pumpkin carving and costume contests? Do you eagerly wait for tricker treaters in a spooky costume of your own? Do you binge watch scary movies? Are you a curmudgeon who wishes the holiday would leave you be?

Do you volunteer?

Volunteer opportunities are around the community all year long, but especially at the end of the year near Thanksgiving and Christmas there's always a call for volunteers to assist programs and events. Do you volunteer? If you do, what inspires you to lend a hand? If you don't, why not?

What do you do to beat the heat?

Not everyone can turn on the air-conditioning when the temperatures rise. What is your go-to method for cooling down?

Did you feel that aftershock?

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake originating six miles southeast of Lincoln, Montana struck around 11:30 p.m. last night, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The quake was felt far west, reaching Spokane and Colville.

The 5.8 quake was followed by a series of smaller quakes over the following hour, of magnitudes 4.9, 4.5, 3.9 and 4.4, according to the USGS.

Did you feel the aftershock? Where were you, what were you doing and was there any noticeable effect?

What summer event are you looking forward to the most?

Whether it's a county fair or a family weekend camping tradition, what event do you look most forward to this summer?

What is your favorite book?

The Libraries of Stevens County has kicked-off their summer reading program. Recommend your favorite book for curious minds to pick up!