Bonnie Lackey took this photo of a Cooper's Hawk as it stopped its preening for just a moment to peer around to make sure it was safe. She said the bird is a frequent visitor to her backyard as it hunts for dinner at the bird feeders.
Community Briefs and Calendar of Events
Deck the Halls: Holiday festivities brighten community
Profiles: Volunteer’s eighth year with FOPP still a ball
Laura Frank serves as chair for Holiday Ball
History: Summer bash raised funds for area athletics
On the December Library page: A new face checks in at library; Book Review
In the December Wave: Revved up over robots; Looking for Santa?
The Wave is a special section just for kids, geared toward children in kindergarten through fifth grade
In the December Fountain: Sewing for soldiers
The Fountain is a special section about and for Liberty Lake seniors