Allergies or a Cold?


Do you have a cold? Or is it seasonal allergies?…

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Our Snow Pack

Snowflake copyright Bill Frymire Mar, 2004 Has it snowed enough this year?…

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Yearly Medical Checkups: Necessity or Outmoded Tradition?

Do you really need to schedule that annual checkup? As health care costs increase, and family doctors become less common, should we be checking healthy people for disease?…

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Night Vision

Driving vehicle through city traffic at night - model released Night Vision not as good as it used to be?…

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Global Transport

Transport Trucks near La Grande. Oregon, USA. Interstate 84 - up hill
We used to watch The Jetsons and assume that by 2016 we would all be whizzing around in our own personal spaceships – but transport, of people and goods, hasn’t changed as much as we thought it would…

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2016: Set Goals, not Resolutions

young girl making a snow angel Do you make a list of resolutions every year…and then find last year’s list and realize it is exactly the same?! No more!…

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A jolly holiday

young girl making a snow angel Are you making the time to have a jolly holiday? Hopefully!…

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Too Much on Your Plate?

white glove holding world on a platterThe holidays can be very stressful and can often seem overwhelming. From buying gifts, decorating the …

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Coffee: Addiction or Pleasant Diversion?

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In our cooling northern climate, we often bribe ourselves out of bed with a hot cup of coffee.  Have you had someone tell you that you drink too much coffee?  Are you useless without that morning pick-me-up that fires up your brain and gets your toes tapping? Let’s look at whether coffee is an addiction or not…

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Great Horned Owls: Nature’s Best Night Predator?

Great Horned Owl

Do you love the look of this wise owl?  He might look so smug because he is one of the most adaptable predators in the night.  Although other birds of prey seem to be on the decline, these Great Horned Owls, second largest species of owl in Canada, have kept a stable population despite human encroachment and disturbance of their territory…

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Need more sunshine in your life?

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Lest we Forget: Changing world boundaries

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Today in Canada is Remembrance Day…

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Financial Stress? Making a plan can help

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Are you stressed about your financial situation? Got bills on your mind all the time?

Just sit down and make a plan…

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Is your Halloween too routine?

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Tired of the same routine for Halloween? Why not spice up your spooky night with these suggestions:…

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New Waves of Healing

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To Mulch or not to Mulch?

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Many people like to rake leaves in the fall – it’s traditional, keeps the lawn looking clean and you can have a lot of fun jumping in piles of leaves. However, some “new traditionalists” in gardening say we should leave leaves well enough alone…

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Digital Dollars: Bitcoin and the rise of Cryptocurrency

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By now, most people are familiar with “Bitcoin” the online currencies that has spawned controversy…

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What is a Nebula?

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Chances are you have seen a nebula…

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Dog’s Best Friend?

Tabby Cat
 

Cats have long been the “besties” of old ladies, bringing up an image of….

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Don’t stress! How to get back to work post-holiday

Goldfish in a blender Does going back to work make you feel like a fish in a blender or a rat in a cage?…

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