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My Wedding, My Way | March 10

On March 10 Green River will be hosting the first ever south sound event geared towards traditional and beyond weddings.

  • Feb 11, 2012

For weight loss, cutting back on calories matters most | Timi Gustafson

People who swear by a particular diet to lose weight may be fooling themselves, according to a recent study by scientists at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There is no real evidence that low-carb, low-fat or high-protein diets make as big a difference as overall calorie reduction when it comes to weight loss, according to Dr. George Bray who worked on the study.

Debunking the Top Five Wine Myths | David White

"Red wine with fish?" muses James Bond, as he confronts the villain in From Russia with Love. "Well, that should have told me something."

Eight Ball | Poem by Claudia Emerson

At a time when a relationship is falling apart, sometimes the news of its failure doesn’t come out of a mouth but from gestures. Claudia Emerson, who lives in Virginia, here captures a telling moment.

  • Feb 7, 2012

My road to the Super Bowl | Living with Gleigh

It’s Sunday morning, February 5, 2012. My husband and I turned on “The Road to the Super Bowl.” It got me thinking about my road to the Super Bowl.

Young cartoonist from Ravensdale | Tyler Friesen

Tyler Friesen, age 14, attends Tahoma Middle School and lives in Ravensdale.

  • Feb 4, 2012

The New Dentist | Jaimee Kuperman

Jaimee Kuperman is a poet living and working in the Washington, D.C., area, and she shares with many of us the experience of preparing one’s self for a visit to the dentist. Do you, too, give your teeth an especially thorough brushing before entering that waiting room?

Watch free romantic movies at Tukwila’s Southcenter Mall

Catch a free movie in Tukwila as part of Westfield Southcenter's Romance in the Terrace nights on the second floor of the mall.

  • Feb 1, 2012

The New Dentist | Poem by Jaimee Kuperman

Jaimee Kuperman is a poet living and working in the Washington, D.C., area, and she shares with many of us the experience of preparing one’s self for a visit to the dentist. Do you, too, give your teeth an especially thorough brushing before entering that waiting room?

Making yourself a better patient | Dr. Jason Brayley

Having been a lifelong, sun-loving Californian, who spent as much time on my road bike as humanly possible on a year-round basis, moving to the Northwest was a big deal. I made a pact with myself that I would not give up on my hobby of cycling despite the weather and decided to give a new discipline of bike riding a try.

What a week it was | Evergreen Arborist

The devastation from last week’s storm exceeded that of the 1996 ice and snow event.

  • Jan 29, 2012

All I need is a sink full of hot, soapy water | Living with Gleigh

At some point last year, I created a Facebook account and figured out how to link my website to it. It worked, but not the way I had expected it to work. The link just became lost at the bottom of the pile of other postings. How to use this social networking site has eluded me.

How long will you live? A new set of assessment tools may be able to tell | Timi Gustafson

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have come up with new assessment tools to determine the likelihood of death within a certain period of time.

Seattle Thunderbirds blanked by Portland Winterhawks | Hockey

The Portland Winterhawks shut out the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-0 Saturday night at the ShoWare Center.

  • Jan 15, 2012

Five stages of picking up | Living with Gleigh

Before we fall asleep at night my husband and I often have laugh sessions over things our daughters do or don’t do. The topic of conversation a few nights ago was over their bathroom trash.

Syrah – The perfect wine for winter | David White

All wines are appropriate for all seasons. There's nothing wrong with enjoying a simple white or crisp rosé in the winter, and big reds work all year long.

Rental Tux | Poem by Bill Trowbridge

Here’s an experience that I’d guess most of the men who read this column have had, getting into a rental tuxedo. Bill Trowbridge, a poet from Missouri, does a fine job of picturing that particular initiation rit

Signs of memory loss found in younger people | Timi Gustafson

Loss of memory and other cognitive functions may start much earlier in life than previously thought, according to a clinical study from England. A modest decline of mental abilities such as reasoning and problem-solving was found in participants who were only in their forties.

Understanding what a certified arborist can do for you | Evergreen Arborist

What the heck is a certified arborist? And why is the designation important to homeowner?

Sometimes, When the Light | Poem by Lisel Mueller

A wise friend told me that since the Age of Reason we’ve felt we had to explain everything, and that as a result we’ve forgotten the value of mystery. Here’s a poem by Lisel Mueller that celebrates mystery. Mueller is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet from Illinois.

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