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Spinach, Artichoke and Sausage Pinwheels and Baked Brie with Cranberries
Published December 23, 2022 11:29pm in Home Made
Set your sights on a new year and get ready for the confetti, 2022 is winding to a close. Pull out some board games, chill something bubbly, and enjoy the last night of this year. Warm appetizers are the clear winner when it’s cold outside, and here are two easy appetizers you can make and enjoy at home.  Spinach, Artichoke and Sausage Pinwheels are a cinch to make and impressive to...Read post...
Tension lingers after city's forum reduction
Published December 23, 2022 11:38am in All Politics is Local
The Vancouver City Council on Monday voted to limit its community forums, theoretically to improve future public communication. Policy revisions outline that the city council will dedicate at least four evenings a year to standalone sessions where the public can directly engage with city officials, whether asking questions or sharing concerns. It’s a significant reduction from its previous...Read post...
23 Different Resolutions Instead of Weight Loss
Published December 21, 2022 9:49am in Sherri McMillan
As we launch into 2023, many people will resolve to lose weight. Unfortunately, that can be a negative focus. First, many factors can affect our day-to-day weight such as fluid retention, meal timing, hormones, and bowel movements. Secondly, as our body composition changes and we build more muscle, sometimes the scale registers an increase in weight due to muscle mass, which is a positive...Read post...
Christmas Breakfast Casserole
Published December 18, 2022 11:36pm in Home Made
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also the most stressful. Right now it’s a last-ditch, all-out effort to get it all done.  There are lots of little last minute to-do’s, and as always, it’s a mad dash to the end. But the truth is, anything you do will make people happy - you just have to do it. We all hope for that perfect Norman Rockwell holiday, with all it’s...Read post...
No Kittens as Gifts at Christmas
Published December 18, 2022 6:00am in Cat Tales
No Kittens as Gifts at Christmas With the approach of the holidays, everyone’s thoughts turn naturally to the happy chore of gift giving to those nearest and dearest to them. While some people opt for the tried and true, hoping another gift certificate isn’t too impersonal or another sweater or tie, scarf, box of chocolates or bottle of perfume isn’t too predictable, they’re much...Read post...
1A Trico League girls basketball standings, schedules
Published December 15, 2022 7:59pm in High School Sports
Standings and schedules for 1A Trico girls basketball teams (updated through games of Feb. 2): W L 1-Seton Catholic (18-2) 9 1 2-King's Way Chr. (10-7) 9 1 3-Columbia-WS (10-7) 5 4 4-La Center (5-14) 3 7 Stevenson (6-13) 2 8 Castle Rock (2-15) 1 8 x-District berth clinched (top 4 teams to district); (#)-indicates playoff seed Castle Rock...Read post...
Set The Plan For A Healthy & Fit 2023
Published December 15, 2022 7:51pm in Sherri McMillan
In a couple weeks, many people will resolve to make changes to improve their overall health. Some decide to start exercising, eating better, quit smoking and/or lose some weight. Unfortunately, most people don’t achieve their goals and instead set the same resolutions year after year. Increase your chances for success! Most important actions people who succeed at fitness take on...Read post...
1A Trico League boys basketball standings, schedules
Published December 15, 2022 7:40pm in High School Sports
Standings and schedules for 1A Trico League boys basketball teams (updated through games of Feb. 1): W L 1-King's Way Chr. (11-8) 7 2 x-Seton Catholic (13-6) 6 3 x-La Center (9-10) 6 3 4-Castle Rock (8-9) 4 5 Stevenson (10-7) 2 7 Columbia-WS (7-8) 2 7 x-District playoff berth clinched (top four to district); (#)-indicates district playoff...Read post...
Associated Press state girls basketball rankings, Dec. 13
Published December 14, 2022 4:53pm in High School Sports
How a state panel of sports writers rates Washington high school basketball teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2022, by WIAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):   CLASS 4A   School                                 Record  Points  Woodinville (1)                   ...Read post...
Associated Press state boys basketball rankings, Dec. 13
Published December 14, 2022 4:46pm in High School Sports
How a state panel of sports writers rates Washington high school boys basketball teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2022, by WIAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):   CLASS 4A   School                                     Record  Points  Mount Si (3)...Read post...
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