Month: January 2021

Roasted Beet and Garlic Dip and Cashew-Chile Dip

Football’s biggest party is here – it’s time to get your game on! Line up every slow cooker and Instant Pot you own and get cooking. Whatever it is you are making, it had better be good. Even if your game plan only includes your home team, it’s time to get ready for some serious […]

Nine players from Southwest Washington makes Seattle Times’ 2021 Chips List

Nine players from Southwest Washington were placed on the Seattle Times’ annual Chips Lists of the 100 college football prospects for the Class of 2021. The list, determined by Times high school sports coordinator Nathan Joyce with input from recruiting experts, are broken into three groups. Blue chips: An athlete who could start and star […]

Simple Ways to Detox Your System

After a period of indulgent living, many people will feel the need to reset and detoxify their system. Detoxification is a process of nourishing, resting and cleansing our body from the inside out. Our body holds the ability to naturally detoxify, however, often may need a little help. If you feel lethargic, bloated, sluggish, have […]

WIAA creates open forum for anyone to submit opinions on proposed amendments

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association is allowing the public to submit their opinions on 10 proposed amendments that will go up for vote later this spring. At a link on the WIAA website, people will get an explanation of each amendment, plus pros and cons of each. Then people can share their thoughts. The forum […]

Camas’ Jacques Badolato-Birdsell will miss football season with torn knee ligament

When the Camas Papermakers return to the field for the 2020-21 football season, it will be without their star running back. Jacques Badolato-Birdsell underwent surgery for a fully torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered earlier this month, Andy Buhler of Scorebook Live reported. The All-Region running back, who signed with the University of Nevada last month, […]

Carrot-Parsnip Soup with Seedy Power Sprinkle 

Whether you are making a thrifty meal out of odds and ends, or starting from scratch, a bowl of soup is soothing, satisfying sustenance that’s easy to achieve no matter what you may have on hand. Lean on long-lasting winter vegetables to deliver a flavorful, filling meal that tastes like hard work, even if it […]

Uh-Oh! When Felines Ingest Foreign Objects

Everyone is familiar with the old adage “Curiosity killed the cat.” But as conscientious cat owners, paw-lease ensure that your cherished companions’ natural curiosity NEVER gets the better of them – especially when it comes to their seeing and then swallowing small, strange objects. While some may pass through their intestinal tract without incident, some […]

A hard look at COVID-19 data keeping Southwest Region in Phase 1 and data shows for the future

The numbers came on Friday, and they weren’t good. Every region in the state saw its number of new COVID-19 cases go in the wrong direction, meaning no region will be moving to Phase 2 of the Healthy Washington reopening plan on Monday. The Southwest Region again only met one of four metric thresholds required […]

Yoga at Home

We could all use a little more yoga in our lives, both for our physical and mental health. Yoga, which means “to join or yoke together,” is a system that dates back more than 5000 years. It is a form of physical exercise or postures, controlled breathing, and meditation, which brings the body and mind […]

Revised 2020-21 athletic calendar for Southwest Washington

On Tuesday night, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced its revised calendar for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Here is an outline of how the timeline will look like here in Southwest Washington, based on the outline announced last week by the athletic directors of the 4A and 3A Greater St. Helens League. […]

Cheese Fondue

January 20 is National Cheese Lover’s Day. Celebrate with an easy, home-made Cheese Fondue that’s just perfect for warming up cold, damp wintry nights. Totally doable with what you have on hand, you can make this in no time, adding a nice, cozy element to your charcuterie or snack board.  Classic Swiss fondue is typically […]

Focus on the CAN not the CAN’T

There are so many things we can’t do right now due to COVID and that can easily get you down. Rick Hansen, a famous Canadian, can teach us a valuable lesson to help us cope with everything going on in the world right now. Rick was in a terrible car accident when he was 16 […]

Country Radio is back(read more below)please..

Just a quick note: Things are growing in programming and expanding in all 3 networks, and the kind replies and emails have been wonderful.          MAIN SITE(UPDATED always)YOU may have to copy and paste on your browser the links below… CGR Radio 1 News-Info-Community Programming More programming has been added(Main Network). […]

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Pasta

Whether you’re just tired of cooking, trying to eat more veggies, or doing a few practice runs for your Super Bowl menu, this quick, easy Spinach and Artichoke Pasta has you covered. Eat the warm, creamy dip on its own or add the pasta and make a whole meal out of it, one batch does […]

How DO Falling Felines Land On Their Feet?

Have you ever wondered how many of their legendary nine lives cats use up when they fall from extraordinary heights? Have you ever wondered how they, more often than not, manage to land safely on their feet? known as the righting reflex, this innate ability to reorient their bodies during a fall has been observed […]

Rethinking Holiday Weight Gain

Most people gain weight during the holidays and it’s understandable. We are typically consuming more indulging, caloric-rich foods and drinks. We may be stressed with so much to get done. We may not be moving as much because it’s colder and darker. It’s not uncommon for people to put on 10 pounds during the holiday […]

Old Fashioned Gingerbread

Why shut off the good spirits when we flip the calendar page? Embrace health and sensible eating, yes, but don’t plunge, nudge. Focus on your fruits and veggies, but make sure to leave a little fun in there, too. A bit of cake is good for the soul. Made with fragrant spices whisked together with […]

Your Guide to Vegan Leather Products

As more and more people shift to a more sustainable, cruelty-free lifestyle, it can be hard to keep up. Especially when it seems like everything you use is tainted by untenable practices. But, there’s no need to get overwhelmed, particularly when there are companies that strive to make a difference with their products from manufacturer […]

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