Month: September 2022

Kelso takes over top spot in The Columbian Week 2 prep football power rankings

Six of the top seven teams in The Columbian’s preseason power rankings lost in Week 1, and seven of the top-10 teams lost. So that caused a shake up in our Week 2 power rankings. Remember, this is a ranking relative to each team’s classification. So we are not saying a 1A team ranked ahead […]

Copy and Paste for Fitness & Health

Sticking to a health, fitness and nutrition program is challenging, but it may be easier than you think. Researchers Katy Milkman and Angela Duckworth, authors of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, found through a recent study that copying healthy habits from people you’re closest to works better than researching random advice and trying […]

Gazpacho and waning summer days

  I had forgotten how good gazpacho is on a warm summer night. I had also forgotten how good it is to pull out something prepared ahead to serve at a family meal. That’s how gazpacho went down on Labor Day weekend when some of my family gathered to say goodbye to summer. I had […]

Uveitis in Cats

Uveitis is an inflammation of the uvea of a cat’s eye that includes the iris, the ciliary body and the choroid. What, purr-cisely, are the uvea’s three vital components? The iris is the colored portion of the eye directly surrounding the pupil. It controls the size of the pupil, which, in turn, determines how much […]

Homemade Stromboli

At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter what you make, but it better be good and it needs to get on the table quick. Everyone’s hungry and they’re all waiting for you. While you have a captive audience, why not pull something magic from your oven. Flaky, crisp, and warm, Homemade Stromboli is […]

More money flows into Democrat Perez’s campaign

Third Congressional District candidate Marie Gluesenkamp’s pitch to grassroots groups is proving to be effective, as her once-modest arsenal of funding recently experienced a large growth spurt. Perez, D-Skamania, announced Friday that donors contributed more than $600,000 to her cause in August alone. She later tweeted that 97 percent of the donations came from grassroots […]

Legislative candidate victim of gas theft

It seems being a public figure can’t protect you from being a victim of Southwest Washington’s rise in property crimes. Vancouver resident and Republican candidate for the 49th Legislative District seat Jeremy Baker recently learned that lesson the hard way. According to a Vancouver Police Department report filed by Baker, he came out of his […]

Week 1 prep football previews, livestream links and predictions

Here are Week 1 preview caps for high school football teams in Southwest Washington from Castle Rock to White Salmon. If you do not have a subscription to the NFHS Network, it might be time to consider getting one. More and more schools are broadcasting their games via the NFHS Network. A monthly subscription costs […]

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