Eating On the Run (and Walk) May 25th, 2019 by Curtis Condon

Many of us don’t have the time, space or inclination to pack a meal before setting off on a run, hike, bike ride or fishing trip. If anything, we prefer to grab a snack and go, a proclivity that has fueled the multi-billion-dollar sports bar and gel industry. The first sports bar arrived in the […]

Chillin’ and Grillin’ May 25th, 2019 by Jennifer Brown

Summer is on its way! Warm up the grill and get ready for delicious eats Buttermilk Chicken 1½ cups buttermilk 1 tablespoon mustard powder 1 tablespoon Sriracha 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons paprika 4 chicken drumsticks, bone in, skin on 4 chicken thighs, bone in, skin on Vegetable oil 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley […]

A Life-Changing Legacy April 25th, 2019 by Ginger Meurer

At 74 and 76, Patty and Stu Wineman aren’t likely to camp out in line to buy concert tickets or the hottest new toy or video game. But there is something the couple is eager to wait all night for: health care. Last October, the Winemans were first in line at the pop-up Remote Area […]

Putting You In Your Pictures April 25th, 2019 by David LaBelle

Have you ever wanted to make a picture and be in it, but there was nobody else around to press the shutter button? Most of us have. Long before ovens or thermostats or devices that turned on lights when we are away from home, cameras were designed with self-timers so the person pressing the shutter […]

A Buddy: Don’t Leave Home Without One April 25th, 2019 by Curtis Condon

Going solo is all the rage now. It is borne of a quest to test or prove oneself, or a need for peace and solitude. However, many of us are firm believers in the buddy system—always have been, always will be. The only time we need solitude is when nature calls. There are countless reasons […]

Tacos Any Time April 25th, 2019 by Jennifer Brown

Vegan Tacos 1 cup kimchi 8 small corn tortillas 2 small handfuls baby arugula 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 large ripe avocado, sliced 2 tablespoons chives, diced 1 cup cooked black-eyed peas 4 tablespoons vegan ranch dressing, optional In a small saucepan, sauté the chives in ½ tablespoon of the olive […]

Look Up! Be Safe Around Electricity April 25th, 2019 by Pam Blair

Never take for granted the location of power lines—and always stay clear of people or objects who are in contact with electricity When electricity comes into contact with a person or something he or she is touching, the results can be deadly. On March 10, 2019, baseball coach Corey Crum and his wife, Shana, were […]

Oh Mama, Here They Come April 25th, 2019 by Dianna Troyer

These red hot performers keep crowds happy with flamboyance and radiance Mikki Stevens slips into a floral muumuu and carefully plasters on too much makeup. She is ready to perform in a parade with three dozen other women in her northern Idaho dance troupe, the Red Hot Mamas. Pushing shopping carts—sometimes walkers—and dancing with mops […]

Gadgets Galore April 8th, 2019 by Chelsea Glanz

Smart and Secure Is Just the Start Watch packages get delivered from work, monitor your pets, keep an eye on the baby crib at night and play back time-lapse videos in crystal-clear resolution from your smartphone with the rechargeable, wireless Wyze Cam 1080p HD. The camera’s magnetic base includes an adhesive plate that makes it […]

Explore Mediterranean Fare March 25th, 2019 by Jennifer Brown

Spaghetti Sauce 2 pounds 85 percent ground beef 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1 tablespoon oregano 1 tablespoon basil ¼ cup brown sugar 15-ounce can tomato sauce 2 large cans crushed tomatoes 15-ounce can tomato paste Brown ground beef and onion together. Drain. […]