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Breast Cancer In The Northwest: The Good Work Goes On

Breast Cancer In The Northwest: The Good Work Goes On

Breast cancer. Two words that can jolt you out of your everyday stream of consciousness, especially if you’ve known someone with it, or lost someone to it. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and though the world has gotten somewhat used to the races, the pink symbols and all, the good fight continues to […]

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Technology

Sixth Man on the Moon

Sixth Man on the Moon

Astronaut shares his amazing journey in new memoir “Earthrise” Dr. Edgar Mitchell was a pilot with the historic 1971 Apollo 14 mission and the sixth man to ever walk on the moon. He is also the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, and three NASA Group Achievement Awards. Dr. […]

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Teenagers

Snap Judgments about Snapchat

Snap Judgments about Snapchat

By now, most parents have heard of Snapchat, the phenomenally popular new messaging app that allows users to annotate and send photos and very short videos to their friends. Unlike other messages, Snapchats are supposed to disappear in ten seconds. Kids who are tired of having their lives searched and analyzed on Facebook love that […]

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Holidays

Here Comes Santa Claus….

Here Comes Santa Claus….

Every weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas, you’ll find Santa at McMenamins I’ll let you in on a little secret: Santa has a hideaway in Astoria. It’s true. He called me from his coastal home, taking a break from polishing his boots and petting his reindeer to preview his upcoming Christmas season activities — notably his […]

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Other Recent Posts

The Horse Sense Riding School

The Horse Sense Riding School

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Give your loved one the opportunity to saddle up this holiday season!   The Horse Sense Riding School is the best place to give the horse lover in your life a great start to their horsemanship.  Students get to choose between English and Western styles of riding and lessons never have more than 2 students […]

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North Clackamas Aquatic Park

North Clackamas Aquatic Park

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Swim, slide, glide and splash in the wading pool at North Clackamas Aquatic Park. The perfect gift for family fun,with an indoor year-round heated 82-degree pool. Or, give the gift of aquatic fitness or swimming lessons. Perfect for kids of all ages! North Clackamas Aquatic Park houses several swimming pools, water slides and a rock […]

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Queen Bee Creations: Local, Lovely, Hand-Crafted Labors of Love

Queen Bee Creations: Local, Lovely, Hand-Crafted Labors of Love

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes, indeed, we are lucky to live in Portland with so much talent before us. We had the chance to visit Queen Bee Creations’ new space and see where and how all the lovely handcrafted purses, scarves and accessories are made. Rebecca Pearcy, the owner, began this business over 18 years ago in her little […]

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Join In A Friday Night Grand Opening Of A True One-Stop Wellness Spa

Join In A Friday Night Grand Opening Of A True One-Stop Wellness Spa

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A wellness center, spa facility, and holistic aesthetics center conveniently located near St. Mary’s Cathedral between Portland’s Pearl and Alphabet Districts, SANTÉ is the city’s newest wellness facility and will host a grand opening on November 14, 2014 from 5p.m. to 10p.m. at 210 NW Davis St. The opening will include complimentary catered appetizers, entertainment […]

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Protect Your Pets From the Cold

Protect Your Pets From the Cold

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Freezing temperatures can be dangerous to pets. The veterinary staff at DoveLewis wants to remind you that some dogs and cats aren’t conditioned to weather the severe cold, and a drop in temperatures can cause serious and even fatal health problems in very little time. “If you’re cold, your pet is probably cold too,” says […]

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Wine. Food. Local. Corklandia!

Wine. Food. Local. Corklandia!

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Things we love here in the Northwest: Wine. Good food. Supporting local. We were able to experience it all at the first annual “Corklandia.” Hosted by Entercom Radio, the classy affair had 60 wine tastings from 15 different wineries, nibbles form 12 locally delicious restaurants and an all-star chef Oregon Albacore Tuna iron-chef-like competition cooking […]

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