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The Cache Valley Scholastic Trap Club participated in two shoots this month. In the Southern Idaho Trap Classic in Twin Falls (pictured at left) they finished third overall in trap with the senior team: Waylon Thompson, Jeremy Carlson, Austin Brown, Colton Easton, Lexie Thompson and Trace Laroco. Emma Sorensen won the high overall ladies division, and Hunter Thompson took third in the intermediate division. Lexie Thompson was high ladies scorer in the rookie division.
Frankly, I find it frustrating to continually hear our railways and our ports tagged as “liabilities” or to hear speculation on associated costs due to increased rail traffic. Washington state’s ports and railways have been the drivers of our economy for more than a century.
Bel Canto, a 16-voice women's ensemble from Mount Vernon High School placed first in the Women's Large Ensemble division at the State Competition held at Central Washington University in Ellensburg over the weekend.
The Friends of Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center (FPFC) is having a Spring Cleaning/Garage Sale on Saturday, May 2, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the balcony of the pool, 1603 22nd Street, Anacortes. This year Friends will be raising funds to help with the purchase of new water fountains & bottle refill stations for the pool and fitness center areas. We also hope to purchase new mirrors and ballet bars for the upstairs group fitness area.
ANACORTES — Anglers will not be allowed to fish Heart Lake this Wednesday through Saturday to ensure ample fish are in the lake for the annual Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced in a news release.
Fresh herbs are one of nature’s best low-cal flavor sources. And as the weather warms up, we’ll transition from buying herbs in cute little clamshells costing a couple bucks each to scooping large bunches of soft-leaved herbs into our carts for pennies on the dollar. Or perhaps you have an herb garden and you’ll find yourself inundated with a cilantro or parsley plant that takes over a small section of your backyard.
As a mom, I know there’s no better gift on Mother’s Day than being served breakfast in bed, complete with the Sunday paper. So the menu I propose here is an extra-special plate of scrambled eggs tossed with sauteed wild mushrooms, a little Parmesan cheese, and perhaps a drizzle of truffle oil. It’s special, but it doesn’t require Herculean effort by the spouse (and kids) preparing it.
Remodeling a kitchen can be expensive and challenging, but you can make substantial cosmetic changes with just the help of a painter and electrician, says interior designer Betsy Burnham of Burnham Design in Los Angeles. And if you’re ready for even bigger changes, it’s still possible to stay on budget and create a gorgeous kitchen with a minimum of stress.
Most people depend on their kitchen appliances for daily use and occasionally for a cooking marathon before a holiday feast. They’re staples of the kitchen, and expected to work. But as soon as the refrigerator stops cooling or the oven won’t warm, panic sets in.
Buying a house is an emotional journey — from finding the perfect property to securing the ideal price. The last thing anyone wants to endure is a real estate closing that resembles a roller-coaster ride.
Kiwifruit, also called Chinese gooseberries, or simply kiwis, is a nutritious fruit with the vitamin C content twice that of an orange. Kiwis are an excellent and reliable fruit source between November and February. In addition, they make wonderful food gifts and are a novel topic for conversation. (If you dry the vines, you can even use them in craft projects.)
Perhaps it is our fatigue, weary of the darkness of winter. Maybe it’s our eagerness to see the lush new green of spring bursting forth that fuels our disappointment (yes, and anger) over the appearance of tents in our trees. Disappointment is OK.