Time to consider NOT buying birdseed for the winter | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

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The Natural Wildlife Federation and other naturalist agree that food for wild life should come from native sources. This means adding more trees and shrubs with berries and seeds as a winter food source and not using seed to fill a bird feeder.


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Final weekend for the 'Cedar River Salmon Journey'

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:09PM

From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26, visitors can expect to see sockeye, plus possibly Chinook and Coho, at these four sites, which include Jones Park, Cedar River Park, Cavanaugh Pond, and Landsburg Park and Dam.

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For Lasting Weight Loss, Go Fast or Slow?

Shedding pounds too rapidly has long been considered by experts as a recipe for short-lived success, almost inevitably leading to reoccurring weight gain, a phenomenon also known as yo-yo dieting. A better approach, so the prevailing thinking went, was to limit the desired weight loss to one to two pounds a week, enough time to...

Decorate your home for the season with the plants of fall | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

An inexpensive way to decorate your home or porch for the change in seasons is to harvest all your squash, apples, corn, tomatoes, peppers and other produce and display your garden bounty in a basket or tray.

Annual mammograms help detect breast cancer early | GUEST COMMENTARY

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

What many women don’t know is that under the Affordable Care Act, every insured woman is entitled to a screening preventative mammogram at no cost.

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