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A Virginia rail makes a rare appearance in the open as it searches for its next meal.

Searching for These Secretive Birds is off the Rails

There is no shortage of variety in the world of birds. There are remarkable differences between a heron and a hummingbird or a swan and a swallow. Also, there are places where humans would never dwell, but birds consider appealing. Freshwater marsh habitat … read more

Heidi Groothuis
Young Entrepreneurs

Heidi Groothuis

Heidi Groothuis is the young owner of Heidi Lou Cosmetics inside Pink Purr Couture Lash Lounge and Permanent Jewelry in Bremerton. Permanent makeup is “using a tattooing technique to achieve some kind of cosmetic effect, like eyeliner, lipstick or eyebrows,” Groothuis explains. She … read more

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How to Find the Right Summer Camp

With the days growing longer and warmer, securing a suitable camp for your child can feel like an impossible task. However, finding the perfect camp experience for your kid this summer doesn’t have to be daunting with these top 10 considerations. 1. Your … read more

Organic Pure Red from Badger Mountain Winery in Kennewick
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The Evolving World of Boxed Wines

In the realm of wine, the notion of boxed vino has come a long way from the days of subpar quality and questionable taste. Gone are the times when boxed wine was considered the bottom shelf of the wine aisle, hidden away from … read more

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How to Ensure Success for Your New Year’s Resolutions

Three-quarters of Americans were planning to enjoy the end of the year and not worry about their diet — up from just half last year — according to a new survey. Results of a recently released survey by Herbalife, a global health and … read more

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Recipe for Filled Pumpkin Pie Spice Doughnuts

Nothing evokes the spirit of the holidays more powerfully than the hearty aroma of seasonal dishes and treats. To help you share in the joy, nostalgia and tastes of the season, while making meaningful new memories, the McCormick brand is putting twists on … read more

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Key HVAC Terminology You Need to Know

As fluctuating temperatures become the new seasonal norm, homeowners begin to seek optimal HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) performance. Many may be surprised to learn their HVAC system should be inspected yearly, as HVAC maintenance is a crucial to-do in order to … read more

A vigilant female great horned owl guards her fluffy chicks in an old raven nest on a basalt ledge in Central Washington.

The View from the Top of the Food Chain

Life is a competition. Whether we realize it or not, we are always competing with someone for a job, a home purchase or a parking space, to name a few. Even birders are constantly vying with each other for top birder status. It’s … read more

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Echinacea "Yellow My Darling" (Coneflower)

Planting Perennials in the Fall

Fall may be a better time to plant perennials than spring. Like spring, fall has cooler, rainier weather that is more conducive to helping plants establish. Unlike spring, fall doesn’t subject freshly planted perennials to the stress of summer heat and the dry … read more

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