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Earlyse Swift

Tools of the Trade Scholarships for SPSCC Students

Most of us are familiar with the term “Tools of the Trade.” But have you ever thought about how someone learning a trade could...
The Sandstone Cafe

Neighborhood Notes: Tenino’s Sandstone Café Feeds a Community

Cheryl Pearce and her daughter Sandra have owned The Sandstone Café in downtown Tenino for ten years. The café is where people of Tenino come...
south sound BBQ Festival

Whet your Appetite at the South Sound BBQ Festival

Nothing wakes up all five senses like warm breezes scented with BBQ smoke. In the Northwest, our mild climate means grilling can be a...
Design Smart Lisa Poundstone

Lasting Design Trends for Your Personal Home

A professional designer and home stager for more than eight years, Dr. Lisa Poundstone has seen design trends come and go. But there are...
hot dog

Dr. Burrgren’s Tips to Prevent Dogs from Overheating this Summer

Sun, like snow, is rare enough in the Pacific Northwest that not everyone knows what to do with it when it arrives. In some...