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Eugene Film Fest to run Nov. 13-15, 2015

The Eugene International film Festival is set to introduce crowds to films from around the globe. Filmmaker cultures and countries typically submitting to the festival: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kurdistan, Mexico, Native American Nations, The Netherlands, Norway, Palestinian Territories, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Russia, […]

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Learn about the ‘Space Between’ at TEDxRainier 2015

TEDxRainier 2015 is a one-day event on Nov. 21 at McCaw Hall in Seattle that brings together top thinkers to share ideas with our local audience. Speakers from around the Northwest will deliver talks that challenge, move and inspire. In the spirit of TED’s mission, “Ideas Worth Spreading,” TEDxRainier offers a TED-style event at the […]

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Featured Outdoor Activities

Visit State Parks on Free Days

Want to take the family out to play for free? Then mark these dates on your calendar! Washington State Parks has announced the following free days, when the Discover Pass will not be required to visit a state park. Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is the last free day in 2015. 2016 State Parks Free Days […]

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Do it all in the San Juan Islands

By Kevin Klein Cast, blast, and pull time is on right now in the Islands. Well, maybe not cast, so much as troll, for Coho. But the blast, as in deer hunting and pull, as in pulling crab pots is spot on…unless you’ve got an archery tag…and I’m sure you could catch a Coho casting…but, I […]

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Learn more about the Coast Salish food systems

Those interested in Native American history will be happy to learn more about the Coast Salish at an event called “Coast Salish Feast “ from 12:30 to 1:30 on Nov. 19 at the Whatcom Museum. It is located at Old City Hall at 121 Prospect St. in Bellingham. For countless generations Native Americans have stewarded […]

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Featured Health and Fitness

Lunge to activate lots of muscles, balance

By Leslee Jaquette I like to practice lunges, with and without weights. Most of the time my bodyweight is sufficient to garner a good sweat. Lunge Side Kick Stand with feet hip-width apart and hands on hips. Take a giant step forward with right foot, then bend knees and lower into a half lunge. Next, […]

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Planks- great for everything

By Leslee Jaquette Two of my favorite work-everything-exercises are the plank and the lunge. Both can be modified, added-to and enhanced. Take a few minutes to add these to your cardio workout. The Plank Many of us prefer to start the plank position with our forearms on the ground with hands clasped in front. This […]

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Wine Weekend in Walla Walla Nov. 6-8

TERO 6 West Rose St Suite 103, Walla Walla, Wa 99362 Wine Event, Wine Tasting, Wine Weekend Downtown Walla Walla $10 for non-wine club members COME JOIN US ~ 2015 FALL RELEASE Flying Trout & Waters Winery 10 am-5 pm Friday & Saturday ☻ Bank & Grill Food Truck on-location (serving homemade stew) ☻ Cheeses […]

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Featured Washington

The BritBeat Hits Port Angeles Nov. 14

Back by popular acclaim, It’s the Beatles! Yeah, yeah, yeah! Well, not the original Beatles, but the next best thing – the BritBeat. They will be performing at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the PAHS in Port Angeles, Wash. If you are looking for a good excuse to take a pre-holiday getaway, this could […]