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Authors Health and Fitness Things To Do

Improve Your Immune System with Healthy Eating

By Leslee Jaquette This is a good time to thank your immune systems (IS) for protecting you brilliantly against an onslaught of germs. Given germs are everywhere from shopping cart handles and airplane trays to the kitchen counter, it is really amazing how few viruses and diseases most of us catch. So, let’s give our […]

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MA 7 Report

Blackmouth fishing in the San Juan’s has slowed somewhat from the fast start we had in December. There are still fish around, and some big ones here and there as well. The bait seems to be spread around, and the fish are moving. Hopefully we’ll get more moving in than out in the New Year. […]

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Kevin reviews Resurrection Derby, salmon issues 

The 2014 Resurrection Derby recently took place in Friday Harbor. This is a two day event held on Friday December 5th and Saturday the 6th, put on by Puget Sound Angler’s Fidalgo-San Juan Islands Chapter. All proceeds from this event go to salmon enhancement projects in the San Juan Islands. The is a selective fishery […]

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Authors Health and Fitness

Healthy lifestyle regimen helps dementia patients

By Leslee Jaquette I know many of you are too young to worry Alzheimers and other dementias. But others of you may know too much. You are the ones who have a family member who lost their memory, can’t recognize their own children and exists in a fog of confusion and agitation. Alzheimers reversal on […]

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Outdoor Activities

Hootchies, Spoons, Bait, all drawing strikes from Chinook and Coho

Salmon fishing has picked up in the San Juans for Chinook and Coho. Hootchies, spoons and bait all seem to be drawing strikes. Fish the tide changes for Kings, and haunt the tide rips out deeper for Silvers. The fish in Marine Area 7 will either be East, looking to head up the Samish, Skagit […]

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Go to the Willamette River Guide for Boating Info

The Willamette is a vital, multi-purpose waterway that touches the lives of millions of people. It provides ports for commercial barges and oceangoing ships, irrigation for crops sold worldwide, an abundant fishery, and recreational opportunities.Nearly 70 percent of Oregonians live within 20 miles of the Willamette River, and some may not even realize it. Although […]

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Take a boat tour of Crater Lake

After you have gone to all the trouble to drive to the middle-of-nowhere to Crater Lake National Park in Central Oregon, it’s a good idea to budget half a day at least to explore the lake by ranger-led boat tours. This is the only way to get on the water because recreational vessels are NOT […]

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Books

Saving the earth’s oceans

“The Emissary” takes us for a ride and answers the age-old question of how our actions “today” impact the environment “tomorrow.” Three shocking, nearly simultaneous events take place around the world:  People in Los Angeles witness hundreds of birds dropping from the heavens; Beaches in Maine are covered with tens of thousands of dead fish; […]