The hustle and bustle of back-to-school season can cause chaos in households. Class time, field trips and homework typically rule each day, which can make sitting down for a meal seem like a far-off dream. One easy way to save time is simplifying family recipes and prioritizing meal-planning.
When the sun is shining and you need to beat the heat, cool down with a little shade and a nutty, frozen treat. This kid-favorite is a childhood classic you can customize with favorite toppings, too.
Teaching our children to be curious, kind, and polite helps our children succeed in life. Yet there is one skill adults overlook that children need to have and that is self-regulation. The majority of successful adults have an understanding of how to respond to different situations and are able to adjust their emotions in those situations.
The ever-popular Washington State International Kite Festival (WSIKF), in its 42nd year, offers a week's extravaganza of kite-flying fun in Long Beach from August 21 through 27. The festival is free to the public and includes exciting kite competitions, hands-on experiences, live entertainment, and other ways to celebrate the simple delight, sport and art of kite flying on a wide swath of beach.
We have seen many of our older families around our area pass away and then the remaining family members don't know what to do with their belongings. Many times family members take what they consider junk to the dump, but did you know you can actually sell those items. Robin Gonia and her husband Travis with RT Estate can help you turn that junk into a few bucks. Robin will come into the home and assess what you have instead of hauling it away.
What you read below is a letter to the Chronicle Editor that I delivered on Friday August 11 to alert Lewis County ratepayers to the danger to their pocketbooks from Economic Alliance head Richard DeBolt's lobbying to divert a huge amount of our low-cost hydropower to produce economically inefficient hydrogen. Instead of publishing my letter, the Chronicle published a hydrogen puff piece by Commissioner Swope. Before DeBolt and his useful tools Abbarno and Swope sell us out, please read and act on the following:
A long established summer favorite, the Toledo Threshing Bee, is finally making a comeback. Another event that fell victim to the COVID outbreak, this annual event has been missing since 2020. Well it's coming back this weekend, thanks to the combined efforts of some of the old guard and some new blood who all share a love for old machinery and rusty iron. Along with new members it's also at a new location. The new spot is at the metropolis of Ethel on Hwy 12 at the intersection of Tucker Rd.
COVID-19 hasn't disappeared.
In this fourth summer of Covid-19, the virus is still circulating and infections are once again on the rise nationally. Emergency room visits and hospitalizations are also increasing in the USA. Data suggests we are nowhere near the crisis of past covid surges, and this rise is not unexpected. However, it might not be a bad idea to go back to safety measures because during August transmission is increasing.
MENLO - "Let's Steer Up Some Fun!"
This year's county fair is shaping up to be one of the best in years, promising super displays from local folk, solid entertainment, a nice assortment of vendors, good food, plus the Wenatchee Youth Circus, the always favorite Cheerleading Extravaganza to mention some of the highlights.
SOUTH BEND - Daniel Boggs will be at this year's county fair along with two of his faithful companions, Priscilla Pigsley and Koravette.
Daniel shows Hereford beef cows and raises market swine for the fair. He also shows at the Grays Harbor Fair, and the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.
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