Any parent goes through that certain age where it seems every other word out of their child is, “Why?” Thanks to Google, we can usually come up with answers. I don’t know how they did it before Siri. My eldest daughter has even reached a point where she doesn’t completely believe me until I check the internet. Suppose fact-checking all sour…

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The YMCA of Douglas County will be offering child care from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for elementary school-aged kids (kindergarten through fifth grade) on days without school that parents still work.

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Any parent goes through that certain age where it seems every other word out of their child is, “Why?” Thanks to Google, we can usually come up with answers. I don’t know how they did it before Siri. My eldest daughter has even reached a point where she doesn’t completely believe me until I …

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From Saturday to Sunday, a license, tag or endorsement to fish, crab or clam is unneeded. Participants including children can go anywhere in Oregon that's open to fishing, crabbing and clamming.

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In honor of Valentine’s Day, I figured I would have to share something sweet and pink. There are a lot of things that can fit into that category, but this cheesecake tops my list. I am partial to cheesecake as it is my favorite dessert and enjoy all different types. However, this one is so u…

  • Tyee Outdoor Experience For The News-Review
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For the usual day out with the family, the unexpected will just creep right up on you. You forgot the cash for parking, one of the kids fell in the lake, and all the water bottles are at home (filled with ice, of course) on the kitchen counter.

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Douglas County children will be able to see “Horton Hears a Who” on Tuesday evening at Roseburg Cinema, 1750 NW Hughwood Dr, Roseburg, by bringing a list of books they have read or have had read to them this school year. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the movie beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Tresta Payne For Douglas County Family
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I am at that weepy, nostalgic point of motherhood where I get sucked into the vortex of backward-looking. I won’t even name all the cliches, but it’s sufficient to say that life today is not what it was 10 or 15 years ago, for better or worse, and I have a lot of feelings about that. I hate …

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Over the past year or so, the Instant Pot pressure cooker craze has swept through the United States like freight train. It’s hard to keep up with all of the new and exciting things you can do with this electric pressure cooker. From hardboiled eggs, to cakes, to cooking meat from a frozen st…

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Short whistle blasts spear the winter air surrounding the Eastwood Elementary School playground on a recent Monday afternoon. Silence falls as heads swing toward physical education teacher Brad Hirsch, who is holding up a timer at the front of a starting line.

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Tuesday's: Kids practice reading group at the Myrtle Creek Public Library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. A skilled reading tutor will offer an hour of interactive reading for kindergarten through second grade. Other grades are welcome. Free. Repeats every Tuesday. 231 NE Division St., Myrtle Creek.

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Protein isn’t as easy as one would think to get into my daughter and husband’s daily packed lunches. My husband needs high-calorie and high-protein meals to maintain his energy throughout the day, and my daughter isn’t much of a meat eater so my options are fewer. Also, she is a very slow ea…

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The 41st annual Douglas County Spelling Bee will take place on April 14 at Wildlife Safari in Winston. All public school, private school and home-schooled students in the fifth through eighth grades are invited to participate.

  • Rebekka Anderson
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I started working from home in 2013 and over the next couple of years I gained quite a bit of weight. I was always home and always around food. I was exhausted all the time. I felt sick. I started having horrible migraines three or more times a week. My face was broken out all the time. My b…

  • Rhoda Mozorosky
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I first tasted quinoa salad at a local market. I thought it was delicious until I read the ingredients, which included preservatives and other additives.

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January is a popular time to start filling up those new, clean calendars. As families look at the approaching spring break, holiday weekends and summer vacation, now is the time to start reserving campsites, hotels and rental homes.