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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and I’m getting more and more excited every day. One thing that I like to do to pass the time and get my kids involved is to make some of my favorite Thanksgiving crafts. Here are some of my favorite crafts that I have found over the years. My kids and…

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Question: I couldn’t resist purchasing some potted chrysanthemums from the local store to use in my fall decor, but I haven’t a clue how to care for them. Can I plant them after they’re done blooming, or just throw them away?

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Exercising while pregnant has been a topic of debate for many years. In the past, pregnant women were encouraged to stop their exercise programs altogether with concerns of how it affected their growing babies.

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About 40 young children and teens gather at the Roseburg Salvation Army on Tuesday afternoons to take part in an array of after-school programs.

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Question: I’ve noticed a white powdery substance on several of my plants, including the roses and some of my large, established shrubs. It’s on the buds and leaves, some of which are turning yellow and falling off. Can you tell me what it is and how to control it?

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Editor’s Note: With summer closing in, we sought out a local cleaning pro to educate us on how to prep our homes for hunkering in for fall and winter season. Check out the great info (and available services) from Jenny Barton of Clean Space Cleaning Service, a Douglas County Family mom herself.

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Editor’s Note: We sought out a local health expert at one of the places parents can often, and not so willingly, find themselves during the dreaded cold and flu season. Soak in these helpful tips shared from Jennifer Bodenhamer, doctor of osteopathic medicine and emergency medicine physician…

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Did you know that Oregon is home to 65 species of native trees? From the coast to the Cascades, valleys to deserts, our landscape is blanketed with a beautifully rich assortment of trees. With 30 species of conifers and 35 species of broadleaved trees, it can take a person a lifetime to lear…

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Question: Over the past five to 10 years it seems like summer lacks the occasional showers of previous decades, and the dry period seems to be getting longer each year. Because of this trend, I would like to plant more drought-tolerant trees in my landscape. Can you tell me the name of sever…