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Catherine Kelley

Catherine Kelley

Over the last three decades the Western monarch butterflies, which annually migrate from the Pacific Northwest down to California, have declined to a thin sliver of their former population. Without the native milkweed to lay its eggs on, or wildflowers to refuel from along its 500-mile migration to California, these

Summer’s around the bend and before you know it you’ll be pulling out those swim duds. But why wait to get wet? Whether you need water wings or water yoga, these warm-liquid locales offer a full menu of pool-time pleasures. Ella Redkey: This geo-thermally heated outdoor swimming pool located in

    What do you do with bored kids during summer break while on an island? Swipe up some ping pong paddles, a plastic wiffle ball, hit the tennis court and invent one of the hottest growing racket sports in the nation today—Pickleball! It was in 1965, on Bainbridge Island,

Global, environmental and critical. Words best describing the tipping point between saving the planet’s precious life sources and becoming the means to our own end. Two feature films—one concerning the escalating “mega-fires” destroying millions of acres of forests, the other commending and recognizing the people and action steps behind the

When winters are iffy, running a ski mountain is tricky, to say the least. But environmentally aware, Mt. Ashland, the once struggling ski area, has evolved into an industry pacesetter.

Want to jumpstart the new year with a brisk, breath-taking “polar plunge”? We’ve got you covered like a warm blanket with a few suggestions to answer how, where and why.

The 2018-19 junior league ice hockey season is well under way and though it’s been a bit of a shaky opening for the Southern Oregon Spartans, their outlook remains optimistic. “It’s been challenging,” admits assistant coach, Matt Reed. Six straight losses during November away games against Canadian teams, Edson Aeros

Between that last morsel of pumpkin pie and racing out the door to conquer the cheapest PlayStation or Samsung, there’s digestion. A walk after your Thanksgiving meal might ease that full belly, along with the pressures of the holiday shop-a-thon pandemonium. The last, and best, course of the meal could

Whether November 6 has you terrified, hiding or seething, change begins with a vote. Turning off the news, joining intelligent conversations and meditating can all help ease voting pressures, as can taking a walk on Election Day. So strike forth, toward the future of our nation, on one of these

When DeAnna and Jay Larkins met, something profound occurred between the young couple at such a deep level they knew what they experienced had to be shared. A center where they could merge their spiritual philosophies, and heal the body through various natural modalities, became the foundation for Emerge Hot