Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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TIES THAT BIND

Nancy Kurz, right, gets a hug from her son, Nethaniel, on one of his visits home last week. The pair will host an art show Saturday.

Photo by Jolene Guzman

Nancy Kurz, right, gets a hug from her son, Nethaniel, on one of his visits home last week. The pair will host an art show Saturday.

Lotsa Pasta

Lotsa Pasta

Noodles with pizazz come to Independence’s Main Street thanks to self-taught chef

Taking command in Dallas

Taking command in Dallas

Local guardsman takes control of hometown company

Secluded Sanctuary

Secluded Sanctuary

Kerith Lodge, off the beaten path in Pedee, perfect spot for a getaway

Pocket Pet Portraits

Pocket Pet Portraits

Pedee woman’s cute ‘Fiber Friends’ a way to immortalize a beloved pet

A perfect pairing

A perfect pairing

‘Pressed’ owners hope to make coffee, wine and music venue an eclectic downtown destination

Backyard Barnyard

Backyard Barnyard

It’s the perfect time to finalize plans for your chicken flock

Your Family Tree

Your Family Tree

Genealogy Day activities can help you unlock your past

Go Figure

Go Figure

Tight-knit group of artists gathers weekly for life drawing

Flying High

Flying High

Teens take wing with aviation program

For The Love of Chocolate

For The Love of Chocolate

A little cocoa and vino is the perfect accompaniment for the holiday of love

Want Some Chocolate?

To order ---

The ABCs of Cooking

The ABCs of Cooking

Students at Luckiamute Valley Charter School’s Pedee campus learn basics of food preparation via every-other-week elective

Polk County's 12th man

Polk County's 12th man

Dallas teacher Brian Williamson may be the ultimate Seahawks fan

For the Love of Animals

For the Love of Animals

From canines to cattle, cats to skunks, the doctor will see you

'Mr Louie' honored

'Mr Louie' honored

Kazemier provides opportunities for campers with special needs

A Great Journey on the Divide

A Great Journey on the Divide

DALLAS -- Frank Caudillo woke in the middle of the night to something sniffing around his tent.

It's a fine time for music

It's a fine time for music

Annual Smith Fine Arts Series lands a host of celebrated artists

Call of the wild

Call of the wild

RICKREALL -- In the world of duck hunting, the most essential tool aside from the shotgun is the duck call.

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