In 1819, Donald McKenzie was exploring the Snake River for the Hudson’s Bay Company when he came to its confluence with another river. Unsure of its origin, he sent three members of his fur trapping expedition to further explore the river. They never returned.January 9, 2019 8:06 p.m. read more..
According to the Pew Research Center, up to 75 percent of adults have searched online for health-related information in the last year. Yet, sometimes, online searching results in inaccurate information. So, how much should you trust the health information you read online?December 31, 2018 11:32 a.m. read more..
By age 50, the average person will have walked 75,000 miles, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association. That’s a lot of steps, even without the Fitbit tracker.December 27, 2018 9:59 a.m. read more..
A few months ago, I stopped at a neighborhood garage sale and a decorative sign caught my eye. No doubt this sign was a vintage-themed Christmas decoration given the weathered red-and-green-colored letters that spelled out, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” The price was right and the sentiment, well, it was perfect.December 12, 2018 11:26 a.m. read more..
In our hurry to prepare for a wonderful holiday season, many of us often want to pause and reflect on what really matters during this time of year. The 25th annual Corvallis Nativity Festival is an opportunity to recharge your spirit and add joyful meaning to the Christmas season.December 1, 2018 11:29 a.m. read more..
In the past 35 years, Northwest Boomer and Senior News has seen some changes. Personnel come and go. Sometimes locations change. Even the business name changes. Such has been the case for Northwest Boomer and Senior News. Now, we’re about to undergo one of our biggest changes ever.November 30, 2018 7:52 p.m. read more..
For those with hearing loss, the options for hearing better are usually limited to sitting closer or turning up the volume. But a newer technology is allowing those with hearing aids not only to hear better, but avoid the stigma attached to this common ailment.November 13, 2018 2:03 p.m. read more..
Some people tap their fingers when impatient and annoyed, but did you know you might be able to tap away chronic pain?November 13, 2018 1:34 p.m. read more..
Two Eugene residents have dedicated themselves to fighting for animals in unexpected ways.November 13, 2018 1:27 p.m. read more..
Wine tasting may not be the first thing you think of during Thanksgiving, but local wineries offer a chance to get out of the house and away from the routine.November 13, 2018 1:16 p.m. read more..
Did you read comic books when you were young? How about as an adult? Do they hold the same appeal?October 23, 2018 10:52 a.m. read more..