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Maryhill Winery wins big in San Fran

Maryhill Winery was awarded “winery of the year” at the 2014 San Francisco International Wine Competition. The winery overlooks the Columbia River.  - Maryhill Winery/Contributed Photo
  • Sep 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

Former Islander Craig Leuthold and his wife, Vicki, walked away with top honors at the largest ever San Francisco International Wine Competition in late June.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

In Praise of Doing Less

Summer is over and it’s back to work, back to school, back to business as usual. Especially for us Americans, who labor longer hours and take fewer days off compared to the Europeans and even the notoriously industrious Japanese, being busy counts as normalcy, while leisure time is considered a luxury most can ill afford. “The only...

Writers are self-made and other myths

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 3:00AM

The idea novels of genius are created in complete isolation is stretching the real writing world beyond recognition.

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Can Weight Loss Make You Smarter?

Being overweight is associated with multiple negative health effects, including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Conversely, weight loss can lower the risk of developing such illnesses, or lighten their burden. Now, a new study from Brazil found that besides physical improvements, slimming down can also produce positive outcomes for the mind. For the study, researchers followed a...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Our Estranged Relationship with Food

Americans feel less assured about the quality of their food than they used to. In a recent survey by Consumer Reports magazine, over 90 percent of respondents said they wanted to know more about what they were eating and would welcome detailed information about food production, including country of origin and genetic modifications. At the...

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