There are all kinds of activities that, while they may not count as time on the treadmill, they burn calories and beat being sedentary
Jessica Whitehouse, seated at right, watches her daughter Athena crawl and holds a newborn named Bentlee Mae Hines. In the background is Family Advocates employee Brenda Wood. The photo was…

Don Carson volunteers at the Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa. Among other things, he helps with the Veterans History Project there by running the camera. (Photo by Gaye Bunderson)

A Summer hit- The big deal about little league

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An instructor named Robin helps children search for insects during a past year's Botany Camp at the Idaho Botanical Garden. Together, they are inspecting a milkweed plant, where they are likely to find red milkweed beetles. (Courtesy photo)

Food is plentiful during the holiday season that stretches from Thanksgiving to New Year's. Full plates and stacks of homemade goodies present a constant stream of temptation.


Choosing a Christmas tree theme and decorating around that theme allows for the creation of something unique to an individual's or family's interests. Irene Woodworth's theme-based trees have won awards in the Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees. In 2012, her tree titled “A Woodsy Christmas” was named a “Best of Show” winner in its category. This year, Woodworth created a tree with a Velveteen Rabbit theme.


Cast members of Treasure Valley Youth Theater's recent production of Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.


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