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In the Garden | Eagle Scouts and education garden go hand in hand

Recently three Eagle Scout projects have been completed in the WSU/ChelanDouglas Master Gardener Community Education Garden at Western and Springwater avenues in Wenatchee — a Little Free Library, two raised beds and a garden surrounding the Winnie the Pig sculpture.

What to do with fall leaves

It’s that colorful time of year when the weather becomes cooler, plants start to go into dormancy, and all those leaves fall into your yard.

How to know if gutters need work or replacement

If your gutters are starting to fail and you aren’t sure whether to repair them or just replace them with new gutters, here are answers from three Dallas gutter experts to help you make the best decision.

Understanding headache types is key to treatment

We have all experienced the annoying, relentless and throbbing pain associated with a headache. They can slow us down or even bring us to a complete stop. However, did you know that there are several different types of headaches, and knowing the type you’ve got can be the first step in effectively treating it?

In the Garden | Mark off the fall gardening to-do list to make spring easier

Now that the harvest moon has come and gone, it is time to think about tackling those last tasks in the garden before winter. A little preventative maintenance can save a handful of headaches in the spring. Here are a few jobs to consider tackling before the weather really gets cold.

Running: The magic number

When it comes to the idea that running is good for the heart, six miles a week may be the magic goal number. In a review study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, experts found running about six miles a week — or 52 minutes — may add from three to six years to your life.

Female Viagra’: Long overdue help or Big Pharma overkill?

Addyi — better known as “female Viagra” (though it’s not a very accurate comparison) — is either a long-overdue acknowledgment that women’s sexual health matters as much as men’s, or the latest attempt to make women feel broken about sex.

Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas take just a little effort to put together and they’re packed with flavor.

Inexpensive red wines are difficult to make

Our definition of a “best buy” is $15, for red or white. With the cost of doing business, it’s extremely difficult for winemakers in Washington and Oregon to make red wines for much less than that. Quality grapes, oak barrels, bottles, labels, winemaker salaries, marketing costs, wholesale prices and other expenses begin to add up quickly, meaning profit margins become extremely thin for red wines below $20 per bottle.

Seven Leavenworth homes featured on tour

Residents and visitors are invited to enjoy touring seven unique homes and gardens in the Leavenworth area from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 19.