Life & Style

Life & Style Beat the heat: An easy, cool dinner Beat the heat: An easy, cool dinner (Video)
When it’s hot, we want to relax rather than stand over a hot stove. This meal can be ready under 30 minutes and is a “one pot meal” making it easy to serve and clean up! You can vary this recipe by using brown rice, wild rice or even a whole-wheat pasta noodles instead of quinoa.
Life & Style Beat the heat: 3 snacks to help you stay cool Beat the heat: 3 snacks to help you stay cool (Video)
Here are three snacks to help you and your family stay cool at home during the hot weather:

One Ingredient Fruit Popsicles: Slice pineapple lengthwise, add a popsicle stick to one end, place in the freezer on a plate or in a Tupperware covered for a least 2 hours.

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Food & Wine

Life & Style Fun, new attractions at the Rose Festival (Video)
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A Vancouver teen took the Rose Festival theme to a whole new level this year, turning roses into a snack.

It's just one of the new things you can experience at the fair this weekend.

Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors Nez Perce Trail siting gets another look Nez Perce Trail siting gets another look
The Nez Perce Trail running from Wallowa Lake to 40 miles from the Canadian border in Montana commemorates the months-long flight for freedom of Chief Joseph and his people. This fall, the U.S. Forest Service invites public comment on the siting of the 1,700-mile trail.
Travel & Outdoors 5 of Washington’s most beautiful waterfall hikes (Photo Gallery)
So far, summer in Seattle has brought us lots of hot days and clear skies: The perfect recipe for hiking. Watching (or swimming in) a waterfall is one of the best ways to end a hike, especially when it’s sweltering. Here are five of Washington’s most beautiful waterfall hikes to enjoy this summer.

Health & Fitness

Life & Style Group prenatal care sees surge Group prenatal care sees surge (Video)
Group prenatal care is seeing a surge. Instead of having a one-on-one doctor's visit before having your baby, you're in a room with more than a dozen other moms going through the same experience.
Life & Style When eating healthy becomes dangerous (Video)
New diets and exercise plans are constantly popping up in the media and our daily conversations, but when does health go from a common consideration to an unhealthy obsession? A local doctor said awareness is growing locally around orthorexia, an obsession to consume only healthy foods that can leave sufferers far from well.

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