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Jan 24, 2013 at 8:20 AM
In Zimbabwe as well as most parts of southern Africa, mopane worms are a staple part of the diet in rural areas and are considered a delicacy in the cities. They can be eaten dry, as crunchy as potato chips, or cooked and drenched in sauce.
Nov 22, 2012 at 12:00 AM

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation's first Thanksgiving.

Historians have also recorded ceremonies of thanks...
Jun 6, 2012 at 8:35 AM
Taco Bell, often a late-night indulgence with its inexpensive fare, is going more upscale.
Jan 13, 2012 at 2:26 PM

The public is invited to the first “Florence Crab Crack” to benefit Florence Food Share on Saturday, February 4th from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Florence Events Center. Guests will enjoy delicious fresh Oregon Dungeness crab, side dishes, dessert and...
Jan 4, 2012 at 10:22 AM
The Diet Detective, Charles Stuart Platkin, shares a guide to following the brand new weight loss plan featured in his book The Diet Detective's All-American Diet .
Nov 24, 2011 at 4:15 AM
In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation's first Thanksgiving.
Nov 14, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Walterville Grange #413, invites you to our Annual Open House (potluck dinner) at 6:30 pm on December 6, 2011 at The George Millican Community Center (39259 Camp Creek Rd) Walterville OR 97489. 

The Walterville Grange will furnish the...
Sep 1, 2011 at 9:56 AM
The Lane County Central Labor Council’s 22nd annual Labor Day picnic, will be on Monday, Sept. 5, from noon to 4 p.m. at the picnic area behind Splash in Springfield. The Picnic Shelter is behind the pool, which is located at 6100 Thurston Rd and...
Jul 16, 2011 at 10:57 AM
At least 19 restaurant chains — including Burger King, Chili's, IHOP and Friendly's — said that they will include healthier options on their children's menus.
Mar 3, 2011 at 9:39 AM
Diet Detective, Charles Stuart Platkin, investigates healthy options at your favorite casual dining restaurants.
Feb 24, 2011 at 10:34 AM
Diet Detective, Charles Stuart Platkin, investigates healthy options at your favorite casual dining restaurants.
Jan 19, 2011 at 10:13 AM
This event is the main fund raiser to keep the Charleston Visitor Center Open. The Crab Feed and the Visitor Center are staffed by dedicated volunteers from our community. This years marks 26 years of hard work and lots of fun. Great prize...
Dec 9, 2010 at 9:53 AM
Giving the gift of health is a great way to show others you care this holiday season. The Diet Detective shares some gift discoveries to help get you started.
Nov 24, 2010 at 4:16 PM
The history - and ongoing economic importance - of an American tradition.
Nov 22, 2010 at 11:42 AM
On an October 2009 evening, Barbara Lea Tooley's sisters Sue and Connie, who both live in the Portland area, got the worst phone calls of their lives. Their sister had been killed and their mother critically wounded in Glendale, Ore.