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Sold-out Twin Peaks Fest starts Friday in North Bend

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Fans of the cult phenomenon “Twin Peaks” will come from all over the world Aug. 1 through 3 to eat doughnuts and cherry pie, meet friends, watch David Lynch films, visit the filming locations in the Valley, and generally just celebrate their passion for the early 90s television show. Tickets for the 21-year-old event sold out in early June; typically about 150 people attend the festival, which has its base at the Sallal Grange Hall in North Bend.

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Creative People Age Better, Study Finds

Do creative and artistically inclined people have advantages over the rest of us mere mortals who can barely draw a stick figure or whistle a simple tune? There are indications that individuals who are able to use their talents also tend to fare better in other ways, including their physical and mental health, compared to...

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Too Little Sun Exposure Now Found to Be a Health Risk

For many years, we have been told to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun because of health risks like sunburn and, more seriously, skin cancer. Now a new study found that getting too little sun can cause problems as well. According to recent research, women who consistently avoided direct sunlight had a greater mortality risk from all...

Canoe Journeys Journal

Watch Suquamish at Canoe Journey protocol in Bella Bella, B.C., at 10 a.m. via livestream

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — Representatives of the Suquamish Tribe are scheduled to take the floor at 10 a.m. July 16 — today — in the Heiltsuk First Nation town of Bella Bella, British Columbia. Bella Bella is the final destination in the 2014 Canoe Journey. According to the coordinator of the Paddle to Bella Bella...

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How to Make the Most of Your Vacation

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans do not only work longer and take less time off than Europeans, and as of late, even the Japanese, they also seem unable to reap the benefits of their holidays as much in terms of recreation and rejuvenation. Studies show that the effects of taking breaks from work can vary...

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