When Christmastime rolls around, there is just one question to be answered – real tree or fake tree? The members of Lady Antebellum agree that they love a real Christmas tree, but a fake tree is much easier, especially as their trees are up for more than a month. “I would love to have a [...]
2014 was a great year on Top 20 Country Countdown! Host Nan Kelley traveled the country, playing golf with Darius Rucker, visiting Gatlinburg, and even stopping by Santa’s workshop. She interviewed some of the biggest stars, including Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley and Hunter Hayes. And, of course, she counted down your choices for the Top [...]
Nan Kelley’s Ginger Cookies “My mother-in-law, Patricia, is the Christmas cookie queen, so my husband, Charlie, grew up having the “best of the best” cookies during the holidays. This is one of his favorites, which she still makes today, and now it’s a yearly tradition at our house. Sugar and spice and everything nice — [...]
Miranda Lambert is following up her hit song “Somethin’ Bad,” which featured Carrie Underwood, with “Little Red Wagon.” The song was co-written by Joe Ginsberg and Audra Mae, the niece of Judy Garland. Mae originally included the song on her 2012 album, Audra Mae & The Almighty Sound. Lambert may have never heard the tune [...]
Posted Saturday, 12-19-14
GRANT COUNTY, WA – The Flu season is heating up in Grant County. Health District spokeswoman Theresa Adkinson says in the past couple of weeks or so, they have received over 200 positive influenza lab reports in the County. Mose cases are located in Moses Lake, Quincy, and Mattawa. With the higher than normal number of flu cases, Grant County Health Officer Dr. Alexander Brzezny wants residents to know that flu vaccine is still your best protection. “The flu is in our communities year-long but is now increasing at significant numbers which tells us the seasonal epidemic of influenza has started,” states Dr. Brzezny. With holiday travel quickly approaching GCHD urges all residents 6 months and older to get their flu shot as soon as possible. Currently, there is no shortage of flu vaccine and it is widely available through clinics and pharmacies.
Posted Friday, 12-19-14
Mission Ridge could be expanding in the future. The resort's owner, Larry Scrivanich has finalized the purchase of two parcels, over 750 acres in all, located adjacent to the Ridge's permitted ski area operations. The ski area's General Manager Josh Jorgensen says they are looking forward to working with the community to form a plan that "best meets the needs of our people and the environment".
Jorgensen says the land, purchased from a Trust, could be developed into additional beginning and intermediate terrain. The area also has the possibility for some cross country skiing and snowshoeing.