Health

Are There Cougars on the Loose in Richland!?
They look like big cute cats (and they are), but they are MUCH more dangerous than your house kitty. There have been a few cougar sighting around the area, the most recent eastbound on I-82, at about milepost 98. The Benton County Sherrif's office posted a warning about the cougars and said tha…
Rabid Bats Are on the Loose in Washington!
Yup, you read that right. Rabid bats are on the loose! Since May 1, four bats found in Washington have tested positive for rabies, the highest number identified in the state in the month of May since 1998! The Washington State Department of Health reminds people to call their local health department…
If You Love Snacks We Just Found Your New Addiction!
I'm a big fan of snacks. Snacking during the day helps keep me from binging on huge meals. And, to be honest, I LOVE snacking while watching TV. However, finding healthy snacks that are also affordable has been a challenge. I'm sorry, there are only so many kale chips I can handle before I…
Fun Run Supporting Local Girls Coming Up this Weekend!
You may or may not know about Girls On the Run. It's a non-profit that aims to inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and ru…
Should the Smoking Age Be Raised to 21? [POLL]
Coming soon, smoke breaks could be only for the over 21. There's a push for Washingotn State to make the legal age to purchase and smoke cigarettes and vape pipes/materials. Secretary of Health John Wiesman says the inititave could be successful. The...
This Is the New Delivery Service You Need in Your Life!
You're at work. You're snacky. You don't want to go get fast food again, but you also don't want to starve or start to become hangry. What do you do? Well, my bosses have figured out that well-fed employees are more productive and much happier...
Get Rid of Old Drugs Safely This Weekend in Richland
I know what you're thinking. I take in my old drugs to be disposed of? What kind of drugs? We're talking about old medicines and pills that have been sitting on your shelf or in a cabinet somewhere that need to go. If you have old prescriptions or medicines that need to be thrown away, you can safel…
Wanna Do Something Different This Cinco de Mayo?
Yes, there will be tacos, tequila, and a bunch of people celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Maybe a good idea to work off all the excess in the evening is to get some exercise in during the day. If you'd like to take a nice hike and learn a little something, check out the Wallula Gap Hike...
Don’t Get In a ‘Pickle’ and Miss Out on This Fun New Club!
There are so many ways to get active and have fun. Well, a lot of ways to get active, but let's get real, a LOT of them aren't fun. But with pickleball you'll have a blast while being active. April is National Pickleball month, and I'm not sure if you're aware of this or not…

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