June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Columns

Rhubarb History

Rhubarb, one of the first fruits of summer, is a popular edible species, which most likely originated in the cold climates of Mongolia, the Himalayas or Siberia where it survived the frozen grounds. More...

Everyday Extension

Weather stress doesn’t end in the field

The concern is intense. Weather stress is creating conditions that have some seasoned farmers and ranchers wondering how the growing season will end. It’s also important to remember that weather stress doesn’t end in the field. More...

From the Heartland

Friday is the official start of summer, and pleasant summery weather is appropriately in this week’s forecast. Highs should range from 77 to 83 degrees with lows between 53 and 62 degrees. More...

Food for Thought

West Nile Virus More...

News & Reviews

Graduations Shirley and I have three high school grandchildren graduating this year. Christina Torgerson graduated from Philomath High School in Philomath, Ore.Austin Keller graduated from Benilde St. More...

Back In Time

10 YEARS Hazelton Centennial starts with reunion June19-22, 2013. Members of BEK Communications approve plans to reduce BEK Board from 12 to nine over a four-year period. 25 YEARS More...