Category: Features

Breathe your way to a healthier heart

Susan Dawson-Cook Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. In fact, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 34 seconds. Talk about a frightening statistic. Many people turn to medication and exercise to reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke.…

Communication Today: Internet

Q: I’ve heard that Orbitel offers the fastest Internet in the area. Can you explain everything that is available with Orbitel Internet? A: It’s hard to imagine life before the Internet. All the devices we rely on – computers, tablets, smart phones, gaming systems and a growing list of gadgets are connected to the Internet. Internet…

Once again, the Golden Goose is simply the best!

The Best of the Northwest has just been published and the Golden Goose Thrift Shop has once again been named: * Best Customer Service * Best Furniture Store * Best Women’s Apparel However, the one award we are most proud of is Best Community Leader, a well-deserved honor highlighting the staff and volunteers. The opening…

Gardening with an enchanted twist

While the stress-relieving capabilities and health benefits of gardening are well known, a twist on this timeless hobby offers a way to add charm and a whimsical feel to your home and garden. Creating an enchanted fairy garden can boost imagination and offer a family-friendly way to hone your green thumb. These miniature landscapes, often…

In Passing

Harry Robert Keller Keller, Harry Robert died on March 18, 2016, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Harry was born on May 29, 1934, in Auburn, New York to parents Margaret and Robert. He joined the Navy and enjoyed a 20-year career as a pilot and Naval Officer. Harry met his wife Jean Mary…

SaddleBrooke Gift Shop Artist of the Month – Carolann Small

Carolann Small

Tom Costner Webster’s Dictionary defines the word unique as: particularly remarkable, special or unusual. This easily, but not totally accurately, describes the creativity in fabric produced by Carolann Small. When you see her creations you will understand her work extends beyond unique. Carolann describes herself as a Fiber Artist. Her ability to not only create…

Honor Flight #19

Julius C. Gutierrez aka “Gute”

Jerry Lujan SaddleBrooke resident, Julius “Gute” Gutierrez, was one of 25 military veterans flying to Washington, D.C. on October 17. This is Gute’s military career. In 1952 Gute enlisted in the United States Air Force as an Airman. He was 19 at the time. The next 20 years of Gute’s career were a mixture of…