October November 2021 Issue

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What All Women Should Know About Bladder Cancer
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What All Women Should Know About Bladder Cancer - Research shows women are typically diagnosed with more advanced tumors & have worse outcomes than men at nearly every stage of bladder cancer. 
Pumpkin: Autumn Gold
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Pumpkin: Autumn Gold - Pumpkin was a revered part of Indigenous peoples' diet, and pumpkin seeds were valued for their oil and medicinal properties. 
Recalling Spooky Halloween Tales - Halloween brings to mind the scary stories circulating every October when I was a kid— they caused me to suffer many nights of insomnia.
Photo of four seniors playing doubles pickleball
Pickled over Pickleball - An unexpected impact of the pandemic has found seniors, who are often associated with shuffleboard & bingo, getting physical with pickleball.
Photo of a young Bob Hunt, publisher of Idaho Senior Independent/Montana Senior News, in uniform.
Letter from the Publisher: Algorithms - The best minds read and learn every day. Surround yourself with people who challenge your thinking. Be open to an alternate view
Photo of a Granny Flat or Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
Accessory Dwelling Unit designed by Harka Architecture. Photo courtesy Harka Architecture.
Granny Flat in Your Future? ADU Options During the Housing Crisis - An accessory Dwelling Unit — called an ADU or granny flat — can be a much more affordable option for seniors wanting to age in place.
Dr. Margo Saunders Jumps into a New Chapter of Life
Dr. Margo Saunders Jumps into a New Chapter of Life - The line between patient and friend often blurred for Dr. Margo Saunders during her 27-year career in Minidoka and Cassia counties.
Photo of Flamenco Pacifico program, hosted by the Pend Oreille Arts Council.
Sandpoint’s Pend Oreille Arts Council - The Pend Oreille Arts Council serves the general public and students through a year-round slate of performances and programs.
Woodturner Jim Christiansen: One Good Turn Deserves Another
Woodturner Jim Christiansen: One Good Turn Deserves Another - Students of Jim Christiansen wrote letters to support his nomination for the Moscow Mayor’s Lifetime Achievement Award this past summer.
Photo of the White Horse of Black Daisy Canyon, an animal hermit.
Animal Hermits Have Devotees - By DIANNA TROYER Mystery surrounds a cherished horse living alone for the past two decades in a scenic canyon north of Mackay in central Idaho’s Lost River Valley, where the… Read More »Animal Hermits Have Devotees
Photo of Steve Darnell originally from Billings, Mont., standing in front of his Rat Rod.
Rat Rods: Long, Low, Loud - Rat Rods are vehicles cobbled together from recycled parts. Each design is unique, limited only by imagination and access to ... well ... junk.