Cancer – It touches everyone. Can one motorcyclist make a difference?

About six months ago, we received an inquisitive call from a gentleman by the name of Dean Shirey.  He explained that he is a retired police officer; living on the west side of the mountains but his brother, who lived in Yakima, was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma in 2010. He went on to tell Read more about Cancer – It touches everyone. Can one motorcyclist make a difference?[…]

Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye.

Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye.  Goodbye to weekly visits at North Star Lodge that is.  Dr Jones officially released the tether yesterday.  Always the jokester, Karen couldn’t resist the opportunity to declare it an “official divorce” which is inscribed on this cake she presented to the staff.  She looks forward to returning Read more about Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye.[…]

Looking for the Helpers!

A comment on the senseless Boston tragedy.  Watching the news, horrified.  One leader after another, telling the cameras what their department is doing about it.  Positive responses, to be sure.  The most encouraging voice yesterday, though, was from Mr. Rogers who said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the Read more about Looking for the Helpers![…]

That Ol’ Senoritis Bug

by Jacqueline Wagner This is senior year (and everything) is finally coming to an end…  To all of you who have graduated – oh my goodness! – you’re aware of that amazing feeling:  That little thing called senioritis starts to kick in and man is it amazing!! “Se·nior·i·tis (sē-nyər-ˈī-təs), noun: def. 1 A crippling disease that strikes high Read more about That Ol’ Senoritis Bug[…]