Wellness

Spanning the Columbia River on foot

An iconic landmark in the Columbia River Gorge is the centerpiece for the Bridge of the Gods Half Marathon and 10K Sunday, Aug. 10. Up to 1,000 runners and walkers will cross the 1,858-foot steel masterpiece from Washington into Oregon and work their way to the finish line at Thunder Island, in Cascade Locks. The grated road along the bridge allows participants to see the Columbia River flowing beneath their feet.

Healthy at work

Georgia-Pacific is among the area's companies that promote health and safety -- in the workplace and beyond. The mill in downtown Camas provides an on site nurse and physical therapist, for employees. Fresh fruit can be found in the nurse's office, and sometimes in the clock room.

Is your child eating kid-friendly foods that support overall health and wellness?

It's 3 o'clock in the morning and your child is awake complaining of aches and pains. You take his temperature, give him some water, and sit with him to encourage rest. Parents commonly experience long nights like these, and it can be tormenting when you can't make your ill child feel better. What's a loving parent to do?

School lunches promote healthy eating

When one hears the words "school lunch," memories of rubbery chicken nuggets, canned vegetables and unappetizing pizza typically come to mind. But during the last several years, school lunches have received a major overhaul due to changing beliefs about nutrition and federal requirements.

School lunches promote healthy eating

When one hears the words "school lunch," memories of rubbery chicken nuggets, canned vegetables and unappetizing pizza typically come to mind. But during the last several years, school lunches have received a major overhaul due to changing beliefs about nutrition and federal requirements.

Constant companions

There are benefits for dogs and their owners to spend time running or walking. Justin Anderson, of Washougal, said his 4-month-old goldendoodle, Kirby behaves better with a walk.