Letters to the Editor – December 10, 2009

December 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Pool used by many for health Dear Editor, We have heard a rumor that the swimming pool housed at the Rockford Middle School is to be closed due to lack of funds. It is my understanding that this is a “community” pool, for which 1 mil was voted in by the public for maintenance of this pool. For health reasons a lot of us go twice a week or more fo water aerobics. We [...]

Health & Well Being Guide

December 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Will bleaching work for me? By DR. JOHN P. KLOOSTER, DDS, PLC Belmont Denistry There are several different approaches to bleaching or whitening your teeth. Options range from utilizing “whitening” toothpastes and take home kits to professionally having your teeth whitened at a dental office. The first thing to be aware of is that bleaching is only effective on your [...]

Has the economy affected your holiday spending?

December 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

by ANA OLVERA   “So far, it has not. People are definitely more aware because of the news, it’s more top of mind. But it has its positive; people won’t overspend and they’ll have more control. It’s great to shop locally, but it all depends on what you’re looking for.” —Guillermo Perez and his daughter Sofia, 9, Ada     “My husband’s job and my [...]

‘Taste of Ric’s’ this Thursday

December 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Event one of many community efforts DONATING TO THOSE IN NEED—Dave Brickner, Ric’s Food Center store manager (right) with volunteers from Lean On Me outreach center and a day’s worth of donations. The store gives daily to Lean on Me and has done since day one. This is just one example of Ric’s community involvement. “If you leave here hungry, that’s your [...]

‘Waterdance’ coming to dam

December 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

    Sculptor Steve Anderson stands before a nearly completed stainless steel rainbow trout, soon to be leaping from the Rogue River.Photos and Illustration by CLIFF HILL     by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The greater Rockford community is blessed with a multitude of accomplished artisans, many of whom participated in this year’s ArtPrize competition. Local artist Steve [...]
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