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  • Scooter’s Scoop: Surviving the dog days of summer

    Greetings my friends, welcome to the dog days of summer! Why do they call it the dog days of summer? I think it should be called Scooter FUN days! OK, so I got a little off topic. As much fun as summer can be for you and your humans,... Read more

  • 3 ways to conserve fuel during your commute

    Commuting is a part of daily life for many working professionals. Many would like to spend less money getting to and from their offices, and finding ways to conserve fuel is an effective way to do just that. 1. Maintain your vehicle. Poorly maintained vehicles endure undue stress that... Read more

  • Grilled or baked, sweet corn is tastiest fresh from the field

    Sweet corn has a short season, but there is still a lot to know about this delicious vegetable. Starting in mid-April, we head out to the field and begin planting a rotation of corn. Every week or so we plant a few more rows. That way we have fresh... Read more

  • It’s a new world of camping

    The magical mystery tours of RV travel continue to attract Americans. 2017 will be another record year for the industry. RVs are big business. Dealers who are looking to retire or have suffered during the recession are being consolidated into multi-lot networks. Traditional family-owned, local dealers are now competing... Read more

  • How to avoid hot weather automotive breakdowns

    When the weather warms, many people take to the outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and rising temperatures. High temperatures can cause all sorts of damage to a vehicle, from zapping battery power to overtaxing the cooling system. Recognizing potential hot-weather risks and performing routine checks on the vehicle are... Read more

  • Produce tastes best when picked in season

    You might be able to pick up a tomato year-round at any large grocery store, but will it be a fresh tomato? Most likely it will not.  As a consumer, you want to get your produce when it’s in season—when it’s fresh, ripe, and has the best flavor. Many... Read more

  • Scooter’s Scoop: Here’s the scoop on Canine Influenza.

    Hey friends it’s me, Scooter. As you have probably heard recently through social media reports there is a new strain of flu that has tested positive in our area. Canine Influenza has two known strains and that is the H3N8 and H3N2, and more recently the H3N2 has tested... Read more

  • Choosing a Priority dealer is an RV priority

    Buying an RV can be a kind of investment, although the returns are mostly intangible — they include fun, family adventures, exploring and creating memories. To the first-time buyer all RVs can look alike. The challenge is to find the right balance between quality and reputation. Successful dealers have... Read more

  • Fuller Automotive: 25 years of helping customers and cars

    After 25 years in business, Fuller Automotive is still going strong and is available to serve your automotive needs. The first shop opened in 1992 on 5th Street in Eureka with me, Tom Fuller, as the only mechanic. After several years, two mechanics and an office worker were added... Read more

  • Scooter’s Scoop: Here’s the scoop

    Hi, I’m Scooter, and welcome to my first newspaper article. I’m writing to you today to tell you a little bit about myself and what we are going to do moving forward with my articles. We are going to use the knowledge I have gained from living here at... Read more

  • The importance of eating local

    There are a couple good reasons why consumers should make it a priority to eat local. First, it helps the local economy — eating local means the money you spend here stays here. It goes beyond the money you exchange at the cash register for the locally grown meats... Read more

  • Choosing your first RV can be overwhelming

    The number of first-time RV buyers continues to grow. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports that shipments are at the highest level in 40 years. Smaller motorhomes and travel trailers are leading the way. And those who started small in the last couple years are trading up to larger... Read more