Health & Wellness

On February 2, Plymouth residents enjoyed the 30th annual Fire & Ice winter festival. Activities took place on Parkers Lake. Participants enjoyed a bonfire, s'mores and hot chocolate. A finale of fireworks was sponsored by the Plymouth Civic League.

Do you know where this photo was taken? The answer will be revealed in a future issue; winners (those of you who email with the correct response) will get a mention in upcoming issues.

Many in Plymouth are prepping their container gardens for the start of spring and the upcoming growing season, but not as many have heard about the shareable solar gardens not that far away.

After many months of anticipation, Trillium Woods officially opened its doors with a ribbon cutting on November 12.

Oakwood Elementary held its second-ever 1K and 5K fun runs October 11 at Parkers Lake Park to raise awareness for childhood health and wellness, as well as money for Oakwood PTA.

One day last summer, Carrie Youngblood found what she had been searching for—and much more—14,000 feet above sea level on Mount Ranier.

It's leap year!

We’re proud our home state shows up regularly on “Best Places to Live” lists, but there’s an ugly rumor going around: In February, not so much. Children fidget, fathers sprout roots on the couch, mothers despair, grandparents flee.

Recover! “That was close,” I think, as I shift my weight slightly to allow for a more balanced lunge mid-exercise, the slow, rhythmic count “one, two, three, four, UP, two, three, four” like a frenzied metronome in my head.

As part of the 20th sleepout event for Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners, November played host to many events, including one on Give to the Max Day.

The much-anticipated ribbon cutting marking the opening of the new Rock Elm Tavern on Hwy. 55 and County Road 24 was met with warm smiles as the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce welcomed the latest business member to Plymouth.

This winter, make the resolution to find ways to move your body and get your heart pumping, even on the coldest days. With busy schedules, it can be easy to put off taking time for yourself to exercise, especially on a brisk, chilly day.