Delma Chapin Obituary (1923 – 2022) – Elko, NV

Delma Maxine Baumgartner Chapin July 24,1923 – May 7, 2022 Longtime local resident, Delma Chapin passed away at the age of 98, surrounded by her family on May 7, 2022 at Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital. Delma was born to Frank and Ella Baumgardner in Huntington, West Virginia on July 24, 1923. One of seven children, … Read more

Can you whistle? Two-time international champion to talk about using his skill and help others learn it | Entertainment / Life

Terry Rappold, a two-time whistling International Grand Champion, will speak about whistling and whistling competitions at two Jefferson Parish libraries: 7 pm June 9, at the North Kenner Library, 630 Esplanade Ave., Kenner, and 7 pm June 16, at the Belle Terre Library, 5550 Belle Terre Road, Marrero. Rappold, a New Orleans native, will discuss … Read more

Middle TN event guide for 2022

Summer is here and Nashville has no shortage of things to do to make the most of it. Besides all the concerts happening this summer, the Middle Tennessee area will also be home to one grand Fourth of July event, the return of CMA Fest and Bonnaroo and the always colorful Tomato Fest. Whether enjoy … Read more

In Kyoto, a Seventh Generation in Metalwork

KYOTO, Japan – Yoshinaga Nakamura’s family has specialized in kazari-sho, or metal art, for seven generations. But the items have changed with the times over the last 200 years, and now, as Japan looks forward to welcoming tourists again, he is preparing for the future. “We used to make decorative parts – metal carvings of … Read more

Florida Family Businesses are Changing Tiny Homes in a Big Way

The open kitchen plan in a Movable Roots tiny home. Photography courtesy of Moveable Roots. In a world that’s constantly clamoring for more, more, more, some people are starting to think… smaller. Instead of oceanfront Miami Beach mansions boasting nine bathrooms and a bowling alley, Floridians are switching their mindset to minimalism and mobility. In … Read more

What’s ahead for Valley West Mall

The start of foreclosure proceedings against Valley West Mall, a once shiny shopping destination for those in the Des Moines area and beyond, was not a surprise to retail observers who for years have watched the West Des Moines center fade from shoppers’ memories. The questions now being asked are who will purchase the nearly … Read more

What to do in the Poconos this weekend

Memorial Weekend holds the promise of a busy time in the Poconos. In addition to parades and memorial services for fallen veterans in several areas, there are also many recreational activities for the whole family to enjoy: Memorial Day Commemoration It’s the ultimate homage to men and women who lost their lives serving our country. … Read more