Bend’s own Tia Hatton sues Govt over Environment

Juliana V. U.S. Lawsuit Author: Tia Hatton, plaintiff Tia Hatton grew up in Bend. She is now one of 21 plaintiffs in the lawsuit suing our Government to protect the Environment. Since the industrial revolution, use of fossil fuels has brought the human population tremendous progress and opportunity, but it has also created a perpetuating global problem.  A cause for alarm: increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide from pre-industrial levels of 280 parts per million (ppm) to current levels at over 400 ppm. The process of humans burning carbon based fossil fuels to increase the greenhouse…

Lilac Lemonade

  Lilac Lemonade by Wildfolklore An easy way to enjoy the delicate scent of lilacs is to create a syrup which can then be used to make a thirst-quenching lemonade. For Lilac Syrup: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 cup lilac blossoms, densely packed Place sugar in a small saucepan and pour in water. Bring mixture to a boil. Once sugar is dissolved and liquid is clear, boil for 10 minutes to thicken. Stir in the lilac blossoms and return syrup to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat and let sit for…