Explore the Flint Hills Day highlights regions land, animals, people | News

Jessica Wong

As summer approaches, the Flint Hills Discovery Center is encouraging people to go on an adventure in the region.

The center held Explore the Flint Hills Day on Saturday, featuring activities inside the building and outside in the Flint Hills for people to learn about the region. It took the place of the annual Flint Hills Festival, which would typically have a variety of vendors on Blue Earth Plaza. Instead, Saturday’s event took away the booths and focused on taking people away from the center to highlight the land, its creatures and its history.

“We have a real treasure right

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Exploring the World Leads to Medicine

Jessica Wong

Gavi Roda’s journey to medicine was seeded at a young age but didn’t fully blossom until her teenage years. As a child, she traveled frequently with her parents, Veralex and Greg Roda. Her family crisscrossed the world and moved more than eight times, including living in Singapore for four years, before finding a home in Broomfield, Colorado.

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Explore local galleries and student art during Madison Avenue Art & Design Weekend

Jessica Wong


Take a stroll through some of Madison Avenue’s best galleries this weekend while checking art made by New York City students.

The Madison Avenue B.I.D. and Design Pavilion’s WINDOWS Open to the Sky are partnering up to bring Madison Avenue Art & Design Weekend. On May 14-16, the groups will showcase student art from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in a series of available

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Explore the History of Bellingham Bay’s Portage and Eliza Islands

Jessica Wong

Stand on Bellingham’s waterfront at Zuanich Point’s Fishermen’s Memorial and you’ll see waves hitting the shore, small and large boats coming and going with tourists and fish to sell, and several islands in the distance.

Lummi Island is the central, largest island, well known to visitors who ride the public ferry to explore this quaint oasis. But what do you know about the far-less-frequented islands in Bellingham Bay?

Portage
Island and Eliza Island are at opposite sides of this scene to the viewer. Both
retain more elements of a primitive nature in contrast to the hustle and bustle
of nearby

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Haslam ready to race but has ‘avenues to explore’

Jessica Wong

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Britain’s Leon Haslam believes he is ready to start the 2021 WorldSBK season but still has some setup avenues to explore after testing at Aragon.

Haslam put in a day’s work at the Spanish track split over a 48-hour period and says he and the team made good steps with some more new parts flown in from Japan.

“Day one was a bit tough as we worked a lot in the garage and didn’t manage to make many laps over the course of the day, while this afternoon we got a

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