How Safe is Your Sunscreen?

Follow this link to check for relative toxicities of ingredients in current sunscreens.  Use lower toxicity products whenever practical, just keep in mind that this guide rates according to (lack of) toxicity, not necessarily effectiveness or ease of use.   Many of the lower toxicity sunscreens are in a base of zinc oxide, which is … Read more

Fireworks Safety

With the 4th of July weekend here, it is especially important to remember to practice fireworks safety.  Not that fireworks and safety really go together! We strongly recommend that you not use any fireworks at home. Enjoy the professional display over the river! Hood River Police have also indicated that any firework that explodes or … Read more