In order to continue www.thecolumbiastar.com, we will have to convert it to a subscription only website beginning March 1. We hate to do it, but if we remain free, this website will cease to exist. We truly appreciate your understanding, and as always, the print edition is available free in over 300 locations throughout the Greater Columbia Metropolitan Area. Thank you!

Mike Maddock, General Manager

October 19, 2007 RSS feed / Beauty in the Backyard

Nature's Gym

The Barkmaster's Doodle Dogs and Sesqui Dog Park Buddies

Joe Hnatko is a leader in the Columbia dog lover scene. More...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Perk up your garden
Part 11: Feed your plants coffee grounds

Coffee shops line every corner, and by day's end, Americans scoop heaps of grounds into the garbage when they could put the valuable resource in the garden. More...