CASTLETON — It is something of a challenge to replace a person who was a legend in his time. Tom Evanoika ran his bait and tackle shop for many years. He had a reputation as a local character who spoke his mind. He was also a fair businessman who honored his customers.

Prevention is an important topic as lifespans are getting longer and statistically, quality of life is decreasing all over the globe. Health and wellness in the media can be challenging to navigate, and depending on the source, information can be completely incorrect. It can be easy to want …

Prevention is an important topic as lifespans are getting longer and statistically, quality of life is decreasing all over the globe. Health and wellness in the media can be challenging to navigate, and depending on the source, information can be completely incorrect. It can be easy to want …

How could I have guessed that, traveling to Arkansas and Texas during the Christmas holidays, I’d come face to face with mammoths? Or having hinted I’d rather not get gifts that would increase the weight of my luggage, I’d in response get a great gift card to my favorite restaurant? Or, in m…