Woodworker's wagon built on memories

BATTLE GROUND — Mick Robins grew up playing in an abandoned Gypsy wagon. The round-topped horse-drawn wagon had been abandoned in a field near his family's home in Barwick, a village in southwest England.

Ben & Jerry's still fights GMOs

LONDON — In early May, Unilever Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman paid a visit to the headquarters of its subsidiary Ben & Jerry's in South Burlington, Vt., meeting with about 100 employees to share his views on deforestation, farming and food made with ingredients from genetically modified organisms.

New items make bakery more of a Treat

Treat started out in 2010 making gourmet cupcakes and has since become a micro-bakery that offers cookies, hand pies, scones, coffee cake and muffins in addition to cupcakes. Treat also has branched into a wholesale pastry business that supplies many Clark County coffee shops with handcrafted baked goods.

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

DAKAR, Senegal — The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities.

44 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, killing at least 44 Palestinians. The Israeli military said two soldiers were killed and an infantry officer was feared captured during fighting.


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Portrait 2014

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This year's edition reflects a new approach as we share stories and videos of some of the people who make our county such a special place to live, work, learn and play. More