By Scott Hewitt September 18, 2014 10:22 a.m.
A 24-hour window, “Give More 24,” began at 7 a.m. today in Clark County. By the time the day is over, there will be serenades, celebrity hopscotch, outdoor bowling and dunk tanks, and, organizers hope, a influx of donations to local charitable groups and causes.
By Scott Hewitt September 17, 2014 6 a.m.
What's Up With That? Stopping for school buses
By Scott Hewitt September 13, 2014 6 a.m.
A 2012 financial aid system glitch at Washington State University that delayed the disbursement of millions of dollars in grants and loans also revealed just how needy some students really are. Many of the same students who relied on that money to pay for tuition and other expenses told school officials about being forced to make some very hard choices.
By Scott Hewitt September 10, 2014 9:31 p.m.
Sonia Manzano grew up loving television. "But I never saw anyone who looked like me" on the small screen, said the native of New York's South Bronx, whose family hailed from Puerto Rico. For that matter, she said, she didn't see blacks or any other minority groups — and certainly no women in leadership roles — on the TV of her childhood.
By Scott Hewitt September 9, 2014 7:40 p.m.
Most people know that Habitat for Humanity is that charitable homebuilder that President Jimmy Carter made famous — and that puts residents to work building their own homes.
By Scott Hewitt September 6, 2014 6 a.m.
Even for a repeat winner like Max Ollieu, facing thousands — literally thousands — of beautiful dahlia blooms is seriously daunting.