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Merriam-Webster declares ‘they’ its 2019 word of the year

December 10, 2019, 11:23am Life

A common but increasingly mighty and very busy little word, “they,” has an accolade all its own. Read story

Bring spring indoors early – very early – by forcing bulbs

December 10, 2019, 6:00am Life

Daffodils sitting on a windowsill against a backdrop of white snow make a fragrant and pretty midwinter scene. This picture, with bulbs “forced” for early bloom, takes planning that should… Read story


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Gardening With Allen: Hybrid plants vigorous, uniform

December 10, 2019, 6:03am Latest News

I see the term hybrid applied to many kinds of plants. What is the significance of this term? I am only familiar with hybrid cars. Read story

Energy Adviser: Consider giving utility gift certificate

December 10, 2019, 6:00am Life

We all have at least one of them in our lives, the person that’s nearly impossible to buy gifts for. Read story

3 easy DIY holiday decor ideas

December 10, 2019, 6:00am Life

Minneapolis DIY style blogger Erin Francois, author of, says she comes from “a long line of makers,” including a grandmother and mother with abundant drawing and sewing talent. Francois’ youthful love of playing with craft materials eventually led to a degree in interior design and a job applying her skills to commercial spaces. Read story

Experts say what household cleaners they use

December 10, 2019, 6:00am Life

If only we could use one cleaning product to get our homes spick-and-span. Alas, it’s just not possible, says Carolyn Forte, home appliances and cleaning products director at Good Housekeeping. Read story

U.S. wildlife officials agree to grizzly bear review

December 9, 2019, 11:59am Northwest

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. wildlife officials will review whether more protections are needed for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 states after animal advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas, according to court documents filed Monday. Read story

Led by ‘Marriage Story,’ Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

December 9, 2019, 9:55am Entertainment

NEW YORK — With four films up for best picture, four series nominated for the top television awards and 34 total nominations, Netflix dominated the 77th Golden Globe nominations on Monday. Read story

Two Hockinson High School seniors helped substitute teacher buy an electric wheelchair

December 9, 2019, 6:04am Editor's Choice

When Musse Barclay moved from Ethiopia to Clark County in 2008 to live with his adopted family, there were growing pains in his new environment. Read story

Judge sets aside verdict in NBC, ‘Columbo’ case

December 8, 2019, 6:05am Life

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge has set aside a $71 million jury verdict against NBC Universal over the disbursement of profits from the legendary crime TV drama “Columbo.” Read story