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Kiggins to host a CooperCon, new radio play about the historic crime

November 21, 2019, 6:02am Latest News

What was sticking in D.B. Cooper’s craw, anyway? Legions of FBI agents and self-appointed sleuths wish they knew. Read story

Energy Adviser: Conserve heat while staying comfy

November 19, 2019, 6:02am Latest News

Winter isn’t easy in the Pacific Northwest. As if the cold weather weren’t enough to deal with, our wallets are hit with the year’s highest energy bills. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Live plants add special touch to holidays

November 19, 2019, 6:02am Latest News

Real live plants and plant materials bring a special natural feel and smell to our holiday decorations. Live plants actually absorb and remove toxins from the air. Read story

Public Health: It’s flu season, take the shot

November 18, 2019, 6:05am Health

You didn’t get a flu shot last year, and you didn’t get sick, so why get the shot this year? Read story

Minneheha 3-year-old starts making connections

November 17, 2019, 6:02am Latest News

It was his first week of school, and Tobias Adams was having a bit of a tough time. Read story

Check It Out: Show spirit by selecting from sports stories

November 17, 2019, 6:00am Life

Growing up, I had little interest in sports. In school I dreaded Physical Education, and team sports were the worst. Yes, I was one of those kids, the kid who was picked last or next to last for every team. I guess this was supposed to be “character-building,” but all it did was establish a lifelong aversion to participating in sports-related activities. Read story

Ridgefield church’s labyrinth open to all who are on a path to peace

November 16, 2019, 6:05am Churches & Religion

RIDGEFIELD — Fae Jackson’s heart was set on walking the world-famous, 800-year-old stone labyrinth at Chartes Cathedral in France, but then life took an unexpected turn. When she arrived on All Saints Day, the labyrinth was closed to prayerful pedestrian traffic. She was welcome to marvel at it, but not to follow its winding path around the medieval cathedral floor. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: ‘Pebble’ beached by ocean waves

November 16, 2019, 6:05am Life

My dad liked to fish. Being the good father that he was, he introduced me to the sport when I was 5 or 6. I remember catching a catfish out of Vancouver Lake as my first trophy. Read story

Stack 571 builds a compelling burger

November 15, 2019, 6:03am Dining Out

When you walk into some restaurants, you immediately know that it’s going to be a fun meal. Read story

Food & Drink: Battle Ground woman preserves tradition

November 15, 2019, 6:02am Dining Out

Traditional food preservation techniques, like making jam and pickles, are experiencing a renaissance leading to an explosion of recipes on the internet and filling local home kitchens with mason jars, long tongs, and large pots filled with boiling water. Read story