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Halibut fish and chips from What a Catch.

Three Clark County eateries where the fish and chips are good

Halibut fish and chips from What a Catch.

June 11, 2021, 6:10am Clark County Life

Savoring a basket of fish and chips on a sunny day is one of the many summer delights in the Pacific Northwest. Here are three spots to try. Read story

Beachgoers stroll on the sand in Seaview, on Washington's Long Beach peninsula.

Tourists returning to Washington

Beachgoers stroll on the sand in Seaview, on Washington's Long Beach peninsula.

June 11, 2021, 6:05am Life

SEATTLE — Looking for late-stage pandemic deals on hotels? Consider sticking to the cities. Popular rural destinations west of the Cascades — near national parks, along the Pacific Coast — are happy to see tourists and depend on them for income, but aren’t hurting for customers right now. Read story

Sumatran orangutan Reese holds her infant daughter at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on May 3.

Children help name New Orleans zoo’s baby orangutan

Sumatran orangutan Reese holds her infant daughter at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on May 3.

June 11, 2021, 6:05am Life

NEW ORLEANS — Patients and staff at Children’s Hospital New Orleans have chosen “Madu” as the name for an endangered Sumatran orangutan born in February at the city’s zoo. The word is Malay for “honey.” Read story

Bobby the K9 retriever dog sniffs sweat samples in a test to detect the COVID-19 coronavirus through volatile organic compounds at the Faculty of Veterinary Science at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on May 21.

Study: Dogs could sniff out COVID at airports

Bobby the K9 retriever dog sniffs sweat samples in a test to detect the COVID-19 coronavirus through volatile organic compounds at the Faculty of Veterinary Science at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on May 21.

June 11, 2021, 6:04am Life

COVID-sniffing dogs could be used to detect the coronavirus at ports of entry, potentially reducing long waits at testing lines and strengthening efforts to contain transmission, according to a U.K. study. Read story

Godzilla battles Kong in Warner Bros. Pictures??? and Legendary Pictures??? action adventure ???Godzilla vs. Kong.??? (Courtesy of Warner Bros.

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ full of action

Godzilla battles Kong in Warner Bros. Pictures??? and Legendary Pictures??? action adventure ???Godzilla vs. Kong.??? (Courtesy of Warner Bros.

June 11, 2021, 6:04am Entertainment

The latest entry in the MonsterVerse franchise, pitting two beloved film titans against each other, tops the DVD releases for the week of June 15. Read story

A litter of Mexican Wolf pups sleep before being placed into a den in the wild as part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's cross-fostering program in southwestern New Mexico. (U.S.

Officials tout wolf cross-fostering efforts

A litter of Mexican Wolf pups sleep before being placed into a den in the wild as part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's cross-fostering program in southwestern New Mexico. (U.S.

June 11, 2021, 6:03am Life

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A record 22 captive-born Mexican gray wolf pups have been placed into dens in the wild in the southwestern U.S. to be raised by surrogate packs, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday. Read story

Tom Hiddleston is back in the Marvel universe as the title character of "Loki." (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios)

It’s official: Loki is gender-fluid

Tom Hiddleston is back in the Marvel universe as the title character of "Loki." (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios)

June 11, 2021, 6:02am Entertainment

Many Marvel fans unfamiliar with the comics don’t know this, but the character Loki is queer and always has been. Read story

Julianne Moore in "Lisey's Story." (Apple TV+)

Stephen King holds tight to ‘Lisey’s Story’

Julianne Moore in "Lisey's Story." (Apple TV+)

June 11, 2021, 6:02am Entertainment

Many celebrated novelists have flamed out in Hollywood. Perhaps that’s why Stephen King has largely avoided adapting his own work for the screen. Read story

"Folly" by Laurie R. King.

Noir novels set in Pacific Northwest

"Folly" by Laurie R. King.

June 11, 2021, 6:01am Entertainment

Not so long ago, probably on one of those dark-gray nights when the rain sounds like a persistent solicitor tap-tap-tapping at your door, a reader emailed me with a question: Could I recommend a good, noirish mystery novel set in the Pacific Northwest? Knowing that the reading power of a… Read story

Jennifer Lopez performs at the Vax Live concert at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Inglewood, California.

Lopez to produce content for Netflix

Jennifer Lopez performs at the Vax Live concert at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Inglewood, California.

June 11, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

Actor-singer Jennifer Lopez and her production company have agreed to a multiyear deal with Netflix, through which they’ll create numerous forms of content, the streaming service has announced. Read story