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Lauren Bergen, right, and Emma Luxemburg perform in Wagner College???s production of "Small Mouth Sounds." Performing arts professor Felicia Ruff chose the play because it requires the actors to be mostly silent.

Live performers find red state rules a tough act to follow

Lauren Bergen, right, and Emma Luxemburg perform in Wagner College???s production of "Small Mouth Sounds." Performing arts professor Felicia Ruff chose the play because it requires the actors to be mostly silent.

November 22, 2021, 6:03am Entertainment

MISSOULA, Mont. — There was something a little different on stage at a recent performance of the musical “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree,” the first production for the Missoula Community Theatre since the beginning of the pandemic. Read story

Butterflies land on branches Wednesday at Monarch Grove Sanctuary in Pacific Grove, Calif.

Monarch butterflies making comeback in California

Butterflies land on branches Wednesday at Monarch Grove Sanctuary in Pacific Grove, Calif.

November 22, 2021, 6:02am Life

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. — There is a ray of hope for the vanishing orange-and-black Western monarch butterflies. Read story

A Sierra Nevada red fox pup is seen in the Caribou Wilderness in June. The pup???s mother survived the massive Dixie fire when it passed through their territory in early August. The mountain foxes are one of the rarest mammals in North America.

Rare Sierra Nevada red foxes survive massive Dixie fire that burned habitat

A Sierra Nevada red fox pup is seen in the Caribou Wilderness in June. The pup???s mother survived the massive Dixie fire when it passed through their territory in early August. The mountain foxes are one of the rarest mammals in North America.

November 22, 2021, 6:02am Life

There might be something to the adage “clever as a fox.” Read story

Anthony Ramos, left, and Melissa Barrera in Jon M. Chu???s ???In the Heights," based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical.

The highs and lows of the new movie musical boom

Anthony Ramos, left, and Melissa Barrera in Jon M. Chu???s ???In the Heights," based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical.

November 22, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

It’s a time of plenty for movie musicals, with Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner’s take on “West Side Story,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Tick, Tick ... Boom!” and the anticipated performance of Peter Dinklage in “Cyrano” arriving before the end of the year. Also coming: the animated musicals “Encanto” from Disney and… Read story

Will Smith in "Ali." (Columbia Pictures/Entertainment Pictures)

‘King Richard’ joins biographical sports films genre

Will Smith in "Ali." (Columbia Pictures/Entertainment Pictures)

November 21, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

Whether they’re skating on a rink in Lake Placid or speeding across a track in Le Mans, sports figures can make for sterling cinema. Read story

One of the most sought-out agencies to offer its services at River City Church on Nov. 14 was the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

Central Vancouver church committed to community

One of the most sought-out agencies to offer its services at River City Church on Nov. 14 was the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

November 21, 2021, 6:04am Churches & Religion

The Rev. Ryan Sidhom dislikes the idea of a church looking better and better while the neighborhood around it looks worse and worse, he said. Read story

Ella Wintler, a state representative from Clark County, wields the gavel as the speaker pro tem in Olympia during a legislative session. She served in that capacity from 1963-65 but said she preferred being just a legislator.

Clark County History: Ella Wintler, state legislator

Ella Wintler, a state representative from Clark County, wields the gavel as the speaker pro tem in Olympia during a legislative session. She served in that capacity from 1963-65 but said she preferred being just a legislator.

November 21, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Graduating from the University of Washington in 1910, the year the state gave the vote to women, might have foreshadowed Ella Wintler’s political career as a state legislator. But before entering politics, she’d spend decades as a teacher. Read story

Mark Thalman of Redmond, Ore., rides his mountain bike along a singletrack trail at Maston in Central Oregon.

Mountain biking great all year in Ore.’s Maston area

Mark Thalman of Redmond, Ore., rides his mountain bike along a singletrack trail at Maston in Central Oregon.

November 21, 2021, 6:02am Northwest

BEND, Ore. — Perhaps one of the best things about mountain biking in Central Oregon is that the season is nearly year-round. Read story

Radcliffe, Grint, Watson celebrate ‘Harry Potter’ with reunion

November 21, 2021, 6:02am Entertainment

Bloody hell! Read story

Check It Out: Go cranberry crazy for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Another Thanksgiving is quickly approaching which means many of us will be succumbing to tryptophan-induced naps after gobbling down the classic turkey feast. But I have a few turkey friends who would like to point out that some humans may have tryptophan-o-phobia (a word I totally made up to meet… Read story