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Gardening With Allen: Shrubs can regain their natural shape with careful pruning

October 17, 2020, 6:07am Clark County Life

I recently bought a house that has shrubs sheared flat next to the sidewalk and lawn. Read story

Snake plants come in innumerable varieties, will tolerate low light and don't need much water.

Clark County nurseries stock decorative house plants to brighten winter days

Snake plants come in innumerable varieties, will tolerate low light and don't need much water.

October 17, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

When daylight wanes and temperatures drop, gardeners mourn the loss of summer’s lush greenery — especially during this difficult year when spending time outdoors has brought such comfort. Dismal weather needn’t get in the way of your green thumb, however. Enjoy horticultural therapy all year long by cultivating an indoor… Read story

Energy Adviser: Get heating ready for winter

October 17, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

In case you needed a reminder, last week’s rainy, chilly weather was there to tell you, the heating season is not far away. Read story

It's a neighborhood tradition that most every home on 51st Street is decorated for the holidays -- similar to Peacock Lane in Portland.
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Market Fresh Finds: Yams are tubers to satisfy a sweet tooth

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October 16, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Life

People are often understandably confused about the difference between yams and sweet potatoes. Read story

'Stranger Things 3,' on Netflix.

TV shows to watch this Halloween

'Stranger Things 3,' on Netflix.

October 16, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

Do you want to get in the Halloween spirit? Read story

Frost is no problem for cold-hardy vegetables such as lettuce and Chinese cabbage, which thrive in cold weather.

First frost doesn’t mean the gardening season’s over

Frost is no problem for cold-hardy vegetables such as lettuce and Chinese cabbage, which thrive in cold weather.

October 16, 2020, 6:04am Life

Freezing temperatures do not end the gardening season. Read story

Mulgrew to reprise ‘Star Trek’ role in animated series

October 16, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

Captain Janeway is headed back to space. Read story

Heidi Schreck in a scene from "What the Constitution Means to Me," which draws on Schreck's experiences as a high-school debate champ and the lives of her female relatives to explore America's principles and the struggle women and minorities have faced to be heard and protected by its founding document.

Wenatchee native’s play about the Constitution streams in time for Election Day

Heidi Schreck in a scene from "What the Constitution Means to Me," which draws on Schreck's experiences as a high-school debate champ and the lives of her female relatives to explore America's principles and the struggle women and minorities have faced to be heard and protected by its founding document.

October 16, 2020, 6:03am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Most playwrights want their works to remain relevant for decades to come. Not Heidi Schreck, not with “What the Constitution Means to Me.” Read story

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2012, file photo, Hailey Fink gets acquainted with a corn snake in the first grade classroom of Dawn Slinger in Farmington, Minn. Corn snakes are great for beginners. Native to the U.S., they're suited to our environment.

Easy-to-care-for reptiles make good pets

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2012, file photo, Hailey Fink gets acquainted with a corn snake in the first grade classroom of Dawn Slinger in Farmington, Minn. Corn snakes are great for beginners. Native to the U.S., they're suited to our environment.

October 16, 2020, 6:02am Life

Reptiles are easier to keep than ever, with special equipment available in almost any pet store. This ease of entry, however, means that beginners can end up in over their head. Read story