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Starting fresh is much easier when focusing on one small area at a time.

Spruce up home decor after holidays

Starting fresh is much easier when focusing on one small area at a time.

January 1, 2022, 6:07am Life

We did it! We survived another pandemic year and a — for a lack of better word — another unique holiday season. However, now it seems that the post-holiday decor slump is even more pronounced in my home. Read story

A monochromatic color scheme conveys a modern look in this living space.

Which design trends will be hot in 2022?

A monochromatic color scheme conveys a modern look in this living space.

January 1, 2022, 6:05am Life

With a new year comes new trends. What will be hot this year? While many existing trends are slated to remain popular, a number of new trends are also emerging. Here are some of the predictions for what will be on trend for this year. Read story

Design trends that are out for 2022

January 1, 2022, 6:05am Life

All good design trends must come to an end, to make way for what’s next in contemporary style. Read story

Adoptable kitten Hermione, 3 months, greets visitors at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington on Dec. 9. The organization is experiencing an abnormally long kitten season this year. Kitten season refers to when female cats are giving birth to litters and typically lasts from April to October. Factors contributing to this include longer days, warmer weather and increased access to food.

Kitten season carries on (and on) in Clark County

Adoptable kitten Hermione, 3 months, greets visitors at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington on Dec. 9. The organization is experiencing an abnormally long kitten season this year. Kitten season refers to when female cats are giving birth to litters and typically lasts from April to October. Factors contributing to this include longer days, warmer weather and increased access to food.

January 1, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Weather, pandemic combine to extend cats’ breeding period, creating challenges for shelters, vets Read story

Twins eat slices of watermelon Nov. 25 at the Patte d'Oie district of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where mothers of twins come to beg on the road. In Burkina Faso, a country with a strong belief in the supernatural, twins are regarded as children of spirits whose mothers were specially selected to bear them.

Twins special in West Africa: In some areas they are believed to have spiritual powers

Twins eat slices of watermelon Nov. 25 at the Patte d'Oie district of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where mothers of twins come to beg on the road. In Burkina Faso, a country with a strong belief in the supernatural, twins are regarded as children of spirits whose mothers were specially selected to bear them.

January 1, 2022, 6:00am Churches & Religion

In her dreams, Eveline Zagre believes her two sets of twins share premonitions and make demands of her — buy a chicken, beg for money. Read story

Energy Adviser: Pandemic assistance program offers help

January 1, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Clark Public Utilities has launched a new assistance program for customers who suffered income or job loss as a result of the pandemic and have outstanding utility bills. Read story

Begonia Viking Explorer Rose (All-America Selections)

Gardening with Allen: Begonia, petunia golden for 2022

Begonia Viking Explorer Rose (All-America Selections)

January 1, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Four new flowers have received All-America Selections awards for 2022. Read story

This undated photo shows the garden of writer Lee Reich in New Paltz, NY. A mixed garden of vegetables, flowers, herbs and fruits can please all the senses.

8 parting tips from gardening columnist Reich

This undated photo shows the garden of writer Lee Reich in New Paltz, NY. A mixed garden of vegetables, flowers, herbs and fruits can please all the senses.

January 1, 2022, 6:00am Life

Farewell, fellow gardener. After almost 30 years of sharing my gardening experience, expertise, and enthusiasm in columns for The Associated Press, I’ve decided to focus my time and energy in other directions. Read story

Actress Betty White turns 99 today.

Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99

Actress Betty White turns 99 today.

December 31, 2021, 11:52am Entertainment

Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. Read story

‘Wait, what?’ quip tops school’s annual banished words list

December 31, 2021, 8:49am Entertainment

The judges of a Michigan university’s cheeky annual “Banished Words List” have a message for texting and tweeting Americans: Your “wait, what?” joke is lame. Read story