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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

FILE - A first U.S. edition of Winnie the Pooh signed by the author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard is displayed with cut-outs representing characters from the book at offices of the Sotheby's auction house in London, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008.   "Winnie the Pooh" and "The Sun Also Rises" are going public. A.A. Milne's children's book and Ernest Hemingway's novel are among the works from 1926 whose copyrights will expire Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, putting them in the public domain in 2022.

‘Pooh,’ ‘Sun Also Rises’ among works going public in 2022

FILE - A first U.S. edition of Winnie the Pooh signed by the author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard is displayed with cut-outs representing characters from the book at offices of the Sotheby's auction house in London, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008.   "Winnie the Pooh" and "The Sun Also Rises" are going public. A.A. Milne's children's book and Ernest Hemingway's novel are among the works from 1926 whose copyrights will expire Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, putting them in the public domain in 2022.

December 31, 2021, 7:43am Entertainment

“Winnie the Pooh” and “The Sun Also Rises” are going public. Read story

A male infant Sumatran orangutan was born to Menari on Friday, Christmas Eve at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. His twin was stillborn, officials at the zoo said Monday.

New Orleans welcomes new baby orangutan

A male infant Sumatran orangutan was born to Menari on Friday, Christmas Eve at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. His twin was stillborn, officials at the zoo said Monday.

December 31, 2021, 6:05am Pets & Wildlife

A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan in New Orleans has given birth to a healthy male baby, but his twin brother died in the womb, officials at the Audubon Zoo said Monday. Read story