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Homer&rsquo;s &ldquo;The Iliad,&rdquo; translated by Emily Wilson. (W.W.

Commentary: Reading classic offers insight into political landscape

Homer&rsquo;s &ldquo;The Iliad,&rdquo; translated by Emily Wilson. (W.W.

July 13, 2024, 6:02am Entertainment

I started my summer reading with Emily Wilson’s recent translation of “The Iliad.” I enjoyed her version of “The Odyssey” a few years ago and needed the kind of escape from the news that I knew Homer could provide. Read story

Losing a pet can be a tough experience, but deciding what to do with the body of your pet can be even harder, especially when you view them as a part of your family.

What does Washington state law say about burying pets in the yard?

Losing a pet can be a tough experience, but deciding what to do with the body of your pet can be even harder, especially when you view them as a part of your family.

July 13, 2024, 6:00am Life

Losing a pet can be a tough experience, but deciding what to do with the body of your pet can be even harder, especially when you view them as a part of your family. Read story

Billboards display kids&rsquo; artwork from Crayola in hopes the owners of the work, now adults, will recognize and claim the artwork in Orlando, Fla. (Willie J.

Billboards seek to reunite kids, drawings

Billboards display kids&rsquo; artwork from Crayola in hopes the owners of the work, now adults, will recognize and claim the artwork in Orlando, Fla. (Willie J.

July 13, 2024, 6:00am Life

The two Sanford, Fla., students used crayons to draw self portraits, then turned their artwork over to Crayola, the famous art-supply company, which 20 years ago was collecting kids’ drawings to display in galleries across the country. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Learned plenty with veterinarian for a day

July 13, 2024, 5:59am Clark County Life

An exciting announcement by our school counselor caused quite a stir: Career Day was coming! Read story

Joseph Lacy, 10, of Arvada, left, and his mother Cindy visits the Sasquatch Outpost on June 26 in Bailey, Colo.

Bigfoot lures cryptid-curious tourists

Joseph Lacy, 10, of Arvada, left, and his mother Cindy visits the Sasquatch Outpost on June 26 in Bailey, Colo.

July 13, 2024, 5:56am Life

For $650 a head, Jim Myers leads cryptid-curious folks from around the world into the wilderness of Colorado’s Park County for a three-day camping expedition in search of the elusive Bigfoot. Read story

A zucchini plant encroaching on a deck from an adjacent garden bed on Long Island, N.Y.

Heat highs, lows: Take steps to alleviate the abuse elements are dishing out in gardens

A zucchini plant encroaching on a deck from an adjacent garden bed on Long Island, N.Y.

July 13, 2024, 5:55am Life

With much of the U.S. sweltering through heat waves, gardeners are seeing some dramatic changes. Read story

Alec Baldwin, center, poses with his wife, Hilaria Baldwin, and their children at the world premiere of &ldquo;The Boss Baby: Family Business&rdquo; on June 22, 2021, in New York.

Alec Baldwin’s varied career

Alec Baldwin, center, poses with his wife, Hilaria Baldwin, and their children at the world premiere of &ldquo;The Boss Baby: Family Business&rdquo; on June 22, 2021, in New York.

July 13, 2024, 5:52am Entertainment

Hollywood has never known exactly what to do with Alec Baldwin, so it has done a little of everything with him. Read story

TV Q&A: Why is ‘The Bear’ designated as a comedy?

July 13, 2024, 5:52am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

At Cub Foods in Forest Lake, Tina Fisher makes sure her stash of Top the Tater and Heggie&rsquo;s Pizza, Minnesota-made foods her family can&rsquo;t get in Florida, will fit in her suitcase when she flies home.

Secret cult follows quirkiest condiment

At Cub Foods in Forest Lake, Tina Fisher makes sure her stash of Top the Tater and Heggie&rsquo;s Pizza, Minnesota-made foods her family can&rsquo;t get in Florida, will fit in her suitcase when she flies home.

July 13, 2024, 5:52am Food

When it comes to kicking off summer, cracking a tub of Top the Tater is as much a tradition for some Minnesotans as opening up the cabin, waxing the boat and firing up the BBQ grill. In recent years, the chive-and-onion sour cream dip has become the edible version of… Read story

Travel to Italy and other places abroad continues its upward trend among American travelers.

American international travel rises

Travel to Italy and other places abroad continues its upward trend among American travelers.

July 13, 2024, 5:52am Life

Americans left the country more this spring than they did before the pandemic, according to new passenger volume data released by The National Travel and Tourism Office. Read story