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Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died Oct. 18, was a trailblazing soldier and diplomat.

R.I.P.: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died Oct. 18, was a trailblazing soldier and diplomat.

January 2, 2022, 6:02am Entertainment

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Read story

Joan Didion, photographed Sept. 27, 2007 in her New York apartment, the revered author and essayist whose provocative social commentary and detached, methodical literary voice made her a uniquely clear-eyed critic of a uniquely turbulent time, has died. She was 87.

Author Joan Didion punctured California narratives with potato masher

Joan Didion, photographed Sept. 27, 2007 in her New York apartment, the revered author and essayist whose provocative social commentary and detached, methodical literary voice made her a uniquely clear-eyed critic of a uniquely turbulent time, has died. She was 87.

January 2, 2022, 6:00am Entertainment

Can a single object contain within it the narratives of a family and an entire nation? If so, for Joan Didion that item may have been a potato masher. Read story

Fish wheels, like the one in this 1903 photo along the Washougal River, floated on deeper rivers with salmon runs from 1866 until they were banned in 1934. Today, they are used to catch salmon for research because the fish can be returned unharmed to the river. Alaska’s Copper River is the only place in the U.S. today that permits fish wheels.

Clark County History: Fish wheels

Fish wheels, like the one in this 1903 photo along the Washougal River, floated on deeper rivers with salmon runs from 1866 until they were banned in 1934. Today, they are used to catch salmon for research because the fish can be returned unharmed to the river. Alaska’s Copper River is the only place in the U.S. today that permits fish wheels.

January 2, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

For 10,000 years, Indigenous people used stone spears, dip nets made of bark or grasses and fish weirs of brush and branches to catch and stockpile salmon and other fish for winter. Read story

Are cats in truck commercial real or CGI?

January 2, 2022, 5:58am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

During the earlier months of the pandemic in 2020, professional skier Essex Prescott and a group of childhood friends researched and skied a number of lines and filmed their exploits near where they live in Idaho.

‘Famous Potatoes’ highlights skiing in North Idaho

During the earlier months of the pandemic in 2020, professional skier Essex Prescott and a group of childhood friends researched and skied a number of lines and filmed their exploits near where they live in Idaho.

January 2, 2022, 5:49am Northwest

When the world shut down in 2020, professional skier Essex Prescott found himself homebound for the first winter in a long time. Read story

Rev. Meredith Mills delivers a sermon from the pulpit for some 30 attendants Dec. 12 during the second service of the day in the sanctuary at Westminster United Methodist Church in Houston.

Churches aim to rebuild attendance

Rev. Meredith Mills delivers a sermon from the pulpit for some 30 attendants Dec. 12 during the second service of the day in the sanctuary at Westminster United Methodist Church in Houston.

January 1, 2022, 6:08am Life

When Westminster United Methodist Church in Houston resumed in-person services late last year, after a seven-month halt due to COVID-19, there were Sundays when only three worshippers showed up, according to the pastor, Meredith Mills. Read story

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