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Which Bond movie includes marriage, song?

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

Adele to chat with Oprah, perform in TV special

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

The Adele-aissance is officially upon us. Read story

A tall hedge being pruned in New Paltz, NY.

In praise of pole pruners

A tall hedge being pruned in New Paltz, NY.

October 23, 2021, 6:05am Life

Two millennia ago, the Roman writer Columella described the vintoria falx, a six-part, specialized pruning tool for grapes. What a stir that tool must have caused among Roman grape growers when it was first introduced. Read story

Tyrone Iras Marhguy, 17, pose for a photograph at his home in Accra, Ghana, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. An official at the academically elite Achimota School in Ghana told the teen he would have to cut his dreadlocks before enrolling. For Marhguy, who is a Rastafarian, cutting his dreadlocks is non-negotiable so he and his family asked the courts to intervene.

In Ghana, Rastafarian teen fights to keep his hair

Tyrone Iras Marhguy, 17, pose for a photograph at his home in Accra, Ghana, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. An official at the academically elite Achimota School in Ghana told the teen he would have to cut his dreadlocks before enrolling. For Marhguy, who is a Rastafarian, cutting his dreadlocks is non-negotiable so he and his family asked the courts to intervene.

October 23, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

Tyrone Iras Marhguy had to make a difficult decision after being accepted to the high school of his choice: his faith or his education. Read story

Energy Adviser: Trimming trees keeps lines clear

October 23, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Clark Public Utilities works hard year-round to deliver reliable, at-cost energy, but despite our best efforts, outages are bound to happen on occasion. Read story

Social clubs open for Vancouver seniors

October 23, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Popular social clubs are open again at Vancouver community centers for seniors to connect with others over shared interests. Read story

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Gardening with Allen: How to prune your trees

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October 23, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Some of my trees need to be pruned. Can I do some of the pruning myself or should I just hire an arborist? Read story

NASA launches tool that measures Western water loss

October 22, 2021, 8:22am Nation & World

DENVER (AP) — NASA on Thursday launched an online platform with information on how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soils and other surfaces in the U.S. West, data it says could help water managers, farmers and state officials better manage resources in the parched region. Read story

Windsor Castle is reflected in the window of a shop selling Royal souvenirs outside the Castle, in Windsor, England, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks this week after canceling an official trip to Northern Ireland on medical advice, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to the private King Edward VII's Hospital in London on Wednesday for "preliminary investigations." It said she returned to her Windsor Castle home at lunchtime on Thursday, "and remains in good spirits.

Queen Elizabeth II back at castle following hospital visit

Windsor Castle is reflected in the window of a shop selling Royal souvenirs outside the Castle, in Windsor, England, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks this week after canceling an official trip to Northern Ireland on medical advice, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to the private King Edward VII's Hospital in London on Wednesday for "preliminary investigations." It said she returned to her Windsor Castle home at lunchtime on Thursday, "and remains in good spirits.

October 22, 2021, 8:17am Life

LONDON — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits after revelations that she spent the night in a London hospital earlier this week. Read story

Domestic violence, pets linked

October 22, 2021, 6:02am Life

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the American Kennel Club (AKC) is bringing awareness to the cause. Many victims with pets may refuse to leave a dangerous situation for fear of their pets’ safety. The AKC Humane Fund hopes that by providing education and grants to domestic abuse shelters… Read story