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Spanish-Style omelet (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Spanish-style omelet a tasty dinner

Spanish-Style omelet (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

January 20, 2021, 6:04am Food

This is a quick and easy take on a traditional Spanish omelet (also called tortilla). It’s a traditional dish from Spain made with eggs and potatoes. I added cheese, tomatoes, scallions and smoked paprika to make a tasty vegetarian dinner. It can be served hot or at room temperature, making… Read story

Brussels sprouts hit their stride

January 20, 2021, 6:04am Food

Brussels sprouts have long been the black sheep of the Brassicaceae family of vegetables closely related to kale, cauliflower, and mustard greens. Read story

Garlic, wine, steak great combo

January 20, 2021, 6:02am Food

Garlic, wine and steak — a great combination. A crust of rosemary and garlic coat the steak and then flavors the rice and vegetables. Read story

Garnished with avocado and broccoli microgreens, this "ancient" grain bowl is a snap to compose and makes a nutritious (and satisfying) breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Eating mindfully? Try grain bowl with lemon yogurt sauce

Garnished with avocado and broccoli microgreens, this "ancient" grain bowl is a snap to compose and makes a nutritious (and satisfying) breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

January 20, 2021, 6:00am Food

Did you overindulge over the holidays? Me, too. Which is why like so many others whose pants are just a little too tight, I have vowed to eat a little more mindfully in this new year. Read story

The meringue's soft whirls brown up beautifully in the oven. You could also skip the meringue and top the pie with sliced strawberries and kiwis.

Mom’s Pineapple Sour Cream Pie is summery delight we need now

The meringue's soft whirls brown up beautifully in the oven. You could also skip the meringue and top the pie with sliced strawberries and kiwis.

January 20, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Now that we’re all done with our New Year’s weight-loss resolutions, we can get back to eating pie. Read story

A monarch butterfly is seen in Vista, Calif., in 2015. The number of western monarchs wintering along the California coast has plummeted, researchers announced Tuesday.

Monarch butterfly population closer to extinction

A monarch butterfly is seen in Vista, Calif., in 2015. The number of western monarchs wintering along the California coast has plummeted, researchers announced Tuesday.

January 20, 2021, 6:00am Life

SAN FRANCISCO — The number of western monarch butterflies wintering along the California coast has plummeted precipitously to a record low, putting the orange-and-black insects closer to extinction, researchers announced Tuesday. Read story

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020 file photo, Lady Gaga performs during a drive-in rally for then Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.  Lady Gaga will sign the national anthem at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation's 46th president next Wednesday.

From Gaga to Garth: Celebs join inaugural

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020 file photo, Lady Gaga performs during a drive-in rally for then Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.  Lady Gaga will sign the national anthem at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation's 46th president next Wednesday.

January 19, 2021, 7:32pm Entertainment

Like so much this past year, the inaugural celebration will be like no other: pared down, distanced, much of it virtual. But for actor Christopher Jackson — the original George Washington in Broadway’s “Hamilton” — performing in a virtual “ball” is a way of participating in an essential rite of… Read story

A still from Netflix's "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness." (Netflix)

Oklahoma judge orders ‘Tiger King’ zoo to turn over big cats

A still from Netflix's "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness." (Netflix)

January 19, 2021, 10:28am Life

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — A federal judge in Oklahoma has ordered the new owners of an Oklahoma zoo featured in Netflix’s “Tiger King” documentary to turn over all the lion and tiger cubs in their possession, along with the animals' mothers, to the federal government. Read story

A manatee mom and calf seen Thursday gathering at their favorite cold-weather spot: the warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light's plant in Riviera Beach, Fla.

2020 was bad year for manatees

A manatee mom and calf seen Thursday gathering at their favorite cold-weather spot: the warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light's plant in Riviera Beach, Fla.

January 19, 2021, 6:02am Life

MIAMI — In a year when a third of manatee fatalities in Florida were not investigated because COVID-19 restrictions limited necropsies and boat strikes once again topped deaths caused by humans, one indicator stood out: manatees killed by floodgates and locks. Read story

FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, junkyard employee Fabio Flores stacks up used tires at Aadlen Brothers Auto Wrecking, also known as U Pick Parts, in the Sun Valley section of Los Angeles. California may ask tire manufacturers to look at ways of eliminating zinc from their products because studies have shown the mineral may harm aquatic wildlife when it is washed into rivers and lakes. (AP Photo/Jae C.

California weighs eliminating zinc from tires

FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, junkyard employee Fabio Flores stacks up used tires at Aadlen Brothers Auto Wrecking, also known as U Pick Parts, in the Sun Valley section of Los Angeles. California may ask tire manufacturers to look at ways of eliminating zinc from their products because studies have shown the mineral may harm aquatic wildlife when it is washed into rivers and lakes. (AP Photo/Jae C.

January 19, 2021, 6:00am Life

LOS ANGELES — California is considering asking tire manufacturers to look at ways of eliminating zinc from their products because studies have shown the mineral, which is used to strengthen rubber, may harm waterways, it was announced Jan. 12. Read story