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"Lunchbox" by Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson.

Out-of-the-box ideas for lunchbox

"Lunchbox" by Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson.

September 28, 2022, 6:03am Food

The right foods and a good strategy can make even the pickiest of eaters look forward to the midday meal. Read story

My stepmother, Kaye, was a little salty, a little sweet and loved a good meal. This piquant recipe for salmon filets with a honey-garlic sauce is in her honor.

Salmon a la Kaye: Salty, sweet dish tribute to stepmom

My stepmother, Kaye, was a little salty, a little sweet and loved a good meal. This piquant recipe for salmon filets with a honey-garlic sauce is in her honor.

September 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

My stepmother, Kaye Wolverton, passed away recently. Her memorial service was on Sept. 19, the same day as Queen Elizabeth II, though with a bit less pomp. Like the royal funeral, there was a dog present, though my father’s rat terrier is markedly less well-behaved than the former queen’s corgis.… Read story

Smoky Vegetarian Enchiladas.

Paprika gives veggie enchiladas smoky flavor

Smoky Vegetarian Enchiladas.

September 28, 2022, 6:02am Food

I wanted to make this enchilada dinner in a hurry without having to wait for my oven to preheat or to cook the filling ingredients. The answer was my microwave. It cooked the filling ingredients, then warmed the tortillas and, finally, cooked the entire enchilada dish. Another plus: No pots… Read story

S’mores kits fire up Minnesota marshmallow business

September 28, 2022, 5:03am Food

Longtime camp counselors Mike and Christine Nelson had perfected the art of making s’mores. But after eating thousands of them, they were getting bored. Read story

Mountaineer Hilaree Nelson, raised in Seattle, missing after Nepal crevasse fall

September 27, 2022, 7:36am Life

Prolific ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson, who grew up in Seattle, is reportedly missing after falling into a crevasse Monday during an expedition in Nepal. Read story

Jan, left, and Dean Johnson each have a separate space at their Ariel home to pursue their individual hobbies. The couple, in their 80s, also enjoy going to car shows with the 1957 Chevy Bel Air behind them in Dean's garage.

Retired Clark County couple stay active, engaged with hobbies

Jan, left, and Dean Johnson each have a separate space at their Ariel home to pursue their individual hobbies. The couple, in their 80s, also enjoy going to car shows with the 1957 Chevy Bel Air behind them in Dean's garage.

September 27, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Dean and Jan Johnson prioritize their hobbies. So much so that they each have dedicated space at their Ariel home for their pursuits. Dean, 83, has what he calls his “man cave,” a garage filled with his projects, like the 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air he restored. Jan, 84, has a… Read story

Two bird watchers photograph thousands of snow geese at the Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area on March 24, 2017, outside Fairfield, Mont. A new online atlas of bird migration, published Sept. 15, draws from an unprecedented number of scientific and community data sources to illustrate the routes of about 450 bird species in the Americas.

New online atlas tracks migration of birds

Two bird watchers photograph thousands of snow geese at the Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area on March 24, 2017, outside Fairfield, Mont. A new online atlas of bird migration, published Sept. 15, draws from an unprecedented number of scientific and community data sources to illustrate the routes of about 450 bird species in the Americas.

September 27, 2022, 6:03am Life

A bay-breasted warbler weighs about the same as four pennies, but twice a year makes an extraordinary journey. The tiny songbird flies nearly 4,000 miles between Canada’s spruce forests and its wintering grounds in northern South America. Read story

Bees gather pollen from a palm flower June 28 in Los Angeles.

Court rules bumblebees can be classified as ‘fish’

Bees gather pollen from a palm flower June 28 in Los Angeles.

September 27, 2022, 6:03am Life

In a move that could allow a broad range of insects to be considered for endangered species status, the state Supreme Court has found that California bumblebees can be protected under the law as a type of fish. Read story

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupts near Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean on Jan. 14, 2015. The volcano shot millions of tons of water vapor high up into the atmosphere, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science.

Eruption added tons of water vapor to atmosphere

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupts near Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean on Jan. 14, 2015. The volcano shot millions of tons of water vapor high up into the atmosphere, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science.

September 27, 2022, 6:02am Life

When an undersea volcano erupted in Tonga in January, its watery blast was huge and unusual — and scientists are still trying to understand its impacts. Read story

This illustration depicts NASA's DART probe, foreground right, and Italian Space Agency's LICIACube, bottom right, at the Didymos system before impact with the asteroid Dimorphos, left.

Bam! NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense test

This illustration depicts NASA's DART probe, foreground right, and Italian Space Agency's LICIACube, bottom right, at the Didymos system before impact with the asteroid Dimorphos, left.

September 26, 2022, 5:16pm Latest News

A NASA spacecraft rammed an asteroid at blistering speed Monday in an unprecedented dress rehearsal for the day a killer rock menaces Earth. Read story