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Energy Adviser: Safety first during outages

September 19, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Clark Public Utilities works hard to ensure its electrical grid is robust and reliable across the county, but regardless of how many hours or resources the utility invests in its network, the occasional power outage is bound to happen. Read story

David Cross stars as real-life naturalist and butterfly hunter Dr. Robert Michael Pyle as he takes an epic journey across "The Dark Divide," part of our own Gifford Pinchot National Forest here in Southwest Washington.

Kiggins offers streaming of indie release “The Dark Divide”

David Cross stars as real-life naturalist and butterfly hunter Dr. Robert Michael Pyle as he takes an epic journey across "The Dark Divide," part of our own Gifford Pinchot National Forest here in Southwest Washington.

September 18, 2020, 11:15am Clark County Life

He sets out searching for rare butterfly species in the remotest corner of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, but widowed naturalist Robert Michael Pyle winds up catching much more than that — including glimpses of Sasquatch and of his own healing heart. Read story

FILE - In this June 18, 2015 file photo, Van Morrison performs at the 46th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in New York. Van Morrison is to release three new songs over the coming weeks that take a swipe at the lockdown restrictions imposed by the British government.

Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

FILE - In this June 18, 2015 file photo, Van Morrison performs at the 46th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in New York. Van Morrison is to release three new songs over the coming weeks that take a swipe at the lockdown restrictions imposed by the British government.

September 18, 2020, 10:30am Entertainment

LONDON -- Van Morrison has never been one to hold back over the years. Why start now? Read story

Queen Elizabeth II annuls Harvey Weinstein’s royal title

September 18, 2020, 10:22am Entertainment

Queen Elizabeth II has stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of royal honors that he was awarded almost two decades ago. Read story

Kansas City Chiefs players observe personal moments of silence before facing the Houston Texans on Sept. 10 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Fall TV: 5 things to know this season

Kansas City Chiefs players observe personal moments of silence before facing the Houston Texans on Sept. 10 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

September 18, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

Rumors of television’s COVID-related demise have been greatly exaggerated. Read story

This photo taken with panorama mode but the phone wasn't turned, and provided by Zackrydz Rodzi shows a monkey which took a selfie in Batu Pahat in the southern state of Johor, Malaysia on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020.

Monkey takes phone, selfies

This photo taken with panorama mode but the phone wasn't turned, and provided by Zackrydz Rodzi shows a monkey which took a selfie in Batu Pahat in the southern state of Johor, Malaysia on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020.

September 18, 2020, 6:04am Life

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abandoning it. Read story

The Challenger 7 flight crew: Ellison S.

What to Stream: ‘Challenger: The Final Flight’ lands on Netflix

The Challenger 7 flight crew: Ellison S.

September 18, 2020, 6:03am Entertainment

Landing Wednesday on Netflix, the four-part docuseries “Challenger: The Final Flight” details the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster. Created by Steven Leckart and Glen Zipper and produced by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot imprint, the series is an incredibly illuminating depiction of the lead-up to the disaster and its aftermath. While it could be especially educational for younger generations who don’t have a full understanding of the impact of this tragedy,… Read story

Deborah Carter of Vancouver returns books next to the Little Lending Library, a machine that allows visitors to browse a small selection of books while the Vancouver Mall library branch remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Book vending machine outside Vancouver Mall library revives pleasure of browsing the stacks

Deborah Carter of Vancouver returns books next to the Little Lending Library, a machine that allows visitors to browse a small selection of books while the Vancouver Mall library branch remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

September 18, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

James Patterson, Harry Potter and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” are so much healthier for you than Snickers, M&Ms and Coke. Read story

P-81, a subadult male mountain lion, has reproductive and tail defects.

Deformities found in some California cougars

P-81, a subadult male mountain lion, has reproductive and tail defects.

September 18, 2020, 6:03am Life

LOS ANGELES — The discovery was heartbreaking for biologists, who consider the mountain lions of Southern California to be among the most threatened mammals in North America: a young male with the distortions of inbreeding — a tail kinked like the letter “L” and only one descended testicle. Read story

New on DVD: ‘Babyteeth’ builds joy amid tragedy

September 18, 2020, 6:02am Entertainment

A vibrant story gives new life to the coming-of-age sick teen subgenre in the top new DVD releases for the week of Sept. 22. Read story