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Frank played by Murray Bartlett, right, and Bill played by Nick Offerman bond over the perfect Linda Ronstadt song in Episode 3 of "The Last of Us." (Liane Hentscher/HBO)

‘Long Long Time’ is still one of Linda Ronstadt’s favorites, too

Frank played by Murray Bartlett, right, and Bill played by Nick Offerman bond over the perfect Linda Ronstadt song in Episode 3 of "The Last of Us." (Liane Hentscher/HBO)

February 5, 2023, 6:05am Entertainment

Linda Ronstadt has a simple and earnest message for the folks discovering her music after the latest episode of “The Last of Us”: She hopes you enjoy it. Read story

Retired educator Lisa Emmerich sorts through her collection of books to decide which she will take when she and her husband relocate from the Vancouver area to Santa Fe, N.M.

Book collections weigh heavy on Clark County baby boomers

Retired educator Lisa Emmerich sorts through her collection of books to decide which she will take when she and her husband relocate from the Vancouver area to Santa Fe, N.M.

February 5, 2023, 6:05am Clark County Life

Lisa Emmerich and her husband, Frank, are planning to move from their home near Vancouver to a smaller place in Santa Fe, N.M., now that they have both retired. To do that, they must pare down their possessions — especially their books. Read story

Check It Out: Resolve to be more active and at peace

February 5, 2023, 6:05am Clark County Life

Not one to make New Year’s resolutions, I have to admit that I have resolved to be more physically active. And more mentally at peace with myself. Read story

Rupert Grint arrives at a special screening of "Knock at the Cabin" in London on Jan. 25.

Rupert Grint reveals life of a child actor gone right

Rupert Grint arrives at a special screening of "Knock at the Cabin" in London on Jan. 25.

February 5, 2023, 6:04am Entertainment

Rupert Grint is a former child actor who doesn’t behave like a former child actor. That’s according to M. Night Shyamalan, director of “Knock at the Cabin,” Grint’s first feature film project in eight years. Read story

10 ways to make the Grammys more watchable

February 5, 2023, 6:04am Entertainment

Got three-and-a-half hours? No, you don’t. So why do the Grammy Awards insist on occupying more scheduled time than any other awards show? Read story

Awkward the new cool in laugh-out-loud memoir

February 5, 2023, 6:04am Entertainment

In a world where we are constantly striving for perfection, held to high standards and compared to others, Amanda Turner reminds us that it is OK to laugh at ourselves every once in a while. In “How to Be Awkward” (Fever Streak Press), a laugh-out-loud collection of essays, Turner takes… Read story

Didion-Dunne archives acquired by New York Public Library

February 5, 2023, 6:04am Entertainment

The archives of the late Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, spanning from letters and wedding pictures to manuscripts and screenplay drafts, have been acquired by the New York Public Library. Read story

New book shares backstory of ‘Airplane!’

February 5, 2023, 6:04am Entertainment

There is so much left to be said about “Airplane!” Read story

What happened to ‘PBS NewsHour’ weekly segment?

February 5, 2023, 6:00am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

John McLoughlin met a 16-year-old James Douglas in 1819 when the North West Company employed them and mentored him in the fur trade. Two decades later, Douglas became the assistant to McLoughlin, the Hudson Bay Company's chief factor at Fort Vancouver. In 1863, Queen Victoria knighted Douglas for his work in colonizing British Columbia.

Clark County History: James Douglas

John McLoughlin met a 16-year-old James Douglas in 1819 when the North West Company employed them and mentored him in the fur trade. Two decades later, Douglas became the assistant to McLoughlin, the Hudson Bay Company's chief factor at Fort Vancouver. In 1863, Queen Victoria knighted Douglas for his work in colonizing British Columbia.

February 5, 2023, 6:00am Clark County Life

With European features and light skin, James Douglas (1803-1877) passed for white, yet his heritage was a racial mix. Douglas spent his childhood in British Guiana (now Guyana) on slave-labor sugar plantations that his father and uncles partially owned. He and his younger dark-skinned sister were the offspring of his… Read story