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This Nov. 13, 2020 photo provided by the San Diego Humane Society shows a young bobcat at the San Diego Humane Society's Ramona Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif. The young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire has been returned to its native habitat and will be released back into the wild. The San Diego Humane Society says the 7- to 9-month-old female was picked up on Tuesday, Dec.

Bobcat burned in California wildfire set for release to wild

This Nov. 13, 2020 photo provided by the San Diego Humane Society shows a young bobcat at the San Diego Humane Society's Ramona Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif. The young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire has been returned to its native habitat and will be released back into the wild. The San Diego Humane Society says the 7- to 9-month-old female was picked up on Tuesday, Dec.

December 2, 2020, 12:30pm Life

SAN DIEGO -- A young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire will be released back into the wild, the San Diego Humane Society announced Tuesday. Read story

FILE - In this April 1, 2017, file photo, a service dog named Orlando rests on the foot of its trainer, John Reddan, while sitting inside a United Airlines plane at Newark Liberty International Airport during a training exercise in Newark, N.J. The Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, covering service animals. The rule says only dogs can qualify, and they have to be specially trained to help a person with disabilities.

U.S tightens definition of service animals allowed on planes

FILE - In this April 1, 2017, file photo, a service dog named Orlando rests on the foot of its trainer, John Reddan, while sitting inside a United Airlines plane at Newark Liberty International Airport during a training exercise in Newark, N.J. The Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, covering service animals. The rule says only dogs can qualify, and they have to be specially trained to help a person with disabilities.

December 2, 2020, 9:24am Business

The days of pets flying with their owners in airplane cabins are coming to an end. Read story

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a screen shows the landed Chang'e-5 spacecraft and a moon surface picture, below, taken by camera aboard Chang'e-5 spacecraft during its landing process, at Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) in Beijing on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. A Chinese spacecraft landed on the moon Tuesday to bring back lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the government announced.

China spacecraft collects moon samples to take back to Earth

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a screen shows the landed Chang'e-5 spacecraft and a moon surface picture, below, taken by camera aboard Chang'e-5 spacecraft during its landing process, at Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) in Beijing on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. A Chinese spacecraft landed on the moon Tuesday to bring back lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the government announced.

December 2, 2020, 8:36am Life

BEIJING — A Chinese spacecraft took samples of the moon’s surface Wednesday as part of a mission to bring lunar rocks back to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the government said, adding to a string of successes for Beijing’s increasingly ambitious space program. Read story

Butternut squash soup.

Butternut squash soup is easy, warm

Butternut squash soup.

December 2, 2020, 6:04am Food

This is comforting, thick, creamy, vegetarian soup that is perfect for this time of year. It’s also quick to prep and cook using butternut squash already cut into cubes. Cut cubes can be found in the produce section of the market. You can, also, use butternut squash spirals if cubes… Read story

Fluffy and hot all at the same time, diner-style pancakes are the best breakfast for two.

Classic pancakes are best if you do less

Fluffy and hot all at the same time, diner-style pancakes are the best breakfast for two.

December 2, 2020, 6:04am Food

A common complaint about making pancakes is that you have to cook them one at a time, and by the time the last one is cooked the first ones are cold and tough. And though every recipe says you can keep pancakes warm in a low oven while making them… Read story

Middle Eastern Meatballs With Herbed Couscous (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Meatballs, couscous offer subtle flavors

Middle Eastern Meatballs With Herbed Couscous (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

December 2, 2020, 6:04am Food

Capture delicate flavors of the Middle East with this 15-minute meal. The mixture of cinnamon, cumin and raisins flavors the meatballs. A cucumber and yogurt sauce adds a refreshing finish. Read story

Recipes from "The Pickled Picnic." Foreground, left to right: Crispy Brine-Glazed Tofu, Pickled Three-Bean Salad, and Spiced Chickpeas With Fermented Rhubarb.

Battle Ground native knows how to pickle practically anything

Recipes from "The Pickled Picnic." Foreground, left to right: Crispy Brine-Glazed Tofu, Pickled Three-Bean Salad, and Spiced Chickpeas With Fermented Rhubarb.

December 2, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

You may think “cucumber,” when you hear “pickle,” but pretty near anything can be pickled, including eggs, beef, fish and cheese. Preserving food in a brine of salt, vinegar and spices is an age-old technique that imparts a tasty tang and allows crisp things to retain their fresh crunch. It’s… Read story

PDX air travel was way down over Thanksgiving, as expected

December 1, 2020, 2:38pm Business

Passenger volumes at Portland International Airport were down 69 percent from a year ago during the 10-day Thanksgiving holiday period, according to preliminary data. Read story

‘Juno’ star comes out as transgender

December 1, 2020, 12:59pm Entertainment

The actor formerly known as Ellen Page announced he is transgender and now goes by Elliot Page. Read story

Ben Maletzke, the statewide wolf specialist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, examines wolf tracks on March 3 in the Wedge Pack's territory.

Video explains Washington’s wolf countvideo icon

Ben Maletzke, the statewide wolf specialist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, examines wolf tracks on March 3 in the Wedge Pack's territory.

December 1, 2020, 6:01am Multimedia

SPOKANE — How do you count one of the world’s more elusive ground animals? Read story