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Everybody Has a Story: No one said making money would be easy

October 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

As a second-year college student in the 1970s, I found myself unemployed one summer. But I was determined to find something to earn some income. I scanned the newspapers trying to figure out how to make money. Read story

Check It Out: Whet your appetite with books bout food

October 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Two eternal questions of the ages: “Are we there yet?” and “What’s for dinner?” I can’t answer the first one because I have no idea where you’re going, but I might be able to help with dinner plans. Read story

FILE - Writer-director and executive producer Danny Strong attends the premiere of the Hulu Original Series "Dopesick" on Oct 4, 2021, in New York.  Hulu's eight-part miniseries about America's opioid crisis weaves together the narcotic painkiller's devastating toll and the actions of those who allowed or failed to prevent it. Three episodes debut Wednesday on the streaming service, with the rest out weekly.

‘Dopesick,’ a story that needed to be told

FILE - Writer-director and executive producer Danny Strong attends the premiere of the Hulu Original Series "Dopesick" on Oct 4, 2021, in New York.  Hulu's eight-part miniseries about America's opioid crisis weaves together the narcotic painkiller's devastating toll and the actions of those who allowed or failed to prevent it. Three episodes debut Wednesday on the streaming service, with the rest out weekly.

October 24, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Actor Danny Strong pops up regularly in an eclectic batch of series ranging from the lightness of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Gilmore Girls” to the dark corruption of “Billions.” Read story

A 12-foot tall skeleton looms over people looking at Halloween decorations the Mains' house on Franklin Street in Vancouver earlier this month.

Huge Halloween house haunts: Clark County goes ‘really big’

A 12-foot tall skeleton looms over people looking at Halloween decorations the Mains' house on Franklin Street in Vancouver earlier this month.

October 24, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Jim Mains, already known for his home’s over-the-top Halloween decorations, wasn’t kidding when he said, “This year we wanted to go really big.” Read story

Scotsman Peter Crawford played an essential role in surveying and platting many towns in Washington and Oregon, including Vancouver, Kelso and St. Helens, Ore. He played a political role in creating the Washington Territory but died before he saw Washington become a state.

Clark County History: Peter Crawford

Scotsman Peter Crawford played an essential role in surveying and platting many towns in Washington and Oregon, including Vancouver, Kelso and St. Helens, Ore. He played a political role in creating the Washington Territory but died before he saw Washington become a state.

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

A young Scotsman traveling the Oregon Trail paused at the Whitman Mission in 1847. There, Dr. Marcus Whitman suggested he “go to the Cowlitz.” Read story

Renting bees to farms and gardeners keeps Bothell company buzzing

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Life

BOTHELL — For just 10 days out of the year, Jim Watts gets a good look at his millions of bees. Read story

Which Bond movie includes marriage, song?

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

Adele to chat with Oprah, perform in TV special

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

The Adele-aissance is officially upon us. Read story

A tall hedge being pruned in New Paltz, NY.

In praise of pole pruners

A tall hedge being pruned in New Paltz, NY.

October 23, 2021, 6:05am Life

Two millennia ago, the Roman writer Columella described the vintoria falx, a six-part, specialized pruning tool for grapes. What a stir that tool must have caused among Roman grape growers when it was first introduced. Read story

Tyrone Iras Marhguy, 17, pose for a photograph at his home in Accra, Ghana, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. An official at the academically elite Achimota School in Ghana told the teen he would have to cut his dreadlocks before enrolling. For Marhguy, who is a Rastafarian, cutting his dreadlocks is non-negotiable so he and his family asked the courts to intervene.

In Ghana, Rastafarian teen fights to keep his hair

Tyrone Iras Marhguy, 17, pose for a photograph at his home in Accra, Ghana, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. An official at the academically elite Achimota School in Ghana told the teen he would have to cut his dreadlocks before enrolling. For Marhguy, who is a Rastafarian, cutting his dreadlocks is non-negotiable so he and his family asked the courts to intervene.

October 23, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

Tyrone Iras Marhguy had to make a difficult decision after being accepted to the high school of his choice: his faith or his education. Read story