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FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center on Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA mission managers decided Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter due to Hurricane Ian's uncertain path.

Hurricane forces NASA moon rocket to shelter; launch on hold

FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center on Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA mission managers decided Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter due to Hurricane Ian's uncertain path.

September 26, 2022, 10:19am Life

Hurricane Ian is prompting NASA to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter, adding weeks of delay to the lunar-orbiting test flight. Read story

Judith Kolar carefully applies a small numbered tag to the wing of a monarch butterfly at the Lakeview Community Garden at Diversey on Sept. 14, 2022, in Chicago.

Monarch butterflies tagged with stickers in Chicago garden as they migrate south

Judith Kolar carefully applies a small numbered tag to the wing of a monarch butterfly at the Lakeview Community Garden at Diversey on Sept. 14, 2022, in Chicago.

September 25, 2022, 1:55pm Life

Near the driving range in Chicago’s Lakeview area, a faint but sweet smell floats in the air. One can follow it to a collection of beds where flowers sprout, surrounding a community garden in which vegetables and herbs grow. Read story

Trees just don't respect fence lines.

Change of perspective: Assess property, talk with neighbors about trees, issues

Trees just don't respect fence lines.

September 25, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Trees aren’t lawyers. They just don’t care about property lines. This was recently drawn to my attention by a politely irked neighbor, whose tree complaint prompted me to look around my property — and look up at my tree canopy — with fresh eyes. Read story

Hermine Decker (Columbian files)

Clark County History: Hermine Decker

Hermine Decker (Columbian files)

September 25, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

As a Clark College student in the 1960s, Dave Paull recalls his drama instructor zipping around town in her red Opel Kadett. One can imagine a scarf billowing behind her. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Saving suffering stranger in mud flats

September 25, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

This story starts out 30 years ago, with two different pairs of guys enjoying a day at the coast. Read story

J. August Richards attends the 2020 NBCUniversal Winter Press Tour 45 at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on Jan. 11, 2020, in Pasadena, California.

‘Angel’ alum joins ‘Vampire Academy’

J. August Richards attends the 2020 NBCUniversal Winter Press Tour 45 at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on Jan. 11, 2020, in Pasadena, California.

September 25, 2022, 6:02am Entertainment

“Vampire Academy” star J. August Richards finally gets to show his fangs. Read story

TV questions: Royal interest in whether ‘Victoria’ will return

September 25, 2022, 6:01am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

Houseplants that spent the summer outdoors  will need to undergo a gradual transition back into the home to avoid shock.

Get indoor plants ready for winter

Houseplants that spent the summer outdoors  will need to undergo a gradual transition back into the home to avoid shock.

September 24, 2022, 6:05am Life

As summer winds down, we tend to focus on enjoying the last of the season’s harvests, clearing away spent plants and planning next year’s garden. But indoor plants need our attention now, too. Read story

The Rev. Canon Dr. Mark Gatza, rector for Emmanuel Episcopal Church, talks about details in the glass as he explains the stories depicted in them during a tour of the church on Sept.

After yearslong effort, church installs last stained-glass window

The Rev. Canon Dr. Mark Gatza, rector for Emmanuel Episcopal Church, talks about details in the glass as he explains the stories depicted in them during a tour of the church on Sept.

September 24, 2022, 6:04am Churches & Religion

Bel Air, Maryland’s Emmanuel Church has installed its 26th and final stained-glass window, a project that began early in the last century. Read story

Ryan White, front, and Darold Madigan harvest wild rice on Leech Lake in Minnesota, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. White, who has been ricing for three decades, says the beds are "continually shrinking," which endangers the wild rice's spiritual and economic gifts.

Minnesota Ojibwe harvest sacred wild rice

Ryan White, front, and Darold Madigan harvest wild rice on Leech Lake in Minnesota, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. White, who has been ricing for three decades, says the beds are "continually shrinking," which endangers the wild rice's spiritual and economic gifts.

September 24, 2022, 6:04am Churches & Religion

Seated low in her canoe sliding through a rice bed on this vast lake, Kendra Haugen used one wooden stick to bend the stalks and another to knock the rice off, so gently the stalks sprung right back up. Read story