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Everybody Has a Story: Precious gift keeps giving

February 5, 2023, 5:04am Clark County Life

In November 2013, I was a healthy and active 56-year-old woman. A mountaineer, rock climber, telemark skier, sea kayaker and scuba diver. But, out of the blue, a few of my heartbeats skipped merrily out of sync, marking the beginning of a slow decline and leading eventually to heart failure… Read story

Mexico nuns’ innovations live on in storied cuisine

February 4, 2023, 6:42am Churches & Religion

Each September, when Mexico celebrates its independence from Spain, people nationwide delight in chiles en nogada, a seasonal dish of mild poblano peppers stuffed with ground pork and fruit, smothered in a sauce of walnut, parsley and pomegranate seeds. The recipe was invented in 1821 by a nun, whose name… Read story

This combination of photos released by NEA Studio shows a chandelier made from dried algae from designer Nina Edwards Ankers. Ankers is one of many designers in decor and fashion who are thinking beyond traditional materials. They're finding ways to meld beautiful design with sustainable sourcing and production methods.

Designers look to nature, landfills for new decor materials

This combination of photos released by NEA Studio shows a chandelier made from dried algae from designer Nina Edwards Ankers. Ankers is one of many designers in decor and fashion who are thinking beyond traditional materials. They're finding ways to meld beautiful design with sustainable sourcing and production methods.

February 4, 2023, 6:42am Life

At first glance, Nina Edwards Anker’s sconces and chandeliers look like ancient scrolls of parchment, or sheets of buttery toffee, wrapped around LED bulbs. Read story

Gardening With Allen: How to start plants from seeds

February 4, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Life

I have ordered seeds of some tomato varieties for which I can’t find plants. Is it difficult to start seed inside? I might start some other seeds too. Read story

The Rev. Siv Limstrand walks with her rifle to the church's cabin in Bolterdalen, Norway, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. For the lone pastor in this fragile, starkly beautiful environment, the challenge is to fulfill the church's historical mission of ministering to those in crisis while addressing a pressing and divisive contemporary challenge. "We pray every Sunday for everyone who's affected by climate change," Limstrand said.

Church helps Arctic mining community evolve

The Rev. Siv Limstrand walks with her rifle to the church's cabin in Bolterdalen, Norway, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. For the lone pastor in this fragile, starkly beautiful environment, the challenge is to fulfill the church's historical mission of ministering to those in crisis while addressing a pressing and divisive contemporary challenge. "We pray every Sunday for everyone who's affected by climate change," Limstrand said.

February 4, 2023, 6:04am Churches & Religion

The warm glow of Svalbard Kirke’s lights gleams on the mountain slope from where the church stands over this remote Norwegian Arctic village, cloaked in the polar night’s constant darkness. Read story

Are you still finding stink bugs this winter?

February 4, 2023, 6:00am Clark County Life

The brown marmorated stink bug is one pest that Washington residents can’t seem to shake from their homes this winter. Read story

Energy Adviser: Keep indoor air clean

February 4, 2023, 5:59am Clark County Life

When it’s cold outside it’s easy to focus on keeping the air indoors comfortably warm and cozy. But it’s also important to consider air quality inside. Read story

This image provided by Dallas County Jail shows Davion Irvin. Dallas police say Irvin, has been arrested, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, in the case of the two monkeys that were taken from the Dallas Zoo after he was spotted near the animal exhibits at an aquarium in the city.

Police: Man arrested in taking of monkeys from Dallas Zoo

This image provided by Dallas County Jail shows Davion Irvin. Dallas police say Irvin, has been arrested, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, in the case of the two monkeys that were taken from the Dallas Zoo after he was spotted near the animal exhibits at an aquarium in the city.

February 3, 2023, 1:20pm Nation & World

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in the taking of the two monkeys from the Dallas Zoo, police said Friday, adding that he was taken into custody after being spotted near animal exhibits at the city's aquarium. Read story

FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. The Biden administration on Friday, Feb.3, 2023, took a first step toward ending federal protections for grizzly bears in the northern Rocky Mountains, which would open the door to future hunting in several states.

U.S. may lift protections for Yellowstone, Glacier grizzlies

FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. The Biden administration on Friday, Feb.3, 2023, took a first step toward ending federal protections for grizzly bears in the northern Rocky Mountains, which would open the door to future hunting in several states.

February 3, 2023, 1:10pm Nation & World

The Biden administration took a first step Friday toward ending federal protections for grizzly bears in the northern Rocky Mountains, which would open the door to future hunting in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. Read story

FILE - Franco-Spanish fashion designer Paco Rabanne acknowledges the applause at the end of his fall-winter 2000/2001 collection on March 3, 2000 in Paris, France. The Spanish-born pace-setting designer known for perfumes sold worldwide and his metallic, space-age fashions, has died, the group that owns his fashion house announced on its website Friday Feb.3, 2023. He was 88.

Lauded fashion designer Paco Rabanne dies at age 88

FILE - Franco-Spanish fashion designer Paco Rabanne acknowledges the applause at the end of his fall-winter 2000/2001 collection on March 3, 2000 in Paris, France. The Spanish-born pace-setting designer known for perfumes sold worldwide and his metallic, space-age fashions, has died, the group that owns his fashion house announced on its website Friday Feb.3, 2023. He was 88.

February 3, 2023, 10:38am Entertainment

Paco Rabanne, the Spanish-born designer known for perfumes sold worldwide and his metallic, space-age fashions, has died, the group that owns his fashion house announced on its website Friday. Read story