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"Splooting" is a way squirrels and some other animals sprawl out to stay cool when temperatures rise.

Squirrel ‘splooting’ way to beat the heat

"Splooting" is a way squirrels and some other animals sprawl out to stay cool when temperatures rise.

September 23, 2022, 6:05am Life

During California’s worst September heat wave on record, Akvile DeFazio noticed the squirrels in her La Verne neighborhood acting weird: “just plastered on the sidewalk,” she said, not moving. Read story

An adult black bear eating apples.

Bears do hibernation prep during hyperphagia

An adult black bear eating apples.

September 23, 2022, 6:03am Life

Did you know that during the hyperphagia phase, a black bear can consume up to 20,000 calories a day as it prepares for winter hibernation? In the past, we’ve shown how much that might be in terms of fast food, but obviously bears aren’t ordering their meals from a drive-thru… Read story

Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in Salt Lake City on Dec. 16, 2021.

Librarians: Book ban efforts surging

Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in Salt Lake City on Dec. 16, 2021.

September 23, 2022, 6:03am Entertainment

The wave of attempted book banning and restrictions continues to intensify, the American Library Association reported Friday. Numbers for 2022 already approach last year’s totals, which were the highest in decades. Read story

Health inspections, Sept. 14-20

September 23, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

4th Plain Arco, 13608 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver 10 Read story

Natalie Portman, left, and Chris Hemsworth in Marvel Studios' "Thor: Love and Thunder." (Jasin Boland/Marvel Studios/TNS)

New on DVD: Norse god returns in ‘Thor’

Natalie Portman, left, and Chris Hemsworth in Marvel Studios' "Thor: Love and Thunder." (Jasin Boland/Marvel Studios/TNS)

September 23, 2022, 6:01am Entertainment

The fourth Thor film starring Chris Hemsworth tops the DVD releases for the week of Sept. 27. Read story

Grassa recently opened on Vancouver's waterfront.

Grassa in Vancouver worth the wait

Grassa recently opened on Vancouver's waterfront.

September 23, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Grassa, a casual spot known for fresh pasta doused in flavor-packed sauces, just opened on Vancouver’s waterfront. Read story

This illustration made available by Johns Hopkins APL and NASA depicts NASA's DART probe, foreground right, and Italian Space Agency's (ASI) LICIACube, bottom right, at the Didymos system before impact with the asteroid Dimorphos, left. DART is expected to zero in on the asteroid Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, intent on slamming it head-on at 14,000 mph. The impact should be just enough to nudge the asteroid into a slightly tighter orbit around its companion space rock.

EXPLAINER: Why a NASA spacecraft will crash into an asteroid

This illustration made available by Johns Hopkins APL and NASA depicts NASA's DART probe, foreground right, and Italian Space Agency's (ASI) LICIACube, bottom right, at the Didymos system before impact with the asteroid Dimorphos, left. DART is expected to zero in on the asteroid Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, intent on slamming it head-on at 14,000 mph. The impact should be just enough to nudge the asteroid into a slightly tighter orbit around its companion space rock.

September 22, 2022, 11:31am Nation & World

In the first-of-its kind, save-the-world experiment, NASA is about to clobber a small, harmless asteroid millions of miles away. Read story

Pink Floyd denies music sale rumors

September 22, 2022, 6:04am Entertainment

Speculation has been growing over the summer that Pink Floyd, one of the bestselling bands in rock history, is set to sell its lucrative music catalog for more than $600 million. Read story

The final scene of "M.A.S.H.," featuring Loretta Swit, Alan Alda and William Christopher, in 1983.

50 things to know about iconic series ‘M.A.S.H.’

The final scene of "M.A.S.H.," featuring Loretta Swit, Alan Alda and William Christopher, in 1983.

September 22, 2022, 6:03am Entertainment

On Sept. 17, 1972, the TV series “M.A.S.H.” premiered, and it’s not much of a stretch to assert that it changed the course of television. Read story

Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

September 22, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Auditions for ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Read story