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President Dwight Eisenhower poses with President-elect John F. Kennedy at the White House in Washington, before a private conference Dec. 6, 1960.

Letters reveal public distaste for booze in JFK White House

President Dwight Eisenhower poses with President-elect John F. Kennedy at the White House in Washington, before a private conference Dec. 6, 1960.

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Life

BOSTON — It was a tempest in a teapot — or, more accurately, a whiskey tumbler. Read story

TSA checkpoint at John Wayne Airport, near empty, on March 24, in Santa Ana, Calif. (Jay L.

Months later, some await plane ticket refunds

TSA checkpoint at John Wayne Airport, near empty, on March 24, in Santa Ana, Calif. (Jay L.

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Life

Garth Follett of Novato, Calif., planned to travel to the Philippines in March. When he bought his ticket in January, the novel coronavirus was lurking but not yet menacing every country in the world. Read story

This combination photo shows cover images for "Deacon King Kong," a novel by James McBride, left, and "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson. McBride and Wilkerson are among the nominees for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor for the best fiction, nonfiction and children's books.

McBride, Wilkerson among nominees for Kirkus Prize

This combination photo shows cover images for "Deacon King Kong," a novel by James McBride, left, and "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson. McBride and Wilkerson are among the nominees for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor for the best fiction, nonfiction and children's books.

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Elena Ferrante, James McBride and Isabel Wilkerson are among the nominees for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor for the best fiction, nonfiction and children’s books. Read story

Tips for camping without a campfire

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Life

While necessary for protecting natural space and the safety of residents, fire restrictions can put a damper on the camping experience. If you want to get the most out of camping when fire restrictions and fire bans are in place, follow these tips. Read story

Is ‘The Fugitive’ remake on DVD?

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

There was a remake of the TV show “The Fugitive” about 20 years ago on CBS. It lasted one season. Is the show out on DVD? Read story

In 1917, Vancouver's population was 12,000. But on the Valentine's Day grand opening of the Interstate Bridge, it quadrupled with people from Vancouver and Portland celebrating the new span over the Columbia River. In his autobiography, Emil Fries, founder of the Piano Hospital, recounts that while he was attending the Washington State School for the Blind, a teacher walked him and others downtown to join in the festivities.

Clark County History: Opening of Interstate Bridge celebrated

In 1917, Vancouver's population was 12,000. But on the Valentine's Day grand opening of the Interstate Bridge, it quadrupled with people from Vancouver and Portland celebrating the new span over the Columbia River. In his autobiography, Emil Fries, founder of the Piano Hospital, recounts that while he was attending the Washington State School for the Blind, a teacher walked him and others downtown to join in the festivities.

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

For years, Pacific Railway, Light & Power Co. ferries shuttled people between Vancouver and Portland for the same purposes we cross today — business, entertainment, shopping or dining at a good restaurant. Read story

Derek Hough joins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ panel

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Life

Six-time “Dancing With the Stars” champion Derek Hough is returning to the competition program as a judge this season — and he’s “just as curious as everybody else” about the casting of “Tiger King” breakout Carole Baskin. Read story

Elsie Fisher, left, and Emily Robinson in the movie "Eighth Grade." (Linda Kallerus/A24/TNS)

Three movies filled with back-to-school spirit

Elsie Fisher, left, and Emily Robinson in the movie "Eighth Grade." (Linda Kallerus/A24/TNS)

September 13, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

Whether your school was a nightmare of unequal power dynamics or a comedy of unequal power dynamics, filmmakers have tried to bottle these disparate journeys since the beginning of cinema. Read story

Working during pandemic challenges Portland filmmakers

September 13, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

PORTLAND — The Portland filmmakers behind a new telling of “Pinocchio” were well into production in March when the coronavirus hit Oregon and put everything in doubt. Read story

Check It Out: Celebrate National Grandparents Day with tales

September 13, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

If your family is spread apart, it can be very difficult to connect in person these days. Read story