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Salmon Kabobs.

Celebrate salmon season with these tasty kabobs

Salmon Kabobs.

May 11, 2022, 6:04am Food

It’s a treat to savor wild salmon at this time of year. The season started May 1 and runs through August. Here’s a new and easy way to cook salmon. Place salmon cubes on skewers and grill or broil them. Read story

Lomo Saltado (Milk Street)

Peruvian beef stir-fry is fusion cooking at its best

Lomo Saltado (Milk Street)

May 11, 2022, 6:03am Food

Peru’s lomo saltado is fusion cooking at its easiest and most approachable, a quick stir-fry of soy-marinated beef, tomatoes and hot peppers that reflects the country’s cultural — and culinary —influences, from Incan farmers to Chinese immigrants. Read story

Don't throw your dandelions in the yard-waste bin! Pluck the petals for these springy Lemon Dandelion Cupcakes.

Just Dandy! Lovely lemon dandelion cupcakes a springtime treat

Don't throw your dandelions in the yard-waste bin! Pluck the petals for these springy Lemon Dandelion Cupcakes.

May 11, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

May is peak dandelion season, in case you haven’t noticed. These cheery golden flowers are blooming en masse, blanketing grassy fields and — horrors! — scattered across your lawn. I don’t mind a dandelion or two or 20. I admire their scrappy determination to flourish in spite of our best… Read story

BBQ festival at ilani seeks competitors

May 11, 2022, 5:58am Clark County Life

The inaugural Smokin’ Hot BBQ Festival and Competition June 24-26 at ilani invites competitors to vie for a slice of $15,000 in prize money. Read story

‘Succession’ star glues hand to Starbucks counter in protest

May 10, 2022, 2:28pm Entertainment

Actor and activist James Cromwell has gone from “Succession’s” Uncle Ewan to real-life supergluin’ — pasting his hand to a midtown Manhattan Starbucks counter on Tuesday to protest the coffee chain’s extra charge for plant-based milk. Read story

Parents struggle with baby formula shortage. ‘It’s kind of scary’

May 10, 2022, 11:47am Business

For the first months of her life, Ashley Strom’s daughter seemed uncomfortable much of the time — vomiting frequently, squirming with acid reflux and sleeping poorly. Read story

Fireworks light the night sky to the delight of the crowd during Fourth of July festivities at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Thursday evening, July 4, 2019.

Historic Trust cancels Fourth of July fireworks at Fort Vancouver

Fireworks light the night sky to the delight of the crowd during Fourth of July festivities at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Thursday evening, July 4, 2019.

May 10, 2022, 10:50am Clark County Life

A smaller, fireworks-free event at Fort Vancouver will replace the Independence Day fireworks extravaganza this summer after two years of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

This combination photo shows actor Chris Hemsworth at the U.S. premiere of his film "Thor: The Dark World" in Los Angeles on Nov. 4, 2013, left, and a photo of the hammer from the film which will be going up for action July 15 through July 17 at Julien's Auctions.

For auction: Marilyn’s dress, Thor’s hammer, Cap’s shield

This combination photo shows actor Chris Hemsworth at the U.S. premiere of his film "Thor: The Dark World" in Los Angeles on Nov. 4, 2013, left, and a photo of the hammer from the film which will be going up for action July 15 through July 17 at Julien's Auctions.

May 10, 2022, 7:52am Entertainment

It may not be that Marilyn Monroe dress, but several gowns she donned for “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business” are going up for auction this summer along with 1,400 other pieces of Hollywood history. Read story

This painting at the San Diego Natural History Museum shows what the Archeocyons canid, center, would have looked like during the Oligocene era in what's now San Diego.

Rare fossil of ancient dog species discovered

This painting at the San Diego Natural History Museum shows what the Archeocyons canid, center, would have looked like during the Oligocene era in what's now San Diego.

May 10, 2022, 6:05am Life

Sometime around 14,000 years ago, the first humans crossed the Bering Strait to North America with canines, domesticated dogs they used for hunting, by their side. Read story

A great blue heron sits patiently on a well-fortified nest in the trees of Seattle's Commodore Park, near the Ballard Locks.

The great blue heron: What to know about Seattle’s official bird and where to spot them

A great blue heron sits patiently on a well-fortified nest in the trees of Seattle's Commodore Park, near the Ballard Locks.

May 10, 2022, 6:05am Life

Perhaps it’s appropriate that Seattle’s official bird, the great blue heron, makes a cranky, croaking sound when bothered by the proximity of people. Read story