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Stay home, sane and read a book series

March 29, 2020, 6:07am Entertainment

Binge-watching is all well and good, but how about binge-reading? As many of us adjust to staying at home to aid coronavirus containment efforts, here are some suggestions from Seattle Times features staffers for books that come in multiples; you may not need to leave home until summer. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Show must go on for boss’s son

March 29, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

I didn’t look up when the radio station general manager burst into the control room one Monday morning and announced, “My son’s high school football team is in the championship game.” Read story

Jabra Speak offers hands-free calls

March 29, 2020, 6:04am Business

Some people have been working from home for years, but now a lot more of us are suddenly being told to start working from home. Read story

Birdwatching good activity for kids

March 29, 2020, 6:03am Life

To our younger readers: Being asked to stay away from your friends and neighbors is a bummer, but it’s also an opportunity to get to know the neighbors you might not know as well: the nonhuman variety. Read story

Arts instruction in Clark County goes virtual during pandemic

March 29, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Music educator Janet Lindsley has closed Mini Mozarts, her arts-oriented, downtown Vancouver preschool, and joined a new Facebook group called “Teaching Voice in the Zombie Apocalypse.” Read story

Organizing your library can be fun, rewarding

March 29, 2020, 6:02am Entertainment

In my home library, “De Chirico,” the slim but invaluable catalog to the Museum of Modern Art’s marvelous 1982 survey of the perplexing Italian metaphysical painter Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), had been shelved upside down. Read story

Airlines park planes as travel dries up

March 29, 2020, 6:01am Business

With demand for air travel in a nose dive, U.S. airlines are taking hundreds of commercial planes out of service and parking them in remote desert airports, with the hope that the aircraft will be back in the air shortly. Read story

Check out top 7 films by the Coen brothers

March 29, 2020, 6:00am Entertainment

Always meant to catch up with movies you missed from the maddeningly prolific Spike Lee? Now’s the perfect time to dive into our best directors and most compelling themes, so we’re presenting a weekly top 7 to steer you in the right direction — and because my top 7 in any given category won’t be your top 7, maybe start an argument, too. Read story

Balance annuals, perennials in your yard

March 28, 2020, 6:14am Life

An annual is a plant that lives and dies in one growing season. A perennial regrows and reblooms year after year. Read story

Grow gorgeous garden without spending a lot

March 28, 2020, 6:02am Life

Gardening doesn’t have to be expensive. But tell that to your pocketbook after you’ve made a trip to your local nursery or garden center. Read story