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Ideal bike and hike in central Oregon

June 28, 2020, 6:02am Life

Sometimes, Central Oregonians with a passion for both hiking and biking like to take on both disciplines in the same day. Read story

‘Isolation Stories’ turns lens on actors at home, pandemic

June 28, 2020, 6:00am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — When Jeff Pope and his family were sickened by COVID-19, getting well was the first concern. That accomplished, the British writer-producer decided to make timely art out of the pandemic’s burdens. Read story

For Clark County movie theaters, Phase 3 will be just the ticket

June 28, 2020, 5:12am Business

Clark County is moving closer to Phase 3 of Washington’s Safe Start reopening plan, and area movie theaters are banking on the jump happening sooner rather than later. Local, independent theaters and larger corporate chains have all announced plans to reopen by mid-July. Read story

Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree dies at age 194

June 27, 2020, 10:53am Clark County Life

Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree died this weekend at the ripe age of 194. Read story

Energy Adviser: Look to crawl space for energy savings

June 27, 2020, 6:07am Clark County Life

Investing in your crawl space won’t be eye-catching like new countertops or a remodeled bathroom, but it will offer something those projects can’t: efficiency, lower energy bills and potentially a healthier home. Read story

Gardening with Allen Wilson: Design irrigation system for efficiency

June 27, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

I would like to keep my lawn green this summer. I have arranged to have an automatic irrigation system installed so I can water with less effort. Could you give me some pointers in designing and operating the system for maximum efficiency and minimum waste? Read story

Take your garden to the next level with these simple tips

June 27, 2020, 6:04am Life

The flower beds are finished, the vegetables are growing, and yet something could be missing from the backyard landscape: That wow factor. Read story

Transplants extend harvest in home garden

June 27, 2020, 6:04am Life

One way to reap an abundance of vegetables from even a tiny garden is to keep planting throughout the growing season. Soon, you could be filling in new vegetables where you’ll have harvested onions or pulled spent pea or cucumber vines. Later, there’ll be space where corn, early beets or carrots have been harvested. Read story

Black Catholics demand action against racism

June 27, 2020, 6:03am Churches & Religion

NEW YORK — Black Roman Catholics are hearing their church’s leaders calling for racial justice once again after the killing of George Floyd, but this time they’re demanding not just words but action. Read story

Country music reckons with racial stereotypes and its future

June 26, 2020, 9:17am Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When country singer Rissi Palmer was working on her debut album, she wanted a song that would introduce her to fans. On her 2007 debut single, “Country Girl,” she explained that she didn’t have to look or talk a certain way to call herself a country girl. Read story