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Chicken enchiladas with esquites (sauteed corn).

Easy-to-make enchiladas topped with spicy sauce

Chicken enchiladas with esquites (sauteed corn).

October 20, 2021, 6:02am Food

These Tex-Mex style enchiladas take less than five minutes to make using a microwave oven. They’re filled with chicken and refried beans and topped with a spicy tomato sauce. Corn tortillas are the typical tortilla used for enchiladas. I like to use whole wheat flour tortillas for their nutty flavor… Read story

Bake the pumpkin granola without fruit or nuts and mix them in after baking for the best flavor.

Pumpkin granola is just grand

Bake the pumpkin granola without fruit or nuts and mix them in after baking for the best flavor.

October 20, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

I recently claimed that I wasn’t ready to go down the pumpkin rabbit hole, but a week has passed and now I find that pumpkinland is exactly where I want to be. Read story

Travis Harhai's deep-dish apple crumble pie.

Try award-winning pie with wonderfully flaky crust

Travis Harhai's deep-dish apple crumble pie.

October 20, 2021, 6:00am Food

PITTSBURGH — Travis Harhai is pretty proud of his deep-dish apple pie. Piled high with fall’s favorite fruit under a sugary blanket of crispy crumb topping, it’s exactly what you picture when you think of the classic all-American dessert — sweet and fruity, with a wonderfully flaky crust you can’t… Read story

In this photo taken from video footage released by Roscosmos Space Agency, actress Yulia Peresild sits in a chair shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-18 space capsule, southeast of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. The Soyuz MS-18 capsule landed upright in the steppes of Kazakhstan on Sunday with cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, actress Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko aboard after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station.

Back to gravity: Russians talk about world’s 1st space movie

In this photo taken from video footage released by Roscosmos Space Agency, actress Yulia Peresild sits in a chair shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-18 space capsule, southeast of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. The Soyuz MS-18 capsule landed upright in the steppes of Kazakhstan on Sunday with cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, actress Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko aboard after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station.

October 19, 2021, 8:42am Nation & World

MOSCOW — A Russian actor and a film director who spent 12 days in orbit making the world’s first movie in space said Tuesday they were so thrilled with their experience on the International Space Station that they felt sorry to leave. Read story

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The Grammys is sticking to its word with the public release of the full inclusion rider to ensure equity and inclusion on all levels of production for next year's ceremony. The Recording Academy released on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, an eight-page document detailing the rider's purposes and objectives. The agreement will require producers to recruit and hire more diverse candidates backstage and in front of the camera for the 64th annual awards ceremony on Jan. 31.

Grammys release inclusion requirement to ensure diverse show

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The Grammys is sticking to its word with the public release of the full inclusion rider to ensure equity and inclusion on all levels of production for next year's ceremony. The Recording Academy released on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, an eight-page document detailing the rider's purposes and objectives. The agreement will require producers to recruit and hire more diverse candidates backstage and in front of the camera for the 64th annual awards ceremony on Jan. 31.

October 19, 2021, 8:30am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The Grammys will stick to its word with the public release of the full inclusion rider to ensure equity and inclusion in hiring on all levels of production for next year’s ceremony. Read story

A puffin prepares to land with a bill full of fish on Eastern Egg Rock off the Maine coast.

Nothing funny about bad year for clownish puffins

A puffin prepares to land with a bill full of fish on Eastern Egg Rock off the Maine coast.

October 19, 2021, 6:05am Life

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s beloved puffins suffered one of their worst years for reproduction in decades this summer due to a lack of the small fish they eat. Read story

Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologist Chris Looney displays a dead Asian giant hornet, a sample brought in from Japan for research in Blaine in 2020.

When catchy names for insects sting — think ‘Asian giant hornet’

Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologist Chris Looney displays a dead Asian giant hornet, a sample brought in from Japan for research in Blaine in 2020.

October 19, 2021, 6:00am Life

Akito Kawahara moved from Japan to upstate New York amid an outbreak of Japanese beetles. Read story

The Lucy spacecraft approaching an asteroid.

Lucy in the sky: Spacecraft will visit record 8 asteroids

The Lucy spacecraft approaching an asteroid.

October 19, 2021, 6:00am Life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Attention asteroid aficionados: NASA is set to launch a series of spacecraft to visit and even bash some of the solar system’s most enticing space rocks. Read story

This image, provided by Christie's, shows Vincent van Gogh's 1888 work "Wheatstacks," to be offered in the dedicated sale "The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism," in New York, Nov. 11, 2021. The watercolor, seized by the Nazis during World War II is estimated at $20-million to $30-million.

Van Gogh artwork looted by Nazis to be auctioned in New York

This image, provided by Christie's, shows Vincent van Gogh's 1888 work "Wheatstacks," to be offered in the dedicated sale "The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism," in New York, Nov. 11, 2021. The watercolor, seized by the Nazis during World War II is estimated at $20-million to $30-million.

October 18, 2021, 9:03am Entertainment

NEW YORK — A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during World War II will be sold next month at auction in New York, where it is expected to fetch a price of $20 million or more, the auction house Christie’s announced. Read story

Romina Atzin sweeps up harvested hops at Perrault Farms in Toppenish in Yakima County on Sept. 16. Washington has 71 percent of the more than 60,000 acres of hops planted in the U.S. as of June. Nearly all of that acreage is in the Yakima Valley. (Matt M.

Hop growers balance demands of craft beers with climate concerns

Romina Atzin sweeps up harvested hops at Perrault Farms in Toppenish in Yakima County on Sept. 16. Washington has 71 percent of the more than 60,000 acres of hops planted in the U.S. as of June. Nearly all of that acreage is in the Yakima Valley. (Matt M.

October 18, 2021, 6:05am Food

With the rise of craft breweries in the mid-2000s, Washington hop growers went from anonymous commodity suppliers for multinational beer makers to collaborators with primarily small, independent operators that used hops to shape the flavor of their beverages. Read story