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Terry Aitken of Aitken's Salmon Creek Gardens looks over different types of irises growing in his fields on Wednesday afternoon. A past president of the American Iris Society, Aitken is a world-renowned hybridizer of irises.

Aitken’s Salmon Creek Gardens ready for iris bloom season

Terry Aitken of Aitken's Salmon Creek Gardens looks over different types of irises growing in his fields on Wednesday afternoon. A past president of the American Iris Society, Aitken is a world-renowned hybridizer of irises.

May 10, 2022, 6:04am Business

Because it’s been a cold and rainy spring, the iris blooms are later than usual at Aitken’s Salmon Creek Gardens, but owner Terry Aitken is enthusiastic about what the growing season will bring. Read story

August launch likely for NASA’s Artemis I

May 10, 2022, 6:02am Life

NASA officials gave an update Thursday on the status of the Artemis I moon rocket launch, saying it likely is targeting early to mid-June before it rolls back out to the launch pad for a wet dress rehearsal at Kennedy Space Center. Read story

‘Power suit’ new approach to electric vehicles

May 10, 2022, 6:02am Life

University of Central Florida scientists are charging on with an experimental battery capable of reinventing how automobiles and spacecraft are made. Read story

Kathyellen Blovits, left, Heather Cashmore, center, and Kim Graybeal put native plants in the ground to help restore the Lacamas Prairie Natural Area in late April.

Lacamas Prairie slowly returning to life

Kathyellen Blovits, left, Heather Cashmore, center, and Kim Graybeal put native plants in the ground to help restore the Lacamas Prairie Natural Area in late April.

May 10, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Hemmed in by housing subdivisions, a wet meadow known as Lacamas Prairie holds a trove of rare plant species, including one of the largest patches anywhere of Bradshaw’s desert parsley, a rare plant with delicate yellow flowers. Read story

A variety of fluorescent and fleshy solitary stony corals are on display March 2 at the Coral Morphologic lab in Miami. Coral Morphologic was founded by marine biologist Colin Foord and musician J.D. McKay to raise awareness about dying coral reefs, presenting the issue through science and art.

Coral reefs show world under assault

A variety of fluorescent and fleshy solitary stony corals are on display March 2 at the Coral Morphologic lab in Miami. Coral Morphologic was founded by marine biologist Colin Foord and musician J.D. McKay to raise awareness about dying coral reefs, presenting the issue through science and art.

May 10, 2022, 6:02am Nation & World

Humans don’t know what they’re missing under the surface of a busy shipping channel in the “cruise capital of the world.” Just below the keels of massive ships, an underwater camera provides a live feed from another world, showing marine life that’s trying its best to resist global warming. Read story

Michael Perozzo, from left, and Cameron Johnson of Vice Beer chat with Eldy Prado of El Viejon Taqueria & Mariscos in the former Barlow's Brewing location in southeast Vancouver.

Vice Beer brewery aims to open this summer

Michael Perozzo, from left, and Cameron Johnson of Vice Beer chat with Eldy Prado of El Viejon Taqueria & Mariscos in the former Barlow's Brewing location in southeast Vancouver.

May 9, 2022, 5:49pm Clark County Business

A local brewer and a marketing business owner are starting a new brewery in Vancouver called Vice Beer, occupying the former Barlow’s Brewery near Mountain View High School. Read story

This combination of two separate photos shows contestants Amy Schneider, left, and Mattea Roach on "Jeopardy!" The game show has been enjoying an unusual run of super champs. Schneider and Roach were notable for their impressive breadth of knowledge, and they were rarely wrong.

Hip to be smart: ‘Jeopardy’ savors run of super champions

This combination of two separate photos shows contestants Amy Schneider, left, and Mattea Roach on "Jeopardy!" The game show has been enjoying an unusual run of super champs. Schneider and Roach were notable for their impressive breadth of knowledge, and they were rarely wrong.

May 9, 2022, 7:54am Entertainment

As Mattea Roach, Amy Schneider and Matt Amodio can attest, it’s cool to be smart again. Read story

This image released by The Press Room shows the cast during a performance of "Paradise Square." (Alessandra Mello/The Press Room via AP)

‘A Strange Loop’ earns a leading 11 Tony Award nominations

This image released by The Press Room shows the cast during a performance of "Paradise Square." (Alessandra Mello/The Press Room via AP)

May 9, 2022, 7:53am Entertainment

“A Strange Loop,” Michael R. Jackson’s critically cheered theater meta-journey earned a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Monday as Broadway joined the national discussion of race by embracing an envelope-pushing Black-written and Black-led musical. Read story

Bird flu confirmed in Washington backyard flock

May 9, 2022, 7:32am Health

An avian flu virus quickly spreading across the U.S. has been detected in a Washington noncommercial backyard flock in Pacific County, the state’s Department of Agriculture said Friday. Read story

"Being Patrick Swayze: Essential Teachings from the Master of the Mullet,??? by Neal Fischer.