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Dictionary.com chooses ‘existential’ as word of the year

December 2, 2019, 10:23am Life

NEW YORK — Climate change, gun violence, the very nature of democracy and an angsty little movie star called Forky helped propel “existential” to Dictionary.com’s word of the year. Read story

Shelley Morrison, Rosario on ‘Will & Grace,’ dies at 83

December 2, 2019, 10:19am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing a memorable maid on “Will & Grace,” died Sunday, her publicist said. Read story

Opioid Task Force builds foundation in Clark County

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Health

The parking lot at Bridgeview Resource Center in Vancouver was full on the late November day. There were only a few available chairs at the meeting. It took more than 20 minutes for the more than 30 people to introduce themselves. Read story

Once war-torn, Slovenia has become a green retreat

December 1, 2019, 6:05am Life

“Look out, Dad!” Read story

Holiday TV forecast: Films, music, classics

December 1, 2019, 6:05am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — There are enough holiday TV movies to overturn Santa’s sleigh this season, with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel and a new streaming service adding to the cargo. A more expansive view of the world also is part of the ride, with a lesbian couple included in a Freeform film and Hanukkah shout-outs on the Hallmark and Lifetime channels. Read story

Tips to upgrade trips for holidays

December 1, 2019, 6:02am Life

So it begins: The holidays are upon us, and with them, the crush of holiday travel. Read story

Check It Out: Learn how animals rate, and a few things about death

December 1, 2019, 6:02am Life

n “Animals Reviewed: Starred Ratings of Our Feathered, Finned, and Furry Friends,” by Association of Zoos & Aquariums (Timber Press, 179 pages) Read story

Local wine club focuses on good wine, ‘everyday folks’

December 1, 2019, 6:02am Food

With wine tasting rooms opening left and right in Vancouver’s new waterfront development, this may be just the time to learn more about fermented grape juice. Read story

Pierce Brosnan’s sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

December 1, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP)— Pierce Brosnan’s sons have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony. Read story

Former ‘Little Women’ director campaigns for Greta Gerwig’s Oscar

December 1, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

Filmmaker Gillian Armstrong is all about women supporting women — and getting them more Oscars. Read story