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Vancouver woman, 95, worked on missile technology during Cold War

March 26, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Dorothy Smith has always been humble, faithful and fearless, she said. What did she have to fear, with such a powerful calculator between her ears? Read story

Clark County Council closes park playgrounds

March 26, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Health

Playgrounds at unincorporated parks in Clark County have been closed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read story

Here are the 10 best Kenny Rogers songs

March 26, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

Kenny Rogers may be best remembered for introducing a global pop audience to the homespun charms of country music. But his work as an ambassador didn’t open just his listeners’ ears: Perhaps more than any other Nashville act of his generation, Rogers, who died Friday at age 81, dabbled freely in other sounds and styles; his long and varied catalog is a testament to both his musical curiosity and his… Read story

Answers to kids’ virus queries

March 26, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

Children are curious: Why does the coronavirus make grandparents very sick but kids not so much? How did it come here? When will there be a cure? Los Angeles Times science writers offer answers: Read story

TCM hits on big idea with home festival

March 26, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The folks at Turner Classic Movies had just decided they’d have to cancel their annual classic film festival when their general manager had an idea: What if they could do something else in recognition of the lost weekend? Read story

Skamania County closes hiking areas

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Health

All recreational hiking destinations in Skamania County are closed until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read story

Cowlitz Indian Tribe to donate $500,000 to local charity

March 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe, operator of the ilani casino, said Tuesday it will donate $500,000 to the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington's COVID Response Fund. Read story

Solo dining: Living it up by yourself

March 25, 2020, 6:05am Food

It isn’t fair. Read story

Spicy chile crisp warms up chicken dishes

March 25, 2020, 6:05am Food

Chiles, fresh or dried, sweet or killer-hot, have been central to my food career for more than 25 years. I didn’t fully realize how the kick and sass of spice permeates my home life until recently. Just for fun, I counted all the containers of chile-spiked condiments in my refrigerator. More than 10 — everything from tubs of Korean gochujang to sliced jalapenos, Mexican chipotle paste and pepperoncini. Read story

Vegetarian lentil curry lovely taste of India

March 25, 2020, 6:04am Food

Savor a taste of India with this vegetarian lentil curry. Cashew nuts add flavor and a crunchy texture. Baby kale is just wilted in the curry sauce. Baby kale has a milder flavor, is more tender and works perfectly in this recipe. Read story