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TV Questions: What has Duchovny been up to recently?

September 18, 2022, 6:02am Life

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James A. Munday, a Civil War Confederate cavalryman and prisoner of war, was a short man who had a big effect on Clark County. He championed better roads, the Interstate Bridge, and the construction of a port along the Columbia River. In this photo, "Colonel" Munday, right, speaks with Oregon Gov. James Withycombe, left, and Henry Pittock, center, Oregonian publisher, at the Dalles-Celilo Canal Opening Celebration in May 1915.

Clark County History: Confederate makes good

James A. Munday, a Civil War Confederate cavalryman and prisoner of war, was a short man who had a big effect on Clark County. He championed better roads, the Interstate Bridge, and the construction of a port along the Columbia River. In this photo, "Colonel" Munday, right, speaks with Oregon Gov. James Withycombe, left, and Henry Pittock, center, Oregonian publisher, at the Dalles-Celilo Canal Opening Celebration in May 1915.

September 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

President Grover Cleveland appointed a former Confederate officer as special agent of the General Land Office for the Washington Territory in 1885. During the Civil War, Lt. James A. Munday (1843-1918) led a Tenth Kentucky Cavalry company against Union troops until he was captured and imprisoned for the duration. Read story

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ to close on Broadway next year

September 17, 2022, 10:10am Entertainment

“The Phantom of the Opera” — Broadway’s longest-running show — is scheduled to close in February 2023, the biggest victim victim yet of the post-pandemic softening in theater attendance in New York. Read story

FILE - Pope Paul VI, left, waves to the crowd while Venice Patriarch Cardinal Albino Luciani points to a landmark as they ride in a motorboat in Venice, northern Italy. On Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, Pope Francis will beatify John Paul I, the last formal step before on the path to possible sainthood.

John Paul I’s mysterious death eclipsed life

FILE - Pope Paul VI, left, waves to the crowd while Venice Patriarch Cardinal Albino Luciani points to a landmark as they ride in a motorboat in Venice, northern Italy. On Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, Pope Francis will beatify John Paul I, the last formal step before on the path to possible sainthood.

September 17, 2022, 6:22am Life

The moment that the black wall telephone rang early on the morning of Sept. 29, 1978, in Stefania Falasca’s Rome apartment is imprinted in her mind. Then 15, Falasca remembers her father answering and hearing the voice of her uncle, a priest who worked at the Vatican, coming through the… Read story

From left, David Harper, as Jim-Bob Walton; Eric Scott, as Ben Walton; Michael Learned, as Olivia Walton; Kami Cotler, as Elizabeth Walton; Richard Thomas, as John Boy Walton; Mary McDonough, as Erin Walton; Judy Norton, as Mary Ellen Walton; Ralph Waite, as John Walton; Ellen Corby, as Ester "Grandma" Walton; Will Geer, as Zeb "Grandpa" Walton; Jon Walmsley, as Jason Walton, in the 1970's TV show The Waltons.

‘Waltons’ still stirs fans nostalgia

From left, David Harper, as Jim-Bob Walton; Eric Scott, as Ben Walton; Michael Learned, as Olivia Walton; Kami Cotler, as Elizabeth Walton; Richard Thomas, as John Boy Walton; Mary McDonough, as Erin Walton; Judy Norton, as Mary Ellen Walton; Ralph Waite, as John Walton; Ellen Corby, as Ester "Grandma" Walton; Will Geer, as Zeb "Grandpa" Walton; Jon Walmsley, as Jason Walton, in the 1970's TV show The Waltons.

September 17, 2022, 6:21am Entertainment

The Rev. Matt Curry’s parents were children of the Great Depression, just like “The Waltons” — the beloved TV family whose prime-time series premiered 50 years ago. Read story

A glass desk adds a sense of transparency and openness in a home office.

How to make a small work space shine

A glass desk adds a sense of transparency and openness in a home office.

September 17, 2022, 6:20am Life

Work spaces should ideally be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. With many workers now working from home, finding ample space may be a challenge. However, small workspaces can be the ideal solution. Here are some top tips to create small workspaces that allow ample space for work. Read story

Designer Liz Morrow stands next to her refrigerator covered with a stylish patterned Tempaper removable paper at her home in Tacoma.

Add personal touches to a bland rental

Designer Liz Morrow stands next to her refrigerator covered with a stylish patterned Tempaper removable paper at her home in Tacoma.

September 17, 2022, 6:04am Life

Even though she was moving into a rental apartment, Alexa d’Argence was eager to put her personal stamp on it. Read story

Ansel plays near his favorite backyard hiding spot.

Patio for cats: Catio craze takes off

Ansel plays near his favorite backyard hiding spot.

September 17, 2022, 6:04am Life

Some people have a meshed screen patio on their back porches to sit in during warm summer evenings to enjoy a drink and fresh air while staying free of pesky bugs. Read story

FILE - A plane flies over homes and residential buildings in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. California lawmakers have reached a deal on a pair of housing production bills. The bills would open up much of the state's commercial land for residential development. California has a housing shortage.

5 tips to make finding an apartment easier

FILE - A plane flies over homes and residential buildings in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. California lawmakers have reached a deal on a pair of housing production bills. The bills would open up much of the state's commercial land for residential development. California has a housing shortage.

September 17, 2022, 6:04am Life

Finding a new place can be challenging, and skyrocketing rents have made it especially hard this year. But there are things you can do to make the process easier. Read story

Check It Out: Get your card because libraries rock

September 17, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and that means one thing: a library card gives you super powers. Check out the library’s web site, www.fvrl.org, and you’ll find out how a library card saves you money. That’s a super power right there. But there’s more. Back in September 2018 I… Read story