California's record wildfire season may not be completely over, but the trauma is ending for some of the state's most vulnerable inhabitants: animals rescued from the blazes.
Several animals found injured during wildfires...Read more
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether faulty suspension parts on nearly 115,000 Tesla Inc. cars can result in damage to the tires.
The agency said it received 43 complaints about 2015...Read more
Q: I was divorced a few years ago and was awarded the house. My ex-spouse never deeded me the property like he was supposed to, and I have no way to track him down. How can I get his name off my house? — Kelly
A: I ...Read more
There seems to be some impression that the best cars have rock-firm suspensions sure to shatter your vertebrae. Yes, a firm suspension provides exceptional cornering ability, but what works best on racetrack isn't always ...Read more
Lincoln's Nautilus midsize luxury SUV gets a new interior and significant connectivity improvements when the 2021 model arrives in dealerships early next year. The Nautilus will also go into production then in China, a ...Read more
Flying at over 65 mph in a 2021 Ram 1500 TRX — four feet off the ground — is when you realize that there's not much pickups can't do anymore. Hold that image, and let me catch you up.
The 702-horsepower TRX — ...Read more
2021 Hyundai Venue Denim Edition: An old Soul?
Price: $23,305 as tested. Carpeted floor mats ($135) were the lone option.
Conventional wisdom: Consumer Reports likes the controls, fuel economy, and braking, but not "the ...Read more
Whether you want to reduce the greenhouse gases your home produces or lower the cost of your utilities, a heat pump might seem like a good idea. Here are some important factors to consider before you make a purchase.
I rescued my little Foxy several years ago. I wasn't looking for her, but she just crawled up on to my lap and went to sleep, so I took her home. She spent the night with her head on my pillow, and I knew she belonged with...Read more
Let’s light up the holidays!
This year, of course, that will be a different experience with Christmas tree lightings, even the National Christmas Tree lighting will go virtual this year in Washington, D.C., as holiday ...Read more
Dear James: My brother is the contractor/builder of our new house. He will let us do some of the work ourselves. What are some projects a nonprofessional can handle? -- Eddie W.
Dear Eddie: You are lucky your brother is ...Read more
Health care: It's on everyone's mind these days, and for good reason. Combine the soaring cost of health insurance premiums, increasing copays and skyrocketing deductibles with the outrageous cost of some medications, and ...Read more
BEND, Ore. — The pent-up demand for winter recreation is heightened this year due to the pandemic.
Luckily, Mother Nature recently delivered the goods for Central Oregon snow revelers, as area sno-parks had at least 2 ...Read more
How do you count one of the world’s more elusive ground animals?
That’s one of the messages from a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife video released recently called “How to Count a Wolf.” ...Read more
Getting your bulky gear like skis, snowboards, and stand-up paddleboards to your destination is always tricky. A car rack is the usual solution, but it’s traditionally expensive and difficult to store when not in use, ...Read more
BEND, Ore. — More than 8 inches of snow in La Pine recently beckoned for a snowshoeing trip.
There are many sno-parks — Dutchman Flats, Meissner and Swampy Lakes to name a few — that are now open to strap into a ...Read more
MANCHESTER, Conn. — Amby Burfoot stood at the start line of the Manchester Road Race last Thursday, a green marker in one hand and the white painter’s cap he received at his 50th straight Manchester Road Race in the ...Read more
Some of our readers may remember a piece I wrote in May titled “5 simple ways I’ve gotten healthier in a world with COVID-19.” One item that I mentioned was the practice of setting a physical fitness goal. My goal ...Read more
Some corporations demonstrate strong concerns for the environment. And some swing with the political winds. Put General Motors in the latter category.
General Motors announced this week that it was dropping support of the...Read more
Sometimes the biggest opportunity comes from swimming upstream.
A new National Bureau of Economic Research study reveals that, since the pandemic's onset, highly qualified job seekers are choosing larger startups or ...Read more
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