Get equipped to barbecue


Seven ground cover plants to try now


Cook Like a Chef: perfect hamburgers

Food Q&A

Zucchini ‘pasta’ just isn’t quite the same

Ditch the yogurt spoon, and drink

Living smart

5 kinds of roofing shingles

Home farm

What to do with that cucumber bounty

Ask Martha

Arranging outdoor buffets, making ice cream and more

Your place

How to care for your deck

TV today

TV Commentary“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” 11:35 p.m. weeknights, CBS

Colbert finds energy in alter ego’s return


Good ‘Match’? Baldwin to host game show

Northwest Travel

Washington’s Mount Rainier is at its best in summer

Wedding attire for two (or more)

Minnesota’s female tattoo artists make their mark

Norway in a nutshell, from fjords to mountaintops

This year, teachers have lost their class

TV today

Essay: In perspective

Does reading make you a better person?

Wedding: Jason Leistad and Maria Zink

Wedding: Anthony Cooper and Erin Zurflu

Wedding: George Gvakharia and Kelly L. Wright

Tower Theatre receives grant

’Twilight’ author writes spy thriller

Roosevelt whipped up frenzy of populism in first primary season

What if there was a tax on happiness?

’Sarong Party Girls’ an exciting plunge into the lives of Singaporean women

Terry McDonell’s ‘The Accidental Life,’ an editor’s rollicking magazine memoir

‘You Will Know Me’: death, deceit and a driven gymnast

John Cage’s legacy, captured in letters

A mother’s midlife crisis, set in the wilds of Alaska

How did Bend’s streets get their names?

In street skateboarding scene, young black men find refuge


In different religions, is stealing ever OK?

Religion listing

TV spotlight“Elena of Avalor” 7 p.m. Fridays, Disney Junior

Disney launches Hispanic princess


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