Whatcom County has plenty of places away from bright city lights to watch celestial events, but our persistently cloudy skies often disappoint when it comes time to see a “supermoon” or an eclipse of any sort.
Recent rebuilding of the raised boardwalk at Tennant Lake Park and Fragrance Garden makes the 1.4-mile trail through the fields and wetlands an enjoyable stroll that’s as much a feast for the nose and ears as it is for the eyes.
These area trails beckon summertime day-trekkers. Always be sure to bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, snacks and water. A camera, binoculars, pocket magnifier and field guide will heighten the experience for young nature-lovers.
Ever since Mario Jose Bergoglio became Pope Francis in 2013, the region's political elite have beaten a path to the Vatican. Cuba's Raul Castro, Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos and Brazil's Dilma Roussef have all been granted audiences. Argentina's Cristina Fernandez has become a regular at the Holy See, visiting her countryman and one-time foe five times.
Family can be many things to many people. It could be the driving force that makes us wake up every day at an insane time of the morning in order to better provide for others, while some may consider it a burden that stops them from achieving great things. In the case of "Whispering Willows," family means a little bit of both as players follow Elena Elkhorn on an adventure to find her father. The game itself has a long-winded story, offers uninspiring puzzles, and doesn't feel as dangerous as it should considering what's discovered.
If there was ever a trap crop for the garden, it has to be fennel. If you are not familiar with the term "trap crop," it is normally one that catches or entices insects, diverting them from the one crop that is making the money. Calling fennel a trap crop however is a little tongue-in-cheek.
Melissa McCarthy truly shines and also busts guts in more ways than one in this laugh out loud action/comedy about an underwhelming desk job simpleton turned secret agent. Susan Cooper (McCarthy) is the partner of dashingly deadly field agent Bradley Fine (Jude Law). When complications arise in a case with a deadly arms dealer, Cooper goes undercover in a chance to save the world and her pride.
Disney and Pixar have done it again. With the release of their latest creation, "Inside Out," these iconic partners have managed to entertain people of all ages. Starting with a black screen and narration might be overdone in the industry, but this movie is anything but overdone.
Dominic Falcione's gritty studio on downtown Akron's western fringe once warehoused industrial parts. His materials include metals and rough wood. His inspiration sometimes comes from the urban infrastructure.
Growing up in Englewood, 18-year-old Lawon Pace spent his free time playing video games inside his family's three-bedroom apartment because he knew it wasn't safe on the street. When he did go outside, he said, "I always walked with somebody," and he rarely strayed more than a block or two from home.
A 94-year-old man charged as an accessory in the murders of about 300,000 people at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau told a court Wednesday that he consciously had not asked Holocaust survivors for their forgiveness because, given the dimensions of their suffering, he is not entitled to it.
PITTSBURGH - There are lots of old, pretty houses in Edgeworth, Penn., in the Pittsburgh metro area. So when John and Mary Menniti went house hunting in 2004, they knew renovations were in their future. They toured 401 Maple Lane and fell in love despite the work that lay ahead.
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