The Best Spider-Man Toys for Every Sort of Avenger

While the web-slinging nerd was once the dork of the Marvel Universe, a few great films with the endlessly-lovable Tom Holland have truly put Spidey back among the heavy hitters of Marvel. And after the mind-blowing cinematic debut of Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, our favorite teenage superhero […]

Ready to rent? Check out Cabana Vans

Looking for a chance to try van life?  There’s a new rental company out of Seattle and Los Angeles called Cabana Vans that offers stylish vehicles with all sorts of amenities for under $300 a day. I spotted one at Deception Pass State Park last week and asked the driver […]

Prepare now for wildfires | State

Fire officials say the best time to prepare for a wildfire is long before getting an evacuation notice. Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman Rob Garrison offered several steps to get ready for wildfire season. Create a defensible space by clearing away flammable materials, such as pine needles and pine cones, […]

Beat Bronco, add EVs, maybe go underwater

The saying goes you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but as Jeep turns 80, the adventure brand of Stellantis NV is looking to make some of its biggest moves yet. On the docket over the next 10-plus years, Jeep CEO Christian Meunier says, is electrifying the lineup to become […]

Bronze tortoises stolen 30 years ago return home

Property curator Elena Greer with one of the tortoises (James Dobson/National Trust Images) Nearly 30 years after they were stolen from a country mansion, four historic bronze tortoises have returned home – after being spotted in an auction catalogue. They were commissioned by 19th century collector and Egyptologist William John […]