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, […]

How to prepare for severe spring weather

AUSTIN, Texas – 2021 is moving fast! The temperatures are going up, the bluebonnets are blooming and spring is in the air. That also means that severe weather season is fast approaching for central Texas and the central great plains.    We’re finally into the middle of March and the […]

Prepare your home for sale with these 5 style tips

PORTLAND — Tiara Gunstone and Rachel Robichaud have a tradition: The founders of Crush home staging and design in Portland evaluate every project before they say they’re finished. They won’t stop styling furniture, highlighting architectural features or using design tricks to make a home for sale inviting until they can […]

A night at the movies, with restrictions: Yakima Valley movie theaters prepare to reopen | Local

On Wednesday, Daniel Fredrickson changed the marquee of Grand Cinemas from “closed” to “reopening soon.” After closing in March because of coronavirus stay-at-home orders, the Sunnyside movie theater is preparing to reopen. When moviegoers return, they will see changes, such as plexiglass barriers at the concession stands. “We’re working hard […]