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Wind Advisory issued August 29 at 3:38PM PDT until August 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND BLOWING DUST INTO THE EARLY EVENING... ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE VALLEYS....EXCEPT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 55 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS.

This Afternoon

Hi78° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo56° Showers Likely

Sunday

Hi74° Chance Showers then Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo54° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi75° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo55° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi75° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo56° Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi71° Chance Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo51° Slight Chance Showers then Partly Cloudy

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In the Garden | How to have family fun in the garden

Build an insect hotel! Why do insects need hotels, I ask. Guess we’ll learn all about it as well as having the opportunity to build one at the “Insects, Bugs and Spiders...Oh my!” family fun event a week from Saturday.
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Stock up on summer reds

As temperatures begin to rise and we spend more time living outdoors in the Great Northwest, now is the time to begin stocking up on inexpensive red wines.
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Most Americans still don’t use sunscreen

Despite years of public health messages, barely one third of Americans use sunscreen regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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First looks matter in home sales

Just as every house has a personality — whether it’s a ranch, bungalow, Queen Anne, Tudor, Cape Cod or any other architectural style — the landscape that surrounds it has a personality, too, especially out front.
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Judges find gold amid reds

More than 100 red wines earned gold medals at the third annual Great Northwest Wine Competition, which took place in late March at the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Oregon.
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Petal power

A butterfly sits on a balsamroot plant in the hills west of Saddle Rock.
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Room to grow

Sherry Anderson plants onions in her garden plot at the Eastmont Community Garden.
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Meal ideas for mom

I work full time in the food business. For more than three decades, my days have centered on food ­— from wrangling recipes and groceries, to ingredient research, to tastings in a test kitchen. So when the kids ask what I want for Mother’s Day, the answer is simple: Cook for me.

In the Garden: Garden allies

The natural reaction of most humans when confronted with an unknown wasp or stinging insect is to be suspicious and even a little nervous.

Creative, tech-savvy couple creates a hip home

PITTSBURGH — Chris Harrison and his wife, Amy Ogan, honed their creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills while earning doctorates in human computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon University. So when they went looking for a “cool house in a cool neighborhood” in Pittsburgh, they couldn’t help but be drawn to an area popular with artists and arts entrepreneurs, Garfield.

Add creativity to school lunches

Miriam Widenham has always had a creative side. So when this Fresno, Calif., mom ran across some photos on social media of whimsical children’s school lunches, she decided to give it a try.