In Alaska, Obama renames Mount McKinley to Denali

Big news out of our biggest state this morning: The tallest peak in North America will be renamed Denali after almost a century of being called Mount McKinley.

The easiest grilled steak for Labor Day

7 tips to protect your garden from critters

Consider the following 7 tips to protect your garden from bunnies, birds, squirrels, and deer from University of Washington wildlife expert, John Marzluff, author of the new book, Welcome to Subirdia. 

Three cheers for California: State residents cut water use by 31 percent

The drought isn’t over. El Niño hasn’t yet brought us a single storm. And aquifers all over the state are still parched. But Californians should take a moment to celebrate an incredible collective effort: Residents reduced their water use in July by 31.3 percent over two years ago, far exceeding Governor Brown’s 25 percent mandate.