Prosser reeling from 2 winemaker deaths

The wine community in the cradle of the Washington wine industry is in mourning after two of its longest-tenured winery owners and winemakers died in recent days. Mike Wallace, 75, owner of Hinzerling Winery and one of Prosser's original winemakers, and Scott Pontin, 53, of Pontin del Roza Winery in Prosser, Washington, died of medical problems.

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Beat the heat with solar cooking

Julie Greene of Solar Cookers International takes advantage of an 100-plus degree Sacramento day to demonstrate solar cooking. While solar cooking is a novelty in the United States, in developing countries it can significantly improve lives.
Ed Fletcher The Sacramento Bee
Beat the heat with solar cooking 1:40

Beat the heat with solar cooking

Drone footage of 370-foot-tower imploding in Kentucky 0:34

Drone footage of 370-foot-tower imploding in Kentucky

Looking ahead to week 5 of the football season 4:10

Looking ahead to week 5 of the football season

Prep Countdown: Last week's statistical stars 3:35

Prep Countdown: Last week's statistical stars