New Battle Ground restaurant serves new styles, classic favorites
Uncle D's Wood Fired Pizza recently opened in Battle Ground Village. It is a family-friendly, casual dining restaurant that serves wood-fired pizza in a rustic setting that has the fluidity of modern efficiency.
Soulful pop band plays Portland Rose Festival on Sunday in support of 'bold' new album
When Fitz and the Tantrums headlines a show Sunday at the Portland Rose Festival, chances are the band won't be caught off guard the way it was when headlining opportunities started coming its way after the release of the 2010 debut album, "Pickin' Up The Pieces."
He...he...hello? I'm Benny. I'm sorta shy, because I haven't been socialized well. Now I think I need someone really, really gentle and loving and special to help me figure stuff out. I'm only a 1-year-old male Lab, though, so I know it's not too late. Can you help make some happy magic in my life?
These pets are among those available for adoption from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave., Vancouver. The Humane Society is closed to the public on Mondays. Fees — which can include registered microchip, health exam, a spay or neuter certificate and vaccination — vary. Call 360-693-4746.
Symphony to present teen musicians, plus a Prokofiev cantata to conclude its 34th season
A great way to get more young people into the concert hall is to put them on stage.
Ah the family pet. A source of great joy, deep camaraderie and yes, at least occasional frustration.
Justin Stanley just got national accolades for providing a banned substance to teenagers.
A bit of acting was required when our official state ship, the Lady Washington, played the role of the H.M.S. Interceptor in “Pirates of the Caribbean.”
Florida man's rescue ranch takes in all sorts of animals
MIAMI -- These days, when Victor Cutino puts his hand under 6-year-old Dreamer's stomach, he no longer grips both of the thoroughbred's sides at once.
Thinking about adding a new nonhuman member to your household? Adopting a rescued animal can be tremendously fulfilling for both you and your new pet. To get an idea of animals awaiting placement, Petfinder is a great place to start.
Dennis Kampe, director of the Clark County Skills Center, is retiring after 30 years with the Skills Center. Kampe is being recognized at the Skills Center Foundation's fundraising banquet, "30 Years of Putting Education to Work," on May 31 at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m.; dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a live auction.
PHILADELPHIA — For bicyclist Rudi Saldia, you could say a cat is his co-pilot.
Dog being monitored for signs of rabies
The pit bull that bit a 3-year-old Hazel Dell girl will be euthanized at the end of the month. The dog's owner, a woman from Ridgefield, turned the dog over to Clark County Animal Control and Protection, which put the dog on a 10-day quarantine.
Investing in solar energy may not be top of mind for many here in the Pacific Northwest, and a price tag that can top $40,000 would be enough to give many homeowners pause. But for some local folks, a mix of federal and state incentives and a desire to help the environment offset the initial investment.
Instead of tearing out that overgrown rhododendron, this may be the year to practice your pruning techniques. Established rhododendrons can be quite lovely plants, especially when trained as a small tree. Take the time to limb branches from the bottom up. Limbing simply refers to cutting the branches off with a pruning saw where they connect to the trunk or another main branch. Thin out higher branches for an open, airy look.