A weekly list of religion-related classes and events
Yacolt mayor Carothers bests tie-contest veterans to take home prize for best patriotic neckwear
After the county's smallest town made the biggest star-spangled statement, the trophy for the mayors' tie competition will spend a year in Yacolt.
Lineup has changed through the years, but dedication to lively shows remains
Be ready for instant action when Reel Big Fish takes the stage — no matter where or when.
Battle Ground restaurant has it all: great food, good service, reasonable prices
Old Town Burger & Breakfast opened at its new location, just steps away from its former digs, on Dec. 26, offering more seating and elbow room with the same friendly service and excellent food that has given the family-style restaurant a superb reputation in the community.
'God doesn't make us all the same," said the Rev. Rick Jaech. "Everybody has different opinions, strengths, desires. We can let that tension and disagreement drive us apart, or we can sit down and talk about it."
Young fathers are doing more around the house in families where both parents work full time
NEW YORK — Laura Radocaj of Vero Beach, Fla., was warned when she was pregnant with twins that motherhood would be harder than she imagined — especially because she planned to go back to work while the twins were still babies.
Annie has a thick yellowish discharge in her eyes, and the 10-year-old poodle mix's eyelids are reddened from being rubbed on the carpet.
WICHITA, Kan. — Madison Bell wants to give black dogs a better shot.
Nontraditional ways of connecting with pets gain popularity
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It's the age-old and seemingly answerless question: What in the world is my dog thinking? And one that has spawned a growing market not only of scientific research but of everything from decks of pet tarot cards to television and radio shows and books by pet psychics and animal trainers.
NEW YORK -- Oh the pull of that elusive reservation at the hot new restaurant. And double-oh the sweet and fatty decadence of a well-made dessert. Combine the two foodie emotions and you've got the Cronut.
Bag the tie and coffee mug, and treat dear old dad to a day of hiking, disc golf, or food and fun
Father’s Day gifts don’t always need to be a ‘World’s Greatest Dad’ mug or a fabulously comical necktie. Celebrate dads, father figures and grandfathers of all kinds by doing something together this weekend. Time well spent on memories, from seeing a movie to playing a round of disc golf, can be worth more than any gift card.
Summertime is finally here, and while that means more sunshine and warmer weather, it can also mean having to turn on expensive air-conditioners. However, there are ways you can keep cool while reducing wasted energy.
Proper irrigation of plants requires more than simply turning on the hose or sprinkler
Plants need water to keep cool, pump minerals up to their leaves and grow. And in many regions and many seasons, they can fend for themselves getting water.
Many gardens are at their peak of flower bloom in the month of June. This is the time of year when every nursery and garden center across the land draws us in with sheer flower power. With a bit of effort and some good advice from fellow gardeners, even the beginning gardener can have a blooming perennial border in one weekend. For those of us with a compulsion to collect plants, summer is the heyday of our gardening year.
Clark CountyBackyard composting workshop: 10 a.m. to noon June 15 at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Learn about basic composting science and see examples of composting sites. Free. * http://columbiasprings.org/mcr/classes.html or 360-882-0936, ext. 224.Community Supported Agriculture in Clark County tour: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18, begins at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 9319 N.E. Highway 99. Visit three local farms, Red Basket Farm in Battle Ground, Inspiration Plantation in Ridgefield and Storytree Farm in Vancouver, in a guided tour. $30. Register by June 13 * http://ocrs.wsu.edu/Signup/?eventid=899 or 360-397-6060, ext. 5738.Create your own bonsai: 11 a.m. June 15 at Tsugawa Nursery, 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Learn how to create a bonsai tree, along with learning about which vines are suitable. Free. * http://tsugawanursery.com/events.htm or 360-225-8750.