With only two test runs on a class of motorcycle he's still getting used to, Len Darnell didn't have the highest expectations going into his first National Hot Rod Association Top Fuel Harley racing event in early February.
By James Bash for The Columbian
February 20, 2015 10 a.m.
You have to be brilliant and disciplined to juggle an international performing career with teaching at a major-league music conservatory and helming the artistic direction of an acclaimed recital series. But such a balancing act is just a normal day for Arnaldo Cohen, who will perform Liszt's "First Piano Concerto" and "Second Piano Concerto" with the Vancouver Symphony this weekend.
Native plants can help you reduce your carbon footprint by saving water and electricity. It doesn't take a lot of work. Start growing native groundcovers, shrubs and trees by planting them in your lawn borders and reducing the grassy areas near your house to help save on your water and electric bill.
Did everyone survive Valentine's Day? No matter how you feel about it — "what a wonderful day!" or "what a relief it's over" — Feb. 14 sure seems to take up a lot of space and energy for one day of the year. I wouldn't be a bit surprised if a lot of people woke up this morning feeling out of sorts, cranky even. If that's how you feel right now, you might appreciate a curmudgeon's take on how to get ahead in life.
Launches at the Kaiser Shipyard were some of Vancouver's biggest events during World War II. But when the first vessel was launched in 1942, journalist Leverett Richards was not among the crowd along the north bank of the Columbia River; he was above it.
The Vietnamese Community of Clark County will celebrate Tet, the Lunar New Year Festival, starting at 1 p.m. today. Considered the biggest Vietnamese cultural event of the year, the event features live music, traditional performances, children's activities and Vietnamese food at Roosevelt Elementary School, 2921 Falk Road, Vancouver. Admission is free. 360-882-7411 or www.vnccc.org