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Vancouver School of Arts and Academics grad a finalist for jazz award

By Elisa Williams May 13, 2010 6:57 p.m.

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics grad a finalist for jazz award

Second outdoor market to open in Battle Ground

By Elisa Williams May 8, 2010 6 a.m.

Battle Ground’s outdoor market scene is expanding this season. Battle Ground Village is launching its own market Saturday and expects to open with about 35 vendors. Until this year, the mixed-used development on Southeast 14th Loop was home to the Battle Ground Farmers Market on Saturdays during warm weather months. When the farmers market decided to hold all of its events this year at the Gardner Center Plaza on State Highway 503 and Northeast 199th Street this year, management at Battle Ground Village got the idea to start an event of its own to draw shoppers.

Local designers offer spend-save advice

By Elisa Williams February 4, 2010 6 a.m.

Figuring out where to splurge on home decor and where to save is an art in itself. Vancouver designer Tonya Lance, who offers three-hour makeovers as one of her services, offered her spend-and-save list.

"Bionic Woman' star to speak in Vancouver on domestic violence

By Elisa Williams February 1, 2010 6 a.m.

Actress Lindsay Wagner’s lead role in 1970s TV series “The Bionic Woman” turned her into a cultural icon, but it was a severe bout of stomach ulcers that shaped her life.

Classic carats catch the eye

By Elisa Williams January 16, 2010 6 a.m.

As Norbert Anderson looks through the trays of vintage jewelry in his Vancouver shop, he stops and holds up a ring made in the 1920s. “Look at the rubies they used to use,” Anderson says as he inspects the ring’s center stone. “The color and the clarity … you can’t find that today.”

Sleuths wanted for history’s mysteries

By Elisa Williams January 15, 2010 6 a.m.

Solving mysteries that reveal our past is part of what makes the Clark County Antique & Collectible Show fun.

Counter Intuitive

By Elisa Williams December 24, 2009 6 a.m.

Have you considered a kitchen countertop made out of old wine vats, paper or a mix of ash and mother of pearl?

Return performances

By Elisa Williams December 14, 2009 8 a.m.

Columbia Dance’s rehearsals for “The Nutcracker” were particularly harried during the Thanksgiving holidays.

Christmas in the days of yore

By Elisa Williams December 11, 2009 8 a.m.

Christmas Day was a rare day off for Hudson’s Bay Company employees who lived at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s.

A window into neo-natal intensive care

By Elisa Williams November 30, 2009 12 a.m.

Mitchell Cameron weighed only 1 pound, 9 ounces when he was born about four months early in 2004. He struggled to stay alive for nearly two months in the neo-natal intensive care unit at Portland’s Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.

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