Stories by Ruth
State initiative to register agricultural history helps farmers’ restoration work
They’ve been used and abused for more than 50 years, and remain an important reminder of Clark County’s agricultural roots. This is a story of three of the county’s historic barns.
john pfeiffer synchronizes his 55,000-light display with 17 christmas tunes
CAMAS — Lights dance in the night at a Camas couple’s home from Thanksgiving until after the new year.
With the holiday season in full swing, The Columbian has created a Web-based guide to decorated homes in Clark County.
See a list of reader-submitted photos and addresses or plan your route with an interactive map.
Vancouver man qualifies for hiking’s Triple Crown
He doesn’t eat oats from a feedbag. He doesn’t run on four legs. And he’s never been to the Kentucky Derby.
If you can hear those jingle bells coming down the block, then it must be almost time to start decorating for Christmas.
Years of promoting others has led to big recognition for PR pro Katlin Smith. Smith, 61, who owns UrbanWords Group, received the 2011 Vocational Service Award from the Rotary Club of Vancouver in October.
91, he was a lifelong resident of Ridgefield
Former fire chief and lifetime Ridgefield resident Bill Bartel, 91, died Wednesday evening at his home.
Samantha Cahill will receive $2,500 scholarship, internship
Samantha Cahill, a Union High School senior, was named Tuesday as the winner of the 2011 General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award. Cahill, who was selected from 24 nominees, will be recognized during a public award ceremony at 4 p.m. March 23 at the Marshall House on Officers Row.