By Stover E. Harger III December 7, 2013 6 a.m.
It was determination that helped him shed 150 pounds. And that same attitude helped Eddie Ahyakak survive the harsh Alaskan wilderness.
By Stover E. Harger III December 2, 2013 6 a.m.
Some of us, no matter how charitable our spirit, don't give unless asked. So #GivingTuesday is all about asking us to help better the world, with dollars or deeds.
By Stover E. Harger III November 15, 2013 6 a.m.
She's not the type of woman to let a bout of walking pneumonia slow her pace. Vancouver resident and iUrban Teen Tech founder Deena Pierott has been quite the jet-setter lately, not only being invited in August to the White House as a "Champion of Change" but to a star-studded Ebony magazine gala this month at Lincoln Center in New York City. The magazine — which focuses on black culture in America — named Pierott on its annual Power 100 list as an "emerging leader."
By Stover E. Harger III October 30, 2013 12 p.m.
From terrifying "live" monsters to a "barely scary, rather friendly" Haunted Hall built onto a porch, many Clark County residents are going gangbusters this season with festive yard displays. Here are some homes, submitted by Columbian readers, where you are invited to pass by and check out their chilling creations. Happy Halloween!
By Stover E. Harger III October 30, 2013 6 a.m.
LA CENTER — If you want to see an explosion of excitement, just ask a group of kindergartners about their favorite candy.
By Stover E. Harger III October 13, 2013 6 a.m.
Before they were farmers, this family's lone animal was a parakeet. What a change a few years can make. In 2011, the large Sturtevant clan moved from their modest lot in east Vancouver to start a farm on 34 acres in Brush Prairie. They were inspired in part by the 2008 documentary "Food, Inc." and had a dream of helping to steer society away from large-scale corporate farming toward locally sourced, organic food.