By Stover E. Harger III January 3, 2015 6 a.m.
When Vancouver-based WideAngle Studios needed to find the perfect place to film a robot's escape from the mundane clockwork of everyday life to the majesty of nature, it didn't take long to find just the right spot: here at home.
By Stover E. Harger III December 28, 2014 6 a.m.
As he traveled through devastated parts of Haiti in the company of charitable clowns, Curtis Carlyle had nothing to give but joy.
By Stover E. Harger III December 7, 2014 6 a.m.
They are exposing themselves for art.
By Stover E. Harger III November 8, 2014 6 a.m.
First she watched her 78-year-old mother take a brave leap out of the airplane.
By Stover E. Harger III October 25, 2014 6 a.m.
If you want to transform into someone — or something — else just take a step into Raina Kennedy's home.
By Stover E. Harger III October 3, 2014 6 a.m.
A beloved third-grade teacher who died from cancer in May has been given a literary legacy.
By Stover E. Harger III October 1, 2014 6 a.m.
With the newly completed Chinook Neighborhood Park, Clark County is one step closer to fulfilling its mission of having a park within a few miles of every home.
By Stover E. Harger III September 12, 2014 6 a.m.
After 42 years playing guitar, Harry Smith decided to create a showcase for others to show off their shared passion.
By Stover E. Harger III September 7, 2014 6 a.m.
For transhumanists, it's not if we'll become more than human, it's when.
By Stover E. Harger III August 29, 2014 6 a.m.
Gallery 360 will soon be without a place to hang its art.
By Stover E. Harger III June 22, 2014 8:27 p.m.
During Willie Nelson's time in Vancouver in the late 1950s, he was a "cotton-pickin', snuff-dippin', tobacca-chewin', stump-jumpin', gravy-soppin', coffee-pot-dodgin', dumplin-eatin', frog-giggin', hillbilly from Hill County, Texas."
By Stover E. Harger III June 13, 2014 9:57 p.m.
When his dog Malcolm died in 2006 after a devastating battle with bone cancer, Luke Robinson found solace in an inspired mission: to spread awareness about cancer in dogs as a way to learn more about the horrible disease that affects so many, from pups to people.
By Stover E. Harger III May 24, 2014 6 a.m.
A century ago, a 17-year-old Portland railroad office clerk became queen. That was Thelma Hollingsworth, the first to be elected queen of the Portland Rose Festival. It cost a penny to buy 10 votes, and she won with more than 2 million nods. Now, 100 years later, a Clark College freshman is hoping to wear her crown.
By Stover E. Harger III May 10, 2014 6 a.m.
Eve Ellis-Carlson likes to paint big, in scope and size.
By Stover E. Harger III April 14, 2014 6 a.m.
When I found Nirvana, it was 1996 and Kurt Cobain was two years gone. But he lived on in my Discman.
By Stover E. Harger III April 12, 2014 6 a.m.
It's a steamier take on "Romeo and Juliet."
By Stover E. Harger III April 5, 2014 8 a.m.
His howl was born under a hazy Washington sky, a melodic angst that wailed around the world.
By Stover E. Harger III March 15, 2014 6 a.m.
Mystery author Carolyn J. Rose's writing career didn't take off until she started to do it her way.
By Stover E. Harger III March 10, 2014 6 a.m.
PORTLAND — Not all sand is created equal. Just ask Lily, the Oregon Zoo's youngest elephant. On a recent morning, the 1-year-old Asian elephant, all 1,400 pounds of her, dug her feet into the smooth grit as she poked around in the rain for tree limbs, bamboo and other food.
By Stover E. Harger III February 21, 2014 6 a.m.
During one of her first times reciting poetry, Elizabeth Williamson found an artistic calling.
By Stover E. Harger III January 18, 2014 6 a.m.
The senior's upcoming role is bawdy, flamboyant and quite the diva.
By Stover E. Harger III December 22, 2013 6 a.m.
She built the paella piece by piece as the mouthwatering smell of a family tradition wafted through her downtown Vancouver kitchen.
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.