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Sue Vorenberg

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Longview marijuana farm is preparing for its first harvest

By Sue Vorenberg September 30, 2014 5:02 p.m.

Greg Griffiths has a warning for parents: Don't tell your son to follow a career he's passionate about if you're not ready to hear his choice.

Sausage Fest will be reborn as International Food Festival

By Sue Vorenberg September 30, 2014 12:07 p.m.

The Vancouver Sausage Fest may be finished, but the event's meat-loving legacy will live on.

Arborists climb into Esther Short Park

By Sue Vorenberg September 29, 2014 10:04 a.m.

Don't be alarmed if you see large bands of mysterious tree climbers clustering in Esther Short Park today.

Harvest event at Heritage Farm stuffed with fun

By Sue Vorenberg September 26, 2014 6 a.m.

No scarecrows will haunt this year's Harvest Fun Day at the 78th Street Heritage Farm — but don't worry, the event will still be stuffed with fun.

Pot farmer plans mobile marijuana-processing business

By Sue Vorenberg September 25, 2014 4:12 p.m.

Vancouver medical marijuana farmer Tom Lauerman is launching a new business this fall, which he hopes to turn into a franchise.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Teens star in dark musical production

By Sue Vorenberg September 19, 2014 10 a.m.

Murder, lynchings and racism aren't generally topics that come to mind when you think of musical theater.

Celebrating sturgeon, a true survivor, at festival

By Sue Vorenberg September 19, 2014 6 a.m.

With five bony plates along its back and a fondness for deep murky waters, the sturgeon seems like a mysterious throwback to the age of the dinosaurs.

State: Some prospective pot shops may get the boot

By Sue Vorenberg September 18, 2014 5:44 p.m.

Two prospective Vancouver pot shops that haven't moved forward with the licensing process will have 60 days to do so before they get bumped off the Liquor Control Board list, a representative of the agency said.

Pot suit talk surprises local retailers

By Sue Vorenberg September 14, 2014 6:28 p.m.

Brian Budz at New Vansterdam said he was surprised to hear that Clark County retail stores were suing growers in the state for price gouging.

Teens work to turn their lives around through substance abuse treatment program

By Sue Vorenberg September 8, 2014 6 a.m.

About a dozen teen boys smiled and talked amid the calm breeze, tall trees and barnyard animals at the Grace Therapeutic Horse Program in Battle Ground.

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