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Parent helper Sarah Stowe gives Aurora Lund, 3, a pump of hand sanitizer following snack time on Tuesday at the Camas-Washougal Parent Co-Op preschool. All students received hand sanitizer after snack time before returning to coloring projects.

Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op faces hard times, deadline

Parent helper Sarah Stowe gives Aurora Lund, 3, a pump of hand sanitizer following snack time on Tuesday at the Camas-Washougal Parent Co-Op preschool. All students received hand sanitizer after snack time before returning to coloring projects.

January 17, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

The Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op, the oldest continuously operating preschool in Clark County, survived World War II and the Great Recession. Whether it survives the COVID-19 pandemic, however, remains to be seen. Read story

Local women share their stories in "Omitted from My Obituary," available for $28 at Vintage Books in Vancouver and online at amazon.com.

Clark County women share stories of failure, hardship, survival in ‘Omitted from my Obituary’

Local women share their stories in "Omitted from My Obituary," available for $28 at Vintage Books in Vancouver and online at amazon.com.

January 1, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

In the new book, “Omitted from my Obituary,” women from Vancouver and beyond share stories of embarrassment, redemption, illness, epiphanies, pain, and identities lost and found. Read story

Joanna Hamnes, 79, talks about her Norwegian-style Santa figurine. Her collection includes Santas in costumes from around the world.

Dozens of nutcracker, Santa ornaments anchor Clark County women’s Christmas decorations

Joanna Hamnes, 79, talks about her Norwegian-style Santa figurine. Her collection includes Santas in costumes from around the world.

December 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

As you drive through streets ablaze with Christmas lights and glowing blow-ups, pause to reflect on the holiday treasures that may adorn homes on the inside. Read story

Branches of Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries, including the one in downtown Vancouver shown here, are accepting returns, as well as checking out books via curbside pickup.

Clark County libraries still offer variety of services

Branches of Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries, including the one in downtown Vancouver shown here, are accepting returns, as well as checking out books via curbside pickup.

December 11, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Local libraries were set to open their doors again in November just as Gov. Jay Inslee issued a new shutdown order to curb the spread of COVID-19. Read story

Ephraim Barstad holds up his daughter, Selah Barstad, 3, for a photo at the annual menorah lighting at Esther Short Park in 2017. The Chabad Jewish Center has held a public Hanukkah celebration in the park since 2004.

Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County sets drive-in menorah lighting for Hanukkah

Ephraim Barstad holds up his daughter, Selah Barstad, 3, for a photo at the annual menorah lighting at Esther Short Park in 2017. The Chabad Jewish Center has held a public Hanukkah celebration in the park since 2004.

December 9, 2020, 6:01am Churches & Religion

The Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County's 18th annual menorah lighting will look different this year. Last year, the center lit a 19-foot-tall stainless steel menorah beneath Esther Short Park's clock tower. Read story

Ming Parng moved into his house near the Salmon Creek Trail about a year ago. He spotted a buck then, and again this year. He enjoys photographing his backyard deer.

Winter wildlife wanders wilds of Washington

Ming Parng moved into his house near the Salmon Creek Trail about a year ago. He spotted a buck then, and again this year. He enjoys photographing his backyard deer.

December 6, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Peruse social media and you’d think Clark County’s urban neighborhoods are experiencing an invasion from the wild. Read story

Nina Borroz, 98, has sewn about 150 to 200 quilts a year to donate to veterans organizations. Many have patriotic themes like this one she displays in the sewing room in her Minnehaha home on a recent morning.

Minnehaha woman has sew much love for vets

Nina Borroz, 98, has sewn about 150 to 200 quilts a year to donate to veterans organizations. Many have patriotic themes like this one she displays in the sewing room in her Minnehaha home on a recent morning.

November 19, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Nina Borroz has always loved sewing. When she was little, her mother warned her not to touch the sewing machine, but she did anyway, piercing her hand with the needle. That didn’t deter Borroz. She learned to sew at her mother’s knee, and helped with the piles of mending and… Read story

COVID-19 precautions have altered the Vancouver Farmers Market this year and limited the number of visitors. In lieu of the usual harvest and holiday markets bookending Thanksgiving, an outdoor market will continue on Saturdays through Dec. 19.

Vancouver Farmers Market changes holiday plans

COVID-19 precautions have altered the Vancouver Farmers Market this year and limited the number of visitors. In lieu of the usual harvest and holiday markets bookending Thanksgiving, an outdoor market will continue on Saturdays through Dec. 19.

November 6, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The coronavirus pandemic is altering the Vancouver Farmers Market’s cool-weather offerings this year. Read story

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopens after pandemic closure

October 21, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopened Tuesday after a monthslong closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Teammates Lois Arbogast and Julia Warren, a 2003 Skyview High School graduate, pose with a giant inflatable likeness of bacon. They compete on the reboot of "Supermarket Sweep," which premieres at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC.

Felida native competes on ‘Supermarket Sweep’

Teammates Lois Arbogast and Julia Warren, a 2003 Skyview High School graduate, pose with a giant inflatable likeness of bacon. They compete on the reboot of "Supermarket Sweep," which premieres at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC.

October 16, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

The reboot of the game show “Supermarket Sweep,” which premieres Sunday on ABC, will feature a contestant who grew up in the Felida area north of Vancouver. Read story