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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

Laura Thornquist, left, demonstrates how she has been coaching teammates while the coronavirus pandemic has kept them off the lake. She corrects teammate Britten Witherspoon's form as she paddles in a water trough in Thornquist's Woodland backyard.

Members of Catch-22 dragon boat team build fitness, community after breast cancer diagnosis

Laura Thornquist, left, demonstrates how she has been coaching teammates while the coronavirus pandemic has kept them off the lake. She corrects teammate Britten Witherspoon's form as she paddles in a water trough in Thornquist's Woodland backyard.

October 11, 2020, 6:00am Breast Cancer

“You should try dragon boating.” That’s what Britten Witherspoon, 43, kept hearing from other members of her support group for young breast cancer survivors. Read story

Leslie Girard recently celebrated one year since her breast cancer diagnosis. Every morning, she takes her dog, Bella, for a quick walk before heading out for a half hour on her own. She also strives to eat a plant-based diet in hopes of staving off cancer recurrence.

Program helps survivors rebuild health after breast cancer diagnosis

Leslie Girard recently celebrated one year since her breast cancer diagnosis. Every morning, she takes her dog, Bella, for a quick walk before heading out for a half hour on her own. She also strives to eat a plant-based diet in hopes of staving off cancer recurrence.

October 11, 2020, 5:12am Breast Cancer

Leslie Girard recently celebrated the first year after her breast cancer diagnosis, if “celebrate” is the word for it. Read story

One person died in a house fire in the Minnehaha area on Saturday night.

Fire burns Minnehaha house; one dead

One person died in a house fire in the Minnehaha area on Saturday night.

October 10, 2020, 10:41pm Clark County News

A person died at the scene of a two-alarm house fire in the Minnehaha area north of Vancouver Saturday evening. Read story

Streaks of blue-green algae are visible at Vancouver Lake last summer. Clark County Public Health again placed a warning to avoid water contact at Vancouver Lake in August.

Algae take bloom off Clark County lakes

Streaks of blue-green algae are visible at Vancouver Lake last summer. Clark County Public Health again placed a warning to avoid water contact at Vancouver Lake in August.

September 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

Toxic algae blooms have tainted Vancouver, Lacamas and Round lakes off and on this summer, leaving people wary of dipping so much as a toe into these ordinarily popular recreation spots. Read story

Awkwafina, from left, Dwayne Johnson, and Karen Gillan in "Jumanji: The Next Level." (Frank Masi/Sony Pictures)

City of Vancouver offers drive-in movie series

Awkwafina, from left, Dwayne Johnson, and Karen Gillan in "Jumanji: The Next Level." (Frank Masi/Sony Pictures)

August 28, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Drive-in movies are the hot trend this summer, and now the city of Vancouver is getting in on the act. Read story

Sun filters through the branches of the Old Apple Tree in 2001. The Clark County History Museum is hosting an online memorial service of sorts for the tree, which died in June at 194 years old.

Remembering Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree

Sun filters through the branches of the Old Apple Tree in 2001. The Clark County History Museum is hosting an online memorial service of sorts for the tree, which died in June at 194 years old.

August 8, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Perhaps you feel an emotional need to mark the recent death of the Old Apple Tree, a Vancouver landmark. Or maybe you just want to find out why the gnarled tree was such a big deal. Read story

Asian giant hornet.

Painful sting, Asian giant hornets aren’t big killers

Asian giant hornet.

August 4, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Asian giant hornets have captured our imagination, and people are spotting them everywhere. Or at least they think they are. Read story

Leah Jackson arranges artwork for a 2017 show on the male form at Angst Gallery in downtown Vancouver. She's closing the gallery to focus on her adjoining Main Street business, Niche Wine Bar.

Downtown Vancouver’s Angst Gallery to close July 31

Leah Jackson arranges artwork for a 2017 show on the male form at Angst Gallery in downtown Vancouver. She's closing the gallery to focus on her adjoining Main Street business, Niche Wine Bar.

July 23, 2020, 6:02am Business

Downtown Vancouver’s Angst Gallery will close July 31 after more than a decade of displaying emerging artists’ work. Read story