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A man watches as lava erupts from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano Wednesday near Hilo, Hawaii.

Vancouver observatory keeps eye on Mauna Loa volcano

A man watches as lava erupts from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano Wednesday near Hilo, Hawaii.

December 5, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Scientists from the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver have been helping their colleagues in Hawaii respond to Mauna Loa’s eruption. Read story

"Arthur" is one of the armored horses from the Jantzen Beach carousel. Restore Oregon renovated the 100-year-old small, inner row horse to its former glory. "Arthur" is on display at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland through April 2023.

Oregon Historical Society chronicles tale of Jantzen Beach carousel

"Arthur" is one of the armored horses from the Jantzen Beach carousel. Restore Oregon renovated the 100-year-old small, inner row horse to its former glory. "Arthur" is on display at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland through April 2023.

December 4, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

The bejeweled wooden horses of the Jantzen Beach Carousel delighted children for eight decades on Hayden Island, first as part of an amusement park, then as a shopping mall attraction. Read story

Clark College student Taylor Dillaman, right, plants yarrow Nov. 15 at the Sams Walker Day Use Area near Skamania. The Center for Ecodynamic Restoration is working with the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Skamania County on restoring the land to a meadow of native wildflowers.

Clark College program looking to past to grow future

Clark College student Taylor Dillaman, right, plants yarrow Nov. 15 at the Sams Walker Day Use Area near Skamania. The Center for Ecodynamic Restoration is working with the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Skamania County on restoring the land to a meadow of native wildflowers.

November 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Kathleen Perillo founded the Clark College Native Plant Center in 2014 to offer students a small way to counter all the environmental devastation they were learning about in her science classes. Read story

Labels personalized this tuxedo shirt of Frank Sinatra's.

Clark County woman’s prized Sinatra tuxedo shirt auctioned for charity

Labels personalized this tuxedo shirt of Frank Sinatra's.

November 20, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

A Clark County woman will auction a cherished memento from a childhood hero to raise money for the Arthur D. Curtis Children’s Justice Center. Read story

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Three books by Clark County authors portray sacrifices of military service

Dean and Connie Sherman

November 6, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

The joys of love and the horrors of war are on equally intense display in “They Called Him Marvin,” a true tale that’s been imaginatively fleshed out by Washougal author Roger Stark. Read story

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Man stabbed at Halloween party in Clark County on Saturday

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October 30, 2022, 7:30pm Clark County News

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 32-year-old Vancouver man after a stabbing at a Halloween party Saturday night. Read story

Author Susan Orlean will speak at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation's 20th Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday.

Author Susan Orlean to speak at Vancouver library fundraiser

Author Susan Orlean will speak at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation's 20th Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday.

October 30, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

If pressed to sum up her 2018 “The Library Book,” journalist Susan Orlean will say, “It’s about the biggest library fire in American history, which took place in 1986 in the Los Angeles Public Library.” Read story

Jay Bell, left, aircraft-restoration specialist for the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, works on a 1947 Republic RC-3 Seabee as Sally Runyan hops out of the aircraft with her dog, Luke, at Green Mountain Airport on Oct. 11. Runyan donated the aircraft to the museum in Hood River, Ore. She has gradually been letting go of planes restored by her late husband, Ben Runyan, who died in a 2008 plane crash.

Green Mountain Airport operator donates late husband’s 1947 Seabee to Hood River, Ore., museum

Jay Bell, left, aircraft-restoration specialist for the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, works on a 1947 Republic RC-3 Seabee as Sally Runyan hops out of the aircraft with her dog, Luke, at Green Mountain Airport on Oct. 11. Runyan donated the aircraft to the museum in Hood River, Ore. She has gradually been letting go of planes restored by her late husband, Ben Runyan, who died in a 2008 plane crash.

October 21, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Sally Runyan’s husband, Ben, died 14 years ago doing what he loved best — flying a small plane that he had restored. She never remarried. A pilot herself, the 62-year-old still lives in the same house northwest of Camas. The property includes Green Mountain Airport, which she now runs on… Read story

Raindrops accumulate on the web of an orb weaver spider.

Arachnids of Clark County worthy of appreciation

Raindrops accumulate on the web of an orb weaver spider.

October 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Although pest control companies may try to sell you their spider-elimination services, spiders themselves are nature’s pest control. Read story

Doctor says women with dense breasts require closer ‘surveillance’ for cancer

October 9, 2022, 5:30am Breast Cancer

Do you know if your breasts are fatty or dense? Read story