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A model railroad is part of the permanent collection at the Washington State Historical Museum in Tacoma.

Day trip: Tacoma by Amtrak’s Cascades train

A model railroad is part of the permanent collection at the Washington State Historical Museum in Tacoma.

November 8, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

My husband and sons love trains so much that they were even willing to do something educational if it meant they could ride the rails. Read story

The Prairie High School Armed Drill Team performs at a past veterans parade.

Parade of events mark Veterans Day in Clark County

The Prairie High School Armed Drill Team performs at a past veterans parade.

November 8, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

Mike Burton noticed something at Veterans Day events over the past few years: Read story

Jane Shields Lussier, from left, the daughter of former high school football coach Dutch Shields; John Gentry, of the Vancouver Fire Department; Pat Klinger, retired marketer at Burgerville and group founder; and Brad Richardson, executive director of the Clark County Historical Museum, gathered at a picnic in September for the Facebook group "Growing up in Vancouver, WA." (Contributed photo)

Vancouver Facebook group ‘living, breathing archive of the community’s knowledge’

Jane Shields Lussier, from left, the daughter of former high school football coach Dutch Shields; John Gentry, of the Vancouver Fire Department; Pat Klinger, retired marketer at Burgerville and group founder; and Brad Richardson, executive director of the Clark County Historical Museum, gathered at a picnic in September for the Facebook group "Growing up in Vancouver, WA." (Contributed photo)

November 7, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

When someone shows up at the Clark County Historical Museum with questions that stump the staff there, Executive Director Brad Richardson knows just where to turn. Read story

"Five, Five" by Cathie Joy Young (Contributed photo)

Open Studios tour gives curious a chance to see local artists, their spaces

"Five, Five" by Cathie Joy Young (Contributed photo)

November 1, 2019, 6:04am Clark County Life

This weekend, 50 local artists will open their doors to the public as part of a free, self-guided tour called Clark County Open Studios. Read story

Volunteers plant trees with Vancouver Watersheds Alliance for Make a Difference Day in 2015.

Make a Difference Day turns solo service activities into group event

Volunteers plant trees with Vancouver Watersheds Alliance for Make a Difference Day in 2015.

October 25, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

You could pick up litter, plant trees or wipe down cemetery headstones any day. But there’s something powerful about fanning out with a bunch of other people all at the same time. Read story

Lyn Farr, from left, Dorie Dageforde and Marian Sandler catch up before September's general meeting of the Clark County Newcomers Club at the YWCA Clark County.

Clark County Newcomers Club turns 65 this year

Lyn Farr, from left, Dorie Dageforde and Marian Sandler catch up before September's general meeting of the Clark County Newcomers Club at the YWCA Clark County.

October 25, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

The Clark County Newcomers Club turns 65 this year. The joke is that the club is old enough to retire. Read story

Vancouver residents Dustin and Deidra White's hobby of treasure hunting has brought them closer together.

Armchair treasure hunting has rich rewards for Vancouver couple

Vancouver residents Dustin and Deidra White's hobby of treasure hunting has brought them closer together.

October 24, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Deidra White was skeptical of her husband’s hobby. Read story

Seattle author Maria Semple to speak at library foundation dinner

October 18, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Writing has never been about the final product for Seattle-based author Maria Semple. Read story

Grant Whitney, owner of Studio V, colors Gina Phillips' hair at his salon in Felida.

Felida hair salon makes charity stylish

Grant Whitney, owner of Studio V, colors Gina Phillips' hair at his salon in Felida.

October 11, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Grant Whitney has cut, colored and styled hair since 2001. In 2016, he opened Studio V in Felida. Since then, Studio V has won accolades as Clark County’s best hair salon. Read story

Mountain View Express.

Mountain View choir to sing with Foreigner at ilani

Mountain View Express.

October 10, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Mountain View High School’s 16-member a cappella choir won the chance to sing on stage with Foreigner on Sunday at ilani. Read story