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A fisherman casts his reel into the Columbia River from the dock at the Doetsch day-use area at Beacon Rock State Park.

Beacon Rock’s bounty of recreation beckons

A fisherman casts his reel into the Columbia River from the dock at the Doetsch day-use area at Beacon Rock State Park.

September 6, 2019, 6:45am Clark County Life

SKAMANIA — Completed in 1918, the mile-long trail to the top of Beacon Rock is the oldest part of Beacon Rock State Park, but it represents a small fraction of what the 5,400-acre park has to offer. Read story

The Vancouver Brewfest will feature beers, ciders and meads from 45 vendors.

Woodstock theme sets tone, tunes for summer’s Vancouver Brewfest

The Vancouver Brewfest will feature beers, ciders and meads from 45 vendors.

August 9, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

In 1969, some 400,000 people stormed the gates at Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, N.Y., to get into the Woodstock Music & Art Fair. Read story

Isabella “Bella” Simpkins, 10, of Ridgefield gives some water to her pig Wednesday morning in the barn at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield.

Clark County Fair contestant takes pride in ‘nasty’ pigs

Isabella “Bella” Simpkins, 10, of Ridgefield gives some water to her pig Wednesday morning in the barn at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield.

August 8, 2019, 5:59am Clark County Life

Isabella “Bella” Simpkins’ nickname for Champion, her 197-pound pig, is Champ, but I’ll always think of him as Chomp. Read story

Small smoldering fire reported at commercial building in Hazel Dell

August 2, 2019, 1:57pm Clark County News

Firefighters responded Friday morning to a smoldering fire on the exterior of a commercial building in Hazel Dell. Read story

Topper Todd of Jest in Time, center, helps kick off the first day of the 2018 Clark County Fair in style while joining a parade at the fairgrounds.

‘Sounds of Summer’ strikes right note for Clark County Fair

Topper Todd of Jest in Time, center, helps kick off the first day of the 2018 Clark County Fair in style while joining a parade at the fairgrounds.

August 2, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

This is Mickey Webb’s first year managing the Clark County Fair. He decided the best way for him to move the event forward was to pick a theme and own it. Read story

The 2019 primary election is Aug. 6.

No surprise in trickle of ballot returns

The 2019 primary election is Aug. 6.

July 31, 2019, 6:03am Clark County News

With less than a week to go before Election Day, only 12.41 percent of eligible voters have returned their ballots. Read story

Kristen Saxton, a social worker at the Vancouver VA campus’ Community Living Center, lights candles to honor each of the 32 veterans who died at the facility in the past six months during Friday afternoon’s Remembering our Heroes event. At top, Darwin Goodspeed, director of the Portland VA Health Care System, holds an American flag that was presented to him at the end of Friday’s memorial service.

32 veterans honored during biannual memorial service at VA’s living center

Kristen Saxton, a social worker at the Vancouver VA campus’ Community Living Center, lights candles to honor each of the 32 veterans who died at the facility in the past six months during Friday afternoon’s Remembering our Heroes event. At top, Darwin Goodspeed, director of the Portland VA Health Care System, holds an American flag that was presented to him at the end of Friday’s memorial service.

July 26, 2019, 9:46pm Clark County News

Julie Bryan hugged whom she described as "one of the greatest nurses in the world," a woman who helped care for Bryan's father in the years he lived at the Vancouver VA campus' Community Living Center. Read story

Kathy Lee and Wai Lee, both of Portland, take photos of the Titan VanCoug, the rare corpse flower, as it begins to bloom around 9:30 p.m. Monday at Washington State University Vancouver. We've been waiting for this for a lifetime, Wai said. It's like chasing an eclipse. Wai is from Malaysia and grew up learning about the flower.

Rare corpse flower at WSU Vancouver blooming

Kathy Lee and Wai Lee, both of Portland, take photos of the Titan VanCoug, the rare corpse flower, as it begins to bloom around 9:30 p.m. Monday at Washington State University Vancouver. We've been waiting for this for a lifetime, Wai said. It's like chasing an eclipse. Wai is from Malaysia and grew up learning about the flower.

July 15, 2019, 9:20pm Clark County News

Titan VanCoug, the rare corpse flower at Washington State University Vancouver, began to open its leaves late Monday, releasing a stench as gnarly as its name promises. Read story

Julian Charbonneau, from left, Portland Timbers mascot Joey Webber, also known as Timber Joey, with Ezequiel Valencia and Chase Anderson, kick the ball around during a game of keep away Thursday morning at Fruit Valley Elementary School.

Portland Timbers’ mascot Timber Joey visits Police Activities League program

Julian Charbonneau, from left, Portland Timbers mascot Joey Webber, also known as Timber Joey, with Ezequiel Valencia and Chase Anderson, kick the ball around during a game of keep away Thursday morning at Fruit Valley Elementary School.

July 12, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

What do you get when Timber Joey, a Vancouver police officer and 12 kids walk onto a soccer field? Read story

Kylie Sickles and Jorge Vicente react as Sickles plays her last card in a game of Phase 10 at the Sickles’ home in Salmon Creek in June. Vicente spent his junior year at Skyview High School as an exchange student.

Salmon Creek family bids farewell to exchange student from Spain

Kylie Sickles and Jorge Vicente react as Sickles plays her last card in a game of Phase 10 at the Sickles’ home in Salmon Creek in June. Vicente spent his junior year at Skyview High School as an exchange student.

July 2, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

When Jorge Vicente first heard his study-abroad placement would be in Vancouver in August, he was sure there was a mistake. At the time, he had only heard the Vancouver in Canada. Read story