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Gain new perspective on pandemic weight gain

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April 11, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

Writing about food for The Columbian during the pandemic has entertained and delighted me. It’s resulted in heartwarming connections with readers. It’s brought me joy when I’ve re-created special dishes from the past, sparking fond memories of my childhood and reminders of lively meals with friends. Read story

Enjoy the charm of downtown Camas on Third Thursdays.

Camas introduces Third Thursdays with variety of activities geared to adults

Enjoy the charm of downtown Camas on Third Thursdays.

April 9, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Downtown Camas is well-known for its monthly First Friday events, which continued during the pandemic with a blend of online and on-location happenings. As a rule, First Fridays have always leaned heavily toward family- and kid-friendly activities. But why should kids have all the fun? Read story

French toast is just the thing for Sunday brunch, a lovely melding of golden, egg-soaked bread and sweet toppings.

Toast of the Town: Keep it simple or go beyond standard flavored French toast

French toast is just the thing for Sunday brunch, a lovely melding of golden, egg-soaked bread and sweet toppings.

April 7, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Sundays in my childhood home meant something delicious for breakfast. Every other day we had cereal or fried eggs, but Sunday was a time to indulge. Dad usually cooked, to give Mom a break, and he tended to do things in phases. There was the slightly overdone omelette phase (possibly… Read story

Baby is a young male, 3 or 4 years old, now living in the temporary West Columbia Gorge Humane Society cat shelter at WellHaven Pet Health Mill Plain.

Leaky roof could mean new cat shelter for West Columbia Gorge Humane Society

Baby is a young male, 3 or 4 years old, now living in the temporary West Columbia Gorge Humane Society cat shelter at WellHaven Pet Health Mill Plain.

April 6, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The cats of the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society can look forward to a new place to rest their furry little heads. That’s the good news that started with bad news: the leaky roof over their old shelter at 2675 Index St., Washougal. Read story

Humane Society for Southwest Washington’s Walk/Run for the Animals on May 1

April 2, 2021, 5:58am Clark County News

The Humane Society for Southwest Washington's Walk/Run for the Animals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 1 in downtown Vancouver. Read story

Washougal seeks artists to create mural

April 2, 2021, 5:54am Clark County News

The Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance seeks artists to create a mural on the south-facing exterior wall of Los Dos Compadres Cantina, 1713 E St. Read story

Go ahead, play with your food! Get your fingers in the dough and roll the snickerdoodles in a generous coating of sugar and cinnamon.

Snickerdoodles are no joke

Go ahead, play with your food! Get your fingers in the dough and roll the snickerdoodles in a generous coating of sugar and cinnamon.

March 31, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

As a rule, my mother kept me out of the kitchen while she was cooking. I can imagine why: I was obnoxious as heck. I put my fingers in everything and seemed to always be occupying the exact space she needed to be. She was serious when she cooked or… Read story

Washougal’s Two Rivers Heritage Museum reopens April 3

March 27, 2021, 5:57am Clark County News

WASHOUGAL - Two Rivers Heritage Museum, 1 Durgan St., Washougal, will be open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays starting April 3. Read story

With strips of juicy steak, bell peppers, scallions and tomatoes, this stir-fried meal makes a very colorful plate.

Vegetables raise the steak in this recipe

With strips of juicy steak, bell peppers, scallions and tomatoes, this stir-fried meal makes a very colorful plate.

March 24, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Pepper steak, as the name implies, is not a vegetarian dish, owing to the big slices of juicy steak. However, the vegetables in this dish are just as important as the beef. Ha ha, no, it’s the meat. All right, fine, let’s compromise and say this: The vegetables are what… Read story

Jocelyn Fitzgerald's vivid, free-flowing water color illustrations adorn the book "Colorful Place." Each page has questions and prompts to inspire imagination and connect with your senses.

Find Your ‘Colorful Place’: Book helps kids manage anxiety through art

Jocelyn Fitzgerald's vivid, free-flowing water color illustrations adorn the book "Colorful Place." Each page has questions and prompts to inspire imagination and connect with your senses.

March 21, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

What if you could feel less anxious right now simply by drawing a rainbow? Read story