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White Salmon library’s Nature Lovers’ Book Club brings enthusiasts together

February 16, 2021, 6:30am Clark County Life

You might think that someone who loves nature would rather be outside than inside, bent over a book. You’d be right, with one notable exception: the members of the Nature Lovers’ Book Club, based out of the White Salmon Valley Community Library in White Salmon. Members meet via Zoom (for… Read story

This is my mother's recipe for Chicken and Zucchini -- very straightforward and satisfying with simple flavors.

Zippy Zucchini for dinner and dessert

This is my mother's recipe for Chicken and Zucchini -- very straightforward and satisfying with simple flavors.

February 10, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Lately I’ve been trying to recreate my mother’s recipes. Dad just saved me a lot of guesswork. He rummaged around and found them, two boxes full. One is a tan metal box marked “Lit-Ning Business Accessories, Fresno, Calif., Model No. 32-HC.” (Obviously recipes, right? How could we miss that?) The… Read story

Pastor Annette Nettles has been a senior pastor for five years, leading Love at the Cross, a small congregation that meets in Washougal.

Annette Nettles: Washougal pastor draws on experience, focuses on love, unity

Pastor Annette Nettles has been a senior pastor for five years, leading Love at the Cross, a small congregation that meets in Washougal.

February 7, 2021, 6:00am Churches & Religion

Being the only Black person in the room is nothing new to Annette Nettles, pastor of Love at the Cross, a small congregation in Washougal. Read story

These brownies are extra rich and chewy, with delicious crispy edges.

Brownies and Betty: Two quick desserts to make any day special

These brownies are extra rich and chewy, with delicious crispy edges.

February 3, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

What the world needs now is … dessert. Read story

You can also make these patties with canned salmon, crab, lobster or chicken.

Father-daughter challenge: Stretch that tuna into delish fish dish

You can also make these patties with canned salmon, crab, lobster or chicken.

January 27, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

I call my dad every day around 9 p.m., just to check in. He lives in Vancouver but we’ve been careful to avoid close contact since my stepmom has health issues that put her at high risk from COVID-19, so daily phone calls are our way to stay connected. The… Read story

The meringue's soft whirls brown up beautifully in the oven. You could also skip the meringue and top the pie with sliced strawberries and kiwis.

Mom’s Pineapple Sour Cream Pie is summery delight we need now

The meringue's soft whirls brown up beautifully in the oven. You could also skip the meringue and top the pie with sliced strawberries and kiwis.

January 20, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Now that we’re all done with our New Year’s weight-loss resolutions, we can get back to eating pie. Read story

Kinnikinnik is a longtime favorite, evergreen groundcover with all season interest in the garden.

Pretty, practical native plants perfect for Clark County

Kinnikinnik is a longtime favorite, evergreen groundcover with all season interest in the garden.

January 16, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

One glance out the window confirms that this is winter’s bleakest part, but that’s why it’s the best time to start thinking about how beautiful your summer garden will be with new native plants. Read story

Tickets at half-price as Oregon Zoo reopens

January 14, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

The Oregon Zoo reopened to limited walk-thru visitors last month. To help families suffering from the pandemic's financial blow, now the zoo is offering half off the usual admission of $12.95 for kids and $17.95 for adults. Read story

Hoppin' John is a Southern dish of African origin that's often served to mark the New Year. Whoever finds the penny hidden in their portion is said to have good luck all year long.

Hoppin’ John a Southern dish with tradition, nostalgia attached

Hoppin' John is a Southern dish of African origin that's often served to mark the New Year. Whoever finds the penny hidden in their portion is said to have good luck all year long.

January 13, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Hoppin’ John, a Southern dish of African origin made with black-eyed peas, onions, bacon and rice, was a New Year’s tradition in my childhood home. My mom would make it in a big black skillet and toss a penny in right before serving. Whoever found the penny would supposedly have… Read story

Clark County looks for next poet laureate

January 8, 2021, 6:07am Clark County Life

The Clark County Arts Commission is looking for applicants for the county’s next poet laureate. Read story