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Doctors in the gray Northwest say getting some Vitamin D is a good idea

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February 7, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Health

Remember how, in “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” the answer to all things turned out to be the number 42? Read story

Jacob Crabtree, left, Bianca Flores and Keilene Brown are Enspire Arts' 2022-23 scholarship recipients and arts ambassadors.

Scholarships from Clark County nonprofits boost young artists

Jacob Crabtree, left, Bianca Flores and Keilene Brown are Enspire Arts' 2022-23 scholarship recipients and arts ambassadors.

February 2, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

In a growing area like this one, it’s pretty typical for performers to volunteer their services. They’re motivated by ambition and joy, not by profit. And when it comes to student actors, parents often must pay registration or other fees before their kids can appear in plays staged by local… Read story

Picture postcards enjoyed a golden age in the first decade of the 20th century, and the Frank Matsura Photographic Studio in Okanogan sold lots and lots of them. (Contributed by Beth Harrington/"Our Mr.

‘Our Mr. Matsura’: Clark County filmmaker developing project on Washington photographervideo icon

Picture postcards enjoyed a golden age in the first decade of the 20th century, and the Frank Matsura Photographic Studio in Okanogan sold lots and lots of them. (Contributed by Beth Harrington/"Our Mr.

January 29, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

Everybody in Okanogan called him Frank. Just Frank. Some still do, although they never met him. Read story

Vancouver's Land Bridge, photographed from above when it was new in 2008.

Bridge to forgotten voices: Confluence publishes field guide to explore Vancouver landmark

Vancouver's Land Bridge, photographed from above when it was new in 2008.

January 26, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

What do you think the banks of the Wimahl River — now generally known as the Columbia — looked and sounded like to explorers Lewis and Clark over 200 years ago? And what do you think the same site might look like 200 years from now? Read story

With the right gear and preparation, you can enjoy hiking even in winter.

Hiking experts offer tips on where to go in Washington, what to bring outdoors

With the right gear and preparation, you can enjoy hiking even in winter.

January 22, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

It may be cold and wet. But the outdoors are still pretty great. Read story

Vancouver Master Chorale offers scholarships

January 19, 2023, 5:59am Clark County Life

The Vancouver Master Chorale is accepting applications for its 2023 Youth Vocal Scholarship. Read story

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Reducing, recycling easy in Clark County — but also tricky

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January 15, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

Still swimming in cardboard boxes, block foam, bubble wrap and colored lights — not to mention that bizarrely off-the-mark present from you-know-who? Read story

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January 15, 2023, 6:01am Clark County Life

Happy New Year! Got any new (or old) stories? Read story

Sarah Vitort and Scott Gilmore are the folk duo Fox and Bones.

Portland’s Folk Festival grows into bigger venue, with local, national lineup

Sarah Vitort and Scott Gilmore are the folk duo Fox and Bones.

January 12, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

Portland is known for its experimental and indie-rock music scenes, but a singer-songwriter with Clark County roots has launched a music festival with a quieter, more traditional sound. Sort of. Read story

Jene McMahon, right, crochets the temperature blanket she's been making all year while chatting with her husband, Tom, who happens to work as a heating technician. "We finally have something to talk about every evening!" Jene McMahon said.

Clark County crocheter records 2022’s temperatures, at one line per day

Jene McMahon, right, crochets the temperature blanket she's been making all year while chatting with her husband, Tom, who happens to work as a heating technician. "We finally have something to talk about every evening!" Jene McMahon said.

December 30, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Jene McMahon’s New Year’s Eve party plan is to stay home and celebrate the completion of a demanding, daily artistic project. Line by line, each day since Jan. 1, McMahon has crocheted our changing weather into a vividly colorful blanket. Each line of yarn represents that day’s temperature high. Read story