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Brad Richardson, executive director of the Clark County Historical Museum, looks over one of the better known descendants of the Old Apple Tree. It's outside the museum in Uptown Village.

Clark County Historical Museum reopens, sets fundraiser

Brad Richardson, executive director of the Clark County Historical Museum, looks over one of the better known descendants of the Old Apple Tree. It's outside the museum in Uptown Village.

April 15, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

You don’t want to miss spooky historical dolls, the iconic bit of a beloved local landmark, the artifact handled by Mother Joseph herself. Read story

ARK stands for Acts of Random Kindness, according to Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg.

Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County’s yellow arks help to foster change for the better

ARK stands for Acts of Random Kindness, according to Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg.

April 8, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

According to the Old Testament, when all of life on Earth needed a reset, an ark carried survivors to safety. Read story

Leonardo and Patti Defilippis met while acting at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, but soon decided to go their own way and follow their faith. They've been creating Catholic plays, films and audio productions through their company, St. Luke Productions, for 40 years now. (Contributed by St.

Stories of the saints: St. Luke Productions, Clark County couple create religious dramas

Leonardo and Patti Defilippis met while acting at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, but soon decided to go their own way and follow their faith. They've been creating Catholic plays, films and audio productions through their company, St. Luke Productions, for 40 years now. (Contributed by St.

April 4, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

RIDGEFIELD — The wisdom of William Shakespeare just didn’t satisfy actors Leonardo and Patti Defilippis, who met in 1980 while playing supporting roles at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Read story

A jib (crane-mounted) camera operator catches a rocking Palm Sunday worship service at Crossroads Community Church in Vancouver.  The church started streaming its worship services five years ago, and found last year's switch to streaming all programs and services "pretty smooth," said the Rev. Daniel Fusco.

‘Blessed are the flexible’: Clark County faith leaders reflect on pandemic, hopes for the future

A jib (crane-mounted) camera operator catches a rocking Palm Sunday worship service at Crossroads Community Church in Vancouver.  The church started streaming its worship services five years ago, and found last year's switch to streaming all programs and services "pretty smooth," said the Rev. Daniel Fusco.

April 4, 2021, 6:00am Churches & Religion

Rabbi Elizabeth Dunsker can see everybody’s mouths moving, but the only singing she hears is her own. Read story

"Two Distant Strangers" is a 25-minute time-twister of a tale about a white cop and a Black man trying to get home to his dog.

Shorts when longing for theater in Clark County

"Two Distant Strangers" is a 25-minute time-twister of a tale about a white cop and a Black man trying to get home to his dog.

April 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Previewing Academy Award-nominated short films on his home TV makes Richard Beer hungry to get back to the cinema where he can see the same small features on a properly vast screen. Read story

Now open: the terrifying jaws of an animatronic Allosaurus, and the  "Dinosaurs Revealed" exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

‘Dinosaurs Revealed’ at OMSI is dino-mite!

Now open: the terrifying jaws of an animatronic Allosaurus, and the  "Dinosaurs Revealed" exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

March 30, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Why do children fall so deeply in love with dinosaurs? Read story

Got a tale to tell? The Columbian wants to hear it

March 28, 2021, 5:40am Clark County Life

Spring has sprung! The pandemic is winding down! Time to celebrate with a story. Read story

Jocelyn and William Stauffer of Washougal's Windy River Livestock sell pepperoni sticks to a family on Saturday, opening day for the Vancouver Farmers Market's 32nd season. Windy River launched years ago as a sideline for the Stauffers, but business has picked up tremendously during the pandemic, they said.

Vancouver Farmers Market returns

Jocelyn and William Stauffer of Washougal's Windy River Livestock sell pepperoni sticks to a family on Saturday, opening day for the Vancouver Farmers Market's 32nd season. Windy River launched years ago as a sideline for the Stauffers, but business has picked up tremendously during the pandemic, they said.

March 20, 2021, 4:28pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Farmers Market was back in business for its 32nd season Saturday with a bevy of new vendors whose enterprises launched or grew quickly during the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Woodcuts by Astrid Beatriz Furstner, honoring Black heroes and martyrs like Breonna Taylor, are part of the current exhibit at the Phoenix Rising Gallery in downtown Vancouver.

Clark County art galleries spring back with fresh exhibits

Woodcuts by Astrid Beatriz Furstner, honoring Black heroes and martyrs like Breonna Taylor, are part of the current exhibit at the Phoenix Rising Gallery in downtown Vancouver.

March 14, 2021, 6:02am Business

Just like early spring flowers, cautious yet curious heads are popping up all over downtown Vancouver. Read story

Terry Edwards, left, and Steve Edwards of Vancouver enjoy the sound of local singer-songwriter Aram Arslanian during a very regulated and distanced dinnertime show at Say Ciao! taproom and restaurant in Vancouver.

Small Vancouver restaurant launches Friday night concerts for small audiences

Terry Edwards, left, and Steve Edwards of Vancouver enjoy the sound of local singer-songwriter Aram Arslanian during a very regulated and distanced dinnertime show at Say Ciao! taproom and restaurant in Vancouver.

March 11, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Sitting in an intimate restaurant with your sweetie, enjoying food and wine while a local singer-songwriter strums a guitar and enfolds the room in warm, soothing tones. Almost seems like a normal Friday night, doesn’t it? Read story