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Dog walkers are frequently in and around the Lauretta Norene Forest Preserve and Groth Nature Area, located right alongside the Lucky Memorial Dog Park in Brush Prairie.

Two small forest preserves show what Clark County farmland used to be

Dog walkers are frequently in and around the Lauretta Norene Forest Preserve and Groth Nature Area, located right alongside the Lucky Memorial Dog Park in Brush Prairie.

May 12, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

If a tree falls in the forest but nobody hears it, can it still be reported by your local newspaper? Read story

Washington State University Vancouver master's degree graduates march toward the amphitheater as Saturday's 2022 commencement ceremony gets underway at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

Members of WSUV’s class of 2022 weathered pandemic, unrest en route to graduation

Washington State University Vancouver master's degree graduates march toward the amphitheater as Saturday's 2022 commencement ceremony gets underway at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

May 7, 2022, 5:57pm Clark County News

The weather on Saturday, Washington State University Vancouver’s graduation day, was just like the state of our world now: churning and unpredictable. Read story

Jessica Becker's hiking adventures with her husband and young daughter prompted her to write a series of "Little Feet Hiking" guidebooks for parents who want to hit the trail -- but not too hard -- with their kids.

Clark County mom publishes fourth guidebook in her ‘Little Feet Hiking’ series

Jessica Becker's hiking adventures with her husband and young daughter prompted her to write a series of "Little Feet Hiking" guidebooks for parents who want to hit the trail -- but not too hard -- with their kids.

April 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

The purpose of a hike is to make swift, steady progress toward your scenic destination, right? Read story

Classical pianist taken to hospital after Vancouver performancevideo icon

April 27, 2022, 5:25pm Clark County News

One of the world’s great classical pianists delivered a memorably brilliant guest performance with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Skyview High School Saturday night before being rushed to a local hospital, where he was diagnosed with acute heart failure. Read story

Yakama tribal member and Shahala Middle School student Mia Bennett, 13, left, will be one of the head dancers at Saturday's Traditional Pow Wow at Clark College. Her aunt, Aiyanna Bennett, 27, is a dance and culture instructor determined to keep Yakama culture alive.

‘Powwow people’: Clark County teens among head dancers at traditional celebration

Yakama tribal member and Shahala Middle School student Mia Bennett, 13, left, will be one of the head dancers at Saturday's Traditional Pow Wow at Clark College. Her aunt, Aiyanna Bennett, 27, is a dance and culture instructor determined to keep Yakama culture alive.

April 21, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Mia Bennett, a 13-year-old Shahala Middle School student, said growing up Yakama in Vancouver sometimes means educating her school friends and teachers about her “other” identity. Read story

Vancouver historian and former city councilmember Pat Jollota, 85, relaxes at her home in west Vancouver.

Pat Jollota, Vancouver and Clark County legend

Vancouver historian and former city councilmember Pat Jollota, 85, relaxes at her home in west Vancouver.

April 17, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

When Pat Jollota first saw downtown Vancouver in the mid-1970s, it had almost everything it needed, she said. Read story

Vancouver Shakespearean Stephanie Crowley vowed that the show must go on during the pandemic.

Vancouver Shakespearean playing footsie with ‘Titus Andronicus’

Vancouver Shakespearean Stephanie Crowley vowed that the show must go on during the pandemic.

April 15, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Here’s an example of just how creative — and desperate — some thespians can get when a pandemic curtails their performances and sends them home in gloom: Shakespearean sock puppets on video. Read story

WSU Vancouver offers forum about Ukraine

April 8, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Washington State University Vancouver and FVRLibraries will present a free online panel discussion, “The War in Ukraine,” at 6 p.m. Monday. Read story

Tom Hanks and Henry Gibson discover terrible secrets in  "The Burbs" in the satirical 1989 horror-comedy.
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Dandelions in the yard? Clark County should learn to love them

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April 5, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Dandelions are so colorful, so cheerful — even delicious and nutritious. Why, then, does our culture label them landscaping enemy No. 1? Read story