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Chinese New Year celebrations in Vancouver, Portland value tradition

January 24, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

The biggest, happiest celebration in the Chinese cultural calendar is set to begin Jan. 25 and end Feb. 8. Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden plans to extend festivities by one extra day, through Feb. 9, just to make sure everybody can get a taste of the color, fun and magic of Chinese New Year. Read story

Annual Clark College Jazz Festival welcomes clinicians, school bands

January 23, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

It looked a bit iffy earlier this month, but last week’s approval of a new faculty contract means the 58th annual Clark College Jazz Festival will go forth and swing. Read story

Older adults love getting in tune in Clark County

January 19, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

Learning your way around the fingerboard of the double bass is like learning your way around life, Steve Becker has found: so many options, so much reaching and stretching to play the right note the right way. Read story

Awareness of urgency, grim reality mark 2020 Women’s March in Vancouver

January 18, 2020, 8:29pm Clark County News

There was extra urgency to the fourth annual Women’s March in downtown Vancouver that may have been missing from previous politically progressive, anti-Trump outings. Read story

Vancouver man turns president’s tweets into thought-provoking collection

January 17, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

A new poetry collection masterminded in Vancouver is a great example of the killer business instinct for giving as many people as possible exactly what they want. Read story

Clark County Historical Museum, ilani brew up good time

January 17, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Here’s a tasty pairing: the Clark County Historical Museum and the ilani casino resort. Both happen to have celebrations this weekend of that long-standing, liquid staple of local life from pioneer days all the way through today’s hipster culture: beer. Read story

Fadin’ by 9’s ‘Vancouver, Vancouver’ evokes Mount St. Helens’ 1980 eruptionvideo icon

January 9, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

The most famous phrase that’s ever been uttered about this town — a volcanologist’s cry of shock and warning — has been set to haunting music by a fellow scientist who feels the tale deeply. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: New day for reader stories

January 4, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

It’s the end of an era, “Everybody Has a Story” readers. But don’t despair, because it’s the beginning of an even better one. Read story

New state law requires drivers to move over for cyclists, pedestrians

January 4, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

As of the new year, Washington cyclists and pedestrians should be enjoying a less-crowded, less-vulnerable feeling when forced to share public roadways with motor vehicles. A new state law that took effect Jan. 1 mandates that motorists passing cyclists or pedestrians in the road must give them at least 3 feet of space, if not a whole lane. At least 35 other states already had such a requirement. Read story

Hockinson author’s dark work of fiction inspired by true events

January 2, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Suddenly, after decades of quiet farm and family life, Josef Fleischer can’t stop dreaming about his first kill: an Indian warrior on the Palouse, one cold December day in 1856. Read story