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‘Learning to Listen & Lead’ highlights Black life in Vancouver

July 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

This might hurt a little, but that’s OK. You’ll survive and come out better in the end. Read story

Neighbors mobilize to aid Vancouver woman’s hunt for missing cockatiel

July 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Kathleen Johnson’s best friend and housemate has been key to helping her survive pandemic isolation, she said. Billy is friendly and colorful, full of energy and personality. He’s always been good for a song and dance, a chat and whistle, a ride around the house atop Johnson’s hair bun. Read story

Music & money strike the right chord at Briz Loan & Guitar

July 26, 2020, 6:05am Business

Matt Brislawn got schooled about the intersection of music and money when he was growing up in Vancouver. There was a single musical instrument store in town and everything it offered was new and pricey enough to be out of reach for eager, undercapitalized young musicians like him, he said. Read story

John Lewis visit to Vancouver in 2014 surprised prayer breakfast audience

July 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The purity in John Lewis’ heart and the kindness in his eyes inspire Deena Pierott to work for racial justice and educational equity every day, she said. Read story

Comet Neowise, Jupiter and Saturn putting on show for Clark County stargazers

July 21, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Sorry to be slightly late with this story, but better that than 6,800 years from now. Read story

Weekdays better in the Columbia River Gorge

July 19, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

TOM McCALL NATURE PRESERVE — One black crow floated in the blasting wind, its precarious grace interrupted by slapstick tumbles through space, wings and feet all flailing. Read story

History on Tap discusses Washington suffragist movement

July 16, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Imagine having your most basic citizenship right, the right to vote, enshrined in law, then legally revoked. Then granted again, then yanked away again. Read story

Allegations of bias upend leadership at Vancouver’s Magenta Theater

July 5, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

A few weeks ago, any underlying history of racial tension at Magenta Theater was just that: underlying, simply simmering. Read story

Pyrotechnics crew sets up unusual July 4th fireworks show at Clark County Fairgrounds

July 4, 2020, 2:38pm Clark County News

Setting up for the most unusual Independence Day fireworks display in recent memory was business as usual for the crew from Western Display Fireworks. Read story

Vancouver’s Historic Trust lays off four staffers

July 2, 2020, 4:46pm Clark County News

In a normal year, this would have been the week when The Historic Trust got ready to host a crowded, joyful fireworks spectacular on the Fort Vancouver campus. Read story