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Déjà Zoom: If Clark County’s COVID spike has you staying home, delve into these remote activities

January 13, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

During past COVID-19 surges, live events and indoor venues pretty much threw in the towel. Not this time. Thanks to vaccines and the apparent mildness of the omicron variant — not to mention general fatigue and confusion over the whole pandemic picture — most live events and venues have been… Read story

NatureScape's demonstration Wildlife Botanical Garden in Brush Prairie showcases a lush meadowscape.

Wilder style of beauty: Meadowscaping allows Mother Nature to breathe life into landscape

NatureScape's demonstration Wildlife Botanical Garden in Brush Prairie showcases a lush meadowscape.

January 11, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

I once took this naive notion to stop mowing a portion of my backyard and let it become a “natural” meadow. Just a small, experimental 5-by-10-foot sliver. Let nature take its course and surely, I thought, my little patch of grass would grow tall and flowery, a healthy new home… Read story

Hollywood's cynicism about Hollywood gets a darkly comic treatment in the 1950 classic "Sunset Boulevard," featuring Gloria Swanson and William Holden (pictured here) and Erich von Stroheim.

Kiggins Theatre screens classic film that takes on Hollywood

Hollywood's cynicism about Hollywood gets a darkly comic treatment in the 1950 classic "Sunset Boulevard," featuring Gloria Swanson and William Holden (pictured here) and Erich von Stroheim.

January 7, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

It’s still hard to know how to feel about indoor entertainment, indoor gatherings, indoor air. Everyone’s pandemic-risk calculations are different. Read story

If you look carefully, you'll notice Vincent winking at you.

Immersive Van Gogh exhibition comes to Oregon Convention Center in Portland

If you look carefully, you'll notice Vincent winking at you.

December 30, 2021, 6:08am Clark County Life

If Vincent Van Gogh were alive today, this might just be how he’d want his artworks to be displayed: moving, flowing, floating, overwhelming. Read story

This image released by Disney+ shows, background from left, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, and foreground from left, Yoko Ono and John Lennon in a scene from the nearly eight-hour Peter Jackson-produced documentary "Get Back." (Disney+ via AP)

Re-meet the Beatles in Peter Jackson’s ‘Get Back’

This image released by Disney+ shows, background from left, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, and foreground from left, Yoko Ono and John Lennon in a scene from the nearly eight-hour Peter Jackson-produced documentary "Get Back." (Disney+ via AP)

December 23, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

In 1969, being a Beatle was a little like living through a pandemic. Read story

A titmouse dines at a feeder.

Birders, pick favorite perch for annual counts

A titmouse dines at a feeder.

December 14, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Christmas Day, that celebration of miraculous birth, used to be the occasion of a massive, annual slaughter of avian life in America. According to Audubon, the world’s premiere bird conservation organization, 19th century hunters enjoyed marking the holiday by dividing into local teams and competing to see how many birds… Read story

"It was a day of celebration for non-Indians at the dam, but a day of immense sadness for ...

“How do you fit a river this big into a book this small?”

"It was a day of celebration for non-Indians at the dam, but a day of immense sadness for ...

December 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

It may look beautifully serene to a day visitor, but the Columbia River is actually the site of historical and ongoing conflict between tremendous forces. Read story

Sentimental sap?

Have a cinematic Christmas at Clark County’s indie theaters

Sentimental sap?

December 3, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Seventy-five years after the film was released — with America more bitterly divided than ever — is it still a wonderful life? Read story

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 Santa drives his reindeer along the Columbia River as part of the annual Christmas Ships parade, which returns this month. (Contributed by Christmas Ships)

Christmas Ships poised to set sail on the Columbia River

Contributed by Christmas Ships 
 Santa drives his reindeer along the Columbia River as part of the annual Christmas Ships parade, which returns this month. (Contributed by Christmas Ships)

December 2, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Why wouldn’t Portland’s Christmas Ships outings qualify as America’s best holiday parade? Read story