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Warrenton Grade School seventh-grader Daniel Ulness looks up at a skinless man who's holding up his own skin -- the heaviest of all human organs -- in the "Body Worlds" exhibit at OMSI.

OMSI’s ‘Body Worlds’ shows beautiful bodies, under the skin

Warrenton Grade School seventh-grader Daniel Ulness looks up at a skinless man who's holding up his own skin -- the heaviest of all human organs -- in the "Body Worlds" exhibit at OMSI.

March 15, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

PORTLAND — When you’re chatting face-to-face with Dr. Angelina Whalley, the designer of a unique human-anatomy exhibit called “Body Worlds,” it’s hard not to imagine she’s secretly sizing you up and picturing how best to pose your carcass for all of eternity. Read story

Patrons scoured the Vancouver Community Library on Saturday for weeks' worth of materials to take home before the library closed for two weeks. "It was crazy, crazy," said library access manager Brian Hulsey, in yellow.

Clark County prepares for the unexpected

Patrons scoured the Vancouver Community Library on Saturday for weeks' worth of materials to take home before the library closed for two weeks. "It was crazy, crazy," said library access manager Brian Hulsey, in yellow.

March 14, 2020, 5:35pm Clark County News

Multiple dumps of wet, fat-flaked snow covered up Clark County’s anxieties about COVID-19 on Saturday morning. If you woke up feeling like weird times were only getting weirder, you sure weren’t alone. Read story

Cyclists practice riding single file and allowing sufficient space to avoid collisions while riding through Vancouver's Evergreen Highlands neighborhood on Monday night.

Vancouver Bicycle Club’s ‘Cycling 101’ offers street-level practice, safety of a guided group

Cyclists practice riding single file and allowing sufficient space to avoid collisions while riding through Vancouver's Evergreen Highlands neighborhood on Monday night.

March 13, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Mountain biking is not too adventurous or risky for cyclist Kevin Brown. What really spooks him, he said, is riding in city traffic. He’s carried that anxiety around for decades, ever since enduring a couple of collisions with “crappy drivers,” including one who sideswiped him without ever even stopping, he… Read story

Members of the Fort Vancouver Pipe Band gather outside Hough Elementary School before the Paddy Hough Parade in 2019.

Plenty of ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day around Clark County

Members of the Fort Vancouver Pipe Band gather outside Hough Elementary School before the Paddy Hough Parade in 2019.

March 13, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Who says Clark County isn’t green as green can be? Just take a look at this rich lineup of emerald festivities and Scotch-Irish entertainment, which is about as overstuffed as any magical pot of gold. Read story

Justice Florendo, 17, decked out in Fancy Dance regalia, will be the head male dancer at the upcoming Traditional Pow Wow at Heritage High School.

Annual Traditional Pow Wow brings dancing, regalia, traditions to Heritage High School

Justice Florendo, 17, decked out in Fancy Dance regalia, will be the head male dancer at the upcoming Traditional Pow Wow at Heritage High School.

March 6, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Justice Florendo’s earliest childhood memory is of perching at the edge of the arena and watching carefully while dazzling dancers interpreted traditional moves in countless individual ways. Read story

The Hockinson High School Theater Company rehearses an entirely student-driven production of "The Laramie Project," which opens tonight.

Audience meant to be uncomfortable seeing ‘Laramie Project’ at Hockinson High

The Hockinson High School Theater Company rehearses an entirely student-driven production of "The Laramie Project," which opens tonight.

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

HOCKINSON — “Change happens when something super uncomfortable makes people think,” Mussé Barclay said. “You achieve your best by being tested.” Read story

La Center resident Zubaida Ula grew up in Laramie, Wyo., and is a strong voice in "The Laramie Project."

La Center resident who grew up in Laramie a character in ‘Laramie Project’

La Center resident Zubaida Ula grew up in Laramie, Wyo., and is a strong voice in "The Laramie Project."

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

A former resident of Laramie, Wyo., who relocated to La Center is one of the strongest voices in “The Laramie Project.” Read story

"Eclipse Chaser" follows a group of scientists as they set up shop in rural Mitchell, Ore., to study the August 2017 solar eclipse. Author Ilima Loomis is a science journalist based in Hawaii; photographer Amanda Cowan is The Columbian's photo editor.

Columbian photo editor chases the ‘Eclipse Chaser’

"Eclipse Chaser" follows a group of scientists as they set up shop in rural Mitchell, Ore., to study the August 2017 solar eclipse. Author Ilima Loomis is a science journalist based in Hawaii; photographer Amanda Cowan is The Columbian's photo editor.

March 1, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

When her jittery subject abruptly retreated into the weird twilight, photojournalist Amanda Cowan hustled to adapt, rescuing a version of the perfect image she’d pictured. Read story

Title winners at the 2020 Miss Clark County Scholarship Organization Pageant, held Feb. 23, were: Glory Boieriu, Miss Greater Vancouver, from left; Emma Boonabi-Mirfathali, Miss Greater Vancouver's Outstanding Teen; Morgan Greco, Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen; and Annie Straight, Miss Clark County.

Four young women earn titles at Miss Clark County competition

Title winners at the 2020 Miss Clark County Scholarship Organization Pageant, held Feb. 23, were: Glory Boieriu, Miss Greater Vancouver, from left; Emma Boonabi-Mirfathali, Miss Greater Vancouver's Outstanding Teen; Morgan Greco, Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen; and Annie Straight, Miss Clark County.

February 26, 2020, 5:23pm Clark County Life

The 71st annual Miss Clark County competition was held Feb. 23 at Ridgefield High School. Seventeen candidates competed for four titles; also on the scene were 28 younger “princesses” who are participating in Miss Clark County’s mentoring program for girls ages 6 through 12. Read story

Frazier Raymond Jr., president of the Moses Williams Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers, gets ready to speak at the 2019 dedication of a new Buffalo Soldiers memorial at Fort Vancouver.

Clark County’s African American History Up Close

Frazier Raymond Jr., president of the Moses Williams Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers, gets ready to speak at the 2019 dedication of a new Buffalo Soldiers memorial at Fort Vancouver.

February 21, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

The story of black people in this part of the world is longer and richer — and more delightful and more difficult — than most of us ever learn. Read story