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This image made available by NASA on July 24, 2015, shows a combination of images captured by the New Horizons spacecraft with enhanced colors to show differences in the composition and texture of Pluto's surface. The deep icy basin in Pluto's heart-shaped region may be a natural sinkhole.

Pluto’s Demotion Day a chance to salute the dwarf planet

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This image made available by NASA on July 24, 2015, shows a combination of images captured by the New Horizons spacecraft with enhanced colors to show differences in the composition and texture of Pluto's surface. The deep icy basin in Pluto's heart-shaped region may be a natural sinkhole.

August 23, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

In late August 2006, new discoveries upended a traditional, comfortable way of viewing our solar system: Scientists decided Pluto wasn’t a planet after all. Read story

Adult group home worker Jimmy (Zane Jager, left) is just trying to do his job when he's attacked by knight-errant-wannabe Don Quintero (Christopher Cleveland) and his spunky friend Doris (Carol Radkins) in the dramatic comedy "Don Quixote de La Center." (Fetching Photos)

Woodland playwright explores identity, dementia in ‘Don Quixote de La Center’

Adult group home worker Jimmy (Zane Jager, left) is just trying to do his job when he's attacked by knight-errant-wannabe Don Quintero (Christopher Cleveland) and his spunky friend Doris (Carol Radkins) in the dramatic comedy "Don Quixote de La Center." (Fetching Photos)

August 11, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Caring for a loved one with dementia is no joke — except during those bordering-on-ridiculous moments when you simply have to laugh. Read story

Occasionally it seems as tight as a subway tunnel. Other times it feels as vast as a cathedral. Visitor headlamps and flashlights illuminate the walls of Ape Cave in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Ape Cave makes for dark, cold, creepy adventure in Gifford Pinchot

Occasionally it seems as tight as a subway tunnel. Other times it feels as vast as a cathedral. Visitor headlamps and flashlights illuminate the walls of Ape Cave in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

August 7, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

A bit sizzly up there on the surface, is it? Why not hang out down here, underground, with us supremely cool apes? Read story

Eight-inch-square artworks are for sale in this year's Art4Art benefit, raising money for the Friends of Vancouver Community Library.

Art fundraiser for library moves to summertime

Eight-inch-square artworks are for sale in this year's Art4Art benefit, raising money for the Friends of Vancouver Community Library.

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

The art-sale fundraising event for Friends of Vancouver Community Library that used to happen during the holiday season has moved to summertime. Read story

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Vancouver author: Best way to get good night’s sleep is to live well during day

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August 2, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Health

The best thing you can do for your insomnia is stop worrying about it. Stop letting it rule your life. If you can unleash your passion for your favorite daytime pursuits, your nights should pretty much take care of themselves. Read story

Kenneth Arnold, the Idaho pilot who reported seeing nine UFOs near Mount Rainier in 1947, later sketched the crescent-shaped object he saw. The others were roughly circular, he said.

Washington is No. 1 in UFO sightings

Kenneth Arnold, the Idaho pilot who reported seeing nine UFOs near Mount Rainier in 1947, later sketched the crescent-shaped object he saw. The others were roughly circular, he said.

July 26, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

If you yearn for a quick escape from this troubled planet — or a glimpse of evidence that somebody up there is checking us out and considering options — don’t move. You’re already in the right place. Read story

Local folks and visiting talents turn Esther Short Park into a huge Polynesian party during recent Three Days of Aloha summer festivals. This year's Four Days of Aloha will continue into Sunday too.

Four Days of Aloha Festival returns to Vancouver to celebrate Hawaiian, Pacific Islander culture

Local folks and visiting talents turn Esther Short Park into a huge Polynesian party during recent Three Days of Aloha summer festivals. This year's Four Days of Aloha will continue into Sunday too.

July 21, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

There’s a friendly, colorful, musical time to be had at the Four Days of Aloha Festival in Esther Short Park this weekend. Read story

Tom Lineham poses for a portrait on West Mill Plain Boulevard. The roadway "is not known for its beauty or aesthetics," he said. "It's doesn't have a lot of charm.

Vancouver native rediscovers hometown documenting 11-mile walk on Mill Plain

Tom Lineham poses for a portrait on West Mill Plain Boulevard. The roadway "is not known for its beauty or aesthetics," he said. "It's doesn't have a lot of charm.

July 17, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Picture Vancouver’s primary crosstown boulevard — busy with traffic, tightly lined by businesses and homes — as a primitive wagon road linking the original Fort Vancouver to a sprawling farming community miles to the northeast. Read story

An easy 1-mile loop near the visitor center at Seaquest State Park explores the edge of Silver Lake.

Hidden oases of I-5: Explore 6 state parks we usually speed right past

An easy 1-mile loop near the visitor center at Seaquest State Park explores the edge of Silver Lake.

July 10, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

I was on a return trip from Seattle, flying down Interstate 5 at 70 mph as one does, when of those brown state park signs reached out and grabbed me. Read story

Protesters rally for abortion rights at the Clark County Courthouse on Monday afternoon.

Abortion-rights supporters rally, march in downtown Vancouver

Protesters rally for abortion rights at the Clark County Courthouse on Monday afternoon.

July 4, 2022, 5:53pm Clark County News

Approximately 100 abortion-rights supporters rallied in front of the Clark County Courthouse late Monday afternoon, and went on a march around downtown Vancouver. Read story