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Chinook Indian Nation Vice Chairman and Vancouver resident Sam Robinson drums and sings during a rally in favor of federal tribal recognition for Chinook on Oct. 7 at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Lack of federal recognition deprives Chinook people of vital resources, they argued during the rally, and continues a long-standing historical injustice that's tantamount to genocide.

Denied, dispersed, disadvantaged: Chinook tribe pursues centuries-old fight for federal recognition

Chinook Indian Nation Vice Chairman and Vancouver resident Sam Robinson drums and sings during a rally in favor of federal tribal recognition for Chinook on Oct. 7 at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Lack of federal recognition deprives Chinook people of vital resources, they argued during the rally, and continues a long-standing historical injustice that's tantamount to genocide.

November 24, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

When Sam Robinson arrives at a public event in his distinctive cone-shaped Chinook hat to sing, play his drum and tell stories, what seems like a cultural, broadly spiritual moment is something else too: a political protest. Read story

When you spot animal tracks, said Conley, analyze them closely and ask detailed questions: How large are they? How many digits are there? What direction do they seem to be headed?

‘Trackers’ hunt for animal clues along Columbia River in Vancouver

When you spot animal tracks, said Conley, analyze them closely and ask detailed questions: How large are they? How many digits are there? What direction do they seem to be headed?

November 19, 2022, 8:40pm Clark County News

It may have looked like a pleasant, sunny stroll through some riverside wetlands. In reality, Saturday morning’s outing was a crime-scene investigation, as 15 sharp-eyed folks participated in a city-sponsored “Following the Tracks” walk between Vancouver’s Water Resources Education Center and the Columbia River. Read story

Randy Studer volunteers his time to care for Wilson Bridge Cemetery. He undertakes extensive preparations for Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

Lone volunteer takes responsibility for upkeep of pioneer Wilson Bridge Cemetery

Randy Studer volunteers his time to care for Wilson Bridge Cemetery. He undertakes extensive preparations for Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

November 13, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Many living people seem to think that the environs of dead people are cared for by invisible angels. Read story

Dean and Connie Sherman

Three books by Clark County authors portray sacrifices of military service

Dean and Connie Sherman

November 6, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

The joys of love and the horrors of war are on equally intense display in “They Called Him Marvin,” a true tale that’s been imaginatively fleshed out by Washougal author Roger Stark. Read story

For Korean landscape artist Jungmoo Ahn, painting is a spiritual experience.

Clark County artists open their doors

For Korean landscape artist Jungmoo Ahn, painting is a spiritual experience.

November 3, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Growing up in the aftermath of the Korean War, Jungmoo Ahn tried painting away his hunger, anger and loneliness, he said. Read story

Camas High School student Audrey Wagner, 16, dances with friends to the music of the Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra at Providence Academy.

All that ‘Jass’ a hit at Vancouver’s Providence Academyvideo icon

Camas High School student Audrey Wagner, 16, dances with friends to the music of the Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra at Providence Academy.

October 30, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

The lush sounds and sophisticated steps of a century ago are swinging back into style at one of Vancouver’s most historical sites. Read story

"Even though this is such a silly project, I wanted to go (to the Sandy Swimming Hole in Washougal) because it connects me with my roots," said Brad Richardson, executive director of the Clark County Historical Museum.

Swimming in history: Clark County lads pout, pose, preen for fun and (non)profit

"Even though this is such a silly project, I wanted to go (to the Sandy Swimming Hole in Washougal) because it connects me with my roots," said Brad Richardson, executive director of the Clark County Historical Museum.

October 27, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

The frigid water at Washougal’s Sandy swimming hole was no deterrence for Brad Richardson. Just check out the sassy pose and seductive pout on Clark County’s premiere history hunk. Read story

Vancouver Master Chorale will sing along to the 1925 classic "The Phantom of the Opera," starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin, on Oct. 29 and 30 in Battle Ground.

Vancouver Master Chorale gives a voice to horror classic

Vancouver Master Chorale will sing along to the 1925 classic "The Phantom of the Opera," starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin, on Oct. 29 and 30 in Battle Ground.

October 20, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Big news on Broadway is the recent announcement that “The Phantom of the Opera,” the record-breaking Andrew Lloyd Weber musical that’s been running since 1988, will close early next year. Read story

Rikeem Sholes of Vancouver became a "Kettle Hero" last year, after the Navy veteran and biologist won a scholarship from the Pat Tillman Foundation.

Black biologist from Vancouver leads others to new heights in the great outdoors

Rikeem Sholes of Vancouver became a "Kettle Hero" last year, after the Navy veteran and biologist won a scholarship from the Pat Tillman Foundation.

October 16, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

When he was growing up, Rikeem Sholes’ knowledge of the great outdoors was as flat as his TV screen. Read story

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Level with doctor on drinking whether or not you have a cancer diagnosis

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October 9, 2022, 5:30am Breast Cancer

Stir together the unexpected stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic and the easy comfort that alcohol brings stressed-out people. Read story