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"Mommy Found A Lump" is a children's picture book about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment by Portland surgeon Nathalie Johnson.

How to talk to children about cancer

"Mommy Found A Lump" is a children's picture book about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment by Portland surgeon Nathalie Johnson.

October 11, 2020, 5:21am Breast Cancer

Figuring out what’s really up with your parents is child’s play. Just check their text messages or eavesdrop on a phone call. That’s what one child whispered during a support group hosted by oncology social worker Krista Nelson at Portland’s Providence Cancer Institute. Read story

Elizabeth Koch of Vancouver, who is a cancer survivor, points out some of her favorite areas in Jorgenson Woods Neighborhood Park. Koch believes in the therapeutic power of nature and forests.
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Get ready for spooky season with books from Clark County authors

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October 4, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Scary season used to mean the make-believe fun of Halloween. Nowadays it seems to mean this all-too-real, ongoing crisis in world history. Read story

Salvador Brotons, who has led the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for 30 years, has won a lifetime achievement award from the Clark County Arts Commission.

Genial, jet-setting Salvador Brotons wins arts award for lifetime achievement

Salvador Brotons, who has led the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for 30 years, has won a lifetime achievement award from the Clark County Arts Commission.

October 1, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Life

Maestro Salvador Brotons may still be stuck at home in Barcelona due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Clark County classical music fans cannot forget how he’s led the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for three decades: with uncompromising musical artistry and radiant good cheer that pours from the podium. Read story

David Cross stars as real-life naturalist and butterfly hunter Dr. Robert Michael Pyle as he takes an epic journey across "The Dark Divide," part of our own Gifford Pinchot National Forest here in Southwest Washington.

Kiggins offers streaming of indie release “The Dark Divide”

David Cross stars as real-life naturalist and butterfly hunter Dr. Robert Michael Pyle as he takes an epic journey across "The Dark Divide," part of our own Gifford Pinchot National Forest here in Southwest Washington.

September 18, 2020, 11:15am Clark County Life

He sets out searching for rare butterfly species in the remotest corner of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, but widowed naturalist Robert Michael Pyle winds up catching much more than that — including glimpses of Sasquatch and of his own healing heart. Read story

Deborah Carter of Vancouver returns books next to the Little Lending Library, a machine that allows visitors to browse a small selection of books while the Vancouver Mall library branch remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Book vending machine outside Vancouver Mall library revives pleasure of browsing the stacks

Deborah Carter of Vancouver returns books next to the Little Lending Library, a machine that allows visitors to browse a small selection of books while the Vancouver Mall library branch remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

September 18, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

James Patterson, Harry Potter and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” are so much healthier for you than Snickers, M&Ms and Coke. Read story

A sculpture by Battle Ground artist James Hansen is pictured in the lawn of the Maryhill Museum of Art in Goldendale. The museum will reopen Friday.

Maryhill Museum of Art to reopen Friday with limited admissions

A sculpture by Battle Ground artist James Hansen is pictured in the lawn of the Maryhill Museum of Art in Goldendale. The museum will reopen Friday.

September 17, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

The Maryhill Museum of Art will reopen to the public, with limited days and timed admissions, on Friday. Read story

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's upcoming online concert will feature a reduced group of musicians -- mostly string players such as concertmaster Eva Richey, pictured here at the Vancouver waterfront on a recent evening. No breath-powered instruments will be part of the concert because of the risk of coronavirus transmission.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra goes live with a strings-only online concert

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's upcoming online concert will feature a reduced group of musicians -- mostly string players such as concertmaster Eva Richey, pictured here at the Vancouver waterfront on a recent evening. No breath-powered instruments will be part of the concert because of the risk of coronavirus transmission.

September 10, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

Driven by hunger to reassure classical music fans after months of lockdown, a safety-adapted, online-only but truly live version of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will perform Sept. 26 on the big stage at Skyview Concert Hall. Read story

Washington State University Vancouver biology graduate students Samantha Bussan, left, Rebekah Gaxiola and Kelsey King take a shortcut after visiting a campus meadow they intend to replant with native wildflowers.

WSUV to replace lawn with wildflower meadow to promote pollinators

Washington State University Vancouver biology graduate students Samantha Bussan, left, Rebekah Gaxiola and Kelsey King take a shortcut after visiting a campus meadow they intend to replant with native wildflowers.

September 6, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

People are few and far between on the Washington State University Vancouver campus these days, but a trio of graduate biology students intend to start filling the landscape with native wildflowers and the pollinators that love them. Their goal is to achieve the Bee Campus USA designation for WSUV’s 351-acre… Read story

Vancouver Deputy Fire Marshal LeMont Lucas, center, shows a brief fire-safety video to Katie Jefferson outside her home Saturday morning. Firefighters and volunteers with the Vancouver Fire Department canvas Vancouver neighborhoods every week to disseminate fire safety information and hand out souvenir reminders.

Vancouver Fire Department delivers friendly wake-up knock for fire safety

Vancouver Deputy Fire Marshal LeMont Lucas, center, shows a brief fire-safety video to Katie Jefferson outside her home Saturday morning. Firefighters and volunteers with the Vancouver Fire Department canvas Vancouver neighborhoods every week to disseminate fire safety information and hand out souvenir reminders.

August 29, 2020, 6:02pm Clark County News

Opening your front door and chatting with strangers is not what most people are eager to do on a Saturday morning during a global pandemic. Read story