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Democratic North Dakota state legislator Ruth Buffalo speaks during the fifth annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women March, in February 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Documentary depicting plight of Indigenous women to be screened in Ridgefield

Democratic North Dakota state legislator Ruth Buffalo speaks during the fifth annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women March, in February 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn.

June 9, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Interstate 5 is a typical “sad highway” in America, said Duana Johnson of Vancouver. It’s a corridor where Indigenous women and girls who have been lured, duped, entrapped or outright kidnapped are frequently trafficked, she said. Read story

This 2020 image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows Jupiter and one of its moons, Europa, at left, when the planet was 406 million miles from Earth.

Predawn parade: In late June, Clark County’s early risers can catch all the planets

This 2020 image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows Jupiter and one of its moons, Europa, at left, when the planet was 406 million miles from Earth.

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

Parade season is underway for the first time in several pandemic years, with the Hazel Dell Parade and Portland’s many Rose Festival parades returning public celebrations to local streets. Read story

David Saffert and Jillian Snow Harris as "Liberace & Liza: A Tribute."

Arts nonprofit says Clark County needs new concert venue

David Saffert and Jillian Snow Harris as "Liberace & Liza: A Tribute."

May 26, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Fans of shameless razzle-dazzle can catch a live tribute to a couple of great stage entertainers Wednesday at downtown Vancouver’s Kiggins Theatre. Read story

"I love my kids," said prizewinning music educator Greg McKelvey, here directing the Advanced Jazz Band at Battle Ground High School.

Music educator strikes a chord in Battle Ground

"I love my kids," said prizewinning music educator Greg McKelvey, here directing the Advanced Jazz Band at Battle Ground High School.

May 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Greg McKelvey was skeptical when he interviewed for a job teaching music in this rural Clark County town in the mid-1990s. You didn’t have to hunt to find Confederate emblems on cars in the high school parking lot, he said. Read story

Vancouver Bicycle Club President Joe Cote and club member June Yamrick review bike safety during a Road Cycling 101 session in spring 2021.

Cycling activities are on a roll in Clark County

Vancouver Bicycle Club President Joe Cote and club member June Yamrick review bike safety during a Road Cycling 101 session in spring 2021.

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

Two of the Vancouver Bicycle Club’s signature activities are back for 2022. Tuesday night Road Cycling 101 sessions will build your skills and your comfort with riding on city streets. Then the Ride Around Clark County will test your ability to keep going for many miles. Read story

Dog walkers are frequently in and around the Lauretta Norene Forest Preserve and Groth Nature Area, located right alongside the Lucky Memorial Dog Park in Brush Prairie.

Two small forest preserves show what Clark County farmland used to be

Dog walkers are frequently in and around the Lauretta Norene Forest Preserve and Groth Nature Area, located right alongside the Lucky Memorial Dog Park in Brush Prairie.

May 12, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

If a tree falls in the forest but nobody hears it, can it still be reported by your local newspaper? Read story

Washington State University Vancouver master's degree graduates march toward the amphitheater as Saturday's 2022 commencement ceremony gets underway at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

Members of WSUV’s class of 2022 weathered pandemic, unrest en route to graduation

Washington State University Vancouver master's degree graduates march toward the amphitheater as Saturday's 2022 commencement ceremony gets underway at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

May 7, 2022, 5:57pm Clark County News

The weather on Saturday, Washington State University Vancouver’s graduation day, was just like the state of our world now: churning and unpredictable. Read story

Jessica Becker's hiking adventures with her husband and young daughter prompted her to write a series of "Little Feet Hiking" guidebooks for parents who want to hit the trail -- but not too hard -- with their kids.

Clark County mom publishes fourth guidebook in her ‘Little Feet Hiking’ series

Jessica Becker's hiking adventures with her husband and young daughter prompted her to write a series of "Little Feet Hiking" guidebooks for parents who want to hit the trail -- but not too hard -- with their kids.

April 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

The purpose of a hike is to make swift, steady progress toward your scenic destination, right? Read story

Classical pianist taken to hospital after Vancouver performancevideo icon

April 27, 2022, 5:25pm Clark County News

One of the world’s great classical pianists delivered a memorably brilliant guest performance with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Skyview High School Saturday night before being rushed to a local hospital, where he was diagnosed with acute heart failure. Read story

Yakama tribal member and Shahala Middle School student Mia Bennett, 13, left, will be one of the head dancers at Saturday's Traditional Pow Wow at Clark College. Her aunt, Aiyanna Bennett, 27, is a dance and culture instructor determined to keep Yakama culture alive.

‘Powwow people’: Clark County teens among head dancers at traditional celebration

Yakama tribal member and Shahala Middle School student Mia Bennett, 13, left, will be one of the head dancers at Saturday's Traditional Pow Wow at Clark College. Her aunt, Aiyanna Bennett, 27, is a dance and culture instructor determined to keep Yakama culture alive.

April 21, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Mia Bennett, a 13-year-old Shahala Middle School student, said growing up Yakama in Vancouver sometimes means educating her school friends and teachers about her “other” identity. Read story