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Pyramid Rock rises alongside the Grouse Vista Trail.

Spectacular Silver Star: Recreation planners foresee area as next big zone for increased hiking and camping access

Pyramid Rock rises alongside the Grouse Vista Trail.

July 8, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

On a June day when it was 90-plus degrees in Vancouver, snow still coated some upper reaches of the steep Grouse Vista Trail to Silver Star Mountain. Read story

David Boyajian, right, of Portland, throws a disc toward a basket at the Hockinson Meadows Community Park disc golf course. The course is the first 18-holer in Clark County.

A park above par: Hockinson disc golf course beautiful, big and challenging

David Boyajian, right, of Portland, throws a disc toward a basket at the Hockinson Meadows Community Park disc golf course. The course is the first 18-holer in Clark County.

June 24, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Life

The air is full of colorful plastic circles and the happy music of clinking chains. Read story

Linda Meanus, center, is held by her mother, Josepha, and flanked by her grandparents.

Chronicling Celilo Falls childhood: Indigenous elder’s memoir ‘My Name is LaMoosh’ remembers vanished way of life

Linda Meanus, center, is held by her mother, Josepha, and flanked by her grandparents.

June 17, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Life

A little girl once told Warm Springs elder Linda Meanus during a school visit that she didn’t know Native Americans exist at all anymore. Read story

An image from Vancouver filmmaker Dru Holley's documentary, "Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts." (The Columbian files)

Documentary created by Vancouver resident ‘Buffalo Soldiers’ coming to PBS

An image from Vancouver filmmaker Dru Holley's documentary, "Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts." (The Columbian files)

June 10, 2023, 6:00am Clark County Life

Vancouver filmmaker Dru Holley’s “Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts” debuts on Oregon Public Television at 9 p.m. Monday. Read story

Rattlesnakes have excellent camouflage and don't always rattle before striking. Enjoy your eastern Gorge hike, but stay aware of your surroundings and don't step where you can't see.

Hiking in eastern Gorge? Follow these tips to avoid encounters with rattlesnakes, what to do if bitten

Rattlesnakes have excellent camouflage and don't always rattle before striking. Enjoy your eastern Gorge hike, but stay aware of your surroundings and don't step where you can't see.

June 6, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Health

I was just starting the climb at Coyote Wall, the sunlit hiking trail in the Columbia River Gorge, when a distinct whooshing sound arose. Read story

Cars snake along the Historic Columbia River Highway along the waterfall corridor in the Columbia River Gorge. Congestion on busy days has been so bad the traffic impairs the ability of emergency vehicles to respond to accidents.

Car-free visits to Columbia River Gorge sites are possible — with planning

Cars snake along the Historic Columbia River Highway along the waterfall corridor in the Columbia River Gorge. Congestion on busy days has been so bad the traffic impairs the ability of emergency vehicles to respond to accidents.

June 3, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

Judging by ease of public-transit access, one might conclude that the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is entirely inside of Oregon. Read story

Dynamite reduced Trojan Nuclear Power plant’s cooling tower to rubble in 2006.

Activists show, discuss nuclear documentary ‘Atomic Bamboozle’ at Kiggins in Vancouver

Dynamite reduced Trojan Nuclear Power plant’s cooling tower to rubble in 2006.

June 2, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

Get used to the phrase “small modular nuclear reactor” and its abbreviation, SMR. A global debate about this old-made-new energy idea is already heating up, with big implications for the people and environs of the Pacific Northwest. Read story

Early scenes from historic Parkersville, now known as Parker's Landing Historical Park, on the shoreline of Washougal.

Parkersville: The Clark County town that time (almost) forgot

Early scenes from historic Parkersville, now known as Parker's Landing Historical Park, on the shoreline of Washougal.

June 1, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

A large kerosene burner with a red lens, posted on the river to guide traffic in the dark, illuminated a baby’s birth on the dock of what was called Parkersville in 1883. Read story

Friends of the Columbia Gorge land trust director Dan Bell, left, landscape architect Jeramie Shane and senior designer Margaret Drew of Mayer/Reed and Friends communications director Tim Dobyns explore the Cape Horn Preserve. The site will get a new overlook and many accessible, inclusive amenities in years to come.

Columbia River Gorge goal: Recreation access for all

Friends of the Columbia Gorge land trust director Dan Bell, left, landscape architect Jeramie Shane and senior designer Margaret Drew of Mayer/Reed and Friends communications director Tim Dobyns explore the Cape Horn Preserve. The site will get a new overlook and many accessible, inclusive amenities in years to come.

May 21, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Life

The rugged Columbia River Gorge is one of the scenic wonders of the Pacific Northwest. But not everyone has the ability or resources to enjoy it. Read story

5. Reinstall your tube in the tire and partially re-inflate.

Fix that flat! Vancouver Bicycle Club welcomes bike season with safety training, friendly rides

5. Reinstall your tube in the tire and partially re-inflate.

May 16, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Health

If you’ve noticed a sorry cyclist walking his bike along the side of the road, it was probably me. I like to pedal Clark County’s scenic country roads to Battle Ground, Ridgefield or Frenchman’s Bar. But the occasional, inevitable flat tire means I’ve hit a dead end. I’ve been known… Read story