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Vancouver resident Wendy Conway pauses with her dog, Roxy, 2, to check out an exhibit featuring stories from Clark County outside the Clark County Historical Museum.

Clark County Historical Museum displays retired exhibits outside, gets OK to reopen

Vancouver resident Wendy Conway pauses with her dog, Roxy, 2, to check out an exhibit featuring stories from Clark County outside the Clark County Historical Museum.

August 25, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

The Clark County Historical Museum has been approved to reopen its doors within the next few weeks, as long as pandemic safety measures are built into its new way of doing business. Read story

The Beatles — seen here in 1965’s “Help!” — played a concert in Portland’s Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 22 of that year. From left are George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney.

All together now: Columbian readers relive 1965 Beatles concert in Portland

The Beatles — seen here in 1965’s “Help!” — played a concert in Portland’s Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 22 of that year. From left are George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney.

August 23, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

“Beatles, women and children first!” Read story

The latest marquee message over Magenta’s front door seems apt.

Vancouver’s Magenta Theater names interim artistic directors

The latest marquee message over Magenta’s front door seems apt.

August 20, 2020, 5:02pm Clark County Life

A survey of patrons and volunteers is the first step on the road to rebuilding Magenta Theater, according to two longtime actors and behind-the-scenes volunteers who have taken the reins at Vancouver’s downtown community playhouse. Behind the scenes, a training course is coming to the Magenta community called “Differences Don’t… Read story

Walter Strandhagen of Camas views the Columbia River Gorge from the Cape Horn Scenic Area on the Washington side in August 2018.

Grappling with the Columbia River Gorge

Walter Strandhagen of Camas views the Columbia River Gorge from the Cape Horn Scenic Area on the Washington side in August 2018.

August 16, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Thousands of years ago — but not nearly as many thousand as you might think — the unimaginable power of melting glaciers and rushing water tore a long, deep canyon between the landscapes we now call Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon. Read story

Drive-in movies are a socially distant way to get out of the house.

Park it at Vancouver Mall for summer films

Drive-in movies are a socially distant way to get out of the house.

August 13, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Jesse and Johanna Miller have loved taking their kids to watch summer movies on big inflatable screens in Vancouver city parks. Read story

Emerald ash borer

Stomp out bad bugs before they get Clark County trees

Emerald ash borer

August 11, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Careful testing, strict containment and a coordinated, unified response are necessary if we’re going to fight off a looming public health threat — to trees. Read story

Rashida Willard (Contributed Photo)

‘Learning to Listen & Lead’ highlights Black life in Vancouver

Rashida Willard (Contributed Photo)

July 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

This might hurt a little, but that’s OK. You’ll survive and come out better in the end. Read story

Kathleen Johnson of Vancouver is happy to have her cockatiel, Billy, home safely in his cage after he flew the coop for six weeks.

Neighbors mobilize to aid Vancouver woman’s hunt for missing cockatiel

Kathleen Johnson of Vancouver is happy to have her cockatiel, Billy, home safely in his cage after he flew the coop for six weeks.

July 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Kathleen Johnson’s best friend and housemate has been key to helping her survive pandemic isolation, she said. Billy is friendly and colorful, full of energy and personality. He’s always been good for a song and dance, a chat and whistle, a ride around the house atop Johnson’s hair bun. Read story

Inventory at Briz Loan & Guitar is running thin as customers are buying guitars to keep busy during the pandemic, as seen in downtown Vancouver earlier this month.

Music & money strike the right chord at Briz Loan & Guitar

Inventory at Briz Loan & Guitar is running thin as customers are buying guitars to keep busy during the pandemic, as seen in downtown Vancouver earlier this month.

July 26, 2020, 6:05am Business

Matt Brislawn got schooled about the intersection of music and money when he was growing up in Vancouver. There was a single musical instrument store in town and everything it offered was new and pricey enough to be out of reach for eager, undercapitalized young musicians like him, he said. Read story

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights icon, was a surprise special guest at the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at Clark College. Here he greets youths with the local League of United Latin American Citizens.

John Lewis visit to Vancouver in 2014 surprised prayer breakfast audience

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights icon, was a surprise special guest at the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at Clark College. Here he greets youths with the local League of United Latin American Citizens.

July 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The purity in John Lewis’ heart and the kindness in his eyes inspire Deena Pierott to work for racial justice and educational equity every day, she said. Read story