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"It was a day of celebration for non-Indians at the dam, but a day of immense sadness for ...

“How do you fit a river this big into a book this small?”

"It was a day of celebration for non-Indians at the dam, but a day of immense sadness for ...

December 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

It may look beautifully serene to a day visitor, but the Columbia River is actually the site of historical and ongoing conflict between tremendous forces. Read story

Sentimental sap?

Have a cinematic Christmas at Clark County’s indie theaters

Sentimental sap?

December 3, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Seventy-five years after the film was released — with America more bitterly divided than ever — is it still a wonderful life? Read story

Contributed by Christmas Ships 
 Santa drives his reindeer along the Columbia River as part of the annual Christmas Ships parade, which returns this month. (Contributed by Christmas Ships)

Christmas Ships poised to set sail on the Columbia River

Contributed by Christmas Ships 
 Santa drives his reindeer along the Columbia River as part of the annual Christmas Ships parade, which returns this month. (Contributed by Christmas Ships)

December 2, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Why wouldn’t Portland’s Christmas Ships outings qualify as America’s best holiday parade? Read story

‘Everybody Has a Story’ wants to hear yours

November 28, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

On this weekend after Thanksgiving, are you still feeling a little overstuffed? Not with turkey and gravy and cranberry relish and sweet potato with tiny marshmallows buried inside — but with stories? Read story

One of the most sought-out agencies to offer its services at River City Church on Nov. 14 was the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

Central Vancouver church committed to community

One of the most sought-out agencies to offer its services at River City Church on Nov. 14 was the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

November 21, 2021, 6:04am Churches & Religion

The Rev. Ryan Sidhom dislikes the idea of a church looking better and better while the neighborhood around it looks worse and worse, he said. Read story

Pete and Kat Pettersen decorate their boat, the Points North III, with lights in preparation for upcoming Christmas Ships parades. The Pettersens' street address is near Longview, but they often live aboard their boat and boathouse at the Tyee Yacht Club in Portland.

Christmas Ships leader gets in gear for this year’s parades

Pete and Kat Pettersen decorate their boat, the Points North III, with lights in preparation for upcoming Christmas Ships parades. The Pettersens' street address is near Longview, but they often live aboard their boat and boathouse at the Tyee Yacht Club in Portland.

November 20, 2021, 5:46pm Clark County News

When this year’s Christmas Ships parades take to the river to show off bright lights and merry spirits on cold December nights, all the skippers of the Columbia River fleet will be listening to one radio voice for guidance through the darkness. Read story

In the Associated Press file photos at top, the hijacked Northwest Airlines jetliner sits on a runway for refueling on Nov. 25, 1971, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Boeing 727 eventually flew south carrying skyjacker D.B. Cooper and a minimal crew.

The D.B. Cooper Vortex: Skyjacker now part of Northwest culture

In the Associated Press file photos at top, the hijacked Northwest Airlines jetliner sits on a runway for refueling on Nov. 25, 1971, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Boeing 727 eventually flew south carrying skyjacker D.B. Cooper and a minimal crew.

November 14, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Fifty years ago, on the night before Thanksgiving, a skyjacker claiming to carry a bomb in a briefcase seized a Boeing 727 en route from Portland to Seattle. Read story

Doesn't life feel just like this sometimes?

Live music doubles thrills of ‘Safety Last!’ at the Kiggins

Doesn't life feel just like this sometimes?

November 7, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

“Safety Last!” doesn’t seem the wisest slogan for this prolonged period of mask-wearing, proof-providing and vaccine-boosting. On the other hand, who doesn’t feel like throwing caution to the wind and taking daring health risks, like going downtown to the cinema? Read story

Herman Kenin, 1901-1970, was a leading Portland jazz musician, bandleader and union official. His library is now in the care of Vancouver bandleader Sammuel Murry-Hawkins.

Vancouver bandleader strives to preserve, breathe new life into America’s original music – jazz

Herman Kenin, 1901-1970, was a leading Portland jazz musician, bandleader and union official. His library is now in the care of Vancouver bandleader Sammuel Murry-Hawkins.

November 7, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Vancouver’s Sammuel Murry-Hawkins is using today’s technology to keep the music of a century ago alive and swinging. Read story

Marquetry artist Christian Barrios is opening his home studio in west Hazel Dell for an annual tour of artists' spaces.

Open Studios returns: Tour of Clark County artists’ spaces back in COVID format

Marquetry artist Christian Barrios is opening his home studio in west Hazel Dell for an annual tour of artists' spaces.

November 4, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Artists and crafters love working alone, at home. But after nearly a year and a half of pandemic isolation, many are hungry to reconnect with art lovers and customers. Read story