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Rusty Grape Vineyards in Battle Ground announced this week that it will close in response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. Nick's Bar and Grill in Amboy and Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver have also suspended operations. All three closures are described as temporary, although Nick's in particular faces significant obstacles to reopening.

Pandemic takes another bite out of Clark County restaurants

Rusty Grape Vineyards in Battle Ground announced this week that it will close in response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. Nick's Bar and Grill in Amboy and Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver have also suspended operations. All three closures are described as temporary, although Nick's in particular faces significant obstacles to reopening.

November 20, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Business

Less than a week after Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new monthlong set of COVID-19 restrictions — including a ban on all indoor restaurant dining — three Clark County restaurants announced they were shutting their doors. Read story

Will you pile your plate with mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving’s essential food ranked

Will you pile your plate with mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving?

November 19, 2020, 6:05am Food

It seems every year, we read the same thing on Twitter from contrarians out to guilt-trip us from swooning over our beloved annual Thanksgiving food comas. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Nov. 9-16

November 18, 2020, 11:40am Clark County Life

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Lootas, affectionately known as “Grandma” by her caregivers.

Seattle Aquarium’s oldest sea otter, Lootas, dies at 23

Lootas, affectionately known as “Grandma” by her caregivers.

November 18, 2020, 7:59am Food

The Seattle Aquarium’s oldest sea otter, Lootas, died Sunday at age 23. She was the oldest living sea otter in a North American aquarium or zoo. Read story

A full or split turkey breast is a great option for smaller crowds and inexperienced cooks on Thanksgiving.

Smaller turkeys. Yams to go. Or a Thanksgiving lobster? COVID-19 will transform holiday meals.

A full or split turkey breast is a great option for smaller crowds and inexperienced cooks on Thanksgiving.

November 18, 2020, 6:05am Food

CHICAGO — Leslie Highberger usually celebrates Thanksgiving with her husband's extended family, at a different destination each year. Last year they all met in Naples, Florida. Twenty people gathered for the fall feast. Read story

This August 2020 photo shows a recipe for traditional Thanksgiving stuffing in New York.  The recipe can be cut in half and baked in a smaller pan for less time for a smaller group.

Tips for cooking (and saving) a smaller Thanksgiving feast

This August 2020 photo shows a recipe for traditional Thanksgiving stuffing in New York.  The recipe can be cut in half and baked in a smaller pan for less time for a smaller group.

November 18, 2020, 6:04am Food

If you’re planning a smaller Thanksgiving gathering this year because of social distancing, you don’t have to give up the turkey, stuffing, pie and other traditional fare. Read story

Swirl your favorite flavor of jam right into the waffle mix and top with an extra dollop of jam.

Waffles for the win

Swirl your favorite flavor of jam right into the waffle mix and top with an extra dollop of jam.

November 18, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

What America needs now is healing — and waffles. Read story

Cajun Bronzed Mahi-Mahi with Rice and Spinach Pilaf

November 18, 2020, 6:00am Food

This bronzed mahi-mahi is an alternative to blacked fish. It can cook indoors without smoke and this method of cooking keeps the fish moist. The secret is to keep the skillet at the right temperature. The fish should take 7 to 8 minutes to cook. If it takes much longer,… Read story

A sheetpan dinner of meatballs and broccoli comes together in short time, with no mess.

Sauce sweetens easy sheet pan meatballs

A sheetpan dinner of meatballs and broccoli comes together in short time, with no mess.

November 17, 2020, 6:08am Food

Sheet pan meals are a godsend when you’re busy, or don’t love to cook. For starters, they’re easy to pull together. They also cook quickly, are insanely versatile and best of all, don’t require a ton of cleanup. Read story

With so many scrumptious recipes out there, it was hard to choose just one to celebrate National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. So, I didn't.

A pumpkin spice celebration for cheesecake lovers

With so many scrumptious recipes out there, it was hard to choose just one to celebrate National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. So, I didn't.

November 17, 2020, 6:07am Food

Each of us has experienced regret in varying degrees. Read story