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Clark County History: X-ray helps convict sheriff’s killer

May 9, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

As the smoke cleared after a woodsy 1927 gunfight, the Clark County sheriff lay on a narrow path bleeding out. It would take one of the state’s earliest forensic uses… Read story

Memories of Mom are unending, unforgettable for Clark County residents

May 9, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

She’s sweet and loving, with a soft spot for song and dance. She’s frugal and factual and suffers no foolishness. Firmly principled, she’s always ready to insist upon what’s right… Read story

Check It Out: While not always easy, let gratitude guide path

May 9, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

I have to say that it feels good to be back writing this column again. For the past several weeks I have been helping out with a family matter which, not to my surprise, left little mental capacity for anything else. There are still some challenges ahead, and you know… Read story

Energy Adviser: Improve home with insulation

May 8, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Homeowners searching for ways to make their houses more efficient are often surprised to learn that the best place to start may be hanging over their heads. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Higher mowing height can lead to healthier lawn

May 8, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

My lawn looks very good right now, but when summer comes, my neighbor’s lawn looks thicker and greener. He says I should raise my mowing height. Does mowing height really make that much difference? The golf course mows fairways shorter than I do and they always look good. Read story

paint bucket with red paint and brush on white background.

Recycle leftover paint with PaintCare in Clark County

paint bucket with red paint and brush on white background.

May 8, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

You’ve finished your big painting job but you overestimated the amount of paint you’d need and now you have 4 gallons you’ll never use. Or perhaps you have a shelf in the garage that’s given over to storing paint cans of all colors and sizes. You don’t need the paint,… Read story

Volunteer Anne Devereaux examines some of her favorite flowers at the Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum. Devereaux said she's in her eighth year working at the arboretum.

Vancouver’s Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum beloved, ‘magical’

Volunteer Anne Devereaux examines some of her favorite flowers at the Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum. Devereaux said she's in her eighth year working at the arboretum.

May 8, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

After a long, dark winter stuck inside, we’re fully awake to spring, now demanding our attention by throwing blooms in our path and sending blue skies vaulting overhead. Local gardens are calling to green thumbs as well as those who don’t know a bearded iris from a bonzai. Vancouver’s Jane… Read story

Two volunteers walk through the Clark County Fair before the doors open in 2018.

2021 Clark County Fair canceled due to pandemic

Two volunteers walk through the Clark County Fair before the doors open in 2018.

May 7, 2021, 8:16am Clark County Life

The Clark County Fair Board announced Friday that the 2021 fair has been canceled.  Read story

Seattle residents Becca Roundhill and Dominic Thibodeau enjoy red wine on an overcast April evening at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver. Getting a spot with a river view takes some planning.

Wine on the Vancouver waterfront a wonderful way to unwind

Seattle residents Becca Roundhill and Dominic Thibodeau enjoy red wine on an overcast April evening at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver. Getting a spot with a river view takes some planning.

May 7, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

On sunny days, crowds of people head to Vancouver’s waterfront to find a spot to sit and sip wine. The most popular tasting rooms are the ones facing the Columbia River — Maryhill Winery, Airfield Estates and Brian Carter Cellars. Read story

Battle Ground, YMCA partner to offer summer camps

May 6, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Battle Ground Parks & Recreation is working with Clark County Family YMCA to provide summer day camps from June 21 to Aug. 21 for two age groups: 4 to 6 and 7 to 12. Read story