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Clark County Life

Gardening with Allen: Keep your Christmas tree fresh

November 28, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Our family prefers real Christmas trees. How can we be sure we are getting one that will not lose a lot of needles before Christmas? Read story

Clark County wineries open for annual tour

November 27, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Instead of abandoning plans for its sixth annual wine tour, the Southwest Washington Winery Association revamped the event for pandemic-era safety. Read story

Energy Adviser: Solar panels can earn credits from utility

November 28, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Solar panels have been demonstrated to be long-lasting, cost-effective and emissions-free tools to reduce home energy expenses all year long. Read story

The perfect social distancing activity, the Christmas Ships Parade will float again this year.

Pandemic can’t quash Clark County’s Christmas spirit

The perfect social distancing activity, the Christmas Ships Parade will float again this year.

November 27, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The lighting of the Christmas tree in Esther Short Park passed without fanfare because pandemic safety measures forced cancellation of the usual downtown Vancouver festivities. You can still find plenty of holiday cheer in local celebrations of the lights, sights and music that make this season so beautiful. Here’s a… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Plenty to share with turkey jackpot

November 26, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

My dad, Deemer Fryberger, bought a ticket for a turkey raffle from the fire department in Washougal when I was about 10 years old, in 1942. He also entered a drawing for a turkey at the grocery store where we did business. And then he bought a ticket for a… Read story

Ridgefield artist Jennifer Williams, left, discusses her painting "Tatoosh" with studio visitors Ann Cavanaugh and Barrie Copeland on a recent Saturday. Williams, an organizer of the annual Clark County Open Studios tour that got canceled this year, has signed up with Artists Sunday, a nationwide campaign to promote local artists online. She's also starting to book private visits with patrons, as seen here.

Online-only Artists Sunday connects Clark County crafters, artists with patrons

Ridgefield artist Jennifer Williams, left, discusses her painting "Tatoosh" with studio visitors Ann Cavanaugh and Barrie Copeland on a recent Saturday. Williams, an organizer of the annual Clark County Open Studios tour that got canceled this year, has signed up with Artists Sunday, a nationwide campaign to promote local artists online. She's also starting to book private visits with patrons, as seen here.

November 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Last year’s self-guided Clark County Open Studios tour of local artists’ private workshops and galleries was the best-attended, biggest-selling outing in the event’s history, according to organizer Jennifer Williams. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Nov. 16-23

November 25, 2020, 11:22am Clark County Life

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These easy treats rely on apples' natural sweetness, which is enhanced by baking.

5 fun apple recipes that ditch the dough, keep the delish

These easy treats rely on apples' natural sweetness, which is enhanced by baking.

November 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

North America’s only native apple trees are the tiny, jewel-like crabapples. Other varieties didn’t arrive on these shores until the 17th century. America’s first apple orchard was planted in Boston in 1625, but the tart, bitter apples grown back then weren’t for eating. They were for drinking in the form… Read story

It’s time for The Columbian’s annual holiday lights map

November 24, 2020, 8:30am Clark County Life

The holidays are right around the corner. The Columbian will feature families celebrating the season in style in our Dec. 11 edition, but we need your help. Read story

Clients at In Light Hyperbarics can purchase a session in a light sauna room, where they're bathed in soft light.

As winter skies darken in Clark County, keep it light

Clients at In Light Hyperbarics can purchase a session in a light sauna room, where they're bathed in soft light.

November 24, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

Pacific Northwesterners know that keeping spirits up during this time of short days, long nights and perpetually overcast weather is no joke. Like plants, we seek the light and crave its enlivening power. Read story