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Clark County Life

Clark County History: Mother Joseph

September 26, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Her nimble peasant fingers could do anything, cook, sew, work wood and write lengthy letters. Born in the Canadian village of Saint-Elzéar, her parents, Joseph and Francoise Pariseau, named her… Read story

FVRLibraries’ Letters to Seniors program spreads handmade cheer

September 26, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Cards and letters can’t take the place of a face-to-face conversation and they don’t have the immediacy of phone calls or Zoom chats, but they do have one advantage: They… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Finals week: Mishap, papers and Richie Rich

September 26, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

During the 1970s, I attended Loyola Marymount University. That’s when I met an extremely rich student who offered me several hundred dollars to write his term paper. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Leaves enrich compost, soil

September 25, 2021, 6:07am Clark County Life

My gardening friend encouraged me to compost my leaves to improve my garden soil. She not only saves her own leaves but collects the leaves from neighbors. Are leaves really as valuable as she says they are? Read story

Get coupon for free leaf disposal

September 25, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Vancouver and Clark County residents can get coupons for free leaf disposal this fall. Read story

Energy Adviser: Native plants easy to grow in fall

September 25, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Fall is great time of year to beautify your property. The soil is warm enough, but not too hot, for your plants to put down roots without too much additional stress. On top of that, the seasonal rains that scour the Pacific Northwest are like mana from heaven for a… Read story

Historian and author Jeff Davis tells a story about spending the night in the haunted Post Hospital in Fort Vancouver during the Spirit Tales Walking Tour in 2016.

Spooky tours take you through Vancouver’s darkest places

Historian and author Jeff Davis tells a story about spending the night in the haunted Post Hospital in Fort Vancouver during the Spirit Tales Walking Tour in 2016.

September 24, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Downtown Vancouver gets downright creepy in October, as historical walking tours and a presentation at the Kiggins Theatre highlight this city’s darkest, weirdest corners. Read story

The Brewing Bridges Collaboration Festival runs from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver.

Great pairings on tap at Brewing Bridges festival

The Brewing Bridges Collaboration Festival runs from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver.

September 24, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Southwest Washington brewers struggled with COVID-19 regulations, staffing shortages and supply-chain problems for the last couple of years. The cruel wrath of the pandemic has subdued this typically jovial group that enjoys get-togethers. Read story

Francisco Fullana will be the guest artist at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's 43rd season performance.

Violinist returns to open Vancouver Symphony Orchestra season

Francisco Fullana will be the guest artist at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's 43rd season performance.

September 23, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will kick of its 43rd season with a performance by guest artist Francisco Fullana, whose connection with music director Salvador Brotons stretches back two decades. Read story

The 1,500-seat, acoustically impressive concert hall at Skyview High School has been the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for years. Due to COVID-19, the school district is not renting indoor facilities to outside groups. This underscores the pre-pandemic problem of a lack of performing-arts space in Clark County.

Clark County’s lack of performing venues underscored as schools pause rentals

The 1,500-seat, acoustically impressive concert hall at Skyview High School has been the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for years. Due to COVID-19, the school district is not renting indoor facilities to outside groups. This underscores the pre-pandemic problem of a lack of performing-arts space in Clark County.

September 23, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

With two short weeks to go before its eagerly awaited return to live performance and the start of its 2021-2022 season, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra suddenly found itself homeless. Read story