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Clark County Life

Fabulous Felida: From natural beauty to tasty eats and drinks, Felida delights

July 25, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

a neighborhood on the western edge of Clark County, north of the Lakeshore area but south of Ridgefield — have to do with cats? Until last week, I’d have said… Read story

Check It Out: Pleasing purple, pink picture books

July 25, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The journey through colorful children’s material continues this week with two colors — pink and purple! My original plan was to have a separate column for each color, but I was surprised that I couldn’t find more picture books with “purple” in the title. Actually, it’s all good because pink… Read story

About 15 years before this photo was taken of the old Clark County Courthouse, it was invaded by three members of the Columbia Klan No. 1 supposedly on a mission of mercy. Although the men wanted to fulfill a crippled boy’s request for leg braces, their assault was at odds with this intent and alarmed the courthouse staff, including a deputy sheriff. While the Klan had been operating in Oregon for several months, this was the first public appearance of uniformed Ku Klux Klansmen in the county.

Clark County History: KKK storms into courthouse

About 15 years before this photo was taken of the old Clark County Courthouse, it was invaded by three members of the Columbia Klan No. 1 supposedly on a mission of mercy. Although the men wanted to fulfill a crippled boy’s request for leg braces, their assault was at odds with this intent and alarmed the courthouse staff, including a deputy sheriff. While the Klan had been operating in Oregon for several months, this was the first public appearance of uniformed Ku Klux Klansmen in the county.

July 25, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

No one imagined a youth’s request would bring the Ku Klux Klan storming into the Clark County Courthouse. Pleading through the newspaper, a boy crippled by polio asked for 45 people to each donate a dollar each for braces so he might walk. The front-page story ran March 9, 1921,… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Life lessons she could bank on

July 25, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

It was 1973. As my social status had recently changed to single parent of two young ones, I began my search for an occupation. Read story

WSU Master Gardeners: Keep summer gardening easy

July 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

In these glorious summer months, many of us are itching to get out and play in the water, hike local trails or picnic with family. Trying to maintain your landscape and have fun in the sun can feel overwhelming. When your weeks are full, focusing on the essentials of a… Read story

Energy Adviser: Unplug, save energy while out of town

July 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

It’s the season of weekend gateways, family road trips, campouts and extended stays at the lake house. Whenever some folks leave home for an extended visit, they believe a smaller energy bill will be waiting for them, only to be disappointed and a little confused to find the bill was… Read story

What did the pandemic teach you?

July 24, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

The Columbian wants to hear how the pandemic changed your life Read story

Rally Pizza serves frozen custard with sprinkles.

Stay chill with frozen treats at Vancouver eateries

Rally Pizza serves frozen custard with sprinkles.

July 23, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

The hot summer sun creates the perfect conditions for playing with food. Rapidly licking scoops of ice cream or spooning shaved pieces of flavored ice before they melt are fun ways to beat the heat. You can find various flavors and textures of frozen treats throughout Vancouver, some in unexpected… Read story

Dancers of all ages will show off their skills during this year's Four Days of Aloha festival.

Hawaiian festival just the ticket to aloha spirit in Vancouver

Dancers of all ages will show off their skills during this year's Four Days of Aloha festival.

July 22, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

The “aloha spirit” of Hawaii is all about warmth, friendliness and inclusion, according to Kaloku Holt. Read story