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Clark County Life

Fleur Chocolatte & Wine opens on Main Street in Vancouver

January 28, 2022, 6:04am Business

Kendra Zern and Kurt Van Orden are preparing for their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple — and as owners of a chocolate shop. Read story

In 2012, the Vancouver NAACP chapter sponsored the researching and writing of a book, “First Families of Vancouver’s African American Community,” that told those stories.

Clark County Historical Museum event explores recent Black history in Vancouver

In 2012, the Vancouver NAACP chapter sponsored the researching and writing of a book, “First Families of Vancouver’s African American Community,” that told those stories.

January 27, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

One of Vancouver’s many claims to historical fame is the mighty shipbuilding effort here during World War II that drew many African Americans from the Jim Crow South and sparked the creation of the Vancouver Housing Authority. In 2012, the Vancouver NAACP chapter sponsored the researching and writing of a… Read story

These basic canned goods offer three things at once: flavor, frugality and nearly endless versatility.

Cans that stack up: These basic canned goods offer versatility, frugality, flavor

These basic canned goods offer three things at once: flavor, frugality and nearly endless versatility.

January 26, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Every delicious thing that comes from my kitchen (and every not-so-delicious thing, as well) starts with a trip to the grocery store. Read story

At left, Pete DuBois, coordinator of the Clark County Master Composter Recycler program, at home with his lasagna beds, a form of composting and gardening in raised, thin layers.

Clean up your act with Clark County course on composting, recycling

At left, Pete DuBois, coordinator of the Clark County Master Composter Recycler program, at home with his lasagna beds, a form of composting and gardening in raised, thin layers.

January 25, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Here are some stomach-churning statistics about food waste: Read story

Check It Out: Read these and have a good belly laugh

January 23, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

Someone once said, “Laugh, and the whole world laughs with you.” I don’t know if this is really true because what’s funny to me might not be funny to you, but I do appreciate the idea of keeping laughter in one’s life. Did you know that there is a Global… Read story

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Braver Angels bridging the gap between blue & red in Clark County

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January 23, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

You don’t have to follow politics very closely to feel the polarization in our country right now. Conflicts over the Capitol riot, pandemic safety rules, vaccinations, policing and other hot-button issues scream at us from media feeds and tear apart families and friendships. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Move with uncle goes up in flames

January 23, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

My belief is that everyone should have a person in their life who looks at the lighter side of things — someone who can provide levity in the most serious situations. Read story

Energy Adviser: Use that space heater with great caution

January 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Electricity powers our lives. It heats our homes, lights up our neighborhoods, broadcasts ideas across the globe and does so much more. Read story

NatureScape's demonstration Wildlife Botanical Garden in Brush Prairie showcases a lush meadowscape.

Gardening with Allen: Meadowscaping worth a try

NatureScape's demonstration Wildlife Botanical Garden in Brush Prairie showcases a lush meadowscape.

January 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

I was intrigued by the article on meadowscaping in The Columbian on Jan. 11. What is your reaction to this idea? Do you have any suggestions for doing it? Read story