<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192888919167017&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Feb. 27, 2024

Linkedin Pinterest
Liferight chevron arrow icon

Clark County Life

The Portland Boat Show.
(Provided photo)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: Organizations in Clark County offer volunteer opportunities

(Provided photo)

January 10, 2024, 6:09am Churches & Religion

Honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of social justice by making Jan. 15 a day to celebrate Clark County’s spirit of volunteerism by, well, volunteering. Read story

What's pink, blue, yellow, sometimes sparkly and cute as heck? This huge collection of My Little Pony toys on display at the Cascade Park library through January.

The mane event: Huge My Little Pony collection showcased at Cascade Park Community Library

What's pink, blue, yellow, sometimes sparkly and cute as heck? This huge collection of My Little Pony toys on display at the Cascade Park library through January.

January 10, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

If the names Rainbow Dash, Pinky Pie and Twilight Sparkle mean anything to you, or if you can sing the theme song from the animated TV series “Friendship Is Magic,” then this exhibit of My Little Pony toys is just your trough of hay. Read story

Fitness instructor Barbara Dunlap, center, leads local seniors in an hourlong strength-and-balance class called Enhance Fitness, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging &amp; Disability of Southwest Washington, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Brush Prairie.

Standing up to falls: Exercise classes, programs help Clark County seniors avoid injury, stay safe at home

Fitness instructor Barbara Dunlap, center, leads local seniors in an hourlong strength-and-balance class called Enhance Fitness, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging &amp; Disability of Southwest Washington, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Brush Prairie.

January 9, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Health

When you hit it unexpectedly, the ground turns out to be so unforgivingly hard. Read story

A statue of Capt. George Vancouver sits across from Vancouver City Hall.

Not Canada, D.C., or Nevada: The name Vancouver has historical hook but can be confusing — And we’re sticking with it

A statue of Capt. George Vancouver sits across from Vancouver City Hall.

January 8, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

‘Vancouver, not B.C., Washington, not D.C., Clark County, not Nevada, Near Portland, Ore., not Maine.” Read story

A group of executives and engineers from Probat Inc., visited the roaster at Pull Caffe in Yacolt.

Pull Caffe’s coffee roaster in Yacolt is officially the oldest of its kindvideo icon

A group of executives and engineers from Probat Inc., visited the roaster at Pull Caffe in Yacolt.

January 6, 2024, 6:10am Business

An old German coffee roaster machine in Yacolt was acknowledged in December as the oldest of its kind by world-renowned manufacturer Probat. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Tornado closes out camping trip

January 6, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

In 1966 I was 17, just out of high school in California. My parents wanted to visit relatives in New York. Read story

Energy Adviser: Lower your energy bill without much effort

January 6, 2024, 6:04am Clark County Life

Winter can be tough, and not just for the cold, dark rainy days. To make things even less enjoyable the season can bring the highest utility bills of year and the trickiest to budget for. Read story

Henry Pittock died of influenza during the Spanish flu epidemic, after this portrait was taken. He and his wife Georgina had four daughters and two sons. One daughter married Fredrick Leadbetter, who became his partner. The two founded Camas and owned its first paper mill and a sawmill in Vancouver.

Clark County history: Henry Pittock

Henry Pittock died of influenza during the Spanish flu epidemic, after this portrait was taken. He and his wife Georgina had four daughters and two sons. One daughter married Fredrick Leadbetter, who became his partner. The two founded Camas and owned its first paper mill and a sawmill in Vancouver.

January 6, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

Henry Pittock wasn’t the first to bring industry to Camas. Michael Simmons built a small shingle mill there and sold shakes to the Hudson’s Bay Company. Both businessmen landed at the juncture of the Columbia and Washougal rivers near today’s Georgia-Pacific mill. Read story

Amanda Cowan/The Columbian 
 Volunteer Steve Bader takes part in a big reupholstery project Friday at the Kiggins Theater. The Kiggins has shut down for two weeks and rounded up local volunteers to refurbish more than 100 worn and damaged seats.

Kiggins Theatre gets a little help from its friends

Amanda Cowan/The Columbian 
 Volunteer Steve Bader takes part in a big reupholstery project Friday at the Kiggins Theater. The Kiggins has shut down for two weeks and rounded up local volunteers to refurbish more than 100 worn and damaged seats.

January 5, 2024, 3:09pm Business

Who knew that a chair could turn out to be such a complicated, costly machine? Not even retired Hewlett-Packard engineer Joe Barbera, flipping over a disassembled cinema seat to reveal the array of complicated parts that are usually hidden below a moviegoer’s bottom. Read story