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Clark County Open Studios Tour accepting applications for fall tour

April 7, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

The Clark County Open Studios Tour is accepting applications for artists who wish to open their studios for public tours on Nov. 5 and 6. Read story

Tom Hanks and Henry Gibson discover terrible secrets in  "The Burbs" in the satirical 1989 horror-comedy.
Kindred Homestead Supply hosts The Downtown Alley Flea Market on the second Saturday of each month, March through October.
This easy, tasty sauce has zucchini, mushrooms, peppers, carrots, onions and garlic. Let it simmer for a good long while so the flavors mingle.

More IS Merrier: One-pot pasta sauce makes use of all your veggies

This easy, tasty sauce has zucchini, mushrooms, peppers, carrots, onions and garlic. Let it simmer for a good long while so the flavors mingle.

April 6, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Do you have vegetables? When put that way, it kind of sounds like an ailment: “Help! I’m suffering from acute broccoliosis! My cauliflower is acting up! And my rutabaga is aching like the dickens!” While it’s true that some folks may avoid vegetables as though they’re a disease, I can’t… Read story

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Dandelions in the yard? Clark County should learn to love them

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April 5, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Dandelions are so colorful, so cheerful — even delicious and nutritious. Why, then, does our culture label them landscaping enemy No. 1? Read story

Check It Out: Bouquet of books on flowers

April 3, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

April showers may bring May flowers, but Mother Nature doesn’t wait until May. Take a look around, and you’ll see flowers springing up everywhere. So lovely are the daffodils and cherry blossoms adorning our yards and parks right now — and I can hardly wait for tulips and iris to… Read story

Attorneys W.E. Yates, father of Vancouver poet Elizabeth Crawford Yates, and Charles Lane defended George Edward Whitfield of first-degree murder before one of Clark County's most respected judges, George B. Simpson, pictured here. Starting in 1920, Simpson served 17 years as a judge. Then, in 1937, he joined the state Supreme Court. He sentenced Whitfield to hang for his crime.

Clark County History: Anna Nosko murder of 1923

Attorneys W.E. Yates, father of Vancouver poet Elizabeth Crawford Yates, and Charles Lane defended George Edward Whitfield of first-degree murder before one of Clark County's most respected judges, George B. Simpson, pictured here. Starting in 1920, Simpson served 17 years as a judge. Then, in 1937, he joined the state Supreme Court. He sentenced Whitfield to hang for his crime.

April 3, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Anna Nosko collected the family mail on her way home from school. March 8, 1923, the 11-year-old girl was late returning to her family’s farm. Her worried father went into Battle Ground to anxiously plead for a search party. About 30 neighbors, including Frederick Vandermast, volunteered. Read story

Each of the Briar Rose Inn's four rooms is different. This is the Hemingway Room, where the Kettenrings' young boys slept when they owned the home in the early 1900s.

Retirement rosy at Briar Rose Inn in downtown Vancouver

Each of the Briar Rose Inn's four rooms is different. This is the Hemingway Room, where the Kettenrings' young boys slept when they owned the home in the early 1900s.

April 3, 2022, 6:02am Business

After all the kerfuffle of the past century — world wars, depressions and recessions, political drama and pandemics — you might be ready to escape to a kinder, gentler era, when TikTok was the sound of a clock and screen time meant looking out the window. Vancouver couple Sallie and… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: The bad and beautiful of being in the Navy

April 3, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

The U.S. Navy taught me the bad and the beautiful. Read story

Moonbean coreopsis (Allen Wilson)

Gardening with Allen: Perennials deliver color from spring to fall

Moonbean coreopsis (Allen Wilson)

April 2, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

I created a long bed for flowers that is 6 feet wide I would like to plant mostly perennial flowers. Could you give me suggestions of flower varieties so I can have color from spring through fall? Read story