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Clark County Life

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

Vancouver resident Victor Griggs, 36, recently released his first book of poetry and prose entitled &ldquo;Rolling Through Life,&rdquo; which details his experience living with cerebral palsy.

Vancouver author describes solitude amid COVID pandemic in new book

Vancouver resident Victor Griggs, 36, recently released his first book of poetry and prose entitled &ldquo;Rolling Through Life,&rdquo; which details his experience living with cerebral palsy.

January 5, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

Vancouver resident Victor Griggs, who has cerebral palsy, never realized the power of his voice until he began expressing himself through the written word. Read story

This week in Clark County history

January 5, 2024, 6:00am Clark County Life

A weekly look back compiled by the Clark County Historical Museum from The Columbian archives available at columbian.newspapers.com or at the museum. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Dec. 25-30

January 5, 2024, 5:36am Clark County Life

For more information, call Clark County Public Health at 564-397-8428 or visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/restaurant-inspection. In the health department’s scoring system, the fewer the points, the better. A perfect score is 0. The worst possible score is 418. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Tyler Malek, co-founder of Salt &amp; Straw, serves up a scoop of Chocolate Gooey Brownie at the Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday morning.

Salt & Straw ready to dig in on Vancouver’s waterfront at chain’s 40th store

Tyler Malek, co-founder of Salt &amp; Straw, serves up a scoop of Chocolate Gooey Brownie at the Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday morning.

January 4, 2024, 2:28pm Business

Salt & Straw opened in 2011 with a food cart and four $16 used ice cream makers. Read story

This image provided by Salt & Straw shows a cone filled with one of the company's most unique offerings - a Thanksgiving feast in ice cream form, with turkey bacon, buttery brittle and jammy cranberry sauce flavors folded into a creamy base.
Student London Lockwood protests after losing a hard-fought point to coach Nathaniel Holzgrafe.

More to the point: Orion Fencing in Orchards pokes holes in fencing’s reputation as a niche sportvideo icon

Student London Lockwood protests after losing a hard-fought point to coach Nathaniel Holzgrafe.

January 4, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

When two kids find a couple of sticks, what’s the first thing they do? Pretend the sticks are swords and they are swashbuckling pirates or knights of old. Read story