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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

Energy Adviser: Website an easy way to track energy use

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

Comparing energy bills over time, whether it’s from this month to last month or the same month of the previous year, is an excellent way to track household expenses and monitor consumption, but to do that requires having several months’ to a year’s worth of statements on hand. Read story

Ben & Esther's Vegan Jewish Deli in Portland offers a bagel with vegan lox made with carrots.

Clark County chefs root for carrots

Ben & Esther's Vegan Jewish Deli in Portland offers a bagel with vegan lox made with carrots.

April 1, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Cauliflower had its moment. Buffalo cauliflower wings, cauliflower rice and cauliflower steak popped up on menus at various restaurants. Then corn ribs, quartered corn cobs seasoned and air fried until curly, took over TikTok and everyone lost their plant-based minds. Read story

Clark County health inspections, March 13-22

April 1, 2022, 6:02am 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 448. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Volunteer Peter Wonderly spells out a message in May 2020 after Magenta came up with the idea of renting out its Main Street marquee to generate a little income for the theater during a lengthy coronavirus pause.

20 years of Magenta Theater in Vancouver

Volunteer Peter Wonderly spells out a message in May 2020 after Magenta came up with the idea of renting out its Main Street marquee to generate a little income for the theater during a lengthy coronavirus pause.

March 31, 2022, 6:06am Clark County Life

Sets are up, lights and sound are ready and actors are eager to hit the stage in “Vintage Hitchcock,” Magenta Theater’s spring return to live performance after several long, suspenseful pandemic waits. Read story

Joseph Bailey of Vancouver takes a seat near the new "Bramble" mural by artist Jane Degenhardt in downtown Vancouver on Monday. The new 30-foot mural is one of the first public art pieces to come to fruition under Vancouver's new Arts, Culture and Heritage Commission.

Try This: Mural tour, First Friday, Auto Swap meet

Joseph Bailey of Vancouver takes a seat near the new "Bramble" mural by artist Jane Degenhardt in downtown Vancouver on Monday. The new 30-foot mural is one of the first public art pieces to come to fruition under Vancouver's new Arts, Culture and Heritage Commission.

March 31, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Five things to do this week Read story

This mellow chili is spiced only with cumin and salt. It's the chili for people who don't like chili.

Play it Cool: Chili doesn’t have to be spicy to be satisfying, delicious

This mellow chili is spiced only with cumin and salt. It's the chili for people who don't like chili.

March 30, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Almost everyone has a recipe for chili. It’s the easy comfort food that many people turn to on gray, drizzly days (and Vancouver has a few of those). A slow cooker full of chili bubbling away on the kitchen counter makes the whole house smell good and makes you feel… Read story

Check It Out: Draw on your creativity with books

March 27, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

Did you know that National Scribble Day takes place on March 27th? Personally, I am delighted that a day is devoted to scribbling. I find that my brain relaxes whenever I scribble or doodle, and I do think that my creative process is energized through this unstructured activity. Does a… Read story