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Clark County Life

This week in Clark County history, April 26

April 26, 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, April 15-20

April 26, 2024, 6:00am 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

Artists sought for two shows at Art at the CAVE

April 25, 2024, 6:31am Clark County Life

Art at the CAVE, 108 E Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, seeks artists for its June exhibit, “The Human Race.” Two-dimensional, sculptural and video art up to three minutes long will be considered. The show centers on the human relation to the natural world. Art will be selected by jury. The deadline… Read story

Journalists and activists protest outside the headquarters of hedge fund Alden Global Capital in 2018.

‘Stripped for Parts’ NW premiere: Documentary exposes how ‘vulture’ capitalism destroys local newspapersvideo icon

Journalists and activists protest outside the headquarters of hedge fund Alden Global Capital in 2018.

April 25, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

If you’re a newspaper reader, you probably already know the depressing conventional wisdom about print journalism: It’s been on the decline for decades thanks to an obsolete business model. Given the glut of free (albeit low-quality) news and free classified advertising available on the internet, daily newspapers reliant on subscriptions… Read story

People explore the plant sale at the Home & Garden Idea Fair at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. The annual event is presented by Clark Public Utilities.
These cake doughnuts have cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and vanilla &mdash; things that would theoretically make them good.

Can you make your own cake doughnuts at home? Better question: Should you?

These cake doughnuts have cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and vanilla &mdash; things that would theoretically make them good.

April 24, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

I don’t like doughnuts that much, especially cake doughnuts. I know, I know — I might as well say I don’t like sunshine and money. I mean, I’m not crazy. I have reasons. Cake doughnuts just aren’t that exciting. They’re simply round pieces of cake. And cupcakes? Don’t get me… Read story

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County Mothers&rsquo; Day Plant Sale returns May 10-12.

Plant party: Clark County plant sales have all the green you need

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County Mothers&rsquo; Day Plant Sale returns May 10-12.

April 22, 2024, 12:53pm Clark County Life

If your yard is looking a little bare and colorless, or if your vegetable patch is forlornly plant-free, look no further than Clark County’s local plant sales. Read story

Mountain Tops class participants work on upper body strength by lifting and carrying kettle bells.

Strenuous, social exercise: Camas’ Mountain Tops promotes fitness for people with developmental disabilities

Mountain Tops class participants work on upper body strength by lifting and carrying kettle bells.

April 20, 2024, 6:13am Clark County Health

Healthful exercise can require serious effort and focus, like maintaining yoga’s difficult boat pose, which requires balancing on your bottom while holding up your legs and torso rigidly, forming a human V. Read story

Debbie Kogan of Portland takes in the beauty at Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens while soaking up the sunshine.

Lilac Days are in bloom: Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens in Woodland opens for the season

Debbie Kogan of Portland takes in the beauty at Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens while soaking up the sunshine.

April 20, 2024, 6:07am Clark County Life

The historic Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens opens for the season today and will welcome visitors through Mother’s Day. Read story

Brutal, racist, opportunistic and temperamental, Gen. William S. Harney nearly started a war with Great Britain while he commanded Vancouver Barracks in the years prior to the Civil War.

Clark County history: Gen. Harney, former Vancouver commander, remembered today as a brutal racist

Brutal, racist, opportunistic and temperamental, Gen. William S. Harney nearly started a war with Great Britain while he commanded Vancouver Barracks in the years prior to the Civil War.

April 20, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

In 2016, the Federal Board of Geographic Names voted to rename South Dakota’s highest point, formerly Harney Peak, as Black Elk Peak. The move was part of re-examining Army Gen. William S. Harney’s treatment of Indigenous people while recognizing their original claim to the land. A school, a neighborhood and… Read story