Monday, June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Linkedin Pinterest
Liferight chevron arrow icon

Clark County Life

IV Tea Co. owner Michael Hearn III brews a cup of papaya blackberry fruit tea with edible glitter at IV Tea on Broadway in Vancouver.

IV Tea Co. moves from Vancouver Mall to downtown

IV Tea Co. owner Michael Hearn III brews a cup of papaya blackberry fruit tea with edible glitter at IV Tea on Broadway in Vancouver.

April 25, 2022, 6:05am Business

Michael Hearn III recently closed his tea shop, IV Tea Co., at Vancouver Mall to open a new space in downtown Vancouver at East Evergreen Boulevard and Broadway. Read story

Check It Out: Take page from all things April

April 24, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

In terms of national celebrations and events, April is full of them. Sometimes I really enjoy an eclectic reading list, so I thought I would share reading recommendations for a variety of April-focused wingdings. Consider this the bibliographic equivalent of a Sunday brunch buffet: I hope it has something for… Read story

Columbia River High School sophomore Peter Lubisich, right, sits in a mango tree with a teenager from El Rodeo, Dominican Republic. Before Courts For Kids built an outdoor sports court, the town's youth played basketball on a makeshift hoop nailed to the tree.

Clark County teen volunteers build kids sports court in Dominican Republic

Columbia River High School sophomore Peter Lubisich, right, sits in a mango tree with a teenager from El Rodeo, Dominican Republic. Before Courts For Kids built an outdoor sports court, the town's youth played basketball on a makeshift hoop nailed to the tree.

April 24, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

As The Columbian’s sports editor, I’ve followed the progress of Courts for Kids, a Vancouver-based nonprofit launched by Evergreen High School and Portland State basketball star Derek Nesland in 2007. Read story

The well-dressed Kong Loy family sits for a portrait in this undated photo. Left to right are Percy, Kong (father), Pearl, Rose (mother), Margaret (Peggy) and the youngest Priscilla stands in front.

Clark County History: Kong Loy

The well-dressed Kong Loy family sits for a portrait in this undated photo. Left to right are Percy, Kong (father), Pearl, Rose (mother), Margaret (Peggy) and the youngest Priscilla stands in front.

April 24, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

In the 1880s, the railroad paid 12-year-old Kwong Lai an apple a day to carry water. He struggled toting the full bucket from dawn to dusk. The railroad paid whites more than people of color and exploited laborers like Kwong. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Taking care of birds a treat

April 24, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Our family moved in 1956 from the small Wisconsin city of Waukesha to a new house my parents had built in a rural area of Waukesha County that was just being developed. Read story

Energy Adviser: Water technicians keep utility flowing

April 23, 2022, 6:15am Clark County Life

Delivering safe and clean drinking water to tens of thousands of people isn’t exactly a 9 to 5 job. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Soil temperature key in planting

April 23, 2022, 6:06am Clark County Life

I am landscaping a new home. Is now a good time to plant everything? Read story

Elizabeth Sebastian of Little Miss Baketress sells butter mochi at the Vancouver Farmers Market.

Vancouver Farmers Market offers fun food on the fly

Elizabeth Sebastian of Little Miss Baketress sells butter mochi at the Vancouver Farmers Market.

April 22, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

I’m a grazer. I like to move around and eat little bits of a lot of things. Read story

Audition for “The Little Mermaid”

April 21, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

Journey Theater is holding auditions for “The Little Mermaid” musical, with performances at Parkrose High School Performing Arts Center in Portland on July 29, 30, Aug. 4, 5 and 6. Read story

Yakama tribal member and Shahala Middle School student Mia Bennett, 13, left, will be one of the head dancers at Saturday's Traditional Pow Wow at Clark College. Her aunt, Aiyanna Bennett, 27, is a dance and culture instructor determined to keep Yakama culture alive.

‘Powwow people’: Clark County teens among head dancers at traditional celebration

Yakama tribal member and Shahala Middle School student Mia Bennett, 13, left, will be one of the head dancers at Saturday's Traditional Pow Wow at Clark College. Her aunt, Aiyanna Bennett, 27, is a dance and culture instructor determined to keep Yakama culture alive.

April 21, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Mia Bennett, a 13-year-old Shahala Middle School student, said growing up Yakama in Vancouver sometimes means educating her school friends and teachers about her “other” identity. Read story