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Jacob Crabtree, left, Bianca Flores and Keilene Brown are Enspire Arts' 2022-23 scholarship recipients and arts ambassadors.

Scholarships from Clark County nonprofits boost young artists

Jacob Crabtree, left, Bianca Flores and Keilene Brown are Enspire Arts' 2022-23 scholarship recipients and arts ambassadors.

February 2, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

In a growing area like this one, it’s pretty typical for performers to volunteer their services. They’re motivated by ambition and joy, not by profit. And when it comes to student actors, parents often must pay registration or other fees before their kids can appear in plays staged by local… Read story

Navigator Alexander Belyakov, co-pilot Georgiy Baidukov and pilot Valery Chkalov stand by their plane on June 20, 1937, after completing a record-setting flight in Vancouver.
I made my own wontons for this warming soup. Find wonton wrappers in the refrigerated section of most grocery stores.

Wonton Celebration: Delicious dumplings are fun to make

I made my own wontons for this warming soup. Find wonton wrappers in the refrigerated section of most grocery stores.

February 1, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

To celebrate Lunar New Year, our family went to Uwajimaya Asian Market in Beaverton, Ore. We bought tea, mochi, matcha pudding and warm char siu bao (steamed buns filled with barbecued pork). We also sampled chicken wontons in a spicy chili oil sauce. They were delicious, like little meat clouds.… Read story

Picture postcards enjoyed a golden age in the first decade of the 20th century, and the Frank Matsura Photographic Studio in Okanogan sold lots and lots of them. (Contributed by Beth Harrington/"Our Mr.

‘Our Mr. Matsura’: Clark County filmmaker developing project on Washington photographervideo icon

Picture postcards enjoyed a golden age in the first decade of the 20th century, and the Frank Matsura Photographic Studio in Okanogan sold lots and lots of them. (Contributed by Beth Harrington/"Our Mr.

January 29, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

Everybody in Okanogan called him Frank. Just Frank. Some still do, although they never met him. Read story

This lunchroom shows Weinhard Brewery employees sitting around a table in about 1910. They worked nine-hour days, six days a week. Henry Weinhard (1830-1904) followed the 1891 United Brewery Workmen Contract entitling workers to free beer during their shifts, a common practice in breweries then.

Clark County History: Henry Weinhard

This lunchroom shows Weinhard Brewery employees sitting around a table in about 1910. They worked nine-hour days, six days a week. Henry Weinhard (1830-1904) followed the 1891 United Brewery Workmen Contract entitling workers to free beer during their shifts, a common practice in breweries then.

January 29, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

The first time Henry Weinhard made beer in America wasn’t in the Oregon Territory but in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 22-year-old left Wurttemberg, Germany, his birthplace, and immigrated to New York in 1852. Soon after, he headed to the Midwest. He found a thriving German community in Cincinnati with businesses —… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: New York style was cool, kind

January 29, 2023, 6:00am Clark County Life

Back when our four now adult daughters were in elementary and junior high, we made a much-anticipated, first-time family trip to New York City. Read story

Check It Out: Feathered friends in February

January 29, 2023, 6:00am Clark County Life

Did you know that among other things, February is National Bird Feeding Month? What a month — full of love, groundhogs, Presidents and birds. That’s something to tweet about! Read story

Michael Perozzo of Vice Beer lends a hand as cans of "Not Getting Any Younger" are packaged on Wednesday morning. Grocery store sales can be risky for craft brewers, since locked in prices leave no opportunity to make adjustments for increasing costs, eating into an already small profit margin.

Clark County’s craft brewers adjust to keep beer, profits flowing

Michael Perozzo of Vice Beer lends a hand as cans of "Not Getting Any Younger" are packaged on Wednesday morning. Grocery store sales can be risky for craft brewers, since locked in prices leave no opportunity to make adjustments for increasing costs, eating into an already small profit margin.

January 28, 2023, 6:05am Business

Clark County’s craft brewers are bucking a nationwide trend of increasing costs and declining sales, but they’re still being forced to rethink their business plans and are taking a cue from coffee shops as a possible future path. Read story

Gardening with Allen: Light is a plant’s wake-up call

January 28, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

In various articles you have described plants as long-day, short-day and day-neutral. Was that a reference to the number of hours of sunlight? How do plants respond to changes in day length? Read story

Energy Adviser: Research before a purchase

January 28, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

Smart shoppers do their research before making a big purchase, but in the highly specialized world of home improvement and energy savings, it can be hard to recognize when something is marketing hype or when the investment will yield cost effective results. Read story