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Clark County Life

Energy Adviser: Get heating ready for winter

October 17, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

In case you needed a reminder, last week’s rainy, chilly weather was there to tell you, the heating season is not far away. Read story

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Market Fresh Finds: Yams are tubers to satisfy a sweet tooth

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October 16, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Life

People are often understandably confused about the difference between yams and sweet potatoes. Read story

Teammates Lois Arbogast and Julia Warren, a 2003 Skyview High School graduate, pose with a giant inflatable likeness of bacon. They compete on the reboot of "Supermarket Sweep," which premieres at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC.

Felida native competes on ‘Supermarket Sweep’

Teammates Lois Arbogast and Julia Warren, a 2003 Skyview High School graduate, pose with a giant inflatable likeness of bacon. They compete on the reboot of "Supermarket Sweep," which premieres at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC.

October 16, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

The reboot of the game show “Supermarket Sweep,” which premieres Sunday on ABC, will feature a contestant who grew up in the Felida area north of Vancouver. Read story

Rally Pizza's Vegetable Platter offers a changing combination of autumnal flavors.

Clark County chefs, brewers look beyond pumpkin spice for autumnal flavor

Rally Pizza's Vegetable Platter offers a changing combination of autumnal flavors.

October 16, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

Pumpkin spice invaded everything from kitty litter to Kraft macaroni and cheese this year. Has this trend finally gone too far? Is this the beginning of the end of its cloying sugary, cinnamon and nutmeg reign? Probably not, but here are some other flavors that may make you reconsider how fall should taste. Read story

The acoustically impressive Skyview Concert Hall at Skyview High School seats up to 1,100 people and has been the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for years. But most arts groups can't afford to lease space like this.

Clark County arts need leadership, partnerships

The acoustically impressive Skyview Concert Hall at Skyview High School seats up to 1,100 people and has been the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for years. But most arts groups can't afford to lease space like this.

October 15, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

There’s never been a shake-up of the arts, all across America, like this year’s double-whammy of a global pandemic and a nationwide protest movement against institutional racism. Read story

Moviegoers line up for Liberty Theatre's reopening screening of "The Goonies" on Friday afternoon. The theater had been closed for months due to the pandemic lockdown, but local lobbying convinced the governor's office to OK reopening with strict new safety protocols in place-- including operating at just 25 percent capacity for counties like Clark that are in the second phase of reopening.

Clark County’s independent movie theaters, chain AMC reopen doors

Moviegoers line up for Liberty Theatre's reopening screening of "The Goonies" on Friday afternoon. The theater had been closed for months due to the pandemic lockdown, but local lobbying convinced the governor's office to OK reopening with strict new safety protocols in place-- including operating at just 25 percent capacity for counties like Clark that are in the second phase of reopening.

October 15, 2020, 6:01am Business

CAMAS — Here’s the plot twist movie lovers never expected: Clark County’s struggling independent cinemas are reopening their doors while industry behemoth Regal has gone officially dark until further notice. Also reopening hundreds of cinemas across the nation, including two in Vancouver, is AMC Entertainment, the world’s largest theater operator. Read story

These meatballs are full of flavor, with a sweet sauce that gets kick from red pepper flakes.

Buttery, cheesy Ritz Crackers transform these 3 recipes

These meatballs are full of flavor, with a sweet sauce that gets kick from red pepper flakes.

October 14, 2020, 4:04pm Clark County Life

I’m going to come clean: I love those buttery round crackers named after a pricey hotel chain. I love their cheerful golden color. I love their crispy, flaky layers. I love the way they taste with cheese. I eschewed these crispy crackers for years because of their relatively high fat content, but about two days after we began our March self-quarantine, I rediscovered their comfort content. Read story

Clark County Health Inspections, Oct. 5-12

October 13, 2020, 1:42pm 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

Sherry Cianni, left, and Heather James have had to do cancer treatment without friends or family accompanying them because of COVID-19 precautions in place at clinics and hospitals.

In pandemic, breast cancer treatment a sometimes solo flight for Vancouver women

Sherry Cianni, left, and Heather James have had to do cancer treatment without friends or family accompanying them because of COVID-19 precautions in place at clinics and hospitals.

October 11, 2020, 6:05am Breast Cancer

Heather James, 50, dropped a dollop of conditioner on her chest while showering. When she wiped it off, she felt a lump. Read story

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Red signals caution and slows drivers down. Blue is relaxing and slows people down. The new crosswalk mural and pedestrian "parklet" at 12th and Main streets in downtown Vancouver are designed to improve safety and contribute to an immersive, artistic welcome to lower downtown, according to Michael Walker of Vancouver's Downtown Association.

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Red signals caution and slows drivers down. Blue is relaxing and slows people down. The new crosswalk mural and pedestrian "parklet" at 12th and Main streets in downtown Vancouver are designed to improve safety and contribute to an immersive, artistic welcome to lower downtown, according to Michael Walker of Vancouver's Downtown Association.

October 11, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Even before the pandemic, Vancouver’s Downtown Association wanted to make Main Street’s portal into lower downtown a little more cosmopolitan, welcoming and wow! Read story