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Natural light fills the great room of Aletta, built by Rivercrest Construction.

Try This: Parade of Homes; Salgado; model trains; safety fair; Yacolt Burn

Natural light fills the great room of Aletta, built by Rivercrest Construction.

September 22, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

Here are five things to do this week. Read story

Authentic Portuguese Tarts are made with a sugar syrup and thickened with flour. These tarts rely on cornstarch and a bit of custard powder, plus six egg yolks.

Make Portuguese tarts, pronto

Authentic Portuguese Tarts are made with a sugar syrup and thickened with flour. These tarts rely on cornstarch and a bit of custard powder, plus six egg yolks.

September 21, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

We just returned from a week on Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia, including two glorious days in Victoria. We ate our way around the city, enjoying various British delights: fish and chips on Fisherman’s Wharf, shepherd’s pie at a bustling pub and buttermilk scones at the… Read story

This image provided by NASA shows a false color composite image of Jupiter obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope on July 27. The planet's rings and some of its small satellites are visible along with background galaxies.

Supergiant planet Jupiter can’t be missed as it crosses the night sky

This image provided by NASA shows a false color composite image of Jupiter obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope on July 27. The planet's rings and some of its small satellites are visible along with background galaxies.

September 20, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

In Arthur C. Clarke’s novel “2010: Odyssey Two,” the science fiction mastermind elegantly posits that the heart of giant planet Jupiter is carbon so intensely compressed by the force of gravity, it has hardened into something incredibly valuable and rare. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Toddler inventive in finding right word

September 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Most families have examples of one or more children mispronouncing a given name, thus making “Uncle Terwilager” into “Unka Ger.” Sometimes these names stick and a family member gets a permanent nickname. Or a toddler will say something like “busghetti” instead of spaghetti. Read story

James A. Munday, a Civil War Confederate cavalryman and prisoner of war, was a short man who had a big effect on Clark County. He championed better roads, the Interstate Bridge, and the construction of a port along the Columbia River. In this photo, "Colonel" Munday, right, speaks with Oregon Gov. James Withycombe, left, and Henry Pittock, center, Oregonian publisher, at the Dalles-Celilo Canal Opening Celebration in May 1915.

Clark County History: Confederate makes good

James A. Munday, a Civil War Confederate cavalryman and prisoner of war, was a short man who had a big effect on Clark County. He championed better roads, the Interstate Bridge, and the construction of a port along the Columbia River. In this photo, "Colonel" Munday, right, speaks with Oregon Gov. James Withycombe, left, and Henry Pittock, center, Oregonian publisher, at the Dalles-Celilo Canal Opening Celebration in May 1915.

September 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

President Grover Cleveland appointed a former Confederate officer as special agent of the General Land Office for the Washington Territory in 1885. During the Civil War, Lt. James A. Munday (1843-1918) led a Tenth Kentucky Cavalry company against Union troops until he was captured and imprisoned for the duration. Read story

Check It Out: Get your card because libraries rock

September 17, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and that means one thing: a library card gives you super powers. Check out the library’s web site, www.fvrl.org, and you’ll find out how a library card saves you money. That’s a super power right there. But there’s more. Back in September 2018 I… Read story

Gardening With Allen: Bulbs can add to any landscape

September 17, 2022, 5:41am Clark County Life

We live in a new home with a nice landscape, but it does not have any spring flowering bulbs. Could you give us some ideas on where and how to add bulbs to our landscape? Read story

Energy Adviser: Utility offers help with energy bills

September 17, 2022, 5:37am Clark County Life

The representatives in Clark Public Utilities’ Community Care Department, better known as ComCare, are specially trained to help customers get assistance with their utility bills — regardless of how they heat their homes. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Sept. 7-13

September 16, 2022, 6:05am Business

Clark County health inspections, Sept. 7-13 Read story

Check It Out: Show your appreciation for pianos, music

September 11, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

I feel the need to tickle the ivories. Why is that? Because September is National Piano Month, and I’m all keyed up. Well, I like to think I’m ready to play a few scales and simple melodies on the ol’ spinet, but in truth, I haven’t played in a very… Read story