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Zahi Mitri, M.D., M.S., is an OHSU School of Medicine assistant professor and a medical oncologist at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland.

New breast cancer approach: Self-defense

Zahi Mitri, M.D., M.S., is an OHSU School of Medicine assistant professor and a medical oncologist at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland.

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

After decades of going after breast cancer with chemotherapy — the medical equivalent of a sledgehammer, smashing everything in its path — scientists are developing and deploying gentler, finer, more targeted tools that work better and cause fewer side effects. They’re learning how to blend and customize medications and treatment… Read story

Breast cancer survivors Sherry Stose of Ridgefield, right, and Susan Pagel of Vancouver.

Sisterhood of breast cancer survivors leads the way

Breast cancer survivors Sherry Stose of Ridgefield, right, and Susan Pagel of Vancouver.

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

Sherry Stose was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly a decade ago, but she still recalls her gut reaction. Read story

Energy Adviser: Savings can surprise for switch to electric car

October 9, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Meet Pat, the most average driver in Washington state. Pat’s car is about 12 years old and gets right around 20.5 miles per gallon. Of course, the actual mileage varies depending on what the day brings, but that’s what Pat figured out after calculating the fuel consumed after driving about… Read story

Gardening with Allen: Nature is ally for fall planting

October 9, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

We recently moved into a new home. Can we start landscaping now or should we wait until spring? Read story

Pumpkin patches in Clark County are ready for fun in the fall.

Clark County pumpkin patches pump up the fun

Pumpkin patches in Clark County are ready for fun in the fall.

October 8, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

It’s true that there aren’t as many pumpkin patches as there used to be in our area, but the ones that remain are powerhouses of pumpkin-fueled joy. If you love nothing more than a proliferation of orange gourds — plus hayrides, corn mazes, farm animals and barrel trains — look… Read story

Saap's His & Hers with pisco, yazu liqueur and raspberry syrup; Dolce Passione with vodka, Cava, passionfruit, and vanilla.

Cocktails top notch at Saap in Vancouver

Saap's His & Hers with pisco, yazu liqueur and raspberry syrup; Dolce Passione with vodka, Cava, passionfruit, and vanilla.

October 8, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

On a recent Sunday evening, I visited Saap Fusion Kitchen, which opened earlier this year in the space at Grand Central Retail Center that housed Lapellah for 12 years. Read story

The Marshall family house in Camas is decorated for  Halloween.

Be a part of The Columbian’s list of houses decorated for Halloween

The Marshall family house in Camas is decorated for  Halloween.

October 8, 2021, 5:58am Clark County Life

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing and the ghouls are stirring, and we want to know where. The Columbian is preparing a list of houses with spooky Halloween decorations. If you have a home you want included in the list, please let us know by Oct. 14. Email… Read story

The Clark County Historical Museum's haunted walking tours will wind through downtown Vancouver, with spooky stories along the way.
"Warren Miller: Winter Starts Now" features great snowriding by athletes of all ages and abilities.

Beautiful colors, big fears on Clark County’s indie cinema screens in October

"Warren Miller: Winter Starts Now" features great snowriding by athletes of all ages and abilities.

October 7, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Remember the good old Renaissance, when dogma gave way to progress, when ignorance gave way to great science and art? Read story

The cast of "Dancing With the Stars" Season 25.

‘Dancing with the Stars’ live tour coming to ilani

The cast of "Dancing With the Stars" Season 25.

October 6, 2021, 8:38am Clark County Life

“Dancing with the Stars — Live Tour 2022” will perform at 7 p.m., March 20, 2022, in ilani’s Cowlitz Ballroom. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today. Read story