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With three bananas and a cup of chocolate chips, this banana bread will make you fall in love.

Go to the dark side with decadent chocolate chocolate banana bread

With three bananas and a cup of chocolate chips, this banana bread will make you fall in love.

February 14, 2024, 6:04am Clark County Life

I have been on a banana kick lately, adding America’s favorite starchy fruit to waffles and slicing them up with honey-drizzled millet for breakfast. I’ve also stumbled across another banana recipe that has met and exceeded all my requirements for both bananas and chocolate. I’m talking about chocolate chocolate chip… Read story

Inside the box was a golden treasure chest, which could be exchanged for the real treasure: coins, gems, fossils, historical currency and other items.

X didn’t mark the spot but Vancouver couple win national treasure hunting contest

Inside the box was a golden treasure chest, which could be exchanged for the real treasure: coins, gems, fossils, historical currency and other items.

February 13, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

If you thought treasure hunting was just for pirates, you haven’t met Vancouver couple Dustin White, 41, and Deidra White, 38. Read story

Abby Prudente of Vancouver, 11, looks up at the solar eclipse Aug. 21, 2017, from Fort Vancouver.

Knock-out view: Swath of country prepping for eclipse; Northwest gets a slice

Abby Prudente of Vancouver, 11, looks up at the solar eclipse Aug. 21, 2017, from Fort Vancouver.

February 13, 2024, 6:02am Clark County Life

The sun is about to pull another disappearing act across North America, turning day into night during a total solar eclipse. Read story

Mekhi Newhouse, 21, left, and Jade Pennington, 20, got matching hummingbird tattoos on their hands at Dark Star Tattoo in 2022.

A love story in ink: Ridgefield couple memorializes moment with matching tattoos

Mekhi Newhouse, 21, left, and Jade Pennington, 20, got matching hummingbird tattoos on their hands at Dark Star Tattoo in 2022.

February 10, 2024, 6:13am Clark County Life

Valentine’s Day is just four days away and love is in the air. For some people, it’s also on the skin. Could there be a more romantic gesture than choosing to be marked for life? The lucky couple will never forget the passion that made an indelible impression on their… Read story

Gardening with Allen: Here’s how to prune fruit trees

February 10, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

My fruit trees have not been pruned for two or three years. Could you give me some suggestions on how to prune them? Read story

Check It Out: Valentine’s can be more than roses and chocolates

February 10, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

Love is complicated. It can feel wonderful or terrible; it can make your toes tap or crush your soul. And Valentine’s Day, like love, can be filled with romance and joy or be a painful reminder of love lost. Oh, l’amour, l’amour. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Stolen kiss was meant for idol

February 10, 2024, 6:02am Clark County Life

I can never claim to have had a brush with a celebrity. My wife, Helen, came close. Read story

A crowd of 20,000 people gathered at Pearson Airfield and along the shore of the Columbia River for its 1925 dedication. As far as can be established, its namesake, Lt. Alexander Pearson, never set foot on the field or in Vancouver.

Clark County history: Army Air Service Lt. Oakley Kelly

A crowd of 20,000 people gathered at Pearson Airfield and along the shore of the Columbia River for its 1925 dedication. As far as can be established, its namesake, Lt. Alexander Pearson, never set foot on the field or in Vancouver.

February 10, 2024, 6:02am Clark County Life

Army Air Service Lt. Oakley Kelly finagled the War Department into naming Vancouver’s airport after fellow aviation pioneer Lt. Alexander Pearson, who died Sept. 2, 1924, testing a prototype aircraft for the Army. Read story

Birreria La Vaquita Food Truck outside Kalama's Mountain Timber Market serves the Chinook Sampler.

Marvelous market: Mountain Timber Market now open in Kalama serves up sweets, wine and more

Birreria La Vaquita Food Truck outside Kalama's Mountain Timber Market serves the Chinook Sampler.

February 9, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

Mountain Timber Market at the Port of Kalama recently opened. It features a bakery, coffee shop, culinary goods store, chocolate shop, wine tasting room and two stellar food trucks. The market sits on the Columbia River with a trail that leads to McMenamins Kalama Harbor Lodge and Ahles Point Cabin,… Read story

This week in Clark County history

February 9, 2024, 6:00am Clark County Life

A weekly look back compiled by the Clark County Historical Museum from The Columbian archives available at columbian.newspapers.com or at the museum. Read story