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Clark County Life

This week in Clark County history

January 27, 2023, 5:13am 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

Clark County health inspections, Jan. 18-24

January 27, 2023, 5:09am Clark County Life

7-Eleven, 9914 N.E. 117th Ave., Vancouver 30 Read story

The Clark College Jazz Festival runs Jan. 26-28 at Clark College.
Vancouver's Land Bridge, photographed from above when it was new in 2008.

Bridge to forgotten voices: Confluence publishes field guide to explore Vancouver landmark

Vancouver's Land Bridge, photographed from above when it was new in 2008.

January 26, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

What do you think the banks of the Wimahl River — now generally known as the Columbia — looked and sounded like to explorers Lewis and Clark over 200 years ago? And what do you think the same site might look like 200 years from now? Read story

This rich chocolate Bundt cake gets a kick from three kinds of citrus.

Citrus gives Bundt cake zing

This rich chocolate Bundt cake gets a kick from three kinds of citrus.

January 25, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

I have a note tacked up next to my desk that says, “Go all in. The joy is the thing.” I suppose that’s a colloquial paraphrase of Ecclesiastes 9:10: “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might.” Of course, no one ever mentions the depressing second… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Pilot keeps his cool during icy flight

January 22, 2023, 6:09am Clark County Life

My cousin Ed, an avid private pilot, and his wife were living in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970s while I was living in the Sacramento Valley. When my great-grandfather died in early 1973, it was decided that Ed, his wife, my sister and I would fly together… Read story

Check It Out: Stay on track with train-related books

January 22, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Life

I read in The Columbian recently that the Great Train Show was held at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. Model train enthusiasts probably already know about this event, but I was unaware of it. The story prompted me to search the library’s catalog to see what we… Read story

With the right gear and preparation, you can enjoy hiking even in winter.

Hiking experts offer tips on where to go in Washington, what to bring outdoors

With the right gear and preparation, you can enjoy hiking even in winter.

January 22, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

It may be cold and wet. But the outdoors are still pretty great. Read story

Largely unknown today, Aimee Semple McPherson, born Aimee Kennedy in 1890, was the most widely known evangelist between 1915 and her death in 1944. Founder of the Four-Square Gospel Church, she was a complex individual. While her views were markedly progressive on religion, she was strictly conservative in her worldview, something her personal life fell short of. Regardless, her notoriety helped earn women pastorships in American churches.

Clark County History: Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson

Largely unknown today, Aimee Semple McPherson, born Aimee Kennedy in 1890, was the most widely known evangelist between 1915 and her death in 1944. Founder of the Four-Square Gospel Church, she was a complex individual. While her views were markedly progressive on religion, she was strictly conservative in her worldview, something her personal life fell short of. Regardless, her notoriety helped earn women pastorships in American churches.

January 22, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

Famous evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson rode through Vancouver streets on the city’s reddest firetruck along with the mayor and a reporter. Mayor J.P. Kiggins dubbed her honorary fire chief to one-up Los Angeles making McPherson an honorary fireman. McPherson had traveled from the Angelus Temple she founded in 1918 to… Read story

Little Art Camas invites submissions

January 22, 2023, 6:00am Clark County Life

Little Art Camas, an art show and sale in downtown Camas on March 24 and 25 with the goal of raising money for public art, is now accepting submissions. Read story