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Clark County Life

Gardening with Allen: Get your garden ready for fall

September 4, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

What should I be doing in the garden to get ready for fall? Read story

Energy Adviser: Utility offers customers help for water, power bills

September 4, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

When money’s tight, balancing your budget and keeping your bills paid can be a serious challenge. If you’re struggling to stay current with your utility bills, call Clark Public Utilities. Read story

Waste Connections' new RecyclePlus service collects items that can't go in the blue bins.

Waste Connections launches RecyclePlus program in Vancouver

Waste Connections' new RecyclePlus service collects items that can't go in the blue bins.

September 3, 2021, 6:01am Business

Conservation-minded Vancouver residents now have not one but two new services that collect hard-to-recycle items. Read story

Author Stephen Altschuler in 1977, age 32, and his home in the New Hampshire woods.

Vancouver author’s memoir describes 3-year sojourn in backwoods cabin

Author Stephen Altschuler in 1977, age 32, and his home in the New Hampshire woods.

September 2, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Spending the past pandemic year-and-a-half year stuck inside a small east Vancouver apartment really didn’t phase author Stephen Altschuler. In the late 1970s, Altschuler opted for a stretch of self-imposed exile from the world of people that was much longer and much lonelier. Read story

A Go-Go Guava Gose at 54-40 Brewing Company.
Hot buttered toast is merely a sophisticated jam delivery system.

Forgiving freezer jam offers second chances, preserves all of summer’s sweetness

Hot buttered toast is merely a sophisticated jam delivery system.

September 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Jam-making was treated with utmost seriousness in my family. My grandmother grew up at least partly in an era without refrigeration, so preserving the summer’s bounty to consume in the winter was a matter not just of pleasure but also of necessity. Read story

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OHSU sleep specialist: Naps can improve wakefulness, effectiveness and cheerfulness

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August 31, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

When I confessed that I take the occasional afternoon nap, sleep medicine specialist Kim Hutchison, M.D., sweetly scolded me for seeming apologetic about it. Read story

DeeAnn Stansbury and her husband, Brett, join their dog, Clover, as they look over the main venue space at the new Cloverlane Mercantile & Event Center in Hockinson. The space was formerly the Hockinson Finn Hall.

Hockinson site transformed into cafe, sports bar, ballroom

DeeAnn Stansbury and her husband, Brett, join their dog, Clover, as they look over the main venue space at the new Cloverlane Mercantile & Event Center in Hockinson. The space was formerly the Hockinson Finn Hall.

August 30, 2021, 6:05am Business

HOCKINSON — DeeAnn and Brett Stansbury are transforming the historic Finn Hall into Cloverlane Mercantile & Event Center, with a cafe, sports bar, small retail space and upstairs ballroom each with its own elaborate theme. Read story

Check It Out: Titles that help you, kids go vroom

August 29, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

It’s time for another school year to begin. How time flies! Pretty soon fall will arrive, then Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, 2022 — OK, I’m not going to panic. This happens every year, so we should all be used to it by now, right? Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Flying object spotted in Montana

August 29, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

The recent government report about unidentified flying objects reminds me of the mid-1970s, when I was working out of Hamilton, Mont., developing a new hot springs resort: Sleeping Child Hot Springs. Read story