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Clark County Life

La Center farmer was taught early that animals require care

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

The first time Myrna Loy went to a keg party during young adulthood, it was for the celebration of a 21-year-old cow’s birthday. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Nov. 9-15

November 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

For more information, call Clark County Public Health at 564-397-8428 or visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/restaurant-inspection. In the health department’s scoring system, the fewer the points, the better. A perfect score is 0. The worst possible score is 418. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Kevin Taylor recently sold Birch Street Uptown Lounge, which he opened in 2010. He looked to old cocktail books to create the menu.

Maestro shakes his last Manhattan in Camas

Kevin Taylor recently sold Birch Street Uptown Lounge, which he opened in 2010. He looked to old cocktail books to create the menu.

November 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Cocktail aficionado Kevin Taylor recently sold Birch Street Uptown Lounge to the bar’s manager, Joe Corbett. Taylor opened his dimly lit, rose-strewn cocktail palace in 2010, pouring his love of cocktails into a place not known for late-night festivities — downtown Camas. Read story

This week in Clark County history

November 18, 2022, 5:17am 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

Lon Cheney in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."
Butternut squash is perfect for stuffing with rice, mushroom, onions, bacon and sage.

Get your fill of fall fave with stuffed butternut squash

Butternut squash is perfect for stuffing with rice, mushroom, onions, bacon and sage.

November 16, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

I loved stuffed vegetables. Peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, acorn and delicata squash are all delicious when stuffed. And I never met a stuffed mushroom with whom I didn’t become fast friends, even if the friendship ended with me eating the mushroom. Of course, a mushroom is a fungus and not a… Read story

Check It Out: National Book Awards coming

November 13, 2022, 6:09am Clark County Life

The 73rd National Book Awards winners will be announced Nov. 16. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Life during, after wartime

November 13, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

The first 10 years of my life were spent in war and postwar refugee camps in Germany. These years were filled with fear and trying to stay alive. Read story

Randy Studer volunteers his time to care for Wilson Bridge Cemetery. He undertakes extensive preparations for Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

Lone volunteer takes responsibility for upkeep of pioneer Wilson Bridge Cemetery

Randy Studer volunteers his time to care for Wilson Bridge Cemetery. He undertakes extensive preparations for Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

November 13, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Many living people seem to think that the environs of dead people are cared for by invisible angels. Read story

This 1922 image of the Sells-Floto Circus shows an elephant pulling a canvas-covered cage wagon into position. An octagon cage wagon is on the right. The circus, formed in the early 1900s, toured the United States as the second-largest traveling circus until 1921. That September, it was robbed of $30,000 in Vancouver by three bandits. After the heist, the American Circus Corporation absorbed Sells-Floto Circus.

Clark County History: Circus robbery in Clark County

This 1922 image of the Sells-Floto Circus shows an elephant pulling a canvas-covered cage wagon into position. An octagon cage wagon is on the right. The circus, formed in the early 1900s, toured the United States as the second-largest traveling circus until 1921. That September, it was robbed of $30,000 in Vancouver by three bandits. After the heist, the American Circus Corporation absorbed Sells-Floto Circus.

November 13, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

On Sept. 16, 1921, three trains brought the Sells-Floto Circus to Vancouver after weeks of advertising. Circus workers pitched tents on a three-block area in the Hough neighborhood starting at Harney and 19th streets. Elephants pulled up tent poles and men pulled ropes, lifting fluttering canvas for the performances. Read story