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Clark County Life

Check it Out: Summer reading adventure begins

June 12, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

It isn’t officially summer until the library’s annual summer reading program launches, so I am excited to say that “Summer at Your Library” begins on June 15th — yahoo! Running through August 15th, learn more about this fun and interactive event for kids and teens by visiting www.fvrl.org and clicking… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Disney trip brings back memories of son

June 12, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

“Let’s go on Space Mountain!” Isabel yelled. “The line isn’t long.” Read story

Kalama's iconic totem poles in Marine Park were carved by members of the Lelooska family.

‘A Little Slice of Heaven’: Day trip to Kalama reveals charms aplenty

Kalama's iconic totem poles in Marine Park were carved by members of the Lelooska family.

June 12, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

This city is a mere 30-minute drive north of Vancouver, and yet our family hasn’t considered it more than a brief stop on the way to Seattle. We’ve grabbed a quick bite at the Burger Bar and waited ages for a table at McMenamins Kalama Harbor Lodge. Other than that,… Read story

John Crass (in white shirt) stands near a helper, each holding two horses at a livery stable at 214 West Fourth St. in Vancouver. Besides horse and buggy rentals, livery stables were often a sort of community center offering after-hours entertainment from bawdy performances to pugilistic combat. During the day, they proved a reliable source for county gossip and rumors.

Clark County History: Livery stables

John Crass (in white shirt) stands near a helper, each holding two horses at a livery stable at 214 West Fourth St. in Vancouver. Besides horse and buggy rentals, livery stables were often a sort of community center offering after-hours entertainment from bawdy performances to pugilistic combat. During the day, they proved a reliable source for county gossip and rumors.

June 12, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

During the late 1800s, passing by any Vancouver, Camas, Ridgefield, La Center or Amboy livery stable would clear your sinuses. But, then again, perhaps the pungency was diluted by the livestock drippings and droppings left on the streets and the waste residents pitched onto the roadway, awaiting the rain to… Read story

Energy Adviser: Delivering power a matter of balance

June 11, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Flick a switch, plug in your phone, turn on the AC and there it is — the electricity that animates nearly every aspect of our lives. Read story

Gardening with Allen: Tips for a beautiful lawn

June 11, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Most of my neighbors have a landscaper mow their lawns, have a spray service or both. I still do everything myself. Could you give me some suggestions for making my lawn as healthy and attractive as possible? Read story

Los Alambres is among the eateries participating in Tacos in the Park.

Tacos in the Park kicks off festival season in Vancouver’s Esther Short Park

Los Alambres is among the eateries participating in Tacos in the Park.

June 10, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Tacos in the Park kicks off festival season in Vancouver’s Esther Short Park today. The weekend-long event will serve up tacos, tequila, craft beer and live music, including a performance by country singer Britnee Kellogg. Read story

Clark County health inspections, May 31 – June 7

June 10, 2022, 5:16am Clark County Life

Arby’s, 221 N.E. 104th Ave., Vancouver 0 Read story

Democratic North Dakota state legislator Ruth Buffalo speaks during the fifth annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women March, in February 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Documentary depicting plight of Indigenous women to be screened in Ridgefield

Democratic North Dakota state legislator Ruth Buffalo speaks during the fifth annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women March, in February 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn.

June 9, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Interstate 5 is a typical “sad highway” in America, said Duana Johnson of Vancouver. It’s a corridor where Indigenous women and girls who have been lured, duped, entrapped or outright kidnapped are frequently trafficked, she said. Read story

Woodland Planters Days' frog jump goes back 55 years.

Woodland’s Planters Days marks 100 years with fireworks, frog jump

Woodland Planters Days' frog jump goes back 55 years.

June 9, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Turning 100 years old is a big deal, and Woodland Planters Days is no exception. After two years of online events due to COVID-19 safety concerns, Woodland’s beloved annual festival is back with a bang — literally. Read story