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Check It Out: Library has lots of free offerings at its website

March 22, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Well, dear readers, what a different world we live in right now. While writing last week’s column, I couldn’t imagine the changes that would and are taking place each and every day. As you probably know, the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District has closed all of its library branches to the public through at least March 31. If you haven’t seen the executive director’s message to patrons about the closures,… Read story

Quell cabin fever at Clark County parks

March 22, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

RIDGEFIELD — Of all the desperate social-distancing measures we’re being driven to these days, here’s the most extreme of all: Go outside and play. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: He proved to be lucky charm

March 22, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

I didn’t see the cowboys much when I cooked on the Idaho ranch because they usually had sack lunches. However, when asked if I wanted to go on the fall roundup I noticed Dick immediately, as he offered to help me tighten the cinch on my saddle. Think John Wayne: hot guy! Read story

Gardening with Allen: Cool-weather vegetables don’t need to wait till May to be planted

March 21, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

My neighbor is already planting vegetable seeds. Isn’t it too early to plant? Would you please explain which vegetables can be planted now? Read story

Energy Adviser: Utility commits to service

March 21, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

This is a time unlike any other, and circumstances are changing rapidly each day. Here at Clark Public Utilities we are committed to keeping the lights on for all customers and remain available for customer service 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 360-992-3000, mailbox@clarkpud.com or at clarkpublicutilities.com. Read story

Vancouver, Clark County officials: Enjoy parks, trails, but don’t touch structures

March 21, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Health

Minimize groups, maintain social distance, don’t sit on park benches or touch playground equipment. Have fun! Read story

Advice for first-time gardeners

March 21, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

I have been a homeowner for nearly 20 years, and I have yet to get into gardening. Read story

Gardens in Clark County, Portland offer respite during trying times

March 20, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need,” said the Roman philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero. With even public libraries now closed, gardens are a timeless refuge. Read story

Columbia Dance Center teacher provides classes via YouTube

March 19, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Life

In her classroom at the Columbia Dance Center, Carol Arroyo and her daughter Ava performed for an audience of none. Read story

Many Clark County restaurants offer food to go, delivery

March 18, 2020, 1:05pm Clark County Life

Gov. Jay Inslee’s order to close restaurants and bars in Washington for an indefinite period of time was a surprise to many. But, as the River Maiden T-shirt says, “Couvies Never Say Die.” Local businesses have scrambled to come up with ways to continue to feed their hungry customers and support their staff during these unusual times. Read story