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Orli Shaham (Aleks Karjaka)

Pianist returns to play with Vancouver Symphony

Orli Shaham (Aleks Karjaka)

April 22, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Acclaimed pianist Orli Shaham returns to Skyview Concert Hall this weekend to play Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Vancouver Symphony. Read story

The 30th anniversary of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington's Walk/Run for the Animals is May 1.

Walk/Run for Animals fundraiser marks 30 years

The 30th anniversary of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington's Walk/Run for the Animals is May 1.

April 22, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The Humane Society for Southwest Washington will host the Walk/Run for the Animals on May 1, the 30th anniversary of this event. Read story

The butter and sugar caramelize around the apples, leaving them a dark honey-colored brown.

Tarte Tatin: French tart like an upside-down caramel apple pie, worth a try

The butter and sugar caramelize around the apples, leaving them a dark honey-colored brown.

April 21, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Sadly, I recall none of the meals I had when I was in Paris. However, I do remember one dessert: a tarte Tatin, sort of an upside-down caramel apple pie, made by our host, an American woman who had lived in France for many years and was, if possible, even… Read story

Check it Out: Poetry perfect for any age; celebrate Poetry Month

April 18, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

April is National Poetry Month Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Wedding ring lands rainbow trout

April 18, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Recently, with a friend, I fished for rainbow trout in beautiful Battle Ground Lake. It just so happened to be on the anniversary of my wedding day with my wife Nancy, 63 years ago, at which time I had given her a wedding ring. Read story

Clark County poet laureate Armin Tolentino used to go fishing on the East Coast with his father. These days he pursues the hobby at Vancouver Lake. He's working on a series of new poems about fishing now, he said.

Clark County’s new poet laureate seeks wisdom

Clark County poet laureate Armin Tolentino used to go fishing on the East Coast with his father. These days he pursues the hobby at Vancouver Lake. He's working on a series of new poems about fishing now, he said.

April 18, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

When Armin Tolentino and a couple of friends bicycled all the way across the United States in 2007, it was boring in the best possible way, he said. Read story

After seven years' work, George Washington Goethals finished the Panama Canal in 1914, completing a task that stymied two other engineers. He commenced his first real engineering work as a lieutenant at the Vancouver Barracks, and performed many routine duties, including planning the headquarters building, designing the new post cemetery, mapping telegraph lines and creating tables marking the distances between Department of the Columbia posts. This photo was taken before his death in 1928.

Clark County History: Vancouver’s historical connection to Panama

After seven years' work, George Washington Goethals finished the Panama Canal in 1914, completing a task that stymied two other engineers. He commenced his first real engineering work as a lieutenant at the Vancouver Barracks, and performed many routine duties, including planning the headquarters building, designing the new post cemetery, mapping telegraph lines and creating tables marking the distances between Department of the Columbia posts. This photo was taken before his death in 1928.

April 18, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Maybe his middle name, Washington, foretold George W. Goethals’ (1858-1928) assignment to the Vancouver Barracks during 1882-1884. As the sole engineer under ill-tempered Brig. Gen. Nelson Miles, district commander, he was expected to be the Columbia District’s engineering mastermind. The recent West Point graduate faced large swaths of unmapped land… Read story

Energy Adviser: StreamTeam Earth Day Fest reimagined

April 17, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

In what would be its 27th anniversary event, the organizers behind Clark Public Utilities’ StreamTeam Earth Day Fest faced a serious dilemma — how to, in the midst of an ongoing pandemic, keep a community tradition not just alive, but exciting, inspiring and safely socially distant for those who’d participate? Read story

Rows of green vegetables grow a community garden.

Gardening with Allen: Raised grow boxes great for area

Rows of green vegetables grow a community garden.

April 17, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Do you think raised grow boxes are a good approach for growing vegetables in our area? Read story

From top: Chicken teriyaki, sweet hot chicken teriyaki, rib-eye beef bulgogi, chicken bulgogi (Photos contributed by Gogi Grill)

‘Melting pot of Rice Time and Hana’ now Gogi Grill in Camas

From top: Chicken teriyaki, sweet hot chicken teriyaki, rib-eye beef bulgogi, chicken bulgogi (Photos contributed by Gogi Grill)

April 16, 2021, 6:03am Business

Contrary to popular belief, Hana in downtown Camas didn’t close. The space is still owned and operated by the Park family, which has been serving Korean food and teriyaki since 2017. Read story