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A photo of the dirigible, Gelatine, carries a note: "Vancouver, Wash April 15, 1906; In the Good Old Summer Time a letter to you by to-morrows mail. Very Truly yours, Win." The signer was probably a Vancouver postal clerk named Wingenald "Win" Carson, who received the first batch of airmail letters ever sent eight months earlier. Upon returning, the youthful dirigible pilot, Lincoln Beachey, fought high winds. For almost two hours he floated over Clark County shattering the previous duration record by 20 minutes before landing in a field near Orchards.

Clark County History: Airships visit Vancouver in 1905

A photo of the dirigible, Gelatine, carries a note: "Vancouver, Wash April 15, 1906; In the Good Old Summer Time a letter to you by to-morrows mail. Very Truly yours, Win." The signer was probably a Vancouver postal clerk named Wingenald "Win" Carson, who received the first batch of airmail letters ever sent eight months earlier. Upon returning, the youthful dirigible pilot, Lincoln Beachey, fought high winds. For almost two hours he floated over Clark County shattering the previous duration record by 20 minutes before landing in a field near Orchards.

November 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Two airships visited Vancouver during the 1905 Lewis and Clark Exposition, and an 18-year-old flew them both. On Aug. 3, Lincoln Beachey made the first controlled flight into Washington, piloting the City of Portland. On his more memorable second voyage, he carted the first airmail on the Gelatine, although unsanctioned… Read story

U.S. Army combat veteran Jon Steinmann spends a quiet moment bonding with Windhaven Therapeutic Riding horse Belle in La Center.

Horses help veterans in Clark County rein in PTSD

U.S. Army combat veteran Jon Steinmann spends a quiet moment bonding with Windhaven Therapeutic Riding horse Belle in La Center.

November 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

On Saturdays, veteran Jon Steinmann visits a horse to heal what he calls his “hidden wound”— post-traumatic stress disorder. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Instinct kicks in on the hot seat

November 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Every one of us has a wonderful and mysterious superpower. It can help us solve problems, provide revealing insights, stimulate our creativity and generate ideas. It’s our subconscious mind. Read story

Gardening with Allen: Artificial lights can help keep house plants green in winter

October 31, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Most of my indoor plants do not thrive during the winter. Their color is lighter and duller and they lose a lot of leaves. Are there some things I can do now to keep them healthy and attractive during the next few months? Read story

Energy Adviser: Trees cause majority of power outages

October 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Clark Public Utilities line crews and servicemen are gearing up for a busy and unpredictable season that won’t let up until the early spring. Read story

Takeout food safety important, even in pandemic

October 30, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Grabbing a clamshell of tacos or a container of lasagna may feel safer than dining in a restaurant right now. Takeout, however, presents a different set of safety challenges. Read story

For maximum fun, get into the act at home with costumes and a haunted tent as the Washington State Parks Foundation live-streams a Friday night Halloween "camp-in" event.

Spooktacular fun at Washington State Parks Foundation camp-in

For maximum fun, get into the act at home with costumes and a haunted tent as the Washington State Parks Foundation live-streams a Friday night Halloween "camp-in" event.

October 29, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

If you want to provide your kids a full-on outdoor autumn experience with all the fixings — campfire and food, spooky stories and night sky gazing — while staying snug and safe indoors, the Washington State Parks Foundation has you covered Friday night. Read story

The student dancers with Dance Fusion Northwest will thrill visitors to the Doddridge familyis haunted Salmon Creek yard on Halloween night.

‘Thriller’ dancers come to Salmon Creek

The student dancers with Dance Fusion Northwest will thrill visitors to the Doddridge familyis haunted Salmon Creek yard on Halloween night.

October 29, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The students of Dance Fusion Northwest and the Doddridge family of Salmon Creek are teaming up for some delightfully scary — and socially distant — dance performances on Halloween night. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Oct. 19-26

October 28, 2020, 10:32am Clark County Life

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Use what vegetables you have on hand -- fresh, frozen or canned -- simmered with ground turkey and onion soup, topped with creamy mashed potatoes.

Meal possibilities endless in onion soup packet

Use what vegetables you have on hand -- fresh, frozen or canned -- simmered with ground turkey and onion soup, topped with creamy mashed potatoes.

October 28, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The French perfected onion soup, but America took it a step further, turning it into a space-age dehydrated and powdered substance with enough sodium to knock out a goat, conveniently tucked into a single-serving envelope. What’s not to love? Nothing, especially when you pause to consider the alarming possibility that,… Read story