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Clark County health inspections, June 1-8

June 11, 2020, 9:32am Clark County Life

Name Address Total Points 7-Eleven 12908 N.E. Highway 99, Vancouver 0 7-Eleven, grocery 12908 N.E. Highway 99, Vancouver 0 AFC Sushi at Fred Meyers 2500 Columbia House Blvd., Vancouver 0 Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar 12717 S.E. Second Circle, Vancouver 5 Burgerville 6700 N.E. 162nd Ave., Vancouver 10 Carl’s Jr… Read story

Vancouver’s Art at the CAVE explores art of the quarantine

June 11, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Pandemics may come and go, but art endures across the ages — and the human desire to create art will outlast any catastrophe. Downtown Vancouver’s Art at the CAVE (Contemporary Art Vancouver, Experimental) is stoking that desire with an open call to anyone who has created — or wants to create — art during the pandemic. The resulting works will become part of a communitywide exhibit, “Art of the Quarantine.” Read story

Carrots little past prime? Here are 3 recipes to the rescue

June 10, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Columbian reader Freya Fisher wondered what to do with carrots past their prime. Read story

Magenta Theater founder Jaynie Roberts resigns

June 9, 2020, 3:30pm Clark County Life

Jaynie Roberts, the founder and artistic director of Magenta Theater company, has resigned, the Vancouver nonprofit’s board of directors announced Tuesday. Read story

Ridgefield’s 100 Miles in 100 Days challenge calls to walkers, runners, bikers and paddlers

June 9, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

Saturday was National Trails Day, and the city of Ridgefield celebrated by launching the 100 Miles in 100 Days challenge, encouraging people across Clark County to walk, run, hike, bike or paddle 100 miles between now and Sept. 14. Read story

Couple is kiln it in Camas with Norris Arts Studio and Gallery

June 7, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

In early March — before the pandemic shutdowns — students crowded into the Norris Arts Studio and Gallery, ready to create. They moved among potter’s wheels and stacks of clay, shelves bursting with glazes and brightly colored ceramics, easels with in-progress paintings and a white-hot kiln that transformed raw clay into works of art. Business was blazing at this studio, the retirement vision of Anna and Ted Norris. Read story

Check It Out: Books address anti-racist reform

June 7, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

These are indeed troubling times. Not only are we dealing with a global pandemic, the death of George Floyd has outraged the country and prompted people to demand anti-racist reform throughout our nation. I am a firm believer that knowledge is power, so one way to better understand what is happening is to read about racism, its history and its impact. A more informed citizenry is a step in the… Read story

Gardening With Allen: When to cut back bulb leaves

June 6, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Can I cut the leaves off my daffodils and tulips now? Will that damage my bulbs? I want to move some of my bulbs. When can I do that? Is it all right to plant annual flowers where my leftover bulb leaves are? Read story

Energy Adviser: Home solar panels a bright idea

June 6, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

It wasn’t that long ago when home solar panels were thought to be more of a status symbol than a solution — something that made more of a value statement than economic sense. Read story

Newspaper wants to print your story

June 6, 2020, 5:58am Clark County Life

We have this funny idea that our readers have had a little extra time on their hands lately. Time to remember, time to reflect, time to write it all down. Read story