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Begonia Viking Explorer Rose (All-America Selections)

Gardening with Allen: Begonia, petunia golden for 2022

Begonia Viking Explorer Rose (All-America Selections)

January 1, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Four new flowers have received All-America Selections awards for 2022. Read story

The Sedgwick feels like a speakeasy and serves up shareable items like this falafel scotch egg.

2021 brings new restaurants to Clark County that treat dining as an experience

The Sedgwick feels like a speakeasy and serves up shareable items like this falafel scotch egg.

December 31, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The pandemic chaos that upended restaurants settled down over the past year. Although labor shortages and supply chain disruptions continued to plague the industry in 2021, the return of indoor dining created a sense of normality. Read story

If you look carefully, you'll notice Vincent winking at you.

Immersive Van Gogh exhibition comes to Oregon Convention Center in Portland

If you look carefully, you'll notice Vincent winking at you.

December 30, 2021, 6:08am Clark County Life

If Vincent Van Gogh were alive today, this might just be how he’d want his artworks to be displayed: moving, flowing, floating, overwhelming. Read story

ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo's traditional holiday light display runs through Jan.

Try This: Zoolights, Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights Show

ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo's traditional holiday light display runs through Jan.

December 30, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Five things to do this week Read story

Warm milk with honey and spices is a soothing way to end the day.

Year of cooking family recipes teaches lessons, stirs lovely memories

Warm milk with honey and spices is a soothing way to end the day.

December 29, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Way back in January, I gave myself a challenge: Every week for a year, I’d re-create recipes I’d loved as a girl and memorable meals I’d shared with friends. The idea behind The Year of Nostalgic Cooking was to eat comforting foods associated with positive or powerful memories, connecting me… Read story

Students, including first grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers and staff as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on June 15, 2021. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children, but this year a bubble machine was used as a COVID-19 precaution.

Top photos of 2021: An unusual limbo year for Clark County

Students, including first grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers and staff as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on June 15, 2021. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children, but this year a bubble machine was used as a COVID-19 precaution.

December 26, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The past year failed to close the book on the COVID-19 pandemic, even as many Clark County residents received vaccines. We all tried to adjust to this “new normal” of mask wearing and weighing infection risk as we navigated daily life. Read story

Although blind, Emil Fries (pronounced "freeze") founded The Piano Hospital in 1949 and directed it until 1997. He stands next to the dinner bell that once rang students to meals. Students from around the world sought out his tuning technique that harmonized hands and ears to tune pianos.

Clark County History: Emil Fries

Although blind, Emil Fries (pronounced "freeze") founded The Piano Hospital in 1949 and directed it until 1997. He stands next to the dinner bell that once rang students to meals. Students from around the world sought out his tuning technique that harmonized hands and ears to tune pianos.

December 26, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

When the train from Seattle pulled into the Vancouver station early on a January morning in 1917, a blind teenager stepped onto the platform. A taxi driver bellowed to ask him if he was headed to the blind school. After a 35-cent ride, the driver let him out near the… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Late night phone call changes course of life

December 26, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

I had a degree in geology. Those were just rocks. I was at the top of the class. I wanted something more. I had dreamed my whole life about doing something in health care. Not rocks. I liked studying them, but they were not inspiring. Read story

Check It Out: ‘12 Days’ final trio includes pipers, drummers and lords

December 26, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Well, I’ve reached the end of my “Twelve Days of Christmas” series, and let me tell you, this final trio of True Love’s gifts has been challenging. In relation to the song, I can’t imagine what anyone would do with ten lords a-leaping, eleven pipers piping and twelve drummers drumming… Read story

Energy Adviser: What happens when the lights go out

December 25, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Even the most carefully maintained electric systems can experience outages, especially during extreme weather. As we settle into winter and prepare for potential snow, ice and wind storms this season, it’s important to understand what happens at Clark Public Utilities when the lights go out, and how customers can help. Read story