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Clark County Life

Energy Adviser: Water use changes can add up

April 27, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

With a disappointing snowpack in the mountains and a warm dry spring in the forecast, the Washington Department of Ecology recently declared a drought emergency for nearly the entire state. Read story

Gen. Philip Sheridan was one of Ulysses S. Grant&rsquo;s top commanders and a hero of the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War. He visited Vancouver both before and after the war, and at one time commanded Fort Yamhill, Ore.

Clark County history: Phil Sheridan at Fort Vancouver

Gen. Philip Sheridan was one of Ulysses S. Grant&rsquo;s top commanders and a hero of the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War. He visited Vancouver both before and after the war, and at one time commanded Fort Yamhill, Ore.

April 27, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

In 1830, John and Mary Sheridan left their leased holdings in Ireland to purchase passage across the Atlantic Ocean, emigrating to America with their two children. Their third, Philip, was born in America a year later. Eventually, he would rise to command the Army of the United States in 1888… Read story

A selection of pon de ring mochi donuts from Short and Sweet
(Photo contributed by M. Reid)

Short and Sweet: Vancouver boba spot’s new mochi doughnuts a hit

A selection of pon de ring mochi donuts from Short and Sweet
(Photo contributed by M. Reid)

April 26, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

In the early 2000s, Mister Doughnut employee Masaaki Nakamura created a garland of fried dough rounds for the Japanese chain in response to a customer survey that requested a doughnut with the chewy texture of rice mochi. Inspired by Brazilian bread pão de queijo, small ball-shaped bread that’s chewy on… Read story

This week in Clark County history, April 26

April 26, 2024, 6:00am Clark County Life

A weekly look back compiled by the Clark County Historical Museum from The Columbian archives available at columbian.newspapers.com or at the museum. Read story

Clark County health inspections, April 15-20

April 26, 2024, 6:00am Clark County Life

For more information, call Clark County Public Health at 564-397-8428 or visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/restaurant-inspection. In the health department’s scoring system, the fewer the points, the better. A perfect score is 0. The worst possible score is 418. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Artists sought for two shows at Art at the CAVE

April 25, 2024, 6:31am Clark County Life

Art at the CAVE, 108 E Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, seeks artists for its June exhibit, “The Human Race.” Two-dimensional, sculptural and video art up to three minutes long will be considered. The show centers on the human relation to the natural world. Art will be selected by jury. The deadline… Read story

Journalists and activists protest outside the headquarters of hedge fund Alden Global Capital in 2018.

‘Stripped for Parts’ NW premiere: Documentary exposes how ‘vulture’ capitalism destroys local newspapersvideo icon

Journalists and activists protest outside the headquarters of hedge fund Alden Global Capital in 2018.

April 25, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

If you’re a newspaper reader, you probably already know the depressing conventional wisdom about print journalism: It’s been on the decline for decades thanks to an obsolete business model. Given the glut of free (albeit low-quality) news and free classified advertising available on the internet, daily newspapers reliant on subscriptions… Read story

People explore the plant sale at the Home & Garden Idea Fair at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. The annual event is presented by Clark Public Utilities.
These cake doughnuts have cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and vanilla &mdash; things that would theoretically make them good.

Can you make your own cake doughnuts at home? Better question: Should you?

These cake doughnuts have cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and vanilla &mdash; things that would theoretically make them good.

April 24, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

I don’t like doughnuts that much, especially cake doughnuts. I know, I know — I might as well say I don’t like sunshine and money. I mean, I’m not crazy. I have reasons. Cake doughnuts just aren’t that exciting. They’re simply round pieces of cake. And cupcakes? Don’t get me… Read story

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County Mothers&rsquo; Day Plant Sale returns May 10-12.

Plant party: Clark County plant sales have all the green you need

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County Mothers&rsquo; Day Plant Sale returns May 10-12.

April 22, 2024, 12:53pm Clark County Life

If your yard is looking a little bare and colorless, or if your vegetable patch is forlornly plant-free, look no further than Clark County’s local plant sales. Read story