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Clark County Life

Yellow marigolds blooming in the garden.

Gardening with Allen: Color combos beautify landscape

Yellow marigolds blooming in the garden.

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

My annual flower beds have not always been as pleasing as I would like. Could you give me some suggestions on choosing flower colors and color combinations? Read story

Energy Adviser: Save time, money with native plants

May 22, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

It’s a colorful time of year in Southwest Washington, as nature’s floral lushness is on full display. If the springtime blooms have you inspired to add some vegetation to your home, choose plants that will reap the maximum benefit with the least amount of effort or resources. Read story

Vancouver seeks input on parks and recreation

May 21, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Vancouver is asking residents to share how they currently use the city’s parks, trails and open spaces and looking for suggestions on how to improve in the future. Read story

Tasting room associate Theo Squires serves a customer at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, 2021.

Tips to help you find your new favorite glass of wine in Clark County

Tasting room associate Theo Squires serves a customer at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, 2021.

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

Wine is nothing new in Clark County, where English Estate, Windy Hills, Heisen House and others have made red, white and rosé for many years. The recent addition of a cluster of tasting rooms at Vancouver’s waterfront, however, makes it easier than ever to try a variety of wines in… Read story

Grammy-award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey

Cellist joins returning maestro to close Vancouver Symphony Orchestra season

Grammy-award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey

May 20, 2021, 6:06am Clark County Life

Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey will play Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra this weekend. Read story

John and Trish McDermott of Vancouver walk in step along Officers Row.
These rhubarb delights feature fresh rhubarb with an unusual rhubarb streusel topping.

Rhubarb ‘Cakies’ a loving homage to Aunt Velma’s exquisite cookies

These rhubarb delights feature fresh rhubarb with an unusual rhubarb streusel topping.

May 19, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

My favorite thing about family gatherings wasn’t my family. I mean, they were all right, as far as that goes. I had a bevy of great-aunts and one great-uncle, Gary, who taught me how to crack my knuckles, to my parents’ continued annoyance. “Stop cracking your knuckles! You’ll get arthritis… Read story

This bike-view photo of a near-miss on Northwest Seward Road shows just how closely some drivers pass beside cyclists in the roadway who have nowhere else to go - no shoulder or bike lane. A 2020 state law requires that drivers give cyclists in the road at least 3 feet of space, if not a whole lane.

Make room for bicycles on Clark County roads

This bike-view photo of a near-miss on Northwest Seward Road shows just how closely some drivers pass beside cyclists in the roadway who have nowhere else to go - no shoulder or bike lane. A 2020 state law requires that drivers give cyclists in the road at least 3 feet of space, if not a whole lane.

May 18, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Health

Motorists passing cyclists in the road must give them at least 3 feet of space, if not a whole lane. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: A tale of two Laura Lees, intersected

May 16, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Growing up, I had never met anyone who shared my name. It was not a popular one; the only other Laura I knew was the one in the 1944 movie. Read story

Richard Moody, 75, left, and his husband, Carl Caspersen, walk near their home in southeast Vancouver. Moody, who has lived 26 years with a transplanted heart, is careful to lead a healthy lifestyle and walks daily.

Connective tissue: Vancouver man celebrates transplant anniversary, friendship with donor’s family

Richard Moody, 75, left, and his husband, Carl Caspersen, walk near their home in southeast Vancouver. Moody, who has lived 26 years with a transplanted heart, is careful to lead a healthy lifestyle and walks daily.

May 16, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

For 26 years and ticking, Vancouver resident Richard Moody has been living on borrowed time. He’ll mark the anniversary of his heart transplant on Monday. Read story