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This lasagna means business, with a pound of beef, 32 ounces of ricotta and mounds of mozzarella.

Dig in to luscious lasagna

This lasagna means business, with a pound of beef, 32 ounces of ricotta and mounds of mozzarella.

March 10, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Lasagna is a soul-warming meal that’s got everything: savory layers of carbs, meat, cheese and even vegetables, if you count tomato sauce, and I do. No wonder so many people find this to be the ultimate comfort food. Who doesn’t like lasagna? If that person is out there, I hope… Read story

Katie Warner, 13, shown here with her camera near Salmon Creek, was recently named the American Birding Association's 2021 Young Birder of the Year.

Check It Out: Set your spirit soaring with books about eagles

March 7, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

The first time I saw a bald eagle in person was when I moved to the Pacific Northwest. It happened while my husband and I were taking a day drive in Washington. We were newly married, and he was introducing this born-and-bred-desert-girl to the wonders of the Northwest. Read story

Matilda Stanger Overand shows off her bicycle. While machinists had adapted bicycles for women, clothing designers were farther behind. Although this model has a rear bumper to protect its rider from backsplashes, it lacks a chain guard and is a bit tall for its rider. This helps date the photo to the 1890s. Her father, John Stanger, was a Scotsman who arrived in the area with the Hudson's Bay Company in 1838.

Images From the Attic: Biking history in Clark County

Matilda Stanger Overand shows off her bicycle. While machinists had adapted bicycles for women, clothing designers were farther behind. Although this model has a rear bumper to protect its rider from backsplashes, it lacks a chain guard and is a bit tall for its rider. This helps date the photo to the 1890s. Her father, John Stanger, was a Scotsman who arrived in the area with the Hudson's Bay Company in 1838.

March 7, 2021, 5:54am Clark County Life

When Eva Woodruff and Ella Davis peddled bicycles in 1891, the local paper applauded them. That report made them the first women cyclists in Clark County — or at least first to ride “safeties,” improved bikes akin to today’s one-speeds but lacking fenders and chain guards. Read story

African violets are an easy to grow houseplant that let you bring flowers indoors.

Gardening With Allen: Houseplants’ popularity blooming

African violets are an easy to grow houseplant that let you bring flowers indoors.

March 6, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

I have noticed that individuals working from home in news broadcasts seem to almost always have live plants and flowers in the background. Is this just because of the pandemic or are people using plants more in home and office situations? Read story

Keri Buhman of C'est La Vie urges diners to reheat their restaurant takeout.

Tips for making takeout taste more like dine-in

Keri Buhman of C'est La Vie urges diners to reheat their restaurant takeout.

March 5, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

We should all be takeout experts by now, but we’re not. Collective magical thinking made us believe that our cars are like that DeLorean in the film “Back to the Future.” If we just drive fast enough from the restaurant to our home, food will go back in time to… Read story

Clark County Historical Museum’s History on Tap set for third season

March 4, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

The Clark County Historical Museum’s History on Tap series returns for a third season, exploring how Clark County’s past influences our present and speculating on how it will shape our future. Read story

Del Witters of Lyle is an expert "detectorist" -- a metal detector operator -- who travels the region locating lost jewelry and other items. During February's snowstorm he was called into action five times, and drove from his home in Lyle to locations such as Woodland, Salmon Creek, Portland and McMinnville, Ore.

The Finder of the Rings: Vancouver woman’s lost wedding band recovered

Del Witters of Lyle is an expert "detectorist" -- a metal detector operator -- who travels the region locating lost jewelry and other items. During February's snowstorm he was called into action five times, and drove from his home in Lyle to locations such as Woodland, Salmon Creek, Portland and McMinnville, Ore.

March 4, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

One Wednesday in late February, Stephanie Smipp and her dog were enjoying the cold novelty of a game of catch in the deep snow. Read story

This recipe for baked pineapple comes from my childhood piano teacher, who was as skilled in the kitchen as she was at the keyboard.

Pining for Pineapple? Try these recipes

This recipe for baked pineapple comes from my childhood piano teacher, who was as skilled in the kitchen as she was at the keyboard.

March 3, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

My childhood piano teacher, Ruth, was the loveliest person you could imagine. She gave me lessons for several years, after I got on the last nerve of my previous piano teacher, an austere man who berated me for my too-long fingernails and once yelled at me, in a fit of… Read story

An electric vehicle charging station outside the Clark Public Utilities administration building. The utility's commission approved a Transportation Electrification plan Tuesday that will include multiple programs offering rebates for vehicle charging infrastructure.

Clark Public Utilities charges up EV incentive program

An electric vehicle charging station outside the Clark Public Utilities administration building. The utility's commission approved a Transportation Electrification plan Tuesday that will include multiple programs offering rebates for vehicle charging infrastructure.

March 3, 2021, 6:03am Business

Clark Public Utilities is preparing to launch a series of incentive programs intended to supercharge local electric vehicle adoption rates. Read story