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Clark County Life

Clark County pros say create a scent garden to elevate your mood

July 14, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

There’s hardly anything that delights the eyes more than a well-tended garden — but what about a garden designed to delight the nose? A fragrance garden might be just the remedy for these stressful times. Read story

In Pacific Northwest, camping on rise amid coronavirus

July 12, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Mother Nature couldn’t care less about the pandemic. Summer arrived just the same. Many of us in the Pacific Northwest have grown tired of staring longingly out the window. We find ourselves wondering if it might be safe to get outside and enjoy camping. Read story

Check It Out: Books bring back simplicity

July 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

I don’t know about you, but I could use more simplicity in my life. How convenient then that today happens to be National Simplicity Day. Whether it’s too much stuff, too much information, or too many thoughts clogging the gray cells, I need less — of so many things. Henry David Thoreau felt this way, and I thought it would be very appropriate to include books by and about Thoreau… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: A tale of police overreach in The Hague

July 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The current spotlight on policing brought back my own experience of police overreach some 50 years ago in The Hague, Holland, where my husband Bill, our 11-year old son and I had just finished a two-day visit before vacationing in the British Isles. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Restore shrubs’ shape by pruning

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

My shrubs have been sheared so they are thick and unnatural. Can I do some pruning that will bring them back to their natural shape and thickness? Is now a good time to prune? Read story

Energy Adviser: Change habits to conserve energy

July 11, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

Unless your favorite hobby is reading by candlelight, you’ve probably been using more electricity in the last few months than you would have if a global pandemic weren’t underway. Read story

Restaurant owners persisting through pandemic

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

Launching a restaurant right now feels like playing a dystopian Food Network game called “Pandemic Restaurant Opening,” in which the rules constantly change and things that you need, like takeout containers or bacon, suddenly disappear. Despite these complications, several couples have recently opened food businesses in Clark County. Read story

Hockinson introduces a berry delicious fest

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

If you’re feeling like you need a lot more freshly picked, locally grown blueberries, Saturday’s Hockinson Berry Festival is custom-made for you. Read story

Market Fresh Finds: Fresh flavor flowers in artichoke heart, leaves

July 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Artichokes are an interesting flowerlike but prickly vegetable. Also known as globe artichokes, they are really the bud of a large plant from the thistle family. If it is left on the plant, the bud will become an inedible blue-violet flower. Read story

Grieving Felida woman stitches tribute to missing niece

July 9, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

Connie Wellman has feared the worst since her niece disappeared two years ago. She last saw Ashanti Conde, then 29, in February 2018. Read story