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Clark County Life

Try This: Fall Arts Show; “A Grand Night for Singing”; Pop-up Artisan Holiday Market

November 3, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Five things to do this week Read story

Trumpeter Craig Morris will perform with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra this weekend.

Trumpeter showed early flair

Trumpeter Craig Morris will perform with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra this weekend.

November 3, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Virtuoso trumpeter Craig Morris, who will perform with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra this weekend, didn’t think much of the instrument at first. Read story

For Korean landscape artist Jungmoo Ahn, painting is a spiritual experience.

Clark County artists open their doors

For Korean landscape artist Jungmoo Ahn, painting is a spiritual experience.

November 3, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Growing up in the aftermath of the Korean War, Jungmoo Ahn tried painting away his hunger, anger and loneliness, he said. Read story

Warm up on chilly autumn days with this easy, one-dish baked chicken.

That Chicken Thing is a hearty, one-dish wonder

Warm up on chilly autumn days with this easy, one-dish baked chicken.

November 2, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

I was in my mid-30s before I really learned how to cook. I taught myself by making a lot of mistakes and then I just kept making the things that tasted good. This means that, though I love trying new things, I do have a repertoire of tried-and-true recipes that… Read story

Check It Out: Pet rescue, adoption stories heartwarming

October 30, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

The first week in November celebrates National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, and I just want to send out six cheers for animal adoptions everywhere. Bark, bark, bark! Meow, meow, meow! I should probably throw in a “chirpity-chirp,” “bwok-bwok,” and “hiss-hiss” because animal adoptions involve many species. Bottom line, there are… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Fondness for baseball cemented after meeting Giants player

October 30, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

In the 1960s, if you wanted to watch baseball on TV, you watched the CBS-owned Yankees, in black and white with two camera angles and Dizzy Dean and Pee Wee Reese announcing. I learned the terms “frozen rope” (a line drive) and “dying quail” (a weak pop fly) from Diz. Read story

Camas High School student Audrey Wagner, 16, dances with friends to the music of the Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra at Providence Academy.

All that ‘Jass’ a hit at Vancouver’s Providence Academyvideo icon

Camas High School student Audrey Wagner, 16, dances with friends to the music of the Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra at Providence Academy.

October 30, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

The lush sounds and sophisticated steps of a century ago are swinging back into style at one of Vancouver’s most historical sites. Read story

Author Susan Orlean will speak at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation's 20th Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday.

Author Susan Orlean to speak at Vancouver library fundraiser

Author Susan Orlean will speak at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation's 20th Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday.

October 30, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

If pressed to sum up her 2018 “The Library Book,” journalist Susan Orlean will say, “It’s about the biggest library fire in American history, which took place in 1986 in the Los Angeles Public Library.” Read story

Lt. Oakley Kelly (1891-1966) headed the 321st Observation Squadron and improved what is now Pearson Field from 1924-1928. He won national fame as one of the pilots in the first cross-country flight setting a heavier-than-air record of under 27 hours. The two faced all sorts of flying problems, including a Midwest storm that temporarily grounded them in Indiana.

Clark County History: Lt. Oakley Kelly

Lt. Oakley Kelly (1891-1966) headed the 321st Observation Squadron and improved what is now Pearson Field from 1924-1928. He won national fame as one of the pilots in the first cross-country flight setting a heavier-than-air record of under 27 hours. The two faced all sorts of flying problems, including a Midwest storm that temporarily grounded them in Indiana.

October 30, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

In an era when six-hour coast-to-coast flights are routine, it’s difficult to imagine the first one took nearly 27 hours. On May 2, 1922, an Army Fokker T-2 airplane left Mitchel Field in New York, flying 2,625 miles then landing the next day in San Diego. The two pilots, Lt.… Read story

Gardening with Allen: Indoor blooms brighten dark days

October 29, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

My gardening wife gets moody when the weather keeps her inside. How do you cope? Read story