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WanSook Thai Food is located near Doomsday Brewing Safe House in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

Clark County chefs’ food trucks offer far-flung cuisine with Northwest twist

WanSook Thai Food is located near Doomsday Brewing Safe House in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

April 9, 2021, 6:01am Business

Three chefs hailing from places as far-flung as Southeast Asia and the southern United States recently opened food trucks in Vancouver to share cuisine from their hometowns. Read story

A friendly bird enjoys a break from the spring rain from its perch at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday morning, April 8, 2021. The refuge provides 5,150 acres wintering habitat for birds migrating through the area as well as for other wildlife.

Wildlife find refuge at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

A friendly bird enjoys a break from the spring rain from its perch at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday morning, April 8, 2021. The refuge provides 5,150 acres wintering habitat for birds migrating through the area as well as for other wildlife.

April 8, 2021, 9:02pm Clark County Life

There’s a 4.2-mile auto route and two walking trails at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Read story

Odd Man Inn's mission is to help as many animals as possible find safety, rehabilitation, socialization and a forever home while giving them a voice as ambassadors for their own kind.

Washougal animal sanctuary Odd Man Inn to hoof it to Tennessee

Odd Man Inn's mission is to help as many animals as possible find safety, rehabilitation, socialization and a forever home while giving them a voice as ambassadors for their own kind.

April 8, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

A 3½-acre animal refuge near Washougal is expanding to 93 acres. The hitch is, Odd Man Inn has to move to Tennessee to make that happen. Read story

ARK stands for Acts of Random Kindness, according to Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg.

Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County’s yellow arks help to foster change for the better

ARK stands for Acts of Random Kindness, according to Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg.

April 8, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

According to the Old Testament, when all of life on Earth needed a reset, an ark carried survivors to safety. Read story

French toast is just the thing for Sunday brunch, a lovely melding of golden, egg-soaked bread and sweet toppings.

Toast of the Town: Keep it simple or go beyond standard flavored French toast

French toast is just the thing for Sunday brunch, a lovely melding of golden, egg-soaked bread and sweet toppings.

April 7, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Sundays in my childhood home meant something delicious for breakfast. Every other day we had cereal or fried eggs, but Sunday was a time to indulge. Dad usually cooked, to give Mom a break, and he tended to do things in phases. There was the slightly overdone omelette phase (possibly… Read story

McKenzie Grauer, 2, runs through rows of tulips while her mother, Brandie Grauer follows her on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Holland America Flower Gardens in Woodland. Dozens of people, including families, cyclists and Clark County residents roamed the grounds throughout the day. The Gardens include a show field, where tulips are observed and untouched, and a u-pick field where guests cut their own flowers for 50 cents each. The Gardens opened March 29 and run through Mother’s Day on May 9.

Taking time for tulips at Holland America Flower Gardens

McKenzie Grauer, 2, runs through rows of tulips while her mother, Brandie Grauer follows her on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Holland America Flower Gardens in Woodland. Dozens of people, including families, cyclists and Clark County residents roamed the grounds throughout the day. The Gardens include a show field, where tulips are observed and untouched, and a u-pick field where guests cut their own flowers for 50 cents each. The Gardens opened March 29 and run through Mother’s Day on May 9.

April 6, 2021, 5:59pm Business

Acres of tulips are blooming at Holland America Flower Gardens at 1066 S. Pekin Road, south of Woodland. Read story

Baby is a young male, 3 or 4 years old, now living in the temporary West Columbia Gorge Humane Society cat shelter at WellHaven Pet Health Mill Plain.

Leaky roof could mean new cat shelter for West Columbia Gorge Humane Society

Baby is a young male, 3 or 4 years old, now living in the temporary West Columbia Gorge Humane Society cat shelter at WellHaven Pet Health Mill Plain.

April 6, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The cats of the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society can look forward to a new place to rest their furry little heads. That’s the good news that started with bad news: the leaky roof over their old shelter at 2675 Index St., Washougal. Read story

The Salted Caramel Cheesecake and the Mint Green Monster are two of the "Freak Shakes" offered by The Yard, a milkshake bar coming to the Waterfront Vancouver this summer.

Artisan milkshake bar The Yard coming to The Waterfront Vancouver

The Salted Caramel Cheesecake and the Mint Green Monster are two of the "Freak Shakes" offered by The Yard, a milkshake bar coming to the Waterfront Vancouver this summer.

April 5, 2021, 11:10am Business

A new artisan milkshake bar is coming to The Waterfront Vancouver this summer. Read story

Leonardo and Patti Defilippis met while acting at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, but soon decided to go their own way and follow their faith. They've been creating Catholic plays, films and audio productions through their company, St. Luke Productions, for 40 years now. (Contributed by St.

Stories of the saints: St. Luke Productions, Clark County couple create religious dramas

Leonardo and Patti Defilippis met while acting at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, but soon decided to go their own way and follow their faith. They've been creating Catholic plays, films and audio productions through their company, St. Luke Productions, for 40 years now. (Contributed by St.

April 4, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

RIDGEFIELD — The wisdom of William Shakespeare just didn’t satisfy actors Leonardo and Patti Defilippis, who met in 1980 while playing supporting roles at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Read story

Everybody has a Story: Pilfering preacher’s kid learns lesson

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

It is said that Sunday’s child is full of grace. I was born not only Sunday’s child but an Easter Sunday child. A few minutes after birth, I was placed in the arms of my father, a preacher man. Read story