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Parent helper Sarah Stowe gives Aurora Lund, 3, a pump of hand sanitizer following snack time on Tuesday at the Camas-Washougal Parent Co-Op preschool. All students received hand sanitizer after snack time before returning to coloring projects.

Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op faces hard times, deadline

Parent helper Sarah Stowe gives Aurora Lund, 3, a pump of hand sanitizer following snack time on Tuesday at the Camas-Washougal Parent Co-Op preschool. All students received hand sanitizer after snack time before returning to coloring projects.

January 17, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

The Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op, the oldest continuously operating preschool in Clark County, survived World War II and the Great Recession. Whether it survives the COVID-19 pandemic, however, remains to be seen. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Young musicians leave lasting impression

January 17, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

The orchestra members, all dressed in formal black suits, sit quietly, their instruments at the ready. They form a large half circle around the conductor like a colony of penguins at attention. The conductor raises his baton, bringing a hushed readiness. Then, after a pause, he sweeps his baton down.… Read story

Creme Brulee shallot

Gardening with Allen: Top honors go to trio of tasty veggies

Creme Brulee shallot

January 16, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Three new vegetables have been given awards by All-America Selections, the nonprofit testing organization for new flowers and vegetables. Read story

Kinnikinnik is a longtime favorite, evergreen groundcover with all season interest in the garden.

Pretty, practical native plants perfect for Clark County

Kinnikinnik is a longtime favorite, evergreen groundcover with all season interest in the garden.

January 16, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

One glance out the window confirms that this is winter’s bleakest part, but that’s why it’s the best time to start thinking about how beautiful your summer garden will be with new native plants. Read story

Energy Adviser: Many ways to give, receive energy aid

January 16, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

In Clark County, households across our communities continue to struggle to make ends meet as they endure ongoing financial hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Vegan breakfast sandwiches from River Maiden, Dev's Coffee Bar and Seize the Bagel.

Clark County menus offer tasty plant-based breakfast options that can satisfy the unsuspecting

Vegan breakfast sandwiches from River Maiden, Dev's Coffee Bar and Seize the Bagel.

January 15, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Over the past year, vegan breakfast sandwiches appeared on menus throughout Clark County. Vegan-curious, I tried every one that I could find. Expecting substitutes with odd textures attempting to taste like their meat, dairy and egg cohorts, I was pleasantly surprised to find many tasty plant-based options that would fool… Read story

Competition winners get turns in Vancouver Symphony spotlight

January 14, 2021, 9:43am Clark County Life

The winners of last year’s Young Artist Competition, violinist Hanami Froom, pianist Jacob Nenow and oboist Ben Price, are finally getting their due. Because of the pandemic, their scheduled appearance as soloists with the Vancouver Symphony was delayed until this weekend. Read story

Tickets at half-price as Oregon Zoo reopens

January 14, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

The Oregon Zoo reopened to limited walk-thru visitors last month. To help families suffering from the pandemic's financial blow, now the zoo is offering half off the usual admission of $12.95 for kids and $17.95 for adults. Read story

While much of the forest near Eagle Creek is charred, some areas of forest greenery survived the 2017 wildfire. The forest floor has also started its revival.

Eagle Creek trail reopens after damage for 2017 wildfirevideo icon

While much of the forest near Eagle Creek is charred, some areas of forest greenery survived the 2017 wildfire. The forest floor has also started its revival.

January 14, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

With water dripping off the mossy gorge walls above Eagle Creek, it's hard to believe that spot was once an inferno. Read story

Hoppin' John is a Southern dish of African origin that's often served to mark the New Year. Whoever finds the penny hidden in their portion is said to have good luck all year long.

Hoppin’ John a Southern dish with tradition, nostalgia attached

Hoppin' John is a Southern dish of African origin that's often served to mark the New Year. Whoever finds the penny hidden in their portion is said to have good luck all year long.

January 13, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Hoppin’ John, a Southern dish of African origin made with black-eyed peas, onions, bacon and rice, was a New Year’s tradition in my childhood home. My mom would make it in a big black skillet and toss a penny in right before serving. Whoever found the penny would supposedly have… Read story