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Market Fresh Finds: Explore possibilities with versatile peppers

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August 7, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

One of my favorite vegetables comes in a rainbow of colors. Bell peppers brighten any recipe, both visually and in flavor. This versatile vegetable was one of the first vegetables explorers brought back to Europe from the New World in 1493 Read story

Vintage illustration shows leaders in the women's suffrage movement in New York City securing signatures for petitions to be presented to the constitutional convention.

Membership grows as League of Women Voters of Clark County marks 100 years

Vintage illustration shows leaders in the women's suffrage movement in New York City securing signatures for petitions to be presented to the constitutional convention.

August 6, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

The League of Women Voters of Clark County turns 100 this year, but the organization is anything but history. Read story

This Chocolate Raspberry Gelatin Mold calls for chocolate pudding, but vanilla or other flavors can also be used. Try orange gelatin with vanilla pudding for a summery creamsicle taste.

Get Jiggly with old school gelatin molds

This Chocolate Raspberry Gelatin Mold calls for chocolate pudding, but vanilla or other flavors can also be used. Try orange gelatin with vanilla pudding for a summery creamsicle taste.

August 5, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

It will come as no surprise that the pandemic has me feeling nostalgic about the dishes served at large social gatherings – backyard barbecues, church potlucks, family reunion picnics, Thanksgivings and Christmases and Fourths of July. In my youth, every one of these events invariably featured a festive gelatin mold, usually made by a grandma who had been turning out these fancy jigglers since they were fashionable in the ’50s. Read story

Clark County health inspections, July 27-Aug. 4

August 4, 2020, 12:24pm Clark County Life

For more information, call Clark County Public Health at 564-397-8428 or visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/restaurant-inspection. In the health department’s scoring system, the fewer the points, the better. A perfect score is 0. The worst possible score is 418. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Asian giant hornet.

Painful sting, Asian giant hornets aren’t big killers

Asian giant hornet.

August 4, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Asian giant hornets have captured our imagination, and people are spotting them everywhere. Or at least they think they are. Read story

Writer, artist and fragrance expert Catherine Haley Epstein in her Camas studio.

Camas fragrance expert knows noses

Writer, artist and fragrance expert Catherine Haley Epstein in her Camas studio.

August 2, 2020, 6:30am Clark County Life

Publications like Scientific American and Psychology Today have examined our sense of smell and its emotion-triggering component, and many books tout the connection between fragrance, memory and mood. Companies sell scented candles, household cleaners and mindset-enhancing essential oils. Workplaces and medical clinics purchase scent-diffusing systems to make employees more productive or patients more relaxed. Read story

Everybody has a Story: A hard day’s night back in Sixty-Four

August 2, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

We didn’t set out to see the Beatles. And we didn’t, even though we were right there at the concert. Read story

Check it Out: You can color yourself happy

August 2, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Well, it’s officially August, and the world is still a crazy place. When we started to see the pandemic take hold in Washington in March, I thought everything would be back to normal by the summer. Now that we’re in the final weeks of summer, I have to wonder if normalcy (in this case I define “normalcy” as the pre-COVID-19 world), is ever going to return? Thinking this way stresses… Read story

The first Chinese American woman to earn a pilot license, Leah Hing, is reunited with the airplane her father bought her in 1931. After a crash, it disappeared.

Clark County History: First Chinese American woman pilot

The first Chinese American woman to earn a pilot license, Leah Hing, is reunited with the airplane her father bought her in 1931. After a crash, it disappeared.

August 2, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

In 1934, Leah Hing (1907-2001) became the first Chinese American woman to earn a pilot’s license. Read story

Ajuga in bloom (Allen Wilson)

Gardening with Allen: Ground covers can replace lawn

Ajuga in bloom (Allen Wilson)

August 1, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

I have shady and sloping areas where it is difficult to maintain a lawn. I have been told that ground covers could be a better choice. What kinds would you recommend? Read story