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Yes, you can make your own crackers. With flour, butter and herbs, these will be the stars of your snack plate (if you don't burn them).

Get cracking making your own crackers

Yes, you can make your own crackers. With flour, butter and herbs, these will be the stars of your snack plate (if you don't burn them).

May 18, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

I’ve never made crackers before, although I’ve tried making another snack item, tortilla chips. I can’t remember how they turned out (they were, apparently, underwhelming). We go through quite a few crackers in our house, so I’m willing to give crackers a try. On the weekends when I don’t feel… Read story

Mount St. Helens' most recent eruption began in 2004 and continued until 2008.

Events mark 42nd anniversary of Mount St. Helens eruption

Mount St. Helens' most recent eruption began in 2004 and continued until 2008.

May 17, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

Wednesday marks the 42nd anniversary of the cataclysmic eruption of Mount St. Helens. Read story

Vancouver Bicycle Club President Joe Cote and club member June Yamrick review bike safety during a Road Cycling 101 session in spring 2021.

Cycling activities are on a roll in Clark County

Vancouver Bicycle Club President Joe Cote and club member June Yamrick review bike safety during a Road Cycling 101 session in spring 2021.

May 17, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Two of the Vancouver Bicycle Club’s signature activities are back for 2022. Tuesday night Road Cycling 101 sessions will build your skills and your comfort with riding on city streets. Then the Ride Around Clark County will test your ability to keep going for many miles. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Time, distance can’t weaken sisters’ bond

May 15, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

My sister phoned me out of the blue last April. I was surprised to see her name on my caller ID because I hadn’t spoken with her in over a year. Read story

In this undated photograph, Gen. Oliver Otis Howard (1832-1909) looks down at Capt. Adams, left and Lt. Geoghegan. Howard lost his right arm in 1862 at the Battle of Seven Pines. Congress awarded him the Medal of Honor for his heroic service during the battle. He was in command of the Department of Columbia, covering the state of Oregon, the Washington Territory, Alaska and part of the Idaho Territories.

Clark County History: O.O. Howard

In this undated photograph, Gen. Oliver Otis Howard (1832-1909) looks down at Capt. Adams, left and Lt. Geoghegan. Howard lost his right arm in 1862 at the Battle of Seven Pines. Congress awarded him the Medal of Honor for his heroic service during the battle. He was in command of the Department of Columbia, covering the state of Oregon, the Washington Territory, Alaska and part of the Idaho Territories.

May 15, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Maine-born Oliver Otis Howard lived in a tight spot, a realm bounded by his commitment to evangelistic Christian faith, military duty and humanitarianism. The tensions of this triad served both well and poorly throughout his life. Read story

The pandemic put the kibosh on events like the Hazel Dell Parade of Bands for the past two years. The parade returns Saturday, kicking off the 2022 summer festival season. Many events are returning, with notable exceptions.

Summer fests ready to heat up in Clark County

The pandemic put the kibosh on events like the Hazel Dell Parade of Bands for the past two years. The parade returns Saturday, kicking off the 2022 summer festival season. Many events are returning, with notable exceptions.

May 15, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

With summer sunshine winking around the corner of spring, Clark County residents are eager to get out and enjoy the fair-weather festivals they missed during the past two years. Almost all of Clark County’s big outdoor events will be back in full force, with two significant exceptions: the Recycled Arts… Read story

Check It Out: Explore the wonders of the ocean without getting wet

May 15, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

So, lately I’ve been thinking about whales. Do you ever do that? Not whales specifically, but just start thinking about something you normally don’t devote much attention to? Right now, for me, it’s all about marine mammals. Go figure. Read story

Gardening with Allen: Keep grass away from new trees

May 14, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

When I recently purchased two new trees to plant in my lawn, I was advised to keep the grass from growing next to the tree trunks. Is there some reason for this? I like the look of grass growing under trees. I have a line trimmer so I can keep… Read story

Energy Adviser: More attic insulation can pile on savings

May 14, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Looking to make your home more comfortable and efficient? The best place to begin may be hanging just above you. Read story

Alexander Toradze classical pianist.

Alexander Toradze, pianist who performed while ill at Vancouver concert, dies

Alexander Toradze classical pianist.

May 13, 2022, 5:16pm Clark County Life

Alexander Toradze, the world-renown classical pianist who suffered acute heart failure while performing with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra last month, died Wednesday at his home in South Bend, Ind. He was 69. Read story