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Clark County Life

Everybody Has a Story: Stinky dog makes an impression

December 5, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Last March, we had to put down my all-time favorite dog. She was 12 years old and had cancer, as well as bad legs and hips. Read story

Until her death, Maria Pambrun Barclay (1826-1890) lived a life unique among the early Washington pioneer women. She broke a prearranged marriage, spoke French and English, and her mixed Indigenous and European heritage let her bridge the two cultures.

Clark County History: Maria Barclay

Until her death, Maria Pambrun Barclay (1826-1890) lived a life unique among the early Washington pioneer women. She broke a prearranged marriage, spoke French and English, and her mixed Indigenous and European heritage let her bridge the two cultures.

December 5, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

In 1841, Pierre-Chrysologue Pambrun arranged for Cornelius Rogers to wed his 15-year-old daughter. Pambrun was the chief trader at the Hudson Bay Company’s Fort Nez Pearce at Wallula near the Whitman mission. Others didn’t agree. Read story

Gardening with Allen: Hybrid plants have advantages

December 4, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

My organic gardening friend told me I should only use organic varieties of flowers and vegetables. She said that heirloom varieties grown from collected seeds are better than hybrids and other artificially developed varieties. What varieties do you use? Read story

Energy Adviser: LED lights brighten season, save money

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

The holidays are here and that means celebrating time honored traditions with friends and family. Read story

Sentimental sap?

Have a cinematic Christmas at Clark County’s indie theaters

Sentimental sap?

December 3, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Seventy-five years after the film was released — with America more bitterly divided than ever — is it still a wonderful life? Read story

Clark College choirs seek singers

December 2, 2021, 6:06am Clark County Life

Clark College is holding open auditions for all voices for its three choirs. Read story

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 Santa drives his reindeer along the Columbia River as part of the annual Christmas Ships parade, which returns this month. (Contributed by Christmas Ships)

Christmas Ships poised to set sail on the Columbia River

Contributed by Christmas Ships 
 Santa drives his reindeer along the Columbia River as part of the annual Christmas Ships parade, which returns this month. (Contributed by Christmas Ships)

December 2, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Why wouldn’t Portland’s Christmas Ships outings qualify as America’s best holiday parade? Read story

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This Pecan Bourbon Pie is my mother's recipe, chock full of nuts and old-fashioned rolled oats.

‘Kayte’s Pecan Bourbon Pie’ paean to Mom

This Pecan Bourbon Pie is my mother's recipe, chock full of nuts and old-fashioned rolled oats.

December 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

I confess, I still have Thanksgiving on my mind, even though my Christmas decorations are now up and my husband and I have entered in our annual stalemate regarding outdoor lights. Read story

A sapling grows between precut Christmas trees earlier this month at The Tree Wisemans east of Ridgefield. Owner Bruce Wiseman said the trees were headed to the Ridgefield Lion's Club.

Standing up for tree farms in Clark County

A sapling grows between precut Christmas trees earlier this month at The Tree Wisemans east of Ridgefield. Owner Bruce Wiseman said the trees were headed to the Ridgefield Lion's Club.

November 28, 2021, 6:03am Business

When you go to a Christmas tree farm with your family, it’s not an errand. It’s an outing. Read story