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Clark County Life

Clark County Fair results, Aug. 12

August 17, 2022, 1:06pm Clark County Life

The Columbian will publish Clark County Fair results online as they are received. For more results and coverage of the Clark County Fair, visit www.columbian.com/news/tag/clark-county-fair/. AG/ED AG/ED Award Agriculture & Education Winner 4H/FFA/Grange Youth Hogs Educational Display Winner Junior Livestock Auction Special Education Award Fair Court Equine Display Vegetable/Fruit/Special Crops… Read story

Clark County Fair results, Aug. 11

August 17, 2022, 12:46pm Clark County Life

The Columbian will publish Clark County Fair results online as they are received. For more results and coverage of the Clark County Fair, visit www.columbian.com/news/tag/clark-county-fair/. AG/ED AG/ED Award Agriculture & Education Winner 4H Dairy Cows Educational Display Winner 4H Vet Science/Fiber OC Floriculture 622 Best in Class/Design Trophy C. Schuldt,… Read story

Onlookers view Titan VanCoug, a corpse flower, as it blooms Wendesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Washington State University Vancouver. The rare flower only blooms for 24-48 hours. It last bloomed in 2019.

WSU Vancouver’s corpse flower blooms again in all its stinky gloryvideo icon

Onlookers view Titan VanCoug, a corpse flower, as it blooms Wendesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Washington State University Vancouver. The rare flower only blooms for 24-48 hours. It last bloomed in 2019.

August 17, 2022, 7:02am Clark County Life

Washington State University Vancouver’s campus isn’t typically as busy — or as smelly — as it was on Wednesday, as visitors streamed onto school grounds to see a rare corpse flower in full bloom. Read story

When the feta and tomatoes are done baking, stir them around to make a delectable sauce and mix in your penne and a little water.

Feta and tomato Internet sensation delivers on all counts

When the feta and tomatoes are done baking, stir them around to make a delectable sauce and mix in your penne and a little water.

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

Pasta is a non-negotiable element of our family’s culinary life. My daughter would be content to have some form of pasta for dinner or lunch (and possibly even breakfast) seven days a week. When she wishes to feed herself, she boils a pot of pasta and grates cheddar cheese over… Read story

Clark County Fair results, Aug. 10

August 16, 2022, 3:31pm Clark County Life

The Columbian will publish Clark County Fair results online as they are received. For more results and coverage of the Clark County Fair, visit www.columbian.com/news/tag/clark-county-fair/. AG/ED AG/ED Award Agriculture & Education Winner 4H Rabbits Educational Display Winner 4H Horses Special Award Best Theme Winner OC Llama 4H Dogs-Obedience  Pre Novice… Read story

Aubrey Gay, 13, of Ridgefield, front, hikes through the thick brush at Coldwater Lake while hauling sediment samples collected during the GeoGirls outdoor volcano science program summer camp on Wednesday morning.

GeoGirls all shook up at Mount St. Helens geology, tech camp

Aubrey Gay, 13, of Ridgefield, front, hikes through the thick brush at Coldwater Lake while hauling sediment samples collected during the GeoGirls outdoor volcano science program summer camp on Wednesday morning.

August 16, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Middle-school girls shouted over one another as they compared plastic jugs filled with the sediment-laden water — and smattering of insects — they had collected from an outlet of Coldwater Lake. Read story

Clark County Fair results, Aug 8

August 15, 2022, 1:18pm Clark County Life

The Columbian will publish Clark County Fair results online as they are received. For more results and coverage of the Clark County Fair, visit www.columbian.com/news/tag/clark-county-fair/. AG/ED AG/ED Award Agriculture & Education Winner Grange Educational Display Winner OC Floral Special Award Contests Contests Diaper Derby, 9-16 months Grand Prize Gift Certificates:… Read story

Check It Out: Improve memory, give brain a boost with books

August 14, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Do you have trouble remembering things? Now that I’m closer to sixty than fifty, I feel like my mind is slipping on a more regular basis. Questions: Why did I come into this room? Who told me that important thing that I can’t remember right now? And that old classic,… Read story

A downed tree provides a crossing of Calamity Creek in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Siouxon Trail the jewel of the forest

A downed tree provides a crossing of Calamity Creek in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

August 14, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

It’s well-known that forest wildfires burn in a patchwork, scorching some spots yet sparing others. Read story

Present-day re-enactors at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site demonstrate how "base ball" was played in the early days. Firing the cannon started the ball game. Game regulations before 1900 had odd attributes. Walks counted as hits in 1877. Pitchers threw underhand. A bat could be of any length the striker (batter) wanted. Between 1885 and 1893, one side of the bat could be flat. The balls were soft, so gloveless players caught them. For a time after 1900, teams selected umpires from the crowd before the first pitch.

Clark County History: Early baseball

Present-day re-enactors at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site demonstrate how "base ball" was played in the early days. Firing the cannon started the ball game. Game regulations before 1900 had odd attributes. Walks counted as hits in 1877. Pitchers threw underhand. A bat could be of any length the striker (batter) wanted. Between 1885 and 1893, one side of the bat could be flat. The balls were soft, so gloveless players caught them. For a time after 1900, teams selected umpires from the crowd before the first pitch.

August 14, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Hudson’s Bay Company employees played cricket games at Fort Vancouver, but baseball wasn’t played in the area until after the Civil War. As base ball (two words) started congealing into one word (baseball) shortly before the Civil War, it popped up still as two words across the Pacific Northwest a… Read story