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In 1911, a Vancouver couple planned their marriage 1,000 feet in the air despite worries that only earthbound nuptials might be legitimate. Their contested wedding plans never took off. Instead, they wed with their feet on the ground in front of a flightless screw-prop airplane that never flew and never would.

Images From the Attic: Clark County History

In 1911, a Vancouver couple planned their marriage 1,000 feet in the air despite worries that only earthbound nuptials might be legitimate. Their contested wedding plans never took off. Instead, they wed with their feet on the ground in front of a flightless screw-prop airplane that never flew and never would.

October 17, 2021, 6:28am Clark County Life

The 1911 wedding invitation didn’t seem anything more than ordinary. The bride had the announcement printed in difficult-to-read Germanic script. Unravelling it reveals Henry H. Claassen and Nina C. Stanley announced their marriage in Vancouver on Saturday, Oct. 7. It’s the smaller, legible, sans serif print in all capitals at… Read story

Why did actress playing Nic on ‘The Resident’ leave?

October 17, 2021, 6:26am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

From left, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd in the film, "Ghostbusters." (Columbia Pictures)

The 7 best Bill Murray movies feature laughs, heartbreak

From left, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd in the film, "Ghostbusters." (Columbia Pictures)

October 17, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

The great Pauline Kael had Bill Murray’s number way back in 1984. Read story

Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges in "The Last Duel." (Patrick Redmond/20th Century Studios)

Jodie Comer talks difficult ‘Last Duel’ scenes, parents

Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges in "The Last Duel." (Patrick Redmond/20th Century Studios)

October 17, 2021, 6:04am Life

When Jodie Comer was 12 years old, she tried out for the annual drama festival in her native Liverpool, England. It was her first foray into acting outside the classroom. Read story

"Dog and His Boy" by artist Parmalee Cover is on display at Art at the CAVE this month as part of the "Pet Project" exhibit, a fundraiser for the Humane Society.

Pet Project: Art exhibit pawses to honor work of Humane Society for Southwest Washington

"Dog and His Boy" by artist Parmalee Cover is on display at Art at the CAVE this month as part of the "Pet Project" exhibit, a fundraiser for the Humane Society.

October 17, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The animals that share our homes and lives offer us companionship, comfort and affection. They’re also endlessly entertaining and pretty darn adorable. Art at the CAVE has unleashed this love of companion animals with its current exhibit, “Pet Project,” on display through Oct. 30 at its downtown Vancouver gallery. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Rhode Island for the win

October 17, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

My husband and I taught our children to play games such as “Alphabet” and “I Spy,” during long car trips. The small prizes awarded, such as the choice of where to eat dinner or which flavor of ice cream to buy, were sometimes just enough to get the tired kids… Read story

Check It Out: Travel guides help get you going for fall fun

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

Taking a drive to look at the fall colors is well worth the time. We took one recently traveling along two-lane roads that wind around Mount Hood, and the eye candy was spectacular. Splashes of red, orange, yellow deciduous leaves interspersed within groves of evergreens proves, in my opinion, that… Read story

The cruise industry says it’s safer than other vacations. We talked to COVID experts

October 17, 2021, 6:00am Business

When the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, there was practically no worse place to be than a cruise ship. Today, as COVID-19 still lingers around the world, cruise industry leaders are making a bold claim: Cruising is not only safe, but it’s safer than other kinds of travel… Read story

Retailer Michaels to enter Etsy’s business

October 17, 2021, 5:18am Life

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels has plans to compete directly with marketplaces such as Etsy that host some of its best customers: makers. Read story

Stitchers get to the point on FlossTube

October 16, 2021, 6:32am Life

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The first person to realize that the tiny holes in a fabric’s weave were the perfect guide for stitching precise little Xs might have trouble recognizing what is now known as counted cross-stitch. Read story