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Spode ceramics spectacle: Unmatched collection of pieces on display at Vancouver National Historic Site

June 27, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

Did Celiast Smith ever admire the intricate artistry on Spode ceramic dishes, saucers and cups? It’s more than likely, said Meagan Huff, curator at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site,… Read story

Find hidden stories of familiar grounds with Fort Vancouver’s self-guided tour

June 20, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site’s parade grounds hold special significance in the region’s history. Its verdant, treeless expanse and gentle southward slope make it one of Vancouver’s best vantage points.… Read story

Maryhill Museum of Art founder Sam Hill built this full-scale replica of Stonehenge, the prehistoric stone site in England, to protest war and remember Klickitat County&rsquo;s losses in World War I.

What’s on display at Southwest Washington museums this summer?

Maryhill Museum of Art founder Sam Hill built this full-scale replica of Stonehenge, the prehistoric stone site in England, to protest war and remember Klickitat County&rsquo;s losses in World War I.

June 8, 2024, 6:13am Clark County Life

It’s tempting to make summer the season for setting your instincts on “fun” and your brain on “snooze.” But there’s no reason learning and leisure can’t go hand in hand, even when the sun is shining. Read story

Join the Big Paddle on the Ridgefield Waterfront, as well as First Saturday events in Overlook Park.

Save the Date: All the things you ever even thought about doing this summer in Clark County

Join the Big Paddle on the Ridgefield Waterfront, as well as First Saturday events in Overlook Park.

June 1, 2024, 6:11am Clark County Life

Summer may be the time when you slow down and relax, but it’s the busiest time of year in Clark County. Use this list to plan your summer fun but be sure to check websites or phone numbers before you go in case details have changed. If you don’t see… Read story

Local Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts gather to help raise the American flag at the beginning of Monday&rsquo;s annual Memorial Day Remembrance event at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site parade grounds.

‘We are a force of unity’: Clark County community gathers for Memorial Day Remembrance event

Local Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts gather to help raise the American flag at the beginning of Monday&rsquo;s annual Memorial Day Remembrance event at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site parade grounds.

May 27, 2024, 3:26pm Clark County News

In this time of marked civic strife and disunity, a few things can still bring all Americans together. Read story

A parade of dignitaries follows Gustav Baur, left, as he plays the bagpipe during the 2023 Memorial Day Ceremony at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

Memorial Day events convene in Vancouver, Battle Ground, Washougal

A parade of dignitaries follows Gustav Baur, left, as he plays the bagpipe during the 2023 Memorial Day Ceremony at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

May 20, 2024, 5:27pm Clark County News

Clark County cities will host myriad ceremonies May 27 to honor the fallen who fought for our freedom. Read story

As fields of wildflowers at Columbia Hills State Park prove, the Columbia River Gorge is one of a kind. A new guidebook will help you explore it.

Explore the Northwest’s one-of-a-kind site with ‘Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge’

As fields of wildflowers at Columbia Hills State Park prove, the Columbia River Gorge is one of a kind. A new guidebook will help you explore it.

May 9, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

The Columbia River Gorge is, technically speaking, one of a kind. It’s the hugest, most diverse, most complicated of 10 designated National Scenic Areas in the United States. It likely would have been designated a bona fide national park if not for the residents, industries and transportation infrastructure that got… Read story

Gen. Philip Sheridan was one of Ulysses S. Grant&rsquo;s top commanders and a hero of the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War. He visited Vancouver both before and after the war, and at one time commanded Fort Yamhill, Ore.

Clark County history: Phil Sheridan at Fort Vancouver

Gen. Philip Sheridan was one of Ulysses S. Grant&rsquo;s top commanders and a hero of the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War. He visited Vancouver both before and after the war, and at one time commanded Fort Yamhill, Ore.

April 27, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

In 1830, John and Mary Sheridan left their leased holdings in Ireland to purchase passage across the Atlantic Ocean, emigrating to America with their two children. Their third, Philip, was born in America a year later. Eventually, he would rise to command the Army of the United States in 1888… Read story

Beacon Rock&rsquo;s odd history includes near destruction by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as well as almost becoming part of Oregon.

Trek through time: Explore the past by hiking Southwest Washington landscapes with incredible views

Beacon Rock&rsquo;s odd history includes near destruction by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as well as almost becoming part of Oregon.

March 23, 2024, 6:13am Clark County Life

People were walking around this beautiful region long before it became known as Southwest Washington. Read story

The Oregon Volunteer Infantry marches in the Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 2, 2022, along Evergreen Boulevard in central Vancouver.

Veterans Day Parade’s new route in Vancouver to end at Pearson Air Museum

The Oregon Volunteer Infantry marches in the Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 2, 2022, along Evergreen Boulevard in central Vancouver.

November 10, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

The Historic Trust will honor local veterans in the 35th annual Lough Legacy Veterans Day Parade on Saturday. Read story