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The D.B. Cooper Vortex: Skyjacker now part of Northwest culture

November 14, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Fifty years ago, on the night before Thanksgiving, a skyjacker claiming to carry a bomb in a briefcase seized a Boeing 727 en route from Portland to Seattle. Read story

Vancouver bandleader strives to preserve, breathe new life into America’s original music – jazz

November 7, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Vancouver’s Sammuel Murry-Hawkins is using today’s technology to keep the music of a century ago alive and swinging. Read story

"Warren Miller: Winter Starts Now" features great snowriding by athletes of all ages and abilities.

Beautiful colors, big fears on Clark County’s indie cinema screens in October

"Warren Miller: Winter Starts Now" features great snowriding by athletes of all ages and abilities.

October 7, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Remember the good old Renaissance, when dogma gave way to progress, when ignorance gave way to great science and art? Read story

Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 film of S.E. Hinton's coming-of-age novel "The Outsiders" has attained the status of cult classic. Now, an expanded edition of the film, subtitled "The Complete Novel," restores 22 minutes of scenes from the book that were filmed but left on the cutting room floor. (Contributed by Warner Bros.

Old, new and visually stunning films play at Clark County’s independent theaters

Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 film of S.E. Hinton's coming-of-age novel "The Outsiders" has attained the status of cult classic. Now, an expanded edition of the film, subtitled "The Complete Novel," restores 22 minutes of scenes from the book that were filmed but left on the cutting room floor. (Contributed by Warner Bros.

September 9, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

A mysterious man comes walking out of a dark forest, hauling nothing but his backpack and an awkward rectangle, which turns out to be … a portable massage table. Read story

A love letter to New York City's skater street culture of the 1980s and 1990s, "All the Streets Are Silent" features music, interviews and fabulous skateboarding feats.

Clark County’s indie theaters hot in August

A love letter to New York City's skater street culture of the 1980s and 1990s, "All the Streets Are Silent" features music, interviews and fabulous skateboarding feats.

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

‘My, my, my! Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains!” Read story

A rockin' crowd at the Gorge Amphitheatre.

Film pays tribute to Central Washington’s Gorge Amphitheatre

A rockin' crowd at the Gorge Amphitheatre.

July 8, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Even though it was delayed for over a year, the release of a documentary film about Central Washington’s Gorge Amphitheatre — a film about music and the sheer joy of togetherness — seems right on time after all. “Enormous: The Gorge Story” opens July 21 at area theaters, including Vancouver’s… Read story

David Chang, left, and Anthony Bourdain in Morgan Neville's new documentary, "Roadrunner." (Contributed by Focus Features, in association with Zero Point Zero)

What’s playing in weeks to come at Clark County’s indie theaters

David Chang, left, and Anthony Bourdain in Morgan Neville's new documentary, "Roadrunner." (Contributed by Focus Features, in association with Zero Point Zero)

July 8, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

While “Enormous” will be in wide release at local chain theaters, don’t forget that it’s also playing at Clark County’s two independent cinemas: the Liberty in Camas and the Kiggins in Vancouver. Read story

In "The Dark Divide," David Cross stars as Southwest Washington naturalist Robert Michael Pyle as he takes a journey across the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Panel explores Gifford Pinchot in year of fires, film ‘The Dark Divide’

In "The Dark Divide," David Cross stars as Southwest Washington naturalist Robert Michael Pyle as he takes a journey across the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

October 23, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Our own nearby Gifford Pinchot National Forest has recently taken two turns in the spotlight, for very different reasons. Read story

Based on recollections of passengers and crew, this undated FBI artist's sketch is the only educated glimpse we've ever had of Dan Cooper, who was misidentified as "D.B." in a subsequent press report.

Kiggins to host a CooperCon, new radio play about the historic crime

Based on recollections of passengers and crew, this undated FBI artist's sketch is the only educated glimpse we've ever had of Dan Cooper, who was misidentified as "D.B." in a subsequent press report.

November 21, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

What was sticking in D.B. Cooper’s craw, anyway? Legions of FBI agents and self-appointed sleuths wish they knew. Read story

Contest winner Jake Krack is one of the most renowned old-time fiddlers in the world, but he stays humble. "I'm not going to get cocky because there's a thousand people here better than I am, any day," he says in the film.

‘Fiddlin’ highlights youthful passion for old-time music

Contest winner Jake Krack is one of the most renowned old-time fiddlers in the world, but he stays humble. "I'm not going to get cocky because there's a thousand people here better than I am, any day," he says in the film.

September 20, 2019, 6:30am Clark County Life

Curmudgeonly grown-ups who tend to think, “Today’s darned kids don’t appreciate tradition, don’t respect elders, don’t have real human contact, just don’t get it,” would do well to check out “Fiddlin’ ” — an inspiring new documentary film that highlights young musicians mastering old-time music. Read story