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The Soap Chest: Gail Horn’s Fragrant Passion Is a Clean Win

When you walk into The Soap Chest, you’re enveloped by such a pleasing bouquet of aromas that you’d think you’re in a summer garden, surrounded by lavender, rosemary, mint, sage, honeysuckle and pine. Your senses unfurl and it’s time to explore all the treasures in this near-magical downtown Camas soapery. Nestled in its own building […]

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Mehrdad Shojaei: Medical Career and Art Becoming Synergistic

Merdad Shojaei knew by the time he was 10 years old that he wanted to be a photographer, but, like many parents around the world, his parents wanted him to be a doctor. He went to high school and medical school in Iran. “I didn’t have a chance to work on my passion,” says Shojaei, […]

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Humane Society for Southwest Washington Pets of the Week: Spudnick and Amberanna

Submitted by Humane Society for Southwest Washington This bowling ball with bat ears is Spudnick! Spudnick is not shy. He is a big love bug and is super wiggly and will not disappoint in the entertainment department. Spudnick would like to meet any doggo friends or kiddos with whom he may be living. Adopt him today! […]

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Singing the Praises of Washougal’s Beyonce Bea

When Britney Knotts took the job coaching the Washougal High School girls basketball team, she heard about the Division I player she would inherit in the program. Knotts had never seen this player in person, though, until the Panthers gathered for their first practice over the summer. Instantly, she knew. One look at Beyonce Bea […]

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Helen Manning: A Lifetime of Moving Forward After Disaster

In November, Helen Manning left her Battle Ground home to help in Equador, as she has done in so many other places.  November marked the anniversary of a big earthquake, and the people were scared. She didn’t know she would so palpably experience a disaster herself, until the earth shook on November 17, 2017 while […]

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Hidden Bricks: The Story Behind the Name

You’ll encounter bricks with the name “Hidden” in unexpected places like Grass Valley Park in Camas. You’ll also see historic buildings built with the iconic red bricks throughout central Vancouver. The bricks are not “hidden” at all. The name “Hidden” is an important part of Vancouver history. The Hidden Brickworks Lowell Mason Hidden, born in […]

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Forget Online Shopping: Go Local for Gifts This Season

Every holiday shopper knows the appeal of Amazon. With a few keystrokes, you can pick presents for everyone you know and love, and you can do it without having to put on pants or leave your house. There’s a lot going for the online shopping experience. But, it also negates any benefit the money spent […]

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Master Gardeners Answer Clinic Provides Free Advice and Expertise

For almost 40 years, the Master Gardeners have helped Clark County residents maintain their gardens and landscapes. A local group of 250 volunteers answer questions, teach sustainable gardening practices, help homeowners reduce pesticide use, conserve water, and make Clark County just a little more beautiful. Lillianne Barrett volunteers at the Answer Clinic and responds to […]

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Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark: Cottonwood Beach

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery traveled along the Columbia River on their way to the Pacific Ocean. We can follow their trek and learn about their discoveries along the river today. Interpretive signs and reconstruction of Native structures they may have encountered dot the beaches where they are known to have camped. […]

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Humane Society for Southwest Washington Pets of the Week: Patty and Whiskers

Submitted by Humane Society for Southwest Washington Hi everyone! My name is Patty and boy am I excited to meet you! I am a little shy girl, and it takes some time for me to warm up to new people, but once i am comfortable around you, I will follow you around and sit on […]

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