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Kevin Weaver is the Heart and Soul of Art on the Boulevard

Kevin Weaver didn’t know what adventures were ahead with his new job as director for a downtown Vancouver gallery. A local non-profit called Friends of the Arts started the Art on the Boulevard gallery in 2006. The volunteers wanted to see art flourish in Vancouver. Eventually, they wanted a gallery director to run it full […]

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Created by Four Friends, Salud! in Camas is a Gathering Space

When four good friends get together over dinner and a good bottle of wine, it’s amazing what might happen.  Gerald and Yolanda Taylor and Tony and Raechill Dotson met at Cellar 55, where they all stored their bottles of wine.  It wasn’t long until they were best friends, going to wine tastings, dinners, going camping […]

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Allison Blaine of Hudson’s Bay High School Makes a Name for Herself in Girls Wrestling

Allison Blaine just finished running the Bay Loop – the 1.5-mile run around the perimeter of the Hudson’s Bay High School campus. The sweat glistened on the sophomore’s forehead as she settled into the couch in her wrestling coach’s office, trying to imagine what her life would have been like if she hadn’t joined in […]

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Local Author C. Jane Reid Brings Fiber Art to Historical Novels

Jane Reid grew up in Indiana seeing her grandmother crocheting. When she got married, her grandmother-in-law was an avid crocheter, too. “When we would visit her she would send me home with a suitcase full of yarn,” says Reid. “My husband grew up with strong Texas women. They kept the farm running.” And fiber arts […]

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Humane Society for Southwest Washington Pets of the Week: Dahlia and Charm

Submitted by Humane Society for Southwest Washington Say hello to Charm! Charm came to us as a stray and is patiently awaiting her forever home. She is a very young, sweet, energetic girl who should make a great addition to any home. Since her stay here we have noticed that she is not very fond of […]

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Vancouver Yoga Instructor Michelle Dickey Unites Passion for Yoga and Beer

Yoga + Beer is where namaste and nitro stouts come together. It’s a place where downward facing dog gets down with doppelbocks, and inversions pair with IPAs. A Yoga + Beer practice includes a 75-minute yoga session, in a brewery, with a pint of beer before or after. Yogis of all ages and abilities are […]

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Clark County Commission on Aging is Focusing on Transportation for Those 60 and Older

Submitted by Clark County Council The Clark County Commission on Aging is focusing this year on transportation, especially for people 60 and older. Transportation allows residents of all ages and abilities to connect with others and maintain independence. It is a hallmark of a livable community. The year-long focus will educate and raise awareness about future transportation […]

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PeaceHealth Dietitian Applauds Growth of Organic Foods

Submitted by PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Jendy Newman wants you to think about your dinner. Right now. Don’t wait until five minutes before dinnertime. Right… now. “We need bumper stickers that say ‘It’s 4 o’clock. Do you know what you’re having for dinner?’” laughs Newman, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at PeaceHealth Southwest […]

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Applicants Sought for Clark County Historic Preservation Commission Members

Submitted by Clark Co. WA Communications The Clark County Council is seeking applicants for two seats on the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission. The seven-member commission is responsible for: * Reviewing nominations to the National Register of Historic Places * Reviewing nominations and designating properties to the Clark County Heritage Register * Conducting design review for […]

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Have an Active Valentine’s Day: Take a Walk in Clark County’s Natural Beauty

Looking for something different to give your Valentine this year? Valentine’s Day gifts can be a challenge. This year, we encourage you to make Valentine’s Day a day to celebrate outdoors, in the majesty of our Clark County’s scenic wonderlands. Exploring the beauty of nature with your special someone while holding hands down a remote […]

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