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Vancouver Pole Fitness Studio Builds Strength and Confidence

Vancouver’s only pole fitness studio, Gigi Fit Fun, is owned by two friends, Amy and Candace. They first met as students in 2012 and continued training together, eventually becoming pole fitness instructors. “We had been talking about opening a pole studio for years,” Amy said. “When [the original owner] Linda said the studio was for […]

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Vancouver’s Friesen Family: Three Generations Fueled by a Passion for Travel

In a small, nondescript office in a Vancouver strip mall on Fourth Plain Road, you’ll find the Friesen family business. It’s a business centered on making people’s travel dreams come true. This family has been providing ever-expanding travel opportunities to grateful travelers for three generations. The Friesen Legacy of Travel Dan Friesen, his wife Linda […]

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Do You Know Your I-5 Bridge? Trivia and Factoids

That iconic bridge known as the Interstate Bridge, or I-5 Bridge, has been with us for over 100 years. But how much do we know about the bridge? Test your I-5 Bridge knowledge with these known and little-known facts. Answers are at the bottom. Questions: In what year was the I-5 Bridge opened to the […]

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I Like Comics: A Beacon for Clark County

Living in the shadow of a comic capital, I became interested in the history of I Like Comics and the community work of the shop’s owner, Chris Simons. I Like Comics opened in Vancouver in 2010. Originally taking up residence across the street from Clark College, the comic store now resides on Broadway next to […]

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Magenta Improv Theater is Bringing the Laughs to Downtown Vancouver

In the 1990s, Americans whose cable packages included Comedy Central could settle into their couch and delight in Whose Line Is It Anyway?, the popular British improv show that originally ran from 1988-1999 and was replicated in America by Drew Carey in the 2000s. For people who weren’t part of a theater community, this was […]

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The Junior Symphony of Vancouver: A Vital Part of Clark County’s Musical Identity

As the school year starts, Vancouver’s own youth symphony heads into another season. For many years, before heading off to college and then grad school, I was a member myself. To bring some attention to the group, I interviewed Victoria Racz, my old music teacher, and one of the founders of the Junior Symphony of […]

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Joe’s Place Farms: First Rate Produce and Living Vancouver History

When you drive down NE 18th Street, you will see orchards bursting with light pink blossoms in the spring and families enjoying a u-pick experience in the summer. All of this is now in the midst of suburban growth, yet Joe’s Place Farms endures. Joe’s Place: Part of Vancouver History Yes, there is a Joe. And […]

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Keith Lobis – Union High School Golfer Finds His Groove

Senior Day for the Union High School boys golf team turned out to be an ideal early October afternoon to sneak in a quick nine holes—temperature in the 70s, not a cloud in the sky, nor a hint of wind. The Titans and Skyview squared off in a 4A Greater St. Helens League match to […]

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Five Fantastic Fall Hikes in Clark County

Each year as the days grow shorter and the air becomes crisper, the majority of Clark County residents put away their backpacks and hiking boots. For many, the end of the outdoor recreation seasons starts with the first rains of the season. However, those who pack their hiking gear up for the year are doing […]

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Take A Fall Road Trip to Sauvie Island

As the smell of pumpkin spice lingers in the cool, crisp air, leaves around the Pacific Northwest erupt into beautiful colors. Enticed to go out and explore, we bundle up in our favorite fall clothes and search for the ultimate way to experience autumn. While there are many amazing places to enjoy the joys of […]

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