Photographer to present ‘The National Park Service at 102: Views from the West’ at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

On Aug. 25, the Friends of Fort Vancouver and Fort Vancouver National Historic Site invite visitors to celebrate the 102nd birthday of the National Park Service with a special presentation given by nature photographer and former national park ranger Marv Binegar. “Nature photography has been a passion and an avocation of mine for over forty

La Bottega brings Italian deli-style vibe to Main Street

With nearly 30 years of restaurant expertise under their belts, Lisa and Peter Dougherty set out on a business adventure to own and operate their own restaurant. The couple met while working at a restaurant, where Lisa was a server and Peter was a cook that had just finished culinary school. They moved to Vancouver

Design nature play spaces for even the smallest yard

Garden columnist Eve Hanlin is a landscape designer and professional plant nerd in the Clark County, Wash., area. She has a knack for low-maintenance landscapes that serve a greater purpose. Her ultimate goal is to help others foster their passions for the botanical world and live healthier, more sustainable lifestyles. Visit her website, www.GardensByEvelyn.com for resources,

RISING FROM THE ASHES

Columbia Gorge fires are sparking opportunities for progress on the North Bank. There are many organizations in the Columbia River Gorge looking out for the the health of its environment, the lives of its people and the prosperity of its businesses. After a monumental event like the recent Columbia Gorge fires that engulfed the Eagle

“Taste Renaissance” Slow Food Dinner & Auction

Slow Food Southwest Washington is hosting its annual dinner and auction at Warehouse ’23 from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Bring your taste buds and your curiosity about local food networks and savor a multi-course meal prepared from Clark County’s abundant farms and world-class chefs. Learn more about the local Slow Food

Camas Antiques Holiday Open House

In case you haven’t noticed the lights, trees, ornaments, reindeer, and wreaths in North Bank Stores, the Christmas

Writers’ Workshop with Barbara Herkert: Picture Book Biographies

Vintage Books invites you to join us for a mini writers’ workshop with author Barbara Herkert at 2

A Totally 80s Midsummer Night’s Dream

Washougal High School invites you to enjoy a contemporary twist on a 421-year-old classic: William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The Washougal High School Theater Arts Department is giving the play a totally awesome makeover by setting it in the 1980s. (Hint: there’s a reason they were called the Awesome 80s. IT’S BECAUSE THEY WERE

A Visual History of Bonneville Dam: Book Signing at Vintage Books

Vintage Books, Southwest Washington’s largest independent bookstore, is hosting local author Pat Barry for a special book reading and signing at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. Barry, a master storyteller with 27 years of experience as Ranger Supervisor of the Bonneville Visitor Center, will discuss his new pictorial history of the Bonneville Dam. In

Harvest Gold Veterans Day Concert at the Old Liberty

On Saturday, Nov. 11, there will be a rock-n-roll benefit concert at the Old Liberty Theater to commemorate

Teen Takeover at Rocksolid

Rocksolid Community Teen Center invites all teens in the 5th-12th grades to attend “Teen Takeover,” a just-for-teens event

Veterans’ Ceremony & Parade

The Historic Trust invites you to mark Veterans’ Day with the 31st annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony and Parade

Ghost Town Poetry & “Poeming Health” Workshop

Enjoy a warming evening of wine and words at the next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Night, where

Empty Bowls Project

It’s almost time for the second annual Empty Bowls Project. Those who attend the Thursday, Nov. 9, fundraiser at Woodland High School will receive a meal of soup and bread provided by local restaurants…as well as a hand-thrown ceramic bowl. The Empty Bowls Project is an international grassroots effort to raise both awareness and money