Author: Nikki Klock

Nikki Klock became co-owner and editor of Vancouver Family Magazine in September 2006. She grew up mainly in the Northwest and graduated from Utah Valley University. She is an avid reader and insists that a book is (almost) always better than a movie. She has lived in Vancouver with her husband, JR, and two daughters since 2003. Check out Nikki's Editor’s Picks here.

Breathtaking scenery, extreme watersports, a charming downtown and abundant agritourism make Hood River a brilliant Pacific Northwest getaway for families.

School districts in Clark County have announced their remote learning plans as staff, students and parents prepare to start off an unprecedented school year amid the spread of COVID-19.

From obtaining ID to securing a job and housing, Independent Living Skills helps foster teens transition into adulthood.

Get the whole family outside with these family-friendly hikes right around the corner.

As Washington phases open, the need for blood--and convalescent plasma that could lead to effective treatments for COVID-19--is rising.

Meet Clark County's hidden helpers in the fight against the pandemic, and learn how you can get involved.

During a time of physical distancing, the need to be proactive about our own mental health is more important than ever.

We have hope in the Southwest Washington community that found new life after Mount St. Helens devastated everything in its wake.

Oregon Symphony's performance of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" was tantamount to two performances in one. But the combination of movie and symphony was more than the sum of those two parts.