August 2018

Bit of HiStory: Hawaiian History in the Pacific Northwest

The recent volcanic eruptions and subsequent tragedies in Hawaii are all the more poignant to many Clark County residents because of the special historic relationship between Vancouver and the Islands. Our namesake, George Vancouver, was with Captain Cook at the first European contact with the Hawaiians. Vancouver returned to the Islands many times, especially to… Read More

The New Domesticity: A Stitch in Time

“You can be Carrie and Katie, and I’ll be Sarah and Becky.” My sister and I gathered the brightly colored clothes that accompanied each paper doll, delighting in Carrie’s croquet dress, Sarah’s patchwork parasol, Becky’s voluminous straw hat and Katie’s beribboned sleeves. We delved into the world of “The Ginghams,” dressing our paper friends up… Read More