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The Columbian
Activities, nostalgia forge fun day at Country Life FairElizabeth Asher, 3, of Vancouver, selects flower starts for her family's garden
Activities, nostalgia forge fun day at Country Life Fair
The Columbian / Posted 13 hours ago
Elizabeth Asher, 3, of Vancouver, selects flower starts for her family's garden at the Pomeroy Farm Country Life Fair. (Steve Dipaola for the Columbian) Desmond Dufour, 3, of Portland pumps water at the Pomeroy Farm Country Life Fair. The Yacolt... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 25 greatest train journeys in the worldwriter Paul Theroux famously, and it seems that more of us than ever concur wit
The 25 greatest train journeys in the world
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
writer Paul Theroux famously, and it seems that more of us than ever concur with him. Trains are the most agreeable, comfortable and relaxing of any form of long distance travel. Whether you are seeking spectacular scenery, luxurious carriages,... Read more
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The Columbian
Virtual reality tour of fort to be screenedThe public is invited to a screening of a virtual reality tour of the Fort Vanc
Virtual reality tour of fort to be screened
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
The public is invited to a screening of a virtual reality tour of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site created by Vancouver iTech Preparatory middle school students. The free reception is from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Pearson Air Museum, 1115... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Visitor spending at Fort Vancouver reaches new highA National Park Service (NPS) report published this month shows more than 800,0
Visitor spending at Fort Vancouver reaches new high
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
A National Park Service (NPS) report published this month shows more than 800,000 visitors to Vancouver’s Fort Vancouver National Historic Site spent $46.9 million in communities near the park in 2015. That spending supported 792 jobs in the area and... Read more
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The Columbian
Historic site, SOLVE aid waterfront cleanupVANCOUVER — Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will partner with SOLVE of Or
Historic site, SOLVE aid waterfront cleanup
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
VANCOUVER — Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will partner with SOLVE of Oregon to provide cleanup supplies and trash removal along a popular Columbia River trail from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14. This section of the Waterfront Renaissance Trail... Read more
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The Columbian
Artist captures spirit of region’s icons on poleYakama artist said. The animal is among 14 iconic Northwest images on the Spir
Artist captures spirit of region’s icons on pole
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Yakama artist said. The animal is among 14 iconic Northwest images on the Spirit Pole, which represents a new gateway to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Almost 10 feet tall, the two-piece sculpture was carved from a single cedar log that... Read more
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The Columbian
Prescription: Take a walk at Fort Vancouverbarracks on south side • Public restrooms/water fountains: at Visitor Center,
Prescription: Take a walk at Fort Vancouver
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
barracks on south side • Public restrooms/water fountains: at Visitor Center, Pearson Air Museum and reconstructed fort during operating hours. Back when Dr. John McLoughlin’s word was law at Fort Vancouver, some Hudson’s Bay employees... Read more
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The Columbian
Olmsted film coming Saturday to PearsonFort Vancouver National Historic Site will host a free screening of the PBS fil
Olmsted film coming Saturday to Pearson
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will host a free screening of the PBS film “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America” at 1 p.m. Saturday. The 60-minute film will be shown in the Tex Rankin Theater at Pearson Air Museum, 1115 E. Fifth St. It... Read more
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The Columbian
Wish You Were Heredays, with cities, counties, and states distilling their attributes to pithy sl
Wish You Were Here
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
days, with cities, counties, and states distilling their attributes to pithy slogans and incessant TV commercials in an effort to seduce people into visiting and leaving behind some of their money. So it is worth mentioning that Clark County saw a... Read more
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The Columbian
Parks Need ProtectionAs it commemorates National Park Week and offers free admission at more than 40
Parks Need Protection
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
As it commemorates National Park Week and offers free admission at more than 400 sites across the country, the National Park Service sits at a crossroads. The park service, which oversees facilities such as the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site,... Read more
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The Columbian
VSAA students volunteer on Day of CaringBRUSH PRAIRIE — The artistic students of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics
VSAA students volunteer on Day of Caring
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
BRUSH PRAIRIE — The artistic students of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics have painted masterpieces before, but Wednesday morning they picked up paint brushes and rollers for a different reason: painting two new horse shelters at Silver Buckle... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Killed by cars, mayor’s pay, Earth Day, river cruises, oil terminaleldest daughter, said she was disappointed and shocked with the sentence handed
Morning Press: Killed by cars, mayor’s pay, Earth Day, river cruises, oil terminal
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
eldest daughter, said she was disappointed and shocked with the sentence handed down to her mother’s killer. The city of Vancouver’s salary review commission more than doubled the mayor’s salary on Friday. They also gave substantial raises to the... Read more
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The Columbian
Cruise passengers get rollin’ on the riverowner. “August and September are already completely sold out.” The Empress, wh
Cruise passengers get rollin’ on the river
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
owner. “August and September are already completely sold out.” The Empress, which launches on alternate weeks from Vancouver and Clarkston for seven-day, eight-night cruises on the Columbia and Snake rivers from Astoria, Ore., to Clarkston,... Read more
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The Columbian
Get back to basics with Earth Day• Contact: StreamTeam@clarkpud.com or 360-360-992-8585. • On the Web: streamtea
Get back to basics with Earth Day
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
• Contact: StreamTeam@clarkpud.com or 360-360-992-8585. • On the Web: streamteam.netNational Park Week at Fort Vancouver events• Junior Ranger Day: noon to 3 p.m. April 16 at the Fort Vancouver historic site, 1001 E. Fifth St.• Art of Legacy opening... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Walk with a doc’ event April 23 at historic sitePark visitors will be able to “walk with a doc” on Saturday, April 23, at Fort
‘Walk with a doc’ event April 23 at historic site
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
Park visitors will be able to “walk with a doc” on Saturday, April 23, at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The 1 p.m. program, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, is a walk along the Spruce Mill Trail with a doctor and park ranger. People... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Outlander Effectprivate company which shoots Outlander for Sony, seeks £4 million in Scottish G
The Outlander Effect
heraldscotland / Posted 28 days ago
private company which shoots Outlander for Sony, seeks £4 million in Scottish Government funding to expand its Cumbernauld site from four sound stages to six. The development, which also includes a back lot and offices, would increase the size of... Read more
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