FOOD & DRINK
First case of mystery dog respiratory illness confirmed in Washington state
Two cases of an unusual and unidentified canine respiratory infection in dogs have been confirmed in Washington state, and the state's Department of Agriculture continues to collect information on 14
These battle ground, WA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around battle ground.
Roosevelt Bull Elk Poaching in Oregon: A Microcosm of Global Biodiversity Crisis
The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is facing a grim reminder of the global environmental crisis with the recent poaching of a Roosevelt Bull Elk in Columbia County, Oregon. The local Miller Herd lost one of its majestic members between the evening of November 28 and the morning of November 29, 2023, when the elk was found on Dutch Canyon Road near Scappoose, its antlers removed and body left to waste. Senior Trooper Scott Bernardi leads the investigation, and authorities are calling for public assistance, while the Turn in Poachers (TIP) program offers rewards for information leading to an arrest.
Woodland's Burger Bucket List: Top 3 Burgers You Need to Taste
In this article, we explore three exceptional burgers found in Woodland. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
A Blossoming Legacy: The Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens
Nestled just miles from Five Corners, in the quiet town of Woodland, Washington, the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens represent a living piece of horticultural history. Founded by Hulda Klager, a German immigrant with a passion for botany, these gardens are home to over 250 varieties of lilacs, many of which were lovingly hybridized by 'The Lilac Lady' herself in the early 20th century. Klager's botanical prowess drew inspiration from the likes of Luther Burbank, leading to the creation of an unrivaled collection of lilacs that would garner national acclaim.
‘I could see it. I could feel it’; Humane Society helps save person contemplating suicide
LONGVIEW, Wash. - A local animal shelter went the extra mile for a person in distress. Cowlitz Humane Society Executive Director Darren Ullmann says listening and embracing an individual contemplating suicide made a big difference; it may have helped save their life. A little bit of compassion goes a long...
Animal shelter employee provides comfort to person in distress
Cowlitz Humane Society Executive Director Darren Ullmann says listening and embracing an individual contemplating suicide made a big difference; it may have helped save their life.
Experience Authenticity: Longview's Must-Try Chinese Dining Spots
In this article, we'll explore three exceptional Chinese restaurants in Longview. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Breakfast in Longview: The 3 Brunch Spots You Can't Afford to Miss
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Breakfast & Brunch spots in Longview. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so feel free to leave your comments below:
Exploring Woodland's Culinary Heritage: 5 Traditional American Dishes You Must Try
In this article, we explore five traditional American cuisines that are a must-try in Woodland. Have you sampled any of these delights yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to leave your comments below!
Merry's Minimart in Dollar Corner offers diverse mix of Latino goods
Noticing a lack of places selling traditional Latino snacks, drinks and food in the area, residents Sergio Garcia and his wife, Maria, decided to do something to fill that need. The Clark County ...
Kohr Explores: Pictures with the holiday herd at Mountain Peaks Farm Llama and Alpacas
Who said reindeer are the official animal of the holiday season?
Local eco print artist receives inspiration, unexpected colors through nature
Cheasanee Hetherington For The Reflector Amazing colors are hidden in nature, and Battle Ground artist Kim Wessa enjoys discovering them through eco printing. Self-taught, Wessa has ...
Explore 'Colors of Abstraction': Local Artists Gracz and Manin Exhibit at Clark County's Rebecca Anstine Gallery
The Rebecca Anstine Gallery is currently hosting an art exhibit titled 'Colors of Abstraction.' The exhibit features works by local artists Jeff Gracz and Gregory Manin and will be open until February 2024. The gallery, located on the sixth floor of the Clark County Public Service Center, is open from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
Mount St. Helens: A Testament to Nature's Resilience and Renewal
Nestled near the quaint town of Amboy, Washington, the imposing Mount St. Helens stands as a stark reminder of natural fury and the beauty of rebirth. The volcano's catastrophic eruption on May 18, 1980, remains a vivid memory for locals, marking a day of destruction that claimed 57 lives and decimated the lush landscape. Yet, amidst the desolation, a story of resilience began to unfold. The once charred earth has since given way to a unique environment where flora and fauna flourish, transforming the region into a destination for those seeking adventure and a glimpse into nature's restorative powers.
A Christmas Horror Story – Christmas Haunted House @ Three Rivers Mall in Kelso | 4 Themed Haunts, Krampus, 1000s of Lights
Step into a realm where the holiday season meets spine-chilling terror at a haunted Christmas experience like no other! “A Christmas Horror Story” at the Cinema of Horrors Haunted House returns on December 15th and 16th. Immerse yourself in a chilling spectacle featuring four Christmas-themed haunted houses, a chance to capture photos with Krampus, and an experience of Holiday Terror amidst thousands of twinkling Christmas lights.
Hockinson Market: A Beacon of Local Charm and Community Spirit
Nestled in the charming town of Hockinson, the Hockinson Market is a delightful blend of local fare and community spirit. Established in 1928, this family-owned country store has become a cornerstone of the community, showcasing a rich array of local products, including fresh produce, baked goods, and artisanal cheeses. The market's welcoming atmosphere is accentuated by its quaint 1950s-era decor and local historical photographs, making it a warm and inviting space for patrons to shop and socialize.
The Purr-fect Tale: How Felida, Washington Got Its Name
In the verdant landscape of Clark County, Washington, the town of Felida sits quietly, its name a gentle echo of a bygone era's whimsy and a man's love for his cat. Charles Emparo, a French railroad official whose life was intertwined with the grand narrative of rail expansion in the 19th century, held an enduring affection for his feline friend. This affection was so profound that he chose to name the town after the scientific classification for cats, Felidae, thereby ensuring his pet's legacy would live on in maps and memories alike.
Scappoose's Sweet Spots: 3 Bakeries that Rise Above the Rest
In this article, we're exploring three delightful bakeries nestled in Scappoose. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so feel free to share your comments below!
Indulge in a Gastronomic Delight at Grant's New Menu Tasting Event
Calling all foodies and wine enthusiasts! Don't miss out on the "Grants New Menu Tasting" event happening on Sat, Nov 25 from 6pm to 10pm. This is your chance to experience a complete menu overhaul at the renowned Grant's @ the Monticello Hotel, located at 1405 17th Avenue #101, Longview, WA 98632.