With a member list that reads like a textbook of the world’s most powerful men — including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, J. Edgar Hoover, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Winston Churchill, Jesse Jackson, Salvador Allende, John Wayne, Shaquille O’Neal and all of the Ringling brothers — a 500-year history shrouded in secrecy and “door keepers,” who literally guard two sets of doors to ensure no interlopers pass into the inner sanctum of the masonic lodge, it’s little wonder conspiracy theories envelop the world of the freemasons.
Don James says he knew he’d found his tribe the very first time he walked into a dog show.
With Daylight Saving Time upon us again, some may feel as if their days are getting shorter. But for three Camas High teens who are preparing for upcoming performance in The Portland Ballet’s holiday performances of “The Enchanted Toyshop” and “Tourbillion,” while trying to balance school work, extracurricular activities and dance rehearsals, the days have likely never felt longer.
Ivan Gering, former owner of Papa’s Ice Cream Parlor in Washougal, once envisioned a fun-filled event that highlighted local businesses and raised money for Washougal schools.
If you’ve ever admired a piece of locally made artwork and wondered what was going through the artist’s mind when they crafted it, the annual Clark County Open Studios tour offers you a chance to peek inside several local artisans’ workspaces and maybe even pick their brains about their influences and process.
With the holiday season fast approaching, folks will be out looking for unique gifts, delicious food and festive decorations. Clark County boasts a wide variety of bazaars with a vast array of gift ideas and holiday foods. Below, we’ve listed a few of the bazaars sure to have that special present, decoration or goodie you’re searching for this season.
As she rode her bike through the streets of Rotterdam, Netherlands with the other members of Team USA, all of Alisa Wise’s fears and doubts drifted away.
A local makeup artist is ready to help adults and children achieve their ideal looks for Halloween — whether they be something gory, spooky, glamorous or legendary.