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Reflecting on nearly a decade of experience working as a mental health specialist at Cascade AIDS Project in the 1990s, local author Alan E. Rose released his new book, “As If Death Summoned,” a novelization of the epidemic, in December of 2020. 

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Two months before the COVID-19 pandemic closed down businesses and changed daily life in March of 2020, The Vancouver Clinic implemented its “Situation Management Team.” The team started off the year meeting once a day to discuss new ways to take care of the Vancouver community and changes i…

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Clark Public Utilities is set to host the seventh annual Race for Warmth in a distanced and individual fashion, from Friday, Jan. 29, to Sunday, Jan. 31. Over the weekend, racers all over Clark County and beyond will be participating in the race from the safety of their homes, neighborhoods …

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It’s normal for people to have occasional acid reflux, particularly as they age. That awful burning when stomach acid flows up the esophagus is uncomfortable but not a problem if it occurs only every so often. However, heartburn that occurs frequently, doesn’t respond to antacids, or interfe…

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The Clark County Crisis Collaborative is set to host two Behavioral Health Town Halls over the next couple of weeks. The town halls will provide a platform for the community to speak about their experiences with the local crisis intervention system, how it is used, barriers to services and i…

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Over the past four years, Karen Puyleart of Battle Ground and her friend Peggy Rollens have spent time hiking Washington’s portion of the Pacific Crest Trail. Running alongside Washington’s Cascade Range, the Washington portion of the trail offers sights of Mount Rainier, Mount Adams and Gla…

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If you’ve ever strained a muscle, you aren’t alone. It’s an extremely common type of injury. Strains occur when the muscle fibers or tendons that attach your muscle to your bones over-stretch and tear. Some tears are micro-tears while others are much bigger. Most strains are accompanied by p…

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Since 1936, the Vancouver Clinic has worked to keep Clark County residents healthy. Now, with seven locations all over the county, the Vancouver Clinic is helping residents in many different areas with their health needs. 

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For more than 30 years, Ellis Johnson worked as an internal medicine specialist in Clark County. Over the years, he saw and treated many different medical conditions at his clinic in Woodland. Now retired, Johnson pulls from his experiences as a practitioner to write his series of medical my…