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Woodland once again has a laundromat, focusing on a clean, safe facility to serve both residents and people on the move.

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Heidi Balthazar has been in the business of making homes beautiful for 18 years. For most of those years, she specialized in rearranging her clients’ existing furnishings and décor in a more stylish way through her business That Can Be Arranged. 

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Upcycling, vintage finds and treasures buried in time are popular targets for those looking to add a level of decoration outside of the latest and greatest brand-new products. 

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For the first time in a long time, Ridgefield has U-Haul services which had been curiously absent from the city where the business was founded. The do-it-yourself moving service is only part of what Ridgefield Mini Storage brings to the table, with the self-storage company opening its gate Nov. 18.

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Large-scale renovations can greatly affect a home, but smaller projects can yield impressive results and be completed over the course of a single weekend.

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With its aerial antics and its feathered beauty, the Anna’s hummingbird is a magical jewel of the Northwest winter garden. 

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At the beginning of this year when Donna Saladin noticed that the Yacolt wedding venue she managed needed tables, she decided, along with her husband Rick, to build instead of buy. So, on a cold January evening they blasted the space heater in their garage, layered up their clothes, and star…

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If you’re looking to have new flooring installed by Christmas it’s not too late according to Aleksandr Kolomiyets, the owner of Lifestyle Flooring in Battle Ground.

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Are you or someone you know in need of a new roof? A local homebuilder is offering to be Santa this year by offering just that for one lucky Clark County resident.

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With the holiday season in full swing, most minds go toward brand-new gifts — the latest and hottest items. On Black Friday most retail stores were weathering the surge of customers for the annual day of shopping.

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The holiday season is stuffed full of traditions from the Thanksgiving turkey to the New Year’s toast. There’s Grandma’s pumpkin pie, Aunt Betty’s green bean casserole, the flocked Christmas tree in the living room and new flooring throughout. What? Yes, years ago winter entertaining also be…

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Leadership Clark County (LCC) invites the public to the next event in the Community Leadership Speaker Series, which will focus on the timely topic of affordable housing. The event is scheduled for Friday, November 17th from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Red Cross Building (605 Barnes St. in Vancouv…

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In what was deemed a “highly unusual outcome” by the award presenters, two homes swept every category voted on by both industry officials and the public during the 2017 Parade of Homes.

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Beauty, spaciousness and interior design are all important when building a personal dream home. Today, however, with the reality of energy and environmental concerns, homeowners also insist their forever home must be as eco-responsible as possible. And it turns out many decisions initially b…

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Students of the virtual public school Washington Connections Academy had the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the their classmates and teachers in North County last week for a visit to Bi-Zi Farm in Brush Prairie. 

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Battle Ground’s annual Main Street Halloween celebrations are back for its 36th year, including decoration contests, a free, family-friendly Halloween party and, of course, trick or treating down Main Street.

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On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12, 53 artists across Clark County will open their doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a free annual event — Clark County Open Studios, a program of the nonprofit organization Arts of Clark County.

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On the outskirts of Battle Ground a former professional chemist is whipping up drinks fitting for an episode of Game of Thrones, though luckily it’s delicious and not potentially dangerous (unless you get behind a wheel).

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A little improvement to home life doesn’t always have to involve a huge project, and one opportunity to help both homeowner and property is coming up that takes a look at first aid around, and with, the garden.

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As long as you’re aware of your surroundings, you can detect fads without much trouble. It’s not too difficult to notice what hip new clothes people are wearing, or popular new cars are being driven. As long as you’re out and about you’ll naturally notice new style. 

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The Clark County Green Neighbors Program is turning five this month, and the group focused on sustainable living around and outside of the home with plans to get a little wild for their birthday celebration.

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Real estate can be an incredibly fruitful investment. Buying a property at the right time can provide investors with a substantial return when they decide to sell, and that opportunity compels many men and women to consider investing in real estate.

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Florists across the country are passing out flowers this week, and Woodland is following along suit in an attempt to “Petal It Forward.”

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Shelly Fritz believes that in-home sensors and informed artificial intelligence could be the ticket to increased at-home independence and overall longevity for at-risk populations such as the elderly, injured or permanently disabled.

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Entertaining guests is a great way to open and share your home and make memories with family and friends. If your entertaining includes a meal, chances are everyone will be sitting at the table to dine and converse. A beautifully set table can make guests feel welcome and establish the ambia…

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For those in Clark County interested in becoming a Master Composter/Recycler, applications are now being taken for the 2018 training program.

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With the Parade of Homes closing up shop over the weekend it’s time for Clark County house enthusiasts to move on to the area’s next major home tour. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday the Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour will be taking place across the county. 

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You are thinking of making a major renovation to your home. Perhaps it’s time to create that master bedroom suite you long have admired or install that wrap-around porch? What is the first thing that should be done before getting down to business?

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Clark Public Utilities has been recognized for its customer satisfaction among midsize electricity providers in the Western United States for the 10th year in a row by J.D. Power, a marketing, consumer intelligence and data and analytics company.  

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Living large doesn’t have to be the goal nowadays. Those looking to the smaller side have an opportunity as the Tiny House Living Festival comes to the Clark County Fairgrounds this weekend.

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An average of seven Americans die each week as a result of house fires. Most fires occur in residential buildings between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when occupants are most likely to be asleep. Your first line of defense is fire preparedness.   

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The Building Industry Association of Clark County is prepared for another two weeks of house touring and idea generation during its traditional summer event, the Parade of Homes. 

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Twelve companies recently received recognition for their work on projects in the past year as the Building Industry Association of Clark County gave out its building excellence awards last week.