Parks

20 Jan 2011

Day 338: Washington State University Vancouver

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Day 338 of 365…

Washington State University VancouverPerhaps you’re still looking for some great walking trails around town to keep up with your New Year’s Resolution. You haven’t given up have you? 😉

If you’re in the Mt Vista/Salmon Creek area you have a wonderful resource […]

14 Jan 2011

Day 332: Martin Luther King Day Tree Planting by Vancouver Watersheds Council

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Day 332 of 365…

Martin Luther King Day tree planting by Vancouver Watersheds CouncilIf you’ve never done a tree planting I would suggest you do. I remember my first one at Clark College about 20 years ago. I still think of it every time I […]

2 Jan 2011

Day 320: Clark Community Choices

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Day 320 of 365…

Walking around Clark County to maintain healthJanuary 2nd, 2011. It’s still early enough you are all still “trying” to maintain your New Year’s Resolutions. 😉 I thought I’d share a very cool local resource for Clark County. It is Clark […]

1 Jan 2011

Day 319: Evergreen Trail at Columbia Springs

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Day 319 of 365…

HAPPY NEW YEAR! You know, New Year’s Day. The day of resolutions… Lose weight, get healthy, get rich, get smarter, reconnect with old friends, learn a new hobby, and a myriad of other things. What are you going to change for 2011? How are you going to […]

20 Nov 2010

Day 277: Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting at Esther Short Park

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Day 277 of 365…

It is just about time for the annual lighting of the community Christmas tree in Esther Short Park. On Friday, November 26th at 5:30pm our tree will be lit in a big community party. I was at the lighting ceremony a couple years ago and […]

2 Nov 2010

Day 259: Carl Gustafson Park in Vancouver Heights

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Day 259 of 365…

Carl Gustafson Park in Vancouver WAI thought I’d share another park before winter has completely arrived. Carl Gustafson Park is conveniently located in the Vancouver Heights area and is a great community park.

You’ll find a huge open field area where […]

20 Oct 2010

Day 246: Marrion Neighborhood Tranquility Nature Area

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Day 246 of 365…

Marrion Neighborhood Tranquility Nature Area in Vancouver WAA couple days ago I was driving down the street and I noticed a City Of Vancouver park sign that said “Tranquility Nature Area“. I’ve driven this particular road hundreds of times but have […]

14 Oct 2010

Day 240: Remembrance Wall in Downtown Vancouver, WA

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Day 240 of 365…

Remembering our veterans is a good thing. Remembering those who have given and sacrificed for the freedoms we each enjoy. The Clark County Mural Society wanted to honor our veterans by creating the Remembrance Wall.

You may have driven past this memorial and never given it a […]

9 Oct 2010

Day 235: Covington House

By |2010-10-09T20:56:55-07:00October 9th, 2010|Categories: 365 Things, Clark County History, Clark County WA, Downtown Vancouver WA, Parks, Things to Do, Vancouver WA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Day 235 of 365…

Today we’ll be traveling back in local Vancouver history a bit. Back to the late 1840’s to be exact. In 1848 Richard and Anna Covington came to Fort Vancouver to teach the children of the Hudson’s Bay employees. They settled in what is now the Orchards area […]

7 Oct 2010

Day 233: Ellsworth Springs Park

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Day 233 of 365…

While the weather is still holding out I thought I’d share a few more community parks. Today I’ll be highlighting Ellsworth Springs Park. This quaint neighborhood park is set off the main road just a bit and I’ve driven by it hundreds (if not thousands) of times […]

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