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Honestly, it would feel great to post photos of all my virtual friends in a collage, but I am just getting up to speed in the Active Rain world. I will say there are few people who have really gone out of their way to make me feel welcome, so a very special thank you to: Jennifer Allan-Hagedorn -...
Cell Phone apps to save you gas money.   It's a sign of the times. Cell phone apps that can save you some headaches from high gas prices, and "driving in general," are hitting the market. However, one app, that can actually save you some green at the pump, has instead fueled controversy.     The ...
  The East Fork of the Lewis River offers Clark County residents year round recreation. The pristine and wild stream runs through the magnificent Gifford Pinchot National Forest and  is home to some of the best steelhead fishing you'll ever experience. It boasts a record 32 pound 12 ounce Steelhe...
 This short sale home in Vancouver, Washington, features a private, park-like .26 acre lot. Soaring ceilings, sky lights and plenty of glass bring the outside in, bathing rooms in lots of natural light. Master on the Main living! This approx 2300 square foot home features 3 additional bedrooms an...
Should Realtors be nosey neighbors on behalf of their buyers?If you're buying a house, have your Realtor get the scoop on the neighbors. That's the advice from Malcolm Berko, a business columnist based out of Largo, Florida. But how far should you go in trying to figure out the Jones'?   Berko do...
   Burgerville – 50 Year Celebration of  Healthier and Greener Fast Food One of the amenities of living in Clark County WA is the variety of restaurants that serve fresh, locally produced food.  But if you are on the run (and who isn’t?) and want fast food, you don’t have to settle for greasy, ov...
  We know Memorial Day is a time to honor our veterans and active duty personnel. However, this weekend also ushers in the offical start to summer fun. Many of us will be camping, boating and picnicking over the next three days. With that in mind, what are your favorite foods to have the picnic b...
Families and friends will be picnicking and camping the next three days as they celebrate the official beginning of the summer season. And, while it's great to celebrate good times with family and friends, let's make sure we remember to honor those who have served our country. Children especially...
Copper River Salmon, We Sure Took The Bait   As a young girl, my family lived in Washington and Alaska. During the Alaska years, we became accustomed to the concept of “free salmon,” and halibut, and King crab. You get the idea. Fresh seafood often came from the family boat, or a neighbor, and ra...
Pendleton Woolen Mills &; Store in Washougal, Washington, knows how to get its green on!    Ever since Thomas Kay, an English weaver, started making woolen products in 1863 in Oregon, Pendleton Woolen Mills has been a major part of our lifestyle and Western Heritage in the Northwest.  If you’ve e...

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Debb Janes and Bernie Stea have been a real estate team for over a decade in Clark County, WA, where they specialize in ViewHomes™, family estates, multi-generational living, and homes with large lots or acreage.