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Last week, after a few days of rain, the skies cleared showing snow covered hills and mountains in the distance. It's one of my favorite scenes in our Northwest landscape and I find myself dreaming - of skiing, sleigh rides and a White Christmas. In the United States, the definition of a "White C...
Fight hunger - fill a bag. Clark County’s Walk and Knock is this Saturday, December 3rd. The annual event is now in its 25th year and helps fill the cupboards of five local food banks. Walk and Knock groceries bags were recently sent out to Columbian newspaper subscribers. If you don't have one o...
Raise your pinkies for the annual Christmas Victorian Tea at The Fairgate Inn in Camas.  The Inn, which will be opulently decorated for Christmas, opens at noon on December 10th for tours, and tea will be poured at 12:30 PM. The Fairgate Inn was built in 1999 on three acres sitting on top of Prun...
Wish lists can be so sexist. For Christmas, my nearly 4 year old granddaughter wants a kitchen and another baby doll to add to her collection. My 2 year old grandson wants more"guys" - he loves to shove them into tractors and trucks and wing them across the room at dizzying speeds. My four year o...
 The Holiday Home Tour gives you a unique chance to peek inside four beautifully decorated Camas homes. This year's tour includes the Charles Farrell House, a charming and classic Craftsman, a modern Craftsman with Columbia River views and an elegant Classic built along Lacamas Lake. Your $20 tic...
  Start spreading the "Cheers", it's time again for the annual Holiday Ale Festival. More than forty Northwest breweries, including Clark County's Hazel Dell Brewpub will participate in the five day festival. These brews are big and bold, designed to fend off the chill of a winter night. A $25 ad...
You're invited to join in the fun of Hometown Holidays next Friday, December 2nd in historic downtown Camas. It's the official kick-off of the holiday season for our charming little town. You can share in the cheer as Santa lights the community Christmas tree at 6:30PM.  Santa will stick around f...
YouTube Thursdays is taking a hiatus this week to celebrate Thanksgiving. However, if you aren't a member of a small, cutting edge and growing group, please take a moment to join. ( Hit icon to go to group page.)   YouTube Thursdays is all about promoting the use of videos and ourYouTube channels...
Prune Hill offers a variety of neighborhoods featuring lovely view homes. Three of my favorites are Renaissance Summit, Sun Dance and Hunter Ridge. I have sold and helped buyer purchase homes in Renaissance Summit and Sun Dance. Hunter Ridge is still under construction and has a new builder compl...
It's time be thankful for life's simple pleasures. Perhaps it's the smile on your child's face when he gets a special treat. Or maybe the way your husband gives you that special look, even after manyyears together. It might be the taste of that first sip of coffee in the morning. Today I am thank...

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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.