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Kent catches heat for anti-FBI statements

Republican congressional contender Joe Kent has made recent national headlines for his stance on the FBI, and he and Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, took to social media to debate […]

Week 5 prep football preview capsules, plus predictions and livestream links

Fans of Hudson’s Bay and Columbia River were too impressed with our predictions last week. Turns out, those were the only two we got wrong. We went 14-2 last, moving […]

Week 3 state volleyball coaches rankings

The Week 3 (Sept. 27) state volleyball rankings by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association, curated by Rene Ferran. CLASS 4A 1, Puyallup 2, North Creek 3t, Camas 3t, Curtis 5, Kennedy Catholic 6, Gonzaga Prep 7, Lake […]

Seton Catholic moves into Class 1A top ten of Associated Press state football rankings

Seton Catholic made its debut in the Associated Press state media prep football rankings, coming in at No. 9 in Class 1A. Seton Catholic is off to its first 4-0 start […]

The Okinawan Way to Health and Longevity

Anyone who would like to increase their life span and improve their quality of life should watch the Netflix Series “Live to 100 – Secrets of the Blue Zones”. Author […]

Turkey and Artichoke Stuffed Shells with Arrabbiata Sauce

Nothing’s nicer than a home-cooked meal. Unless, of course, it’s another one waiting for you in the freezer. These Turkey and Artichoke stuffed Shells with Arrabbiata Sauce are all that. […]

Perez introduces right to repair bill

Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, co-introduced the Agricultural Right to Repair Act, a move that fulfilled one of her primary campaign promises. If passed, the bill would require manufacturers […]

County council debates Lacamas Lake plan, agreement with Camas

A land management plan for Lacamas Lake elicited a lengthy discussion by the Clark County Council during its Wednesday meeting. The lake is frequently found to have elevated bacteria levels, with […]

Week 4 prep football preview capsules with predictions and livestream links

The good prognosticating just keeps getting better. We went 15-2 last, moving our season total to 44-10 (81.2 percent). Not only that, but we also had two perfect scores: Mountain View […]

Tests for Longevity and Overall Health

It is well documented that regular exercise improves your overall health. If you take the time to strengthen your cardiovascular and musculoskeletal fitness, it will pay dividends in terms of […]

Skyview moves up to No. 3 in 4A in latest Associated Press state football rankings

After a big win over Bothell last week, the Skyview Storm moved up to No. 3 in Class 4A in the Week 3 Associated Press media state football rankings. Camas (2-1) […]

Feline Epiphora

Feline epiphora, simply put, is an overflow of tears from a cat’s eyes. A symptom rather than a specific disease, it’s associated with a variety of conditions.   Normally, a thin film […]

Loaded Sheet Pan Quesadillas

Whether you’re in a hurry, low on groceries, or just want to save a little money, a quesadilla is a quick way to eat fast. Guaranteed to make everyone happy, […]

Week 3 2023 prep football previews, predictions and livestream links

We went 15-3 in our picks last week, moving our season total to 29-8 (78.4 percent). Many schools offer livestream broadcasts of their home games, either free or for a fee. […]

Perez-sponsored forestry bill passes House

Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Treating Tribes and Counties as Good Neighbors Act, the first piece of legislation that Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, co-introduced in March. The act […]

Increase Your Steps to Improve Your Health

One of the simplest and most effective ways to improve your health is to increase your daily steps. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 10,000 steps per […]

Columbia River at No. 1 in 2A in Week 1 coaches state volleyball rankings

Week 1 state rankings by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association: CLASS 4A 1, Curtis 2, Lake Stevens 3, Olympia 4, Camas 5t, North Creek 5t, Tahoma 7, Puyallup 8t, Gonzaga Prep 8t, Wenatchee 10t, Bellarmine Prep 10t, Kamiakin Others: Emerald Ridge, Kennedy […]

Apple, Bacon and Sweet Potato Mini Casseroles and Apple Pie Cake

You can’t think fall without thinking apples. New crops have hit the stores and the produce section is fully fragranced with the heady aroma of the first breath of fall. […]

Perez introduces bill to address forestry labor shortage

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, co-introduced a piece of legislation that would boost job training programs in the forestry and timber industries. The Jobs in the Woods Act […]

Week 2 2023 prep football game previews, predictions and livestream links

Normally in Week 1, anything above .500 is considered a good week, as there are so many uncertainties heading into the season. So to come away by going 14-5 on picks […]

5 Pillars of Human Movement

When strength training, it can be difficult to decide which exercises to incorporate into your workout routine. In his book Functional Training, JC Santana explains why we should incorporate the […]

The Case for Cat Stairs and Ramps

Is your favorite feline finding it nearly im-paws-ible to jump to and from her most preferred perch? Is she meowing – as in “ouch!” -- after completing a once-easy jump […]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup with Bacon

September is here, bringing days that are are shorter and busier, leaving you with even less time to get a meal on the table. Trying to feed everyone something nutritious […]

New Radio show(live)not podcast…on Clark County’s CGR Radio

New Radio Show LIVE on CGR #4...Willie The Legend-Country Radio(this format was requested to bring back!)...from our BLIND, DISABLED and Veterans...CGR Radio in Vancouver Wa..CGR Radio has over 40,000 songs […]

Perez talks right to repair, views of Congress on podcast

Earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, appeared on the political podcast The Next Level to discuss her views of Congress, her efforts to recruit a diverse staff, […]

County council looks to limit ‘abusive’ public comments

“Abusive comments” from some members of the public have the Clark County Council considering whether to change the public comment portion of its meetings. The issue arose recently after one caller, […]

Week 1 2023 prep football preview capsules, predictions, livestream links

The 2023 high school football season in Southwest Washington opens this weekend. Washougal hosts River Ridge on Thursday, with a full schedule of games slated for Friday. For fans attending game, […]

Rowing for Your Health

Orange Theory™, CrossFit™ and various gyms and training studios incorporate rowing into their fitness programming. What’s all the hype about? There’s a good reason why it’s a staple in many […]

Skyview, Washougal, La Center, Kalama earn spots on preseason state football rankings

The preseason state football rankings by the Associated Press won't be released after only four media members cast votes for the ballot. It is hoped the first AP state rankings […]

Spaghetti with Shrimp, Zucchini and Lemon

Labor Day weekend is the turning point. Fall is creeping slowly in. The sun has lost a little of its intensity, the nights are getting cooler, and we are starting […]

Republicans target Perez in ad campaign

The National Republican Congressional Committee earlier this week announced a targeted nationwide advertising campaign against 21 vulnerable Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania. The […]

Conservative gathering brings controversial guest speakers to Clark County

This year’s Great Northwest Awakening event hosted by Patriots United is being held Oct. 21 at the Clark County Event Center. The all-day event features conservative pundits, motivational speakers, musicians […]

Tips for Healthy Feet

Most people don’t spend anytime strengthening their feet and yet, your feet are the foundation to all your movements. We stand and walk on them all day long, we run […]

STARING: A Feline “Fenomenon”

Our feline fur-iends are famous for staring! They are the most curious of observers, whether it’s staring at you, at the wall, outside a window (for up to five hours a […]

Chocolate Banana Muffins and No Bake Energy Balls

  I can’t help but sneak a furtive glance at the school supplies when I’m shopping. I feel the tug of the brand new lunch boxes, I yearn to buy pencils […]

Kent talks timber in new video series

This week, Republican candidate for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District Joe Kent debuted a new virtual video series, “Get Local With Joe,” in which he holds recorded one-on-one conversations with individuals […]

Gentle But Powerful Workouts

The popularity of HIIT, Tabata, CrossFit and other aggressive workout formats sends the message that people need to go hard all the time to see results, but that is far […]

Easy Individual Berry Tarts and Blackberry Lavender Cornmeal Cake

Fresh fruit is so fickle. Berries perish quickly, while you could wait what seems like an eternity for a peach to ripen. At any given point you might have fruit […]

Bouncing For Your Bones

Bones are living tissue and can adapt to external stimulus like exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle. Specifically, high impact exercise has been linked to better bone health due to the increased […]

Carefree Cat Road Trips

As creatures of habit who crave their creature comforts, cats don’t always make the best road trip companions. But by mapping out kitty’s trip together with your own, you can […]

Cucumber, Plum, and Green Bean Salad

As the heat of the summer wears on, I can’t help but feel torn. Yes, there’s still so much summer to be had, but I must admit to feeling ready […]

Strong and Pain-Free Shoulders

Shoulder and neck pain is a common occurrence that has been associated with poor posture and too much time spent time hunched over our laptops and cell phones. Bad posture […]

Jostaberry Jam, Padrón Peppers and Fresh Raspberry Vinaigrette

Whether you dash in and pick out a ripe tomato for tonight’s salad, or stop to get a bushel of cucumbers to pickle, you can’t beat a farm stand for […]

Cool Cats in the Summer

Picture yourself on a sweltering summer day wearing a long fur coat. Are you hot yet? Itchy? Thirsty? Desperately searching for shade? Now picture your cats on that same summer day. […]

Sunrise Smoothie, Vegan Berry Protein Smoothie and Mint Chip Dessert Smoothie

The happiest, healthiest, longest living people live in hot-spots around the globe known as “Blue Zones.” You can add more vital years to your life by following their centenarian lifestyle […]

Mobility vs. Flexibility

The critical importance of mobility and flexibility to overall health is gaining greater traction in the fitness, training, and physical therapy communities. However, many people are confused about the difference […]

Why Cats Roll Around on Their Backs

Have you ever wondered why your cat suddenly throws herself down and starts rolling around on her back? A common misconception is that a cat’s exposed belly – her most sensitive […]

Acupuncture for Cats

What precisely is acupuncture and how does it work? Chart Courtesy of "Body of Elements" According to the philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine, illness is caused by an imbalance of vital energies […]

Music CALL for CGR Radio for The Blind, Disabled and Veterans.

Community Growth Radio for The BLIND, DISABLED and Veterans, Vancouver Washington(locally owned)is seeking music submissions for CGR Radio 3(VetNet)and CGR#4(Willie The Legend)and Mr.Nelson knows.. CGR Radio is seeking music submissions(Mp3)format please. […]

JUNE Is National Adopt A Cat Month

Started in 1974 by the American Humane Association, June has, since then, been known as National Adopt a Cat Month. And its significance is doubly meaningful because June is also […]


UPDATE of what CGR is and the function of this very unique audio service: I forgot the stats: CGR NWAIS Radio Offers programming for The Blind and such in over 40 languages. CGR programming […]

Radio for The Blind, Disabled and Veterans!

CGR Radio is the ONLY full time on line audio radio network in the NW WITH 5 streams such as: CGR 1 With Newspaper/Magazine and book readings, Nostalgia/OTR plus programming from […]

“Willie The Legend” Country Radio Returns!

CGR Radio has brought back "Willie The Legend Radio" Country to stream #4 to the CGR Radio line up...due to a high demand from our Blind, Visually Impaired, Disabled and […]

Eye Popping Facts about Feline Ears!

Imagine two movable satellite dishes capable of swiveling, capturing and amplifying sound! Now, imagine them in miniature. This is the purr-fect description of a cat’s most impressive and extraordinarily designed […]

Kitties and Headbutts

Most cat owners are happily familiar with the warm and fuzzy feeling of being headbutted or “bunted” by their favorite felines. But have you ever wondered what’s behind that ever-so-famous […]

NOW two Spanish Radio feeds for the blind and disabled in Clark County.

CGR Radio for The Blind and Disabled(the only full time on line audio)in The NW for the blind and disabled(with 5 streams)NOW offers 2 full time feeds for the Spanish […]

Live Radio broadcast from The 2023 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair.

Community Growth Radio Vancouver Washington will be BROADCASTING Live this September 9th 2023 from The Vancouver Peace and Justice fair from 8 AM-2:30 PM, CGR Radio stream #3 VetNet Radio, […]

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