Jeffrey Bivens, Washougal's former finance director and a licensed tax attorney, was sentenced Nov. 20 to three months in federal prison — finally resolving the charges he pleaded guilty to more than four years ago.
PeaceHealth, the Vancouver-based nonprofit, Catholic health system, said Tuesday that its president and chief mission officer, Alan Yordy, will retire effective June 30, 2015. The nonprofit said a national search for his successor will begin immediately.
The Vancouver City Council on Monday unanimously approved discounts for large employers that offer high wages. In doing so, the council was careful to make a distinction between its program and, as Mayor Tim Leavitt put it, a "blanket waiver of fees" offered by Clark County that has been criticized as costly and ineffective.
Ron Wells has been repairing shoes most of his life. I am always learning something new, he says. Educating the public about repairing shoes instead of buying new is a challenge. Shoes are not a throwaway product.
Columbia River Economic Development Council representatives attended the JEC Asia Composites Show and Conferences in Singapore Nov. 17 to 19 as part of CREDC's effort "to support the growing composites industry in Clark County," the public-private organization said in a news release.