Why: The Pioneer Street Cafe in Ridgefield reopened in December with new owners and a new staff. Owners Jason and Holly Shipman want to re-establish the cafe as one of the finer places to dine in Ridgefield. The cafe is open for lunch and dinner, and breakfast is available on the weekends. The menu, though not extensive, offers made-from-scratch dishes.
A Vancouver police officer was fired for lying in District Court and to his superiors about an affair he had had with a woman who he met on a civilian ride-along, according to internal affairs documents obtained by The Columbian.
The regional economy’s post-recession growth has led to more congestion and longer delays for southbound drives into Portland, according to initial data gathered by the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council staff.
Port of Vancouver CEO Todd Coleman is stepping down effective May 19, the port announced Tuesday afternoon. His sudden and unexpected departure marks the end of a four-year run dominated by the controversy over the proposal, driven by Coleman, to build the nation’s largest oil terminal.
The former business manager for the Salmon Creek Soccer Club made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court for allegedly stealing nearly $40,000 from the club over the last three years.