RIDGEFIELD -- Nobody showed up in a wheelchair on Saturday morning to test the easy, gradual incline of the new universal-access bridge that's now welcoming everyone into the northern Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.
Community members, well-wishers and peers on two legs and four came out en masse Tuesday evening to pay their final respects to Ike, a Vancouver Police Department dog killed in the line of duty earlier this month. Also in the news this wee: A new name for the amphitheater, meet the new Blazers, a Southern-themed restaurant opens in Camas and the former high school teacher sentenced for having sex with a student.
It's back to an old-fashioned future at the Kiggins Theatre on Wednesday night -- with the sounds of rebellious robots and spooky supervillains supposedly headed for that newfangled wireless contraption in everybody's living room.
After four years of driving together for The Salvation Army rounding up donated food, Greg Puppo and Bill Davis are resigning from their volunteer assignments -- also together. On Tuesday, they collected bread and pastries for the last time at the Safeway in Salmon Creek, one of their regular weekly stops.