More than 900 north county students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches are preregistered to participate in North County School Readiness Day on Friday inside the cafeteria at Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground.
WOODLAND — Roy Thorp was nicknamed "Professor" because he loved to help, tell stories and teach. And although his smashed-up Subaru and a new memorial road sign are reminders of his tragic death, they also carry on his legacy of teaching, his loved ones say. The 76-year-old Vancouver man was memorialized with the sign unveiled Saturday as family and friends gathered alongside Northwest Hayes Road on the three-year anniversary of the drunken-driving crash that killed him.
Building on the public input received at two series of meetings in June and July, Fort Vancouver Regional Library District officials will hold a third set of pre-design meetings in Ridgefield, Washougal and Woodland in September.