'The colors are beautiful' at bulb farm's annual festival and farmers market in Woodland
With more than 140 varieties of tulips in its designer garden, and the introduction of a "you pick" field where people can pluck their own bouquets, the 11th annual Woodland Tulip Festival is shaping up to be a success, said Benno Dobbe, owner of Holland America Bulb Farms.
Annual event at Holland America Bulb Farms in Woodland offers ‘you pick’ field this year
This is your year, tulip fans. The Woodland Tulip Festival will open up a new “you pick” field on weekends, so visitors can bring home their own bouquets of the signature spring beauty.
Two area cities have earned the designation "Tree City U.S.A.," the Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday.
Amboy -- Lori Homola was honored for her outstanding community service work for schools and other organizations by the Mountain Valley Grange No. 79 during its Booster Recognition Night on March 22. Dave Johnson and Elinor Collins were also honored for their contributions to the Grange itself. There was plenty of homemade musical and comedic entertainment, along with a history of the Mountain Valley Grange, which was organized in 1889 in a Chelatchie Prairie log cabin; the current Grange hall was built by the members themselves in 1936. Improvements and upgrades are always under way.
The Ridgefield School District did not comply with federal grant requirements for free and reduced breakfast and lunch programs, according to the Washington State Auditor’s Office.
After first effort fell just shy, firms volunteer equipment, workers
On April 23, the La Center School District will try to accomplish something it's never successfully done before — pass a levy to upgrade its inadequate sports fields, adding lights, covered bleachers and scoreboards.
Woodland — Katie Blacklaw and Eddie Denson were high school freshmen in April 2009 when they were struck and killed by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks, waiting for a different train to approach from the opposite direction on neighboring tracks.
Clark Regional Emergency Services is reporting that there's a land line telephone outage in La Center and Woodland, as well as the surrounding areas of Clark and Cowlitz counties.
Former bank building to be renovated, current site to house public works
La Center City Hall is a matchbox of a municipal building, too compact to comfortably accommodate city business, officials say.
The Clark County Youth House bully prevention team is hosing an anti-bullying event next week.
Two people were injured just after 1 p.m. Thursday in a single-car collision on Interstate 5 south, about four miles south of Woodland.
Construction will begin next month on Woodland's new police station, a nearly $2.5 million project meant to alleviate the department's growing pains.
La Center — Zach Nye joined 11 other University of Portland students participating in the school's Collegiate Challenge over spring break. Nye, a senior mechanical engineering major, worked with Habitat for Humanity and local volunteers, to build a house in Oak Harbor. The Challenge is a service-learning trip challenging college students to give back to the community while on break.
Portland police are investigating a Sunday morning attack on a man who was dressed in women's clothing outside the Clinton Street Theater as a possible bias crime.
A jury Monday found a former Woodland fire chief and his wife guilty of bilking a vulnerable acquaintance out of nearly $24,000 in a scam that involved a supposedly ill cat and a stymied run for city council.