Two La Center city councilors are leading the charge for an in-depth performance audit of department heads following the release two weeks ago of an internal report critical of how the city has handled personnel policies.
Educational Service District 112 was awarded a two-year grant from the White House office of National Drug Control Policy to mentor the La Center and Kalama communities as they attempt to prevent substance use among youth.
Benefiting the North County Community Food Bank and Woodland Community Service Center Food Bank, "Concert on the River" will feature musical performances by Brandy-Lyn, the 24-7 band, Hit Machine and special guest guitarist Jennifer Batton. The event will run 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lewis River Golf Course, 3209 Old Lewis River Road, Woodland. Admission is a donation of nonperishable food items, $5 without. For more information visit http://on.fb.me/GDYPAM.
Two candidates are vying for Position 1 on Clark County Fire & Rescue's Board of Commissioners after Richard Britschgi, who currently holds the seat, lost the Aug. 6 primary. The board runs the fire protection district that serves more than 120 square miles in Ridgefield, La Center, Battle Ground and Woodland.
La Center — The La Center Lions' youth organization, Leading LEO Club, helped plant a garden Oct. 5 at La Center Middle School in memory of 14-year-old Cody Sherrell, who died from cardiac arrest while practicing basketball at school in 2012. Once finished, the Cody Sherrell Memorial Garden is expected to include a seating area, art and other decorations. The La Center Garden Club donated the plants used in the space. To help, call Amy Chase at 360-263-3788.
A recently leaked report alleging, among other things, that department heads in La Center city government foster a hostile workplace, won't lead to changes in personnel or policies, officials said Tuesday.