Vancouver City Councilwoman Jeanne Harris has filed a lawsuit against the city of Ridgefield and Mayor Ron Onslow, saying an errant stress-relief ball he tossed during a 2011 Association of Washington Cities conference has left her functionally blind in one eye.
The Port of Ridgefield, city of Ridgefield and the state Department of Ecology have reached an agreement that formally signs off on completion of the long-running environmental cleanup of 41 acres of port-owned waterfront property, slated to be redeveloped for a mix of uses.
The Ridgefield Police Officers Association on Wednesday filed an unfair labor practices complaint against Mayor Ron Onslow, alleging he threatened to retaliate against union members who voted to endorse a political rival.
Ridgefield — Friends of the late Cathy Mayer, who died in 2004, continue to honor her life via the CAMEO Foundation and its annual "girls' night out" fundraiser for charity. The group's ninth annual event, held on Oct. 10 at the historic Summit Grove Lodge, benefited three local charities, each of which received a check for $12,000 after the event.
Sam Braden, general manager, said United Natural Foods is the largest wholesale distributor of natural/organic foods in the nation. The independent distributor also provides marketing and promotional tools, merchandising, category management and store support services for its customers.
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.
Fairgrounds — How's roasted-chicken-and-butternut-squash-with-hint-of-curry soup sound? People who turned out for Share's 12th annual Share-A-Bowl fundraiser loved it — and voted to give chef Mark Wornson of Tommy O's the People's Choice Award during the Sept. 5 dinner event. Also offering succulent homemade soups were chefs from Whole Foods and the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay. Plus, Share presented its Volunteer of the Year award to Robert Harland, who was recognized for three years of dedicated service, including everything from mentoring clients to managing other volunteers to painting Share's new headquarters. The fundraiser drew 377 soup-lovers and raised $32,500 for Share Vancouver, a leading agency tending to the hungry and homeless. Learn more at sharevancouver.org.