Show, workshops, more featured at Ridgefield theater
You might think the most skilled belly dancers in the world hail from countries like Egypt, Turkey and Syria, where the styles originated -- but actually, they come from America, said the organizers of a special show this weekend in Ridgefield.
The College Board has recognized the Ridgefield School District for the work it’s done with its Advanced Placement courses over the past three years.
Event draws plenty of brides-to-be while sharing space with gun expo
It was guns and roses Sunday at the Event Center at the Fairgrounds.
Local high school students stage domestic terrorism plot case
Federal prosecutors had to prove that Hutaree Jones, leader of a Sovereign Citizens group, masterminded a domestic terrorism plot to blow a hole in a ferry filled with 1,189 U.S. Navy officers and other passengers crossing the bay to Cedar, Wash.
Ridgefield — "Sit" and "sleep" sound more like commands you would bark at the family dog than at an alligator.
Local musician was in club when 100 died in 2003
RIDGEFIELD — As John Reagle relaxed with a beer and burger before his band took the stage, he looked up at the ceiling of the night club.
Harry Generaux says his stint as a bomber pilot over Europe was no different than what other American pilots did during World War II.
Ridgefield -- Two poetic high school seniors are on their way to the state finals of Poetry Out Loud, a poetry memorization and performance competition. Abigail Ridgeway of Cedar Tree Classical Christian School, in Ridgefield, and Ben Caldwell of the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics took top honors at Poetry Out Loud's Southwest Washington regional finals, hosted for the second year in a row by Educational Service District 112. State finals will be held March 9 in Tacoma, with the top winner receiving $200 and the winner's school receiving a $500 stipend to buy poetry books. The winner also gets an all-expenses-paid trip to the national finals in Washington, D.C., in April. The final prize is a $20,000 college scholarship.
A $250,000 federal grant will help replace a pedestrian bridge at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, federal officials announced this week.The award was part of $12.5 million in funding announced by the Federal Transit Administration to pay for improved access in national parks, forests and wildlife refuges. Of the 29 projects that will receive the latest round of money, Ridgefield's is the only one in Washington.The project will replace a 30-year-old pedestrian bridge that's considered structurally deficient, according to the FTA. The span crosses the railroad tracks, and connects the refuge headquarters to trails, recreation areas and other public facilities south of the city.
Proposed overpass would address trains blocking access to marina
RIDGEFIELD -- As a fire engine from Clark County Fire & Rescue sat idling, stopped at a rail crossing by a slow-moving train, plumes of smoke billowed out of the windows of a burning houseboat a few hundred yards away at McCuddy's Ridgefield Marina.
Yacolt teen finishes first in the non-pro division
It had been going so well for 15-year-old equestrian Kylie Vroman of Yacolt on Sunday. And then Lenny the quarterhorse refused to enter the obstacle called "Trash Alley."
Construction workers are expected to finish emergency repairs on state Highway 501 today, reopening the roadway to two lanes, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Fears that badly eroded dike may soon break lend urgency to effort
CATHLAMET. -- For a buck who spends his whole life grazing on shrubs and grass, a generous spread of ripe apples and pears is too good to resist. And also too good to be true, as it turns out.
A Ridgefield woman is in serious condition after Washington State Patrol said she caused a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer on an Interstate 5 off-ramp.
An Aberdeen woman was injured in a rear-end collision that clogged northbound traffic on Interstate 5 in Ridgefield Tuesday afternoon.