Multnomah County announced Wednesday it will pay $871,277 to Ridgefield-based Conway Construction Co. in a dispute over problems with the Morrison Bridge decking the company finished installing less than two years ago.
RIDGEFIELD — The Port of Ridgefield last month realized its decade-long goal of cleaning up a heavily contaminated industrial site near a tributary of the Columbia River. With that, there's renewed optimism that a mixed-use waterfront development will take shape there.
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.
Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow is in position to retain his post after defeating write-in candidate Tim Wilson, but Battle Ground's leadership is in churn mode as challengers beat incumbents in three of the four contested city council races Tuesday.
Six schools in the Educational Service District 112 region in Southwest Washington have been named 2013 School of Distinction Award winners. They are among the top 5 percent in the state recognized for improved student achievement. The award recognized 99 Washington schools for consistently being at or above the state median and sustaining increased performance in reading and math over a five-year period.
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.