Laureano Mier became interested in aviation at age 8. Now 53 years old, Mier is passionate about everything aviation and ...
(Troy Wayrynen/The Columbian)
August 29, 2012
Ridgefield High School students, from left to right, Brittani Hauzen, 15, Madison Laycoe, 15, Samantha Bright, 15, and Jenica Mattila, 15, compare class schedules Wednesday morning August 29, 2012 during the first day of school in Ridgefield, Washington. Ridgefield is one a few school districts in Clark County to start the school year this week. On the same day, the state is releasing the results of last year's standardized tests for the entire state. (Troy Wayrynen/The Columbian)