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September 22, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

Here are five things to do this week. Read story

Compromise key in Ridgefield School District teachers’ contract

September 21, 2022, 5:32pm Clark County News

The newly ratified collective bargaining agreement between the Ridgefield School District and the Ridgefield Education Association featured compromises between the two sides on key sticking points, such as the extension… Read story

A sign welcomes students Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield. Classes began after a tentative agreement was reached between the Ridgefield School district and the Ridgefield Education Association.

Ridgefield teachers ratify new contract

A sign welcomes students Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield. Classes began after a tentative agreement was reached between the Ridgefield School district and the Ridgefield Education Association.

September 20, 2022, 6:41pm Clark County News

Ridgefield teachers ratified a new three-year contract in a union membership meeting Tuesday afternoon. Read story

Michele Uplinger, left, of Ridgefield, steps onto the deck of the Oak View home at the GRO Parade of Homes in Ridgefield on Friday. The builder for Oak View is Glavin Homes. The home is named for the large oak tree in the backyard.

Ridgefield Parade of Homes features design that looks like a million bucks

Michele Uplinger, left, of Ridgefield, steps onto the deck of the Oak View home at the GRO Parade of Homes in Ridgefield on Friday. The builder for Oak View is Glavin Homes. The home is named for the large oak tree in the backyard.

September 10, 2022, 6:03am Business

Walking into the GRO Parade of Homes neighborhood, I was struck by just how grand and yet distinct each of the six houses were. Read story

Joe Thayer, center in gray sweatshirt and hat, joins union members as they gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers’ union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen in Ridgefield on Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

Ridgefield teachers on strike; picketing closes schools

Joe Thayer, center in gray sweatshirt and hat, joins union members as they gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers’ union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen in Ridgefield on Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

September 9, 2022, 7:58am Clark County News

Teachers in the Ridgefield School District went on strike this morning after Thursday night’s round of contract negotiations with the Ridgefield School District failed to result in a tentative deal. Read story

Wednesday is the first day of school for the Ridgefield School District, where a divide between district administration and the teachers' union looms, as seen Wednesday morning.

No deal reached, Ridgefield teachers to strike Friday

Wednesday is the first day of school for the Ridgefield School District, where a divide between district administration and the teachers' union looms, as seen Wednesday morning.

September 8, 2022, 9:00pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District and the Ridgefield Education Association were not able to reach a deal on a tentative contract on Thursday night, meaning the union will go on strike beginning Friday. Schools in the Ridgefield School District will be closed Friday and until a deal can be reached. Read story

Gabe Durate, a residential garbage truck driver with Waste Connections, collects garbage in an east Vancouver neighborhood in 2019.

Waste Connections says service disruptions in Clark County to be fixed shortly

Gabe Durate, a residential garbage truck driver with Waste Connections, collects garbage in an east Vancouver neighborhood in 2019.

September 8, 2022, 6:01am Business

Clark County residents living in Battle Ground, Yacolt and La Center may have noticed some disruptions to their trash and recycling collection in the past month, but those troubles should be fixed soon according to Waste Connections of Washington. Read story

Students arrive for their first day of classes at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield on Wednesday morning.

Still no tentative deal for Ridgefield teachers, bargaining to continue Thursday

Students arrive for their first day of classes at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield on Wednesday morning.

September 7, 2022, 11:10pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District and the Ridgefield Education Association were not able to reach a deal following Wednesday night's bargaining session, but the two sides have agreed to one final bargaining session Thursday to try to prevent a strike Friday. Read story

The Port of Ridgefield's waterfront property stretches along Lake River. The port is considering what to do next with the property now that the years-long environmental cleanup is complete.

Port of Ridgefield considers possibilities for waterfront development after cleanup complete

The Port of Ridgefield's waterfront property stretches along Lake River. The port is considering what to do next with the property now that the years-long environmental cleanup is complete.

September 7, 2022, 6:06am Business

After decades of environmental cleanup, the Port of Ridgefield’s 40-acre waterfront property is ready to be redeveloped. Now that the property is suitable for use, the port has been asking what to do with the property. Read story

Ridgefield Police Chief John Brooks. Brooks has announced he will retire Oct. 3 and is moving to Memphis, Tenn., to become head of security at a Naval base.

Ridgefield Police Chief John Brooks retiring

Ridgefield Police Chief John Brooks. Brooks has announced he will retire Oct. 3 and is moving to Memphis, Tenn., to become head of security at a Naval base.

September 6, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Ridgefield Police Chief John Brooks announced he’s retiring Oct. 3 and headed to Memphis. Read story