Monthly Archives: August 2012
With Christine McGinley starting graduate school, 7th Son Cellars has hired new managers to take her place. Tim and Kathy Kelly are new to the area and would love to make your acquaintance! For one more week they will be open Thursday through Sunday: 2-6pm on Thursday and Sunday, and 2-8pm Friday and Saturday. After […]
Several citizens of Ridgefield are involved in the Assistance League of Southwest Washington, including Jeannie Lightburn, the president. The league recently held their annual JUST (for jeans, underwear, socks, tee shirts) back to school event. About 220 children in foster care, ages 10-18, showed up to find clothing in their sizes. Hoodies, shoes, pajamas and […]
The Pacific FC Strikers Soccer Team won their second tournament of the summer, The Vancouver Summer Slam, over the weekend. Seven players are incoming eighth graders at View Ridge Middle School – Drew Williams, Jay Williams, Travis Gottsch, Brittan Gullickson, Jason Osborn, Brady Lewis and Grant Jefferies. The team is coached by Ridgefield residents Julie […]
Three Ridgefield girls participated in the Mount Hood Challenge Soccer Tournament in Portland. The Salmon Creek FC Yellow G-12 Nemesis took first place in their division. Three soon-to-be 6th graders from South Ridge Elementary were part of this group – Haidyn Woodside, Haley DeWitz and Joliette Gullickson. Good work girls!
John Rose from Sound Mortgage reports that Ridgefield home values were up 0.6% compared to June, 2012, and up 3.3% compared to July, 2011, according to the Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.
There’s still time for NW Natural customers to sign up for paperless billing and earn money for the Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. You have until August 31 to sign up. Four environmental organizations are involved, and here’s where the voting stands as of now: Oregon Wild (684 votes), Northwest Earth Institute (197 votes), […]
The old buildings that housed the Pacific Wood Treating plant have been removed from the Port of Ridgefield property as you can see from the picture above, and lots of changes will soon be made Here’s an update on what’s going on at the port, from Randy Mueller, Director of Business Development: “A few months […]
The Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge seek a cultural and native history interpreter/educator to serve as coordinator for the Cathlapotle Plankhouse. The preferred candidate must either have a master’s degree, or at minimum a Bachelor’s degree plus at least one year of related experience in anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, cultural/public history or related […]
The land around the access road to the ‘River S’ unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge has been purchased by the City of Ridgefield for a new city park. The property is located on Hillhurst Road at the northerly end of the Taverner Ridge development and includes roughly seven acres of gently sloping land […]
A volunteer is needed one day a week for 3-4 hours to help the administrative assistant at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge office with counting of the fees received at the collection points. At this time it’s done twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays, and when hunting season starts the hours will expand to […]