Back Issues: April 18th, 2017
WSU Extension Clark County Master Gardeners and Clark County Public Health present: “Newbies Guide to Gardening” on Monday, May 1, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Camas Library at 625 NE Fourth Ave., in Camas. The class is intended for those whose home landscape needs a little help, or who are interested becoming a better all-around gardener. Come learn all about ornamental and vegetable gardening from Master Gardener Laura Heldreth. The class is paced for beginners, and will explore topics including the world of soil food web, pest and weed management, plant selection and planting, lawn care, containers, and organic methods. Admission is free and no registration is necessary. For more information, contact Erika Johnson at 360-397-6060 ext 5738 or at Erika.email@example.com.
Rocksolid Community Teen Center invites all teens in the fifth through 12th grade to attend “Teen Takeover” on Friday, April 28, at the Battle Ground Community Center from 7 to 10 p.m. The event is sponsored by iQ Credit Union and Halbert Construction Services. Admission is $5.
Michael Wansley, better known as Wanz, who is featured in the six-time platinum single “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, will be the emcee for the evening and will sing a few songs. The current NW Rock Academy band will also perform.
Teens can enjoy pizza from Detroit Pizza, soda from Corwin Beverage, smoothies from Dutch Bros. Battle Ground, and popcorn from iQ Credit Union. Additional highlights include a photo booth and information booths, door prizes and more. Prevent Together will have a booth setup with prevention impaired driving information and impaired goggles for teens to learn the danger of being impaired. Teens should bring school ID to check in for age verification.
The ports of Vancouver, Camas-Washougal and Ridgefield applaud the Washington State Legislature’s decision to re-open the planning process for replacement of the Interstate 5 Bridge between Washington and Oregon.
The legislature today passed Substitute Senate Bill 5806, which enables the Washington State and Oregon departments of transportation to begin a planning process, creates a bi-state legislative action committee, reviews and confirms lead roles and responsibilities related to a future I-5 Bridge, and ensures adequate funding for the planning process to begin.
Several Clark County legislators championed the bill, including Sens. Annette Cleveland (D-49), Ann Rivers (R-18) and Lynda Wilson (R-17), and Reps. Sharon Wylie (D-49), Monica Stonier (D-49), Brandon Vick (R-18) and Paul Harris (R-17).
The business leadership group Identity Clark County (ICC) also expressed its appreciation to the Washington state legislature for approving the bill. “We appreciate the bold bipartisan leadership between southwest Washington legislators and transportation committee leaders in moving toward a restart,” states representatives from ICC. “They took a giant first step toward improving the safety of our people, environment and society, and the health of our region’s economy.”