Sheriff’s Open House & Safety Fair

What is happening at the Sheriff’s Office this weekend? Serving, protecting, and free hot dogs! The Clark County Sheriff is hosting a free Open House and Safety Fair at the West Precinct Office in Ridgefield, 505 N.W. 179th St., from noon to 4 p.m. this Saturday Sept. 20. This year, the open house is being

Oktoberfest at Shorty’s

The signs are obvious: pumpkin lattes, turning leaves, schoolbuses making the rounds, piles of pumpkins and cinnamon-scented pine cones at the grocery store. Fall is officially here. (OK, OK: meteorologically speaking, it’s not until Sept. 23. But we all know the truth: pumpkin lattes are the true harbinger of autumn.) There’s one more way you

Get On the Bus

The Vancouver City Council will hold a mobile workshop on (meaning both “about” and, quite literally, “upon”) Vancouver’s street system from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, traveling by C-TRAN bus for a first-hand look at transportation successes and challenges. The workshop starts at 8 a.m. at Vancouver City Hall, where the

Autism Acceptance Quest

Autism Empowerment and 14-year-old Justin Krejcha invites you to participate in The Great Autism Acceptance Quest from 1

POW/MIA Monument Dedication

The Community Military Appreciation Committee (CMAC) will dedicate the new POW/MIA monument at the Armed Forces Reserve Center at 15005 N.E. 65th St. in Vancouver at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20—just one day after National POW/MIA Recognition Day. The monument will ensure that our POW/MIA soldiers are never forgotten, and to remind us what

Fall North Bank Magazine

What’s wildly popular this season, goes with everything, and makes you look ten pounds thinner? Fall’s trendiest new

Get Crafty at ReTails

Vancouver’s ReTails Thrift Stores, operated by the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, recently opened the doors of its newest thrift superstore at 5000 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. (across from Golden Skate). The 25,000-plus square-foot shop sells a vast variety of clothing, accessories, and homewares, as well as accepting donations of items of every size, from

Zero Theorem at the Kiggins

Set in a future London, Terry Gilliam’s new film, “The Zero Theorem,” stars Academy award-winner Christoph Waltz as

River Art Presentation, Revelation

September on the North Bank is a breathtakingly beautiful month, and there’s not many places more beautiful on a September evening than Overlook Park in downtown Ridgefield. Now the park is even lovelier with the addition of Adam McIsaac‘s stunning Chinook-inspired panels. They’re big and immediately visible; you can’t miss them. As the light changes

Raising the Roof

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity‘s Annual Raising the Roof fundraising breakfast, which has made possible the home ownership dreams of countless

Days of Wine & Music

Every Friday, we post an article or two offering suggestions about fun things to do involving wine and

Plant Your Roots

The Parks Foundation of Clark County is celebrating its 15th birthday with an annual meeting and reception for its members from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Water Resources Education Center. Even if you’ve never heard of the Parks Foundation, you’ve seen and enjoyed the results of this nonprofit organization’s