Located in Battle Ground Firm Foundation is a private Christian School that offers classes for pre-school through 8th grade. They have just added more building on their campus of 6 acres including a new gym. The A Beka Book program is part of their curriculum and they also have the kids wear uniforms. The staff and teachers are very good. Highly recommend this school!
Pacific Northwest Best Fish Market is located on 10th Ave in the Ridgefield Area. Take I-5 north from Vancouver to exit 9 and go north on 10th Ave. They carry a large selection of fresh seafood as well as frozen berries (blueberries, strawberries & mixed berries) all year long. They also have some items that are already prepared to take home. They are open seven days a week.
Dans Produce is located on NE 219th on the way into Battle Ground. This produce store is open all year round, but they do have a bigger selection in the summer. Their produce is very reasonably priced. They have large bins on the outside as well as a small store where they also carry milk and bread. Good place to buy fruit and vegetables.
Located in the main part of downtown Ridgefield, Ridgefield Hardware is like the old time hardware store that was found in small towns. There are childrens red tricycles and wagons parked outside on the sidewalk. This hardware store has a variety of items for your hardware and house needs. This is a fun store to browse through as they have a little of everything.
Shortys Nursery has two locations in the Vancouver area. This nursery has a very nice selection of plants, trees and shrubs available. The employees are helpful and very knowledgeable. They also sell a variety of bark, compost and soil mixes by the yard. You can haul it yourself or they have delivery available. On their lot they also have a small store with gardening supplies.
Located on 219th St. going into Battle Ground, Cedar Mill Nursery is a great nursery to find plants, trees, shrubs and gardening supplies. They carry fruit trees as well as ornamental trees. They have a large variety that are very good quality. The employees are friendly and very helpful. We have purchased fruit trees from them and they are very nice ones.
Spankys is located on Mill Plain located in Vancouver. This is a resale store with clothes for the whole family. They also have toys and furniture for babies. Be sure to have some time to shop as there are a lot of items to sort through. They will consign your clothes, but call for the hours that they are accepting items and what season of clothes they are taking.
Located on Main Street in Battle Ground, Supreme Car Wash is the only drive through car wash in town. They do a good job and usually you dont have to wait in line for long. Also on their lot they have vacuums to use for the interior of your car. They are a little higher priced then some of the car washes in surrounding towns.
Locate in Portland the Queen Anne Victorian Mansion is a beautiful place for a wedding and reception. This is a three level mansion that is fully restored with antique furniture. Our daughter had her wedding at the Queen Anne and the guests are allowed to tour the mansion. They have a big outside gazebo which seats 200 to have the wedding ceremony in and beautiful gardens that are set up with tables for the reception. At night all of the trees are lit up with tiny white lights. As with all wedding places they are expensive. At Christmas they are all decorated for the holidays and have tours at night
Located on 219th just west of Battle Ground, Battle Ground Animal Hospital is a very good place to take pets for quality care. Besides medical care for animals they offer overnight boarding. Its nice to leave a pet and know it is going to have good care while youre out of town. The staff is friendly and the veterinarians are very good.