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When the COVID-19 pandemic began changing life around the globe, local landscaping business Battle Ground Rockery was already looking for a way to renovate their business to accommodate more customers and offer contactless “drive-through” pickup options. 

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In February, the Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIA) announced the 2021 NW Natural Parade of Homes will be held at Felida Overlook Sept. 10-26. Due to gathering restrictions put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19, the annual groundbreaking ceremony took place in a virtu…

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On Sept. 4, Abbie Erickson saw a lifelong idea of hers come to life when the doors of Trove opened to Battle Ground patrons for the city’s September First Friday celebration. With people lining up near the shop at 209 E Main Street, one of the newest additions to Old Town Battle Ground was w…

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On Monday, Jan. 4, the Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIA) reported a 66 percent increase in townhome permit issuance in Clark County from 2019 to 2020. In 2019, 62 permits were issued. In 2020, the number rose to 103. While townhome permits rose, single-family home permit ac…

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At 16 years old, Shawna Huston found herself homeless after her mother died in a car accident. At 21, she remodeled and fixed up a rental she was occupying in exchange for lower rent. Three decades later, Huston would continue to “spruce up” and update living spaces and homes all around the …

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The Building Industry Association (BIA) of Clark County’s Remodeled Homes Tour looks a little different this year. With the COVID-19 pandemic at the forefront of the community’s mind, the BIA Remodeled Homes Tour is coming to Clark County in a virtual fashion complete with pandemic inspired …

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Built in 1910, 107 SE First St., Battle Ground, is a recently renovated home on the market for $349,900. The 1,329-square-foot home features two bedrooms, two bathrooms and living space for get-togethers. The master and second bedroom are on the first floor with a bonus room on the second fl…