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Commotion over a potential “medical freedom” ordinance affecting public spaces, city buildings and city employees in Battle Ground has led to official condemnation from the Clark County … more
Citing cooler and wetter conditions, the U.S. Forest Service is easing public use restrictions in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Effective Friday, fire danger was lowered from extreme to high, … more
The Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Distribution Center will hold a hiring event in Ridgefield from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 8400 South Union Ridge Parkway.  A news release stated … more
Clark County Public Works is looking for applicants to fill a position on the Clean Water Commission. Applicants can live anywhere in Clark County. Residents with a background and expertise with … more
Southwest Washington’s U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler visited the country’s southern border late last week, posting about her trip and calling the situation a humanitarian … more
Lawmakers representing the 20th Legislative District were on defense on Monday during their first in-person town hall event in many months. There, at the Veterans Memorial Museum … more
Clark County Fire Marshal Dan Young has lifted the ban on recreational fires, but the county’s ban on land clearing burns remains in place until further notice. Recreational campfires on … more
Voters in the Battle Ground Public Schools’ district will have an opportunity to vote on a replacement for an expiring local levy that if approved could mean the decades-long return of middle … more
One of two Woodland Public Schools Board of Directors races has an incumbent focused on rectifying learning loss facing off against a challenger who wants the board to push back on statewide pandemic … more
One of two competitive Woodland City Council seats up for election this year features a former councilor attempting to make a return and a previous seat-seeker making another effort to win the … more
Give More 24!: Thursday, Sept. 23. The 24-hour online giving marathon raises money for area nonprofits. This year, 200 nonprofits will participate in the event through the Community Foundation for … more
Battle Ground Apothecary has reason to celebrate next month, as October marks 10 years since owner Diana Davidson purchased the business specializing in supplements, herbs and tinctures. To … more
The threat of rain wasn’t enough to deter dozens of demonstrators from congregating in front of Battle Ground Mayor Adrian Cortes’ house on Sunday to show their support for a … more
Two men face assault charges after a domestic violence incident led to one of the two being shot in the leg, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. At about 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 19, … more
Clark County has authorized a $1.4 million settlement with three former employees who claimed wrongful termination in a lawsuit from 2016. On Sept. 15, the county announced the authorization of … more
The interim appointee for Battle Ground City Council will be decided by county leadership after a majority of city councilors were not able to pick an applicant to fill the seat. During a Sept. 15 … more
A group of organizations focused on working together for the benefit of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest is one of a number of collaboratives to receive the biggest combined set of grants one of … more
Clark County’s recent COVID-19 infection rate dropped for the first time since mid-July in the latest Clark County Public Health data, though the health department also reported 24 more deaths, … more
Ridgefield has launched a survey to gain insight on people’s experiences in the city.  The survey aims to gather information to identify strengths, challenges and barriers related to … more
The La Center Farmers Market closed for the season following its last event of this year which featured the Beautiful Baby Contest, a mini-car show, and kids activities. The event, put on by the … more
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