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The National Weather Service reported 112 degrees on Sunday in Vancouver, breaking the previous all-time high record of 108 from July 29, 2009. The unprecedented weather can be attributed to a … more
As the upcoming Fourth of July holiday approaches,  nearly all of North County has fireworks banned. As of June 29, all unincorporated Clark County and the cities of Battle Ground, La Center, … more
Excessive heat has led to a ban on the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated parts of Clark County. In a news release on June 29, the county announced that fireworks could not be sold or … more
Fireworks in the city limits of Battle Ground have been banned for the Fourth of July season after an order was issued by the fire marshal, in consultation with Fire District 3 and the Department of … more
The National Weather Service reported 112 degrees on Sunday in Vancouver, breaking the previous all-time high record of 108 from July 29, 2009.  The unprecedented weather can be attributed to … more
As a region-wide severe heat wave impacts the Pacific Northwest, Clark Public Utilities has asked water utility customers in the Hockinson region to voluntarily limit their water consumption. The … more
Woodland Planters Days looked a little different this year. Groups who would normally walk or drive down the town’s streets for the annual parade, lined up in the Woodland High School parking … more
Jordan Chiles’ bubbly and determined spirit radiated throughout the gymnasium as she walked up to the vault. She faced one of the biggest stages in her career so far, the U.S. Gymnastics … more
Battle Ground has a reason to celebrate in downtown this summer as Harvest Days returns following a COVID-19-related hiatus in 2020. From July 16-18, a number of the festival’s perennial … more
Another 15-year-old from Yacolt has died following a crash on state Route 503 last week, according to a June 21 update from the Washington State Patrol. The fatalities from the accident that … more
Former and active military will now have their own chance at winning big by getting vaccinated as Gov. Jay Inslee announced “A Heroes Thanks,” a program designed to fill a gap in the … more
Gov. Jay Inslee took a tour along towering wind turbine blades and cranes used to move them during a visit to the Port of Vancouver on June 15, commending the work to transport thousands of … more
Folding chairs spaced 6 feet apart, a podium set to center stage, and family members carrying flowers and balloons filled the Battle Ground Public Schools stadium each evening last week as a … more
The proposed $2 billion methanol production facility in Kalama is likely out of gas as the city’s port says the project backers will end their lease. On June 11, the Port of Kalama announced … more
The conversation to change how Woodland government operates is back before council following a workshop session that considered putting the decision back on the ballot after voters rejected the move … more
The Woodland Planters Days celebration will return for its 99th year with mostly virtual programming this month, except for an in-person “reverse parade.” The reverse parade will … more
Ridgefield residents were back on the water Saturday as part of a smaller version of the annual Big Paddle group boating, the second of the city’s monthly First Saturday events to return to an … more
Three employees of Clark County Public Works are suing the county in federal court on allegations they faced racial slurs, higher job scrutiny and unequal payment due to being Latino. On June 1, … more
The work to replace the aging Interstate 5 bridge hit an unexpected constraint in its planning process as federal agencies indicated it couldn’t make large changes to a 10-year-old … more
A proposed recreational vehicle park on the northeast side of Woodland is drawing opposition from local business owners, arguing it would lead to increased crime. During a June 1 appeal hearing … more
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