Well, so much for a few dry days this week. Several days ago it appeared we would enjoy a dry Thanksgiving, but weather charts keep showers going today — then a bit of drying Wednesday, which is good for holiday travelers — but rain moving back in some time Thursday.
BATTLE GROUND — Lawmakers representing the 18th Legislative District will host a town hall meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 6 at the Battle Ground City Hall, 109 S.W. First St., Battle Ground. Those unable to attend are encouraged to contact state Sen. Ann River, R-La Center, and Reps. Liz Pike, R-Camas, and Brandon Vick, R-Felida.
Student teams will tackle the future of learning at the Intel Oregon First Lego League qualifying robotics tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7 at Salmon Creek Elementary School, 1601 N.E. 129th St.
A Portland man was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison for shooting at his girlfriend of 11 years and two of her friends at a Vancouver apartment May 31. He reportedly shot at her because he suspected she was cheating on him. He drove another girlfriend's car to the crime scene.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter Monday to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, questioning why Jewell's department would make a promise to the Cowlitz Tribe to take land into trust for a reservation while the legality of the land transfer remains tied up in federal court.