Lynn Hicks named interim deputy superintendent
The Battle Ground school board unanimously appointed Duane Rose as the district's interim superintendent while a successor for Shonny Bria is found. Bria is retiring June 30 after 15 years at the district's helm.
A driver from Amboy ran a red light Friday night on Highway 503 in Battle Ground, causing a three-car collision, officials said.
A former police chief, a formal-attire company owner and a man who says he was unfairly fired from his city job are among an eclectic batch of small-city candidates looking to unseat incumbents during this year's election.
Armstrong coached previously at Rainier and Port Angeles
Wes Armstrong has been a head coach at two other high schools, and while he enjoyed his experiences there, he is really looking forward to the next stage of his career as the boys basketball coach at Battle Ground.
The board of directors of Battle Ground Public Schools will hold a special meeting Saturday in the main office conference room at Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St.
Retiree plucks them from trees after they get stuck
Perched more than 30 feet high in a red maple tree, Tom Croley lowers a squirming canvas bag down a rope to the safety of Jake Bennett's arms.
Battle Ground — At the city of Battle Ground's first Parks Appreciation Day, more than 80 volunteers joined city officials April 27 to improve three local parks. Over three hours, the helpers picked up litter, cleaned playground equipment, raked flower beds and spread bark chips at Kiwanis Park and both the north and south Florence Robison Park. The work would have cost about $5,185 had employees performed the tasks, according to a press release.
Battle Ground — Donors gave more than $1,300 and nearly 4,100 pounds of food and other items during the annual Stuff the Bus charity drive May 4. The Battle Ground chapter of Public School Employees of Washington, SEIU Local 1948, sponsored the event, in its second year. The food and money donations will go to the North County Food Bank. Last year, nearly 5,400 pounds of donations were collected.
A 75-year-old woman celebrating her birthday at Keo Thai Cuisine ended up crashing into the front of the restaurant about 12:30 p.m. today, Clark County Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Tim Dawdy said.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that a man whose body was found in a van at Lewisville Park died of suicide.
Professional jazz trumpeter-trombonist Mic Gillette will be featured in a jazz concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Lair at Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground. Tickets are $5 at the door.
After the April 23 special levy election in Battle Ground, the gap between the "yeas" and "nays" widened slightly as the final ballots were counted, according to the Clark County Elections Office.
For the second time in 16 days, a Battle Ground Public Schools teacher has used abdominal thrusts to save a choking student.
Family, friends mourn Battle Ground woman who died in hit-and-run
It wasn't a quiet event remembering Tatyana Tupikova. Cars and big rigs rumbled by on Highway 503, past the memorial spot behind Battle Ground Cinema, some honking at the people holding signs Thursday to remember the 22-year-old who mysteriously died last May.
CAM Academy Future Business Leaders of America Club is bringing the Washington Business Week In-school Program to the school from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday for a day of business exploration. This is the first year the school will host the program introducing students to life skills and the fundamentals of business.