Community members, parents, students and staff are invited to provide input in the school board's search for a superintendent. The board has developed questions in collaboration with the search firm McPherson & Jacobson LLC.
Battle Ground — Three Battle Ground High School musicians will be able to show off their standout skills after being picked to play in the Washington Music Education Association's All-State performing groups in February in Yakima. Sarah Russell, Kimberly Snow and Mattias Tyni were chosen after a series of auditions this year. Russell will sing soprano in the All-State jazz choir, Tyni will play trumpet in the jazz band and Snow will play French horn in the symphony. "This is such a great honor for our students and our school," BGHS Choir Director Darcy Schmitt said in a press release.
Two more single-family home subdivisions in unincorporated Clark County — a 36-acre project with eight “cluster lots” and a nine-lot housing development — are in the preliminary review process through the county’s Community Development Department.
Hockinson — Hockinson author Dan Strawn was recently nominated for a 2014 Pacific Northwest Book Sellers Association award for his novel "Black Wolf's Return." The book released in July by Bluewood Publishing tells a story spanning 300 years about the "parallel fates of both wolves and the Nez Perce Indians in Eastern Oregon." Strawn will find out next year if he has won.
A Battle Ground man who was arrested after a fight early Sunday in a Taco Bell drive-thru was wearing a clown costume when he punched a 27-year-old man in the face, causing significant head injuries, according to Clark County Superior Court documents.
BATTLE GROUND — After 40 years, George Lingle still has fire in his eyes. At 56, he's Clark County Fire & Rescue's oldest firefighter/paramedic, on the line doing what people often dub a young man's job. In downtown Battle Ground's Station 27, he brushes elbows with men less than half his age.