Battle Ground -- Jackie McAtee, Meals on Wheels People manager in Battle Ground, was named Citizen of the Year by the local Elks Club in part for her efforts to help provide hot meals to seniors in North Clark County. McAtee was given the honor March 29 during a ceremony at the Battle Ground Elks Lodge. Citizen of the Year is given to someone who regularly contributes to the community. McAtee has worked with a number of local charities over the years, including the Senior Nutritional Assistance Program and Loaves and Fishes. At the March ceremony, new Elks officers were also inducted, Ruth Adler was named Elk of the Year and Kay Beasley was named Officer of the Year.
Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, two school buses parked at the Battle Ground Albertsons and Fred Meyer stores will be the collection sites for nonperishable food, paper products and personal hygiene items for the needy. Both stores are on West Main Street.
Raised in Vancouver, she spent the past 15 years with district
BATTLE GROUND — Longtime Battle Ground Public Schools Superintendent Rochonne "Shonny" Bria, 65, announced her retirement at a special board meeting on Monday afternoon.
Saturday’s local prescription drug take-back event collected more than 1,000 pounds of pills — 23 percent more than last year.
A Yacolt woman was injured early Sunday morning after her car veered off southbound state Highway 503 north of Battle Ground and struck a mailbox, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Disbandment fears arose as teacher's retirement nears
Following weeks of disharmony, the Hockinson School District has told parents that it has no plan to disband its K-2 music program.
Prairie and Battle Ground high schools' Air Force Junior ROTC programs have received the 2013 Distinguished Unit Award, a national honor.
Captain Strong educator uses Heimlich maneuver on kindergartner
BATTLE GROUND — Painted in a hallway just steps from Toni Brammer's kindergarten classroom at Captain Strong Primary are these words: "If it is to be, it's up to me."
More than 500 ballots counted today
After more ballots were counted on Thursday for Tuesday's special elections, the Battle Ground district levy lead widened.
Brush Prairie teen's life with Asperger's syndrome is better since his mom found resources, understanding parents
A barefoot Andrew Price, 16, is hanging out in his Brush Prairie living room, waiting for a chance to play League of Legends on his gaming console. Wearing a "Prairie Wrestling" T-shirt that reads "Practice like a champion," he recently finished his second wrestling season and trimmed 45 pounds from his frame. He flexes his biceps to illustrate the result of his hard work.
Agreement addresses growing demand in Clark County
Relief is on its way for dialysis patients in Clark County.
After Tuesday’s special elections in Battle Ground and Green Mountain, the gap between the “yays” and “nays” widened Wednesday as more ballots were counted, according to the Clark County Elections Office.
Members of the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce will present information about the state's Main Street Program for revitalizing historic downtowns.
Battle Ground -- The city council and police recognized several outstanding Employees of the Year at its April 15 meeting. Police Officer Edward Michael and Deputy City Clerk Tamara Gunter were named 2012 Employees of the Year by City Manager John Williams. There were nine nominees, all named by their peers. Officers Montie Elford and Clint Fraser were presented with Life Saving Medals for their exceptional efforts on behalf of human life. A commendation medal was given to Officer Shaun Holahan for his exemplary service as a motorcycle officer, and the 2012 Officer of the Year Award went to School Resource Officer Michele Fox.
Voters in Battle Ground have passed a four-year maintenance and operations schools levy with 54 percent, according to first unofficial returns tonight.