By Tyler Graf November 27, 2013 8:20 a.m.
The Ridgefield School District will use the same search firm hired by Battle Ground Public Schools to find the district's next superintendent.
By Tyler Graf November 26, 2013 7:25 p.m.
Two Washougal city councilors want to rescind a $7,500 subsidy to a social service organization because it provides pregnant women a list of low-income medical clinics, some of which offer patients information about where to seek abortions.
By Tyler Graf November 20, 2013 8:30 p.m.
RIDGEFIELD — The Port of Ridgefield last month realized its decade-long goal of cleaning up a heavily contaminated industrial site near a tributary of the Columbia River. With that, there's renewed optimism that a mixed-use waterfront development will take shape there.
By Tyler Graf November 13, 2013 6 a.m.
In the wake of the deadly super typhoon that decimated parts of the Philippines late last week, local Filipinos and service organizations are providing outreach, as they monitor the scope of a situation that is slowly coming into focus.
By Tyler Graf November 7, 2013 6:49 p.m.
Vancouver City Councilwoman Jeanne Harris has filed a lawsuit against the city of Ridgefield and Mayor Ron Onslow, saying an errant stress-relief ball he tossed during a 2011 Association of Washington Cities conference has left her functionally blind in one eye.
By Tyler Graf November 5, 2013 11 p.m.
If Tuesday's general election numbers hold, Mayor Sean Guard will become a member of a rare breed -- a Washougal mayor who appears to have won a second term.
By Tyler Graf November 5, 2013 10:11 p.m.
In Camas, the incumbents were winners during Tuesday's general election.
By Tyler Graf October 31, 2013 9:32 p.m.
The Ridgefield Police Officers Association on Wednesday filed an unfair labor practices complaint against Mayor Ron Onslow, alleging he threatened to retaliate against union members who voted to endorse a political rival.
By Tyler Graf October 29, 2013 1:54 p.m.
Evergreen Public Schools is reporting that York Elementary School has reopened after being placed on lockdown this morning.
By Tyler Graf October 28, 2013 6 a.m.
Two La Center city councilors are leading the charge for an in-depth performance audit of department heads following the release two weeks ago of an internal report critical of how the city has handled personnel policies.
By Tyler Graf October 24, 2013 8:32 p.m.
Evergreen Public Schools officials say they will review how the district provides information to parents in times of emergency following Wednesday's lockdown of Frontier Middle School.
By Tyler Graf October 21, 2013 10:54 p.m.
BATTLE GROUND — The absence of two Battle Ground City Council members led to confusion Monday when a majority of councilors accidentally voted not to approve a plan to annex land beyond the west edge of the city, even though a majority of them supported it.
By Tyler Graf October 19, 2013 12:52 a.m.
LA CENTER — Taking that first step into the void isn’t easy when the ground is 40 feet below.
By Tyler Graf October 16, 2013 6 a.m.
Whether on foot or by car, there are residents of Vancouver's Northwest neighborhood who are doing their part to stamp out crime following a vandalism spree at the beginning of the year.
By Tyler Graf October 16, 2013 9:19 a.m.
A recently leaked report alleging, among other things, that department heads in La Center city government foster a hostile workplace, won't lead to changes in personnel or policies, officials said Tuesday.
By Tyler Graf October 12, 2013 8:01 p.m.
As the Nov. 5 general election approaches, candidates for Washougal City Council are stepping up efforts to set themselves apart. But for the two mayoral candidates, Mayor Sean Guard and fire Capt. Earl Scott, there's agreement on one issue: They want to be the city's top administrator despite a proposition that would prevent either from getting there.
By Tyler Graf October 9, 2013 2:11 p.m.
Organizers of a campaign event benefitting Battle Ground City Councilman Mike Ciraulo’s bid for reelection have received a verbal warning from the Washington State Gambling Commission for operating a poker tournament fundraiser without a license.
By Tyler Graf October 6, 2013 6 a.m.
Rebuilding trust among public officials and addressing the city's crumbling infrastructure are the top priorities for Battle Ground's city council candidates.
By Tyler Graf September 30, 2013 10:15 a.m.
Skamania County failed to properly account for thousands of dollars in federal forest funds last year by not ensuring the money was spent in accordance with federal guidelines, according to the Washington State Auditor’s Office.
By Tyler Graf September 30, 2013 10 a.m.
BATTLE GROUND — Commerce has come full circle at a modest, two-level yellow house on East Main Street. Located mere feet away from the Andersen Dairy on East Main Street, the house has been home to the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce since April. But for decades, it's harbored traces of a nearly forgotten link to the city's early days of commerce.
By Tyler Graf September 27, 2013 11:04 p.m.
Camas Mayor Scott Higgins Friday said City Administrator Nina Regor will not be able to return to work from her indefinite medical leave.
By Tyler Graf September 24, 2013 6:02 p.m.
The city of Camas Tuesday announced that City Administrator Nina Regor would be taking a leave of absence for medical reasons.
By Tyler Graf September 23, 2013 10:10 p.m.
WASHOUGAL — Plans to redevelop the former Hambleton Lumber site and adjacent parcels near the Columbia River were put under a magnifying glass Monday, with more than a dozen people turning out to voice opinions about the project during a public hearing.
By Tyler Graf September 18, 2013 6 a.m.
A wireless telecommunications division of AT&T will receive thousands of dollars in reimbursements from the city of Battle Ground, part of an ongoing lawsuit alleging that cities throughout Washington improperly collected utility taxes from 2005 to 2010.