By Tyler Graf December 13, 2013 10:17 p.m.
An overturned tanker truck that spilled 3,200 gallons of gasoline shut down a half-mile stretch of Northeast 18th Street in Vancouver Friday, resulting in a massive cleanup effort.
By Tyler Graf December 11, 2013 10:22 a.m.
The longest serving member of Evergreen Public Schools Tuesday announced her intent to resign at the end of December.
By Tyler Graf December 7, 2013 7:32 p.m.
It's been several years since school officials in La Center and Ridgefield last went toe-to-toe in a territorial dispute. And while the worst of the quarrel is now part of history, measures are being taken to ensure it doesn't happen again.
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.