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.
By Tyler Graf September 10, 2013 4:04 p.m.
WASHOUGAL — Efforts to permanently merge Camas and Washougal’s fire and EMS services continue in earnest, with fire officials believing a contract between the cities could be signed by the end of the year.
By Tyler Graf September 9, 2013 6 a.m.
LA CENTER — As Mike Holland paced the front of his seventh-grade math class at La Center Middle School, his students settled into their seats, touch screens in hand.
By Tyler Graf September 7, 2013 6 a.m.
BATTLE GROUND — Shawn Brooks hasn't been the same since he left the Navy in 1998.
By Tyler Graf September 1, 2013 6 a.m.
Residents along a bustling Battle Ground thoroughfare, near two schools, say the street's speed limit gives justification to lead foots.
By Tyler Graf August 30, 2013 6 a.m.
A year after securing permits to build a memorial to the city's fallen war veterans in Kiwanis Park, the Battle Ground Parks & Recreation Department remains firmly entrenched in the scrimp-and-scrape stage.
By Tyler Graf August 26, 2013 6 a.m.
Facebook and Twitter have created a Brave New World for politicians, even those with previously Luddite tendencies.
By Tyler Graf August 22, 2013 5:55 p.m.
Formal arguments for and against changing Washougal's form of government are in the hands of the Clark County Elections Office.
By Tyler Graf August 16, 2013 6:17 p.m.
A Ridgefield woman is receiving recognition for raising awareness about a little-known autoimmune ailment.
By Tyler Graf August 14, 2013 10 a.m.
CAMAS — Underneath high ceilings and amid boxes of packed educational wares, the teachers of Woodburn Elementary School leafed through the names of new students -- determining their class placements -- and discussed the coming school year.
By Tyler Graf August 13, 2013 8:08 p.m.
Battle Ground Mayor Lisa Walters' announcement Monday that she planned to resign from city council came as a surprise to colleagues, who are now tasked with figuring out what happens next to fill positions.
By Tyler Graf August 7, 2013 11:51 a.m.
A quarrelsome race for the Port of Woodland District 2 commissioner position resulted in the longest-serving member advancing despite a coordinated effort to unseat him.
By Tyler Graf August 5, 2013 6 a.m.
BRUSH PRAIRIE — March 2013. Cigarette smoke danced from Travis Trenda's mouth in wispy waves as he stood outside Grace Lodge, a drug recovery house for women near Battle Ground, on a brisk afternoon.
By Tyler Graf August 4, 2013 6 a.m.
The Ridgefield School District has extended a one-year contract with a private security firm to provide an armed guard at Ridgefield High School.
By Tyler Graf July 26, 2013 8:16 p.m.
A Battle Ground councilman is threatening to pull his support of the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce, writing in recent emails that he doesn't trust the organization and believes it's overstepped its bounds politically.