Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

Candidates for Battle Ground school board say district should reflect community values

Three spots on the Battle Ground school board are up for election – all while the district faces an important decision on a replacement levy that will shape the community’s…
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Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground preps for budget process

The city of Battle Ground is preparing for the budget battle now that City Manager Erin Erdman has submitted her staff’s 2022 recommendations to the city council.
Clark County News
Kelsi Edmonds died months after being severely injured in a Portland apartment fire. She was a Prairie High School grad and had lived in Battle Ground until July 2020.

Former Battle Ground woman dies 3 months after being injured in Portland fire

A 26-year-old woman from Battle Ground died in a Portland hospital last Thursday, more than three months after being injured in a July 4 apartment fire.
Clark County News
A memorial for the suspect killed by Clark County Sheriff's deputies early Sunday morning sprung up by Sunday afternoon on 49th Street in east Vancouver.

Investigators: Suspect pointed gun at Clark County deputies before fatal shooting

The man fatally shot by Clark County sheriff's deputies early Sunday morning pointed a gun at deputies before they shot him, according to the Vancouver Police Department. The agency said…
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Aaliyah Jackson was last seen at her home in Vancouver about 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Police seek help finding missing Vancouver teen, 14

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public's help locating a 14-year-old girl who went missing Monday afternoon.

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Pedestrians huddle under rain hoods and umbrellas as they pass a sign at the Pike Place Market during a steady rain Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Seattle.

Seattle police arrest Pike Place Market store owner suspected of trafficking stolen Lego sets

Seattle police arrested a 67-year-old downtown store owner Friday who is suspected of trafficking stolen Lego sets and other items at a store in Pike…

Northwest

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, then-Pierce County Sheriff's Dept. spokesman Det. Ed Troyer answers questions during a news conference in Tacoma, Wash. The Washington state attorney general on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, filed two misdemeanor criminal charges against Troyer, now the Pierce County sheriff, stemming from his confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier in January. Troyer has denied wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Pierce County sheriff charged over confrontation with Black man

The Washington state attorney general on Tuesday filed two misdemeanor criminal charges against a county sheriff stemming from his confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier…

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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk speaks in Nashville, Tenn. Progressive prosecutors around the country are increasingly declaring they just won't enforce some GOP-backed state laws, a strategy at work in response to some of the most controversial new changes in recent years. Funk has made a habit of resisting GOP-passed laws.

District attorneys refuse to prosecute some GOP-led laws

When Republican lawmakers in Tennessee blocked a policy to ease up on low-level marijuana cases, Nashville’s top prosecutor decided on a workaround: He just didn’t…

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Teresita Lanoria of Vancouver looks over the bullet hole, right, in her bedroom door Monday afternoon, Oct. 18, 2021, after Clark County sheriff’s deputies fired at a suspect the agency said was armed with a handgun early Sunday morning.

East Vancouver residents shaken by fatal shooting involving sheriff’s deputies

As Lorenz Soriano looked at the bullet holes in the walls of his bedroom, in his shower and next to his toilet, he couldn’t help…

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