Saturday, May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Linkedin Pinterest

Community

BATTLE GROUND: Student-led donation drives filled trucks with thousands of pounds of food and other items for local food banks, giving trees provided gifts for families in need, and drive-through holiday celebrations saw long lines at several schools.

Battle Ground schools generous at holidays

BATTLE GROUND: Student-led donation drives filled trucks with thousands of pounds of food and other items for local food banks, giving trees provided gifts for families in need, and drive-through holiday celebrations saw long lines at several schools.

January 1, 2022, 5:39am Community

Hallways lined with donated food and other items were a common sight at schools all around Battle Ground Public Schools. Read story

The local VFW Post 4278, along with Camas residents, made their way to the cemetery this past Saturday, Dec. 18, to participate in Wreaths Across America Day.

Camas participates in Wreaths Across America

The local VFW Post 4278, along with Camas residents, made their way to the cemetery this past Saturday, Dec. 18, to participate in Wreaths Across America Day.

January 1, 2022, 5:39am Community

The Camas Cemetery has a holiday look thanks to the addition of hundreds of wreaths. Read story

Five generations of the Trost family gathered in time for Christmas.

Five Generations: Kelley-Trost family

Five generations of the Trost family gathered in time for Christmas.

January 1, 2022, 5:10am Community

Taken Dec. 19 at the home of great-great-grandma Erma Kelley, 99, who is seen holding 4-month-old Vivian Trost. Behind them is great-grandpa Richard Kelley, grandma Jessica Morris to the right and Vivian’s mother, Maggie Trost, to the left. Read story

The Giving Tree is a holiday tradition in Ridgefield schools, providing gifts for local families in need.

Giving Trees bring holiday cheer to Ridgefield families

The Giving Tree is a holiday tradition in Ridgefield schools, providing gifts for local families in need.

December 26, 2021, 5:55am Community

Storing hundreds of brightly wrapped gifts can be a challenge, especially in elementary schools where storage space is at a premium. But it’s well worth a little shuffling to make room for gifts that have been donated for families in need through Ridgefield schools’ annual Giving Tree programs. Read story

Battle Ground Public Schools will make substantial upgrades to student technology and connectivity thanks to a nearly $1.4 million grant from the Federal Communication Commission's E-Rate program.

Federal grant helps Battle Ground students stay connected

Battle Ground Public Schools will make substantial upgrades to student technology and connectivity thanks to a nearly $1.4 million grant from the Federal Communication Commission's E-Rate program.

December 25, 2021, 5:34am Community

Battle Ground Public Schools will make substantial upgrades to student technology and connectivity thanks to a nearly $1.4 million grant from the Federal Communication Commission’s E-Rate program. Read story

Unite! Washougal Community Coalition has named Lisa Bennett as its 2021 recipient of the "Heart of a Volunteer" Excellence Award.

Washougal woman is ‘Heart of Volunteer’ award recipient

Unite! Washougal Community Coalition has named Lisa Bennett as its 2021 recipient of the "Heart of a Volunteer" Excellence Award.

December 25, 2021, 5:17am Community

Unite! Washougal Community Coalition named Lisa Bennett as its 2021 recipient of the “Heart of a Volunteer” Excellence Award. Read story

iQ Credit Union volunteers joined employees with the Battle Ground Public Schools Family and Community Resource Center at the Battle Ground Fred Meyer store to pile shopping carts high with donation items.

IQ Credit Union helps Battle Ground Public Schools families in need

iQ Credit Union volunteers joined employees with the Battle Ground Public Schools Family and Community Resource Center at the Battle Ground Fred Meyer store to pile shopping carts high with donation items.

December 25, 2021, 5:05am Community

How many rolls of toilet paper, packages of wet wipes, or bottles of laundry detergent and dish soap can you get for a $1,000? Eight full shopping carts. Read story

The Hathaway Holiday Gift Store provides new and festive donated items, including mugs, books, ornaments, toys and more for students to shop for their friends and families.

Hathaway Elementary School holiday gift store opens for students

The Hathaway Holiday Gift Store provides new and festive donated items, including mugs, books, ornaments, toys and more for students to shop for their friends and families.

December 25, 2021, 5:05am Community

The joy of holiday giving filled Hathaway Elementary School’s library as excited student shoppers looked for the perfect gifts for friends and family. They made their selections from long tables of new and festive donated items, including mugs, books, ornaments, toys and more. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Christmas memory rich in happiness

December 23, 2021, 5:56am Clark County Life

Many years ago, on Christmas Eve, I don’t even remember eating our evening meal. All I remember is getting dressed up for Christmas. I was so excited. Read story

(Photo contributed by the city of Battle Ground
Nineteen kids spent the morning of Dec. 4 at the Battle Ground Walmart shopping for gifts for their families and items for themselves, accompanied by 10 Battle Ground police officers who volunteer for this special Shop with a Cop assignment.)

Battle Ground kids shop with cops

(Photo contributed by the city of Battle Ground
Nineteen kids spent the morning of Dec. 4 at the Battle Ground Walmart shopping for gifts for their families and items for themselves, accompanied by 10 Battle Ground police officers who volunteer for this special Shop with a Cop assignment.)

December 23, 2021, 5:34am Community

Nineteen kids spent the morning of Dec. 4 at the Battle Ground Walmart shopping for gifts for their families and items for themselves. Ten Battle Ground police officers who volunteer for this special Shop with a Cop assignment accompanied them. Read story