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Jemtegaard Middle School celebrated Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Nov. 2.

Jemtegaard Middle School celebrates Day of the Dead

Jemtegaard Middle School celebrated Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Nov. 2.

November 14, 2021, 5:37am Community

Staff, students and even classrooms of Jemtegaard Middle School were transformed Nov. 2 to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) to honor Latino students and share in the beauty of their culture. Read story

The 78th Street Heritage Farm has been honored for a century of weather observations.

Heritage Farm honored for weather observations

The 78th Street Heritage Farm has been honored for a century of weather observations.

November 14, 2021, 5:35am Community

The 78th Street Heritage Farm was honored Nov. 1 for gathering weather data for more than 100 years. The National Centennial Weather Station Award comes from the Office of Observations, NOAA National Weather Service. Read story

ESD-U program graduate Veronica Paredes teaches one of her students.

ESD-U program helps locals achieve their teaching goals

ESD-U program graduate Veronica Paredes teaches one of her students.

November 14, 2021, 5:34am Community

When Veronica Paredes moved to the United States, she wanted to become a teacher, but couldn’t see a way for her to complete the rigorous coursework while working full time. Read story

Battle Ground Schools prepare to celebrate Veterans Day.

Battle Ground Schools celebrate Veterans Day

Battle Ground Schools prepare to celebrate Veterans Day.

November 14, 2021, 5:31am Community

Students across Battle Ground Public Schools are recognizing military veterans this month. Read story

Prairie High School drama students are excited to finally be back on stage together.

Prairie High School drama students return to the stage

Prairie High School drama students are excited to finally be back on stage together.

November 14, 2021, 5:25am Community

Prairie High School drama students returned to the stage this month to put their unique and talented spin on musical numbers from popular shows, including classics such as “Be Our Guest” from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” “Gimme Gimme” from “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” and selections from other shows including “Sister… Read story

Battle Ground HealthCare has relocated to a bigger facility at 1910 S.W. Ninth Ave.

Free clinic opens new location in Battle Ground

Battle Ground HealthCare has relocated to a bigger facility at 1910 S.W. Ninth Ave.

November 13, 2021, 5:26am Community

Battle Ground HealthCare celebrated its new location at 1910 S.W. Ninth Ave. last week with “A Week of Gratitude: Celebrating Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going.” The social media campaign highlighted the beginnings of the clinic, the transition to the new location, a virtual ribbon-cutting, and a… Read story

Graduating seniors from Ridgefield High School can earn a Community Service seal on their diplomas.

Ridgefield School Board announces new community service recognition for graduates

Graduating seniors from Ridgefield High School can earn a Community Service seal on their diplomas.

November 7, 2021, 5:57am Community

The Ridgefield School District and the Ridgefield Schools Board of Directors are starting a program to recognize graduates who show a commitment to community service. Read story

Ridgefield native Melissa Simmons will be inducted into the National Hall of Fame as the Class of 2022's Medal of Courage recipient.

Ridgefield wrestler Inducted into the National Hall of Fame

Ridgefield native Melissa Simmons will be inducted into the National Hall of Fame as the Class of 2022's Medal of Courage recipient.

November 7, 2021, 5:56am Community

Melissa Simmons will receive the Medal of Courage as part of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022. Read story

Fire District 6 celebrates winning the Washington Fire Commissioners Association Management Excellence Award.

Fire District 6 wins award

Fire District 6 celebrates winning the Washington Fire Commissioners Association Management Excellence Award.

November 7, 2021, 5:56am Community

Fire District 6 recently won the Washington Fire Commissioners Association Management Excellence Award. It’s given to the district that judges deem performed best in operations, logistics, finances, public outreach and more. The judges are not in the fire service, rather they are professionals from other public and private organizations. Fire… Read story

Students at Pleasant Valley Middle School play a game they made up as part of their physical education class.

Levy lets Battle Ground schools relaunch middle school sports

Students at Pleasant Valley Middle School play a game they made up as part of their physical education class.

November 7, 2021, 5:55am Community

Voter approval of a new replacement levy for Battle Ground Public Schools will allow the district to relaunch middle school sports with boys and girls basketball seasons in early 2022, followed by cross country, soccer and other sports in the spring. Read story