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Maj. Gen. John Hinds, commander of Division Artillery, First Cavalry Division, prepares to fire the division's 1,345,250th and last round in Korea. Gordon Erdahl, center, had originally been selected to fire the shot. Erdahl, now 91, lives in Battle Ground.

Battle Ground Korean War veteran proudly remembers role

Maj. Gen. John Hinds, commander of Division Artillery, First Cavalry Division, prepares to fire the division's 1,345,250th and last round in Korea. Gordon Erdahl, center, had originally been selected to fire the shot. Erdahl, now 91, lives in Battle Ground.

July 26, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Gordon Erdahl was a 24-year-old cannoneer from Ortonville, Minn., when he found out that he’d been chosen, out of the entire division, to fire its final howitzer shot of the Korean War. Read story

Sewage contaminates Battle Ground’s Woodin Creek

July 25, 2020, 7:40pm Clark County Health

Hundreds of gallons of sewage flowed into Woodin Creek in Battle Ground on Friday night after a clog in a sewer main. Public health officials say the health risk to residents is low. Read story

Battle Ground meeting to ponder city’s future

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Battle Ground residents have an opportunity to say what the city's land use and transportation plans should look like for several decades. Read story

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler speaks to members of The Columbianis editorial board Wednesday morning, Oct. 9, 2019.

Herrera Beutler votes for conservation fund

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler speaks to members of The Columbianis editorial board Wednesday morning, Oct. 9, 2019.

July 23, 2020, 7:37pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, voted in favor of the Great American Outdoors Act, which boosts spending on land and water conservation projects. Read story

Battle Ground student heads to Tennessee for motocross championship

July 18, 2020, 5:25am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Daybreak Primary Elementary School second-grader Liam Asselin has qualified to compete in the 39th Annual Monster Energy American Motorcyclist Association Amateur National Motocross Championship, held Aug. 3 to 8 in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Liam, 6, qualified during a race at Washougal MX Park. Read story

Battle Ground HealthCare receives grant

July 17, 2020, 5:59am Clark County Health

Battle Ground HealthCare was awarded a $65,000 grant to hire a nurse practitioner who will assist in meeting an increased demand for health care as a result of COVID-19, according to a HealthCare press release. Read story

Callie Chu, 13, of Beaverton, Ore., joins her bunny, Fluffy, as she picks blueberries at Prairie Berry Farms in Hockinson on Monday.

Hockinson introduces a berry delicious fest

Callie Chu, 13, of Beaverton, Ore., joins her bunny, Fluffy, as she picks blueberries at Prairie Berry Farms in Hockinson on Monday.

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

If you’re feeling like you need a lot more freshly picked, locally grown blueberries, Saturday’s Hockinson Berry Festival is custom-made for you. Read story

Mark Roskam, who died unexpectedly on Father's Day, will be remembered for his work with homeless people at Open House Ministries.

Mark Roskam, champion of homeless people in Vancouver, dies at 63

Mark Roskam, who died unexpectedly on Father's Day, will be remembered for his work with homeless people at Open House Ministries.

July 3, 2020, 6:13pm Clark County News

Mark Roskam, a man who believed in God and that the homeless people he served could break the cycle of poverty, died suddenly on Father’s Day. He was 63. Read story

Speech-language pathologist Hillary Betzen waits to connect with a student for a session.

Working in Clark County: Hillary Betzen, speech-language pathologist with Battle Ground Public Schools

Speech-language pathologist Hillary Betzen waits to connect with a student for a session.

June 20, 2020, 5:00am Business

Enduring the COVID-19 pandemic has been a rough ride for many people and professions. Read story

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

Battle Ground adds resource officer as Portland schools rethink strategy

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

June 13, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

As Portland Public Schools announced its intent to dismantle its school resource officer program, Battle Ground was celebrating the expansion of its own. Read story