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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

Firm Foundation students enjoy drive-thru ceremony

June 13, 2020, 5:50am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Firm Foundation Christian School held a drive-thru parade for its 17 graduating seniors May 15, in lieu of a typical in-person commencement, which was canceled due to COVID-19. Read story

Lacey Carol-Lynn Hall, 15, died in the crash near the 700 block of Davis Peak Road, about six miles east of Woodland, the sheriffis office reported in a press release Wednesday.

Battle Ground teen talked to parents minutes before dying in crash

Lacey Carol-Lynn Hall, 15, died in the crash near the 700 block of Davis Peak Road, about six miles east of Woodland, the sheriffis office reported in a press release Wednesday.

June 11, 2020, 3:50pm Clark County News

The parents of a 15-year-old Battle Ground girl, who died when her truck went off a logging road east of Woodland on Friday, said she’d called them 10 minutes before the fatal crash. Read story

Battle Ground students adjust to online learning

June 6, 2020, 6:00am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Student musicians at Battle Ground Public Schools have had to adjust to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Groups donate food boxes to WSUV students

June 6, 2020, 5:04am Community

PLEASANT VALLEY — Students in the Office of Student Involvement and the Associated Students of Washington State University Vancouver have been hosting weekly care package drives for students that no longer have access to resources since the campus is closed because of COVID-19. Read story

Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground expects relatively small revenue hit from COVID-19

Battle Ground City Hall.

June 3, 2020, 6:09pm Clark County News

The city of Battle Ground is expecting a relatively small hit to its coffers as a result of COVID-19. Read story

Battle Ground Public Schools board member Tina Lambert, shown in 2018, is resigning.

Battle Ground school board member Lambert to resign

Battle Ground Public Schools board member Tina Lambert, shown in 2018, is resigning.

May 30, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools director Tina Lambert will resign from the school board effective June 10, the district has announced. Read story

Garrett Wellman, foreman at Woody's Custom Landscaping, had to stop working for about a month and a half when the pandemic hit, he said. " I still haven't gotten all of my unemployment for the weeks that I filed. It's kind of wishy washy in my  opinion, but It will probably balance itself out," he said.

Working in Clark County: Garrett Wellman, foreman landscaper, Woody’s Custom Landscaping

Garrett Wellman, foreman at Woody's Custom Landscaping, had to stop working for about a month and a half when the pandemic hit, he said. " I still haven't gotten all of my unemployment for the weeks that I filed. It's kind of wishy washy in my  opinion, but It will probably balance itself out," he said.

May 30, 2020, 5:04am Business

What started out as a summer gig when he was 16 has turned into a full-time career for Garrett Wellman, now 21. Read story