Washington State has become a target of fraudulent unemployment claims. City, state, and federal law enforcement agencies are investigating after a rise in unemployment fraud claims during the COVID-19 pandemic.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per the recent State of Washington guidelines on gatherings, please be aware that events may be canceled or rescheduled. We always recommend you double-check the event status with the event organizer if you have any questions or concerns.
And, hey… make sure you wash your hands! It's not necessarily about you, but about others who may be at risk. Thanks! :)
Local businesses to benefit from suspension of directory listing charges; plus free package upgrades, free new listings, and new business tools launching. The Covid-19 situation
Clark Public Utilities recently announced major changes to several policies, operations, and events related to the ongoing coronavirus situation. Pursuant to a release, “Clark Public
The Battle Ground City Council recognized that many residents and businesses of the City are experiencing financial hardships related to the COVID-19 public health emergency. In order to offer a small measure of relief, the council has taken action to reduce the City’s water, sewer and stormwater utility tax rate from the current 22 percent to 12 percent.
In an effort to fully support the career development needs of all of Southwest Washington’s youth, ESD 112 has formed the Career Connect Southwest Washington network dedicated to creating work-based and academic opportunities for young people to explore, learn, and earn money and college-level credit to prepare them for launching a career.
“Based on the level of COVID-19 activity in the community and our ability to respond quickly, effectively and appropriately, we’re optimistic we’ll receive a favorable review and approval to move to Phase 2,” said Melnick.
The Clark County Public Works department has re-opened some permanent and portable restrooms at community
More than 500 creative works are on virtual display to celebrate Battle Ground Public Schools’
Washington has been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer, a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed by President Trump, which provides assistance to families of children eligible for
Downtown Camas First Friday in June will go virtual and include games, scavenger hunts, and family-friendly activities each day starting Sunday May 31st and running through First Friday June 5th.
Battle Ground Public Schools’ Board of Directors is accepting applications to fill a board vacancy created by the resignation of director Tina Lambert (Director District 5). Applications are due by June 9, 2020; applicants must be registered to vote and live in Director District 5.
On the heels of Governor Inslee’s approval for Clark County to apply for Phase 2 reopening, Clark County Fire District 3 has announced its plan to waive fire inspection fees assessed to local businesses in the City of Battle Ground.
Yale Elementary School students in Teacher Sarah Taylor’s fourth-grade class went on a field trip to the Woodland Police Department virtually using Google Classroom and webcams.
Clark County Public Health was notified on May 23rd that the state has put the county’s request for a Phase 2 variance on pause until further discussion next week. The decision is the result of a current COVID-19 outbreak at a Vancouver food processing facility.
It will look different this year, but the Camas Farmer’s Market will open on Wednesday, June 3rd for the 2020 season.
Traicy Brent of Vancouver Public Schools has been named 2020 regional Classified School Employee of the Year by ESD 112. She joins a statewide list of eight other regional educational service district finalists for the Washington State Classified School Employee of the Year Award,
School districts across Southwest Washington are now registering kindergarten students for the 2020-21 school year.
On April 28th, Ridgefield School District officials recognized the April Employee and Students of the Month at the regular Board of Directors meeting.
Vancouver’s Interim County Manager Kathleen Otto is seeking applicants for several open positions on the volunteer Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board.
The City of Vancouver is seeking two volunteers interested in representing the city on the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission. The deadline to apply is 5:00 PM, Wednesday, May 13, 2020.
The City of Battle Ground continues to take guidance from public health officials who recommend additional social-distancing steps to support the efforts against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With the continued spread of the virus throughout the region, the City of Battle Ground is closing all city offices to public access effective today, March 17.
Clark County is seeking applicants for three positions on its Commission on Aging. The commission manages and implements the county’s Aging Readiness Plan and fosters countywide awareness, dialogue, and insight into challenges and opportunities for residents of all ages, incomes, and abilities.
County Manager Shawn Henessee is seeking applicants for three for Clark County residents that represent a licensed veterinarian, a livestock owner, and a member at large for the Animal Control Advisory Board.
Congratulations to the Prairie High School debate team members on qualifying for the state competition!
Looking for a place to exercise your green thumb? Vancouver Parks and Recreation’s Community Garden Program has a plot to meet your needs.