BATTLE GROUND — Some of the most effective firefighting happens well before the flaming front is bearing down on a house, which is why Clark County Fire District 3 staff are going door to door in parts of the district to help residents assess and deal with wildfire risk factors around their homes.
A new farmers market at Battle Ground Village opened in July. The Farmers’ Market at Battle Ground Village is open from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 20. It’s a smaller venue with fewer crowds than you find at other, more established markets in Clark County.
It wasn’t the broken neck from a skydiving accident in 2011 that sent Timberly Eyssen’s life into a downward spiral. Instead, it was the prescription painkillers that would cost Eyssen her successful career in public relations and marketing, her apartment, many friends, and the life she once had.
A historic 1928 building in Hockinson has turned to solar. At one time, it housed the local post office and the Hockinson Co-op Association, organized in the early 1900s by local dairy farmers. A single gas pump stood out front. Today, it’s the Hockinson Market.
Battle Ground — Cub Scout Pack 358 based in Kings Way Elementary School visited the Battle Ground Police Department recently. Lt. Kim Armstrong, who was a detective at the time, set up a crime scene for the pack, which is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 11 years old. The pack went on a special adventure, taking fingerprints from different objects, as well as themselves. They also toured the station.
Why: Dungeon Donuts recently opened in the renovated and retrofitted basement space of Old Town Battle Grounds coffee shop and deli. The doughnut shop is an extension of the coffee shop. It is closed on Monday but open the rest of the week for an early, fresh-made doughnut fix.