News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2024

Battle Ground City Manager Announces Hiring of Dennis Flynn, New Chief of Police

Chief Flynn Hiring Announcement

City Manager Erin Erdman is pleased to announce the hiring of Dennis Flynn as the City of Battle Ground’s next Chief of Police, effective March 18. 

Chief Flynn accepted the position following his successful completion of a multi-phased ...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: February 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 23, 2024

Battle Ground Police Department Announces 2023 Officer of the Year

2023 Officer of the Year 2023 - Brian Archer

Officer Brian Archer, an 18-year veteran of the Battle Ground Police Department, is the recipient of the 2023 Officer of the Year Award. 

Each year, Battle Ground Police Department employees select an officer to recognize for his or her exemplary ...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: February 19, 2024

FOUND: Missing Battle Ground Girl Found Safe

Police News Graphic

We are pleased to report that 12-year-old Gianna Emra, of Battle Ground, has been found safe.

Battle Ground Police received a report of a runaway, Gianna Emra, on February 13. Gianna was last seen by her guardian at the Vancouver Mall on the afternoon of F...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 23, 2024

City of Battle Ground Honored with Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

GFOA Award Announcement

For the 21st consecutive year, the City of Battle Ground has been honored by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 3, 2024

City Council Welcomes New Members; Selects Mayor and Deputy Mayor

City Council Swearing In - January 2024

New and returning members who took their ceremonial oaths of office at the January 2 meeting were:

Eric Overholser, elected to position No. 7, is serving his first term in office.

Victoria Ferrer, elected to position No. 3, is serving her first term in offi...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 2, 2024

Battle Ground City Council Adopts 2024 Budget

Budget Document

The Battle Ground City Council adopted the City’s proposed 2024 budget in a unanimous vote on December 18 after months of budget planning, meetings, and public hearings.

The budget is focused on supporting the vision and initiatives of the counci...

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