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Posted on: July 29, 2015

BG Police Department Places Call for Help

Groups donating Teddy Bears

It is usually the other way around, but on this particular day it was the Battle Ground Police Department that placed a call for help. Their collection of teddy bears stored at the police department was ruined when water... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2015

City Seeks Members for Park Advsiory Board

City of BG Park

The City is seeking applicants to fill two open positions on the city’s Park Advisory Board. The volunteer board makes recommendations to City Council regarding the acquisition, improvement, beautification, and planning of... Read on...

Park Advisory Board Application
Posted on: July 10, 2015


Burn Ban in Effect

Effective immediately, all recreational burning is banned in the City of Battle Ground. The ban prohibits campfires; outdoor fire pits; outdoor fireplaces including those with a chimney; and portable fireplaces, also known... Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Water Meter Replacement Project

Water Meter Installation

In a project designed to utilize modern technologies and increase efficiencies and conservation efforts, the City of Battle Ground will be replacing all of the 5,600 outdated water meters currently used by its residential... Read on...

Water Meters
Posted on: June 2, 2015

Preserving the Public's Investment in Streets

Effective July 1, 2015, the Department of Licensing will collect a $20 TBD (Transportation Benefit District) fee from residents who live within Battle Ground city limits at the time they renew or purchase vehicle tabs. The... Read on...

Street Preservation
Posted on: June 26, 2015

City encourages residents to use water conservation measures

The effects of this unusually hot weather have triggered a Stage I Water Shortage Alert in the City of Battle Ground. City residents are encouraged to increase water conservation efforts to ensure that water reserves... Read on...

Water Conservation
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Summer Playgroud Program - Come outside and play!

Summer Playground Program Logo

School’s out and that means the Summer Playground Program is in session with fun weekly themed activities. This free program, designed for children aged 4 - 10, brings the magic of play with games and crafts to 4 local... Read on...

Summer Playground
Posted on: May 15, 2015

Do you have out-of-state plates in the City of Battle Ground? Expect a visit from BGPD

If you live in the City of Battle Ground and have out-of-state plates on your vehicle, you will likely be hearing from the Battle Ground Police Department.

Washington State law requires that all residents register their... Read on...

WSP Website
Posted on: May 12, 2015

Follow us on Facebook

The City of Battle Ground has launched its official Facebook page. Followers and visitors to the page will find meaningful news and information.

Posts will include... Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Do you recognize this Vietnam Veteran?

Wayne Richard Pollard

The BG Park Advisory Board is seeking the public’s help in identifying whether Vietnam Veteran Wayne Pollard lived in the Battle Ground community; confirmation would place his name as an honored veteran on Battle Ground’s... Read on...

Battle Ground Veterans Memorial
Posted on: February 9, 2015

BGPD - In Partnership with the Community

Picture of BGPD Vehicle

We all play a role in keeping our community safe. Awareness and information sharing is one of the most powerful tools in preventing crime.

The Battle Ground Police Department needs to know what is happening in your... Read on...

Battle Ground Police Department
Posted on: May 21, 2014

WSDOT SR-502 Widening Project

Construction on the Washington State Department of Transportation’s project to widen SR-502 from I-5 to Battle Ground is underway. For a complete project overview and/or to receive construction activity updates, select the... Read on...

WSDOT SR-502 Widening Project