There are stark differences between Republican Lynda Wilson, a certified National Rifle Association gun instructor, and incumbent state Rep. Monica Stonier, a Democrat and educator, who are both vying for the same legislative seat; but on one of the more divisive measures on the November ballot, they will both be voting "no."
The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce named former Camas Mayor Nan Henriksen "Statesman of the Year" for her work in shepherding a bipartisan board of freeholders through the process of drafting a proposed county charter.
The Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington is sponsoring a free candidates forum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, in the Gaiser Student Center at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.
The Board of Clark County Commissioners on Tuesday authorized the sheriff's office to hire eight new deputies and one jail commander, a move that corrections officials say will allow the jail to expand the number of inmates it can keep behind bars.
For the first time since budget cuts led to layoffs at the Clark County Sheriff's Office in the wake of the Great Recession, jail administrators want to use state money to relieve the pressure of a growing inmate population by hiring eight new corrections deputies and a jail commander.
District 17, Position 2 House race: Legislative candidate Richard McCluskey, a Democrat, will host a listening session and fundraiser in his backyard from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at 11213 N.E. 102nd St.. Pulled pork sandwiches and drinks will be served. For more information, visit www.mccluskey17.com. McCluskey also announced he has hired Carrie Parks as his campaign manager.