After months of rumors about who might run against Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, a last-minute challenger came as a surprise Friday afternoon — even to himself.
Candidates have until 5 p.m. Friday to file for office
Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt files for re-election Monday, joined by Washougal Mayor Sean Guard and Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow
A compilation of recent blog posts from the All Politics is Local blog.
Filing week begins Monday for elective offices across the county, including school boards, town councils
Vancouver City Councilman Jack Burkman said Friday he'll run for re-election.
Tribe still faces legal challenges to plans to build in La Center
The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Wednesday published a new record of decision allowing the tribe to acquire 151.87 acres of land and proclaim it to be the Cowlitz Indian Tribe's reservation.
Vancouver City Councilor Jeanne Stewart has drawn a second opponent.
Petition for a ballot initiative is rejected as legally flawed
The Vancouver City Council declined Monday to place an anti-light rail initiative on the November ballot.
Washougal mayor edges Camas leader in yearlong contest
WASHOUGAL — After Mayor Sean Guard was declared the weight-loss winner Saturday over Camas Mayor Scott Higgins by the slimmest of margins, he got on his bicycle and pedaled over to Amnesia Brewing for a victory pint.
Commissioner posts apology on Facebook page
Most contacting county outraged state senator got job without hiring process
Wednesday evening, Vancouver resident Elizabeth Pfenning did something she'd never done in 28 years as a registered voter.