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Woodland levy lid lift failing by 5 votes; ballots challenged

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November 14, 2019, 5:29pm Clark County News

Woodland residents voted down a levy lid lift to fund police personnel and equipment by 18 votes in 2017, and a similar levy request is heading for an even closer finish this year. Read story

Austin Park, 3, watches a tour as school district patrons visit his class in the Early Learning Center at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center.

Ridgefield School District to put $107 million bond before voters in February

Austin Park, 3, watches a tour as school district patrons visit his class in the Early Learning Center at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center.

November 13, 2019, 7:45pm Clark County News

Voters in the Ridgefield School District will consider another school bond in February, a year after the district’s $77 million bond measure fell short of the required 60 percent plus one vote supermajority. Read story

Barry McDonnell is leading in become the next mayor of Camas.

Write-in candidate McDonnell wins Camas mayoral race

Barry McDonnell is leading in become the next mayor of Camas.

November 12, 2019, 4:00pm Clark County News

A little more than a month after launching his write-in campaign, Barry McDonnell learned Tuesday he will be the next mayor of Camas. Read story

Stan Seeberg with the Vancouver Sidewalk Astronomers Club watches the transit of Mercury in front of the sun while in the parking lot of the Hazel Dell Safeway on Monday morning.

Vancouver Sidewalk Astronomers get view of transit of Mercury

Stan Seeberg with the Vancouver Sidewalk Astronomers Club watches the transit of Mercury in front of the sun while in the parking lot of the Hazel Dell Safeway on Monday morning.

November 11, 2019, 3:06pm Clark County News

Space enthusiasts and Safeway shoppers alike had the opportunity to watch Mercury pass between Earth and the sun Monday morning thanks to the Vancouver Sidewalk Astronomers Club. Read story

Jan Trygg of Vancouver drops off her ballot on foot at the downtown drop-off box on Tuesday morning.

Latest count: Top vote-getters maintain leads in races around Clark County

Jan Trygg of Vancouver drops off her ballot on foot at the downtown drop-off box on Tuesday morning.

November 6, 2019, 6:58pm Clark County News

It’s been a busy year for Shauna Walters, and it looks like 2020 should be even busier. Read story

A rendering of how the competition and leisure pool at the proposed Camas community center could look.

Camas voters reject city bond for community center

A rendering of how the competition and leisure pool at the proposed Camas community center could look.

November 5, 2019, 10:16pm Clark County News

Camas residents overwhelmingly voted against the city’s controversial $78 million bond to build a new community center. Read story

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Not registered to vote? It’s not too late

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November 5, 2019, 5:59am Clark County News

Today is Election Day, but it’s not too late to register to vote. Read story

Battle Ground Mayor Mike Dalesandro, left, and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson

Patriot Prayer founder files tort claim against B.G. mayor

Battle Ground Mayor Mike Dalesandro, left, and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson

November 4, 2019, 6:14pm Clark County News

Patriot Prayer founder Joey Gibson has filed a tort claim against Battle Ground Mayor Mike Dalesandro, arguing that his speech is being restricted in online circles concerning the city. Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the Ballot Tabulation Room of the Clark County Election Office on Tuesday night, Aug. 6, 2019.

Auditor: New write-in laws ease workload on elections officials

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the Ballot Tabulation Room of the Clark County Election Office on Tuesday night, Aug. 6, 2019.

November 4, 2019, 6:15am Clark County News

The five write-in candidates who have announced for office in Camas, Battle Ground and Yacolt won’t see their names on the ballot this Tuesday, of course. They also won’t see their names listed in the results. State legislators passed a new law in 2018 that changes how write-in votes are… Read story

Linda Smith describes photos from her work in Fiji at the Shared Hope International offices in Vancouver on Oct. 31, 2019. After leaving politics, Smith founded Shared Hope International, a nonprofit that works to end sex trafficking. Smith has worked in dozens of locations and with thousands of people around the world since she founded Shared Hope International in 1998.

As five write-in candidates declare, Linda Smith reflects on her 1994 win

Linda Smith describes photos from her work in Fiji at the Shared Hope International offices in Vancouver on Oct. 31, 2019. After leaving politics, Smith founded Shared Hope International, a nonprofit that works to end sex trafficking. Smith has worked in dozens of locations and with thousands of people around the world since she founded Shared Hope International in 1998.

November 4, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

As legend tells it, Linda Smith entered the 3rd Congressional District race a few weeks before the 1994 primary as a write-in candidate. But she’ll be the first to tell you it really took her much longer to achieve her historic victory. Read story