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County: 22,995 more ballots on Wednesday

October 22, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

Strong turnout among early voters in the Nov. 3 election continued Wednesday, with the Clark County Elections Office reporting 22,995 new returned ballots in its daily morning update. Read story

Elections worker John Waterbury collects ballots from an official ballot drop box Saturday in downtown Vancouver.

Clark County voter turnout high so far, ballots hit single-day high

Elections worker John Waterbury collects ballots from an official ballot drop box Saturday in downtown Vancouver.

October 21, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Early voter turnout in Clark County rose to 16.68 percent Tuesday in the highest single-day voter turnout on any non-Election Day in the county’s history. Read story

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Herrera Beutler, Long set fundraising record in 3rd District race

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October 20, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

In their second contest for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District seat, Democrat Carolyn Long and Republican incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler have set a record for the most expensive race in the district’s history. Read story

A 9 1/2 -acre future park donated by Ed and Dollie Lynch, located at the northwest corner of 48th and Franklin streets, will be named "Dollie and Ed's Park." (The Columbian)

Vancouver finds compromise in ‘Lynch Park’ naming debacle

A 9 1/2 -acre future park donated by Ed and Dollie Lynch, located at the northwest corner of 48th and Franklin streets, will be named "Dollie and Ed's Park." (The Columbian)

October 19, 2020, 8:24pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council put to rest a 2-year-old debate Monday night over whether to name a future public park after the couple who donated it, despite the couple’s accidentally offensive name. Read story

Incumbent Washington Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz, left, and challenger Sue Kuehl Pederson.

Candidates for Washington Commissioner of Public Lands disagree on wildfire strategiesvideo icon

Incumbent Washington Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz, left, and challenger Sue Kuehl Pederson.

October 18, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Wildfires dominated the debate between the two candidates for Washington state Commissioner of Public Lands, as each painted opposing visions for what the office ought to do in order to prevent and fight fires. Read story

Rick Romero of Send It Direct Mail in Portland helps prepare election ballots for Clark County prior to the 2018 general election.

Ballots for high-stakes election being mailed to Clark County voters

Rick Romero of Send It Direct Mail in Portland helps prepare election ballots for Clark County prior to the 2018 general election.

October 16, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Ballots for the upcoming general election — widely regarded as the most consequential U.S. election in a generation — are being mailed to Clark County voters today. Read story

NASA astronaut Dr. Michael Barratt talks with students from Vancouver iTech Preparatory and Odyssey Middle School in Camas during an online session Thursday. organized by U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground.

Astronaut from Camas engages students in Q&A session on Artemis program, STEM

NASA astronaut Dr. Michael Barratt talks with students from Vancouver iTech Preparatory and Odyssey Middle School in Camas during an online session Thursday. organized by U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground.

October 15, 2020, 7:32pm Clark County News

What does zero gravity do to the human body? How much debris is floating in outer space? What does it smell like out there? Read story

Rep. Vicki Kraft to hold virtual town hall

October 14, 2020, 5:24pm Clark County News

Rep. Vicki Kraft, who represents the 17th Legislative District in the state House of Representatives, will hold a virtual town hall over Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Thursday. Read story

Incumbent Pat McCarthy, left, and challenger Chris Leyba are running for Washington auditor.

Candidates for state auditor clash on financial oversight of Employment Security Departmentvideo icon

Incumbent Pat McCarthy, left, and challenger Chris Leyba are running for Washington auditor.

October 14, 2020, 4:13pm Clark County News

Pat McCarthy and Chris Lebya have opposing viewpoints on how to conduct the state auditor’s office. Read story

Jo Ellen Jarvis and Dave Watson wear masks while getting a few minutes to chat with congressional candidate Carolyn Long before a drive-in town hall in Washougal on Monday.

Candidate Carolyn Long hosts drive-in town hall

Jo Ellen Jarvis and Dave Watson wear masks while getting a few minutes to chat with congressional candidate Carolyn Long before a drive-in town hall in Washougal on Monday.

October 13, 2020, 6:54pm Clark County News

WASHOUGAL — Carolyn Long, a Democrat running for Congress, is taking to the streets for a version of the town halls that became a hallmark of her campaign in 2018 but were stymied this year by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story