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Johnson, Walters lead Battle Ground races

August 6, 2019, 10:15pm Clark County News

In the pair of Battle Ground City Council races on the primary ballot, two-term City Councilor Philip Johnson and political newcomer Shauna Walters were the frontrunners in their respective races. Read story

Medvigy leads in Clark County Council race

August 6, 2019, 9:28pm Clark County News

Republican Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy emerged from Tuesday night’s primary election with 58.88 percent of the initial count, compared with the 41.82 percent received by his Democratic challenger, Adrian Cortes. Read story

Ballots due today in primary election

August 6, 2019, 8:01am Clark County News

Today is election day. Voters have until 8 p.m. to drop off their primary election ballots at seven county locations. For a full list of voting sites and a sample ballot, visit Ballots can also be mailed if they are postmarked by today. Read story

Lawsuits target Clark County, Clark College over public records law

August 5, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

A resident of Washington’s Island County recently targeted Clark County and Clark College, alleging that they violated the state’s public records law. So far, he’s had one victory. Read story

Get primed for Tuesday primary in Clark County

August 4, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

This year, 133 residents of Clark County filed to run for elected offices that include port, fire, school and cemetery districts, as well as city councils and a special election for county council. Read story

New claims in Benton lawsuit against Clark County

August 4, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

Nearly three years after former Clark County department head Don Benton sued his former employer alleging hostile working conditions, his lawyers are making new claims that the county violated its own home rule charter and the First Amendment. Read story

Stonier ‘proud’ to see Jinkins selected as House speaker

July 31, 2019, 9:46pm Clark County News

When longtime House Speaker Frank Chopp, D-Seattle, announced he was stepping down from his position in 2018, it opened the possibility that a representative from Southwest Washington would occupy the post for the first time in decades. Read story

Audit dings state, county oversight of quarry

July 30, 2019, 6:00am Business

A new state report says the Washington Department of Natural Resources and Clark County have failed to keep an eye on Livingston Quarry, allowing a contractor to improperly handle material while potentially depriving the state of revenue used to fund schools and other government functions. Read story

Washington’s new vehicle license law allows deferral

July 27, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

A law goes into effect Sunday intended to help address a problem that’s long plagued Southwest Washington: new residents who fail to register their out-of-state vehicles. Read story

Clark County prosecutor again pitches new case system

July 24, 2019, 8:22pm Clark County News

During a work session Wednesday morning, Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik again made his case to the county council that they should approve spending more than half a million dollars for a new case management system that he said is necessary to keep his office and local courts functional. Read story