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Voters to pick Washougal mayor, councilors

October 31, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Molly Coston, the city of Washougal’s mayor, and Chris de la Rocha, a defense instructor and former professional mixed martial arts fighter, are competing for the city council’s Position 5. Read story

Traffic backs up on West 14th Street as voters drop off ballots in downtown Vancouver on Election Day.

Councils, districts and measures: This off-year election is big

Traffic backs up on West 14th Street as voters drop off ballots in downtown Vancouver on Election Day.

October 31, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

There are just a few days left to cast your ballot in the Nov. 2 general election. With 35 city council and school, fire, cemetery, port and wastewater districts with open seats, along with 10 ballot measures, this year’s ballot was especially long for an off-year election. Read story

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices are pictured Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020.

Four running for two positions on Washougal School Board

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices are pictured Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020.

October 29, 2021, 5:23pm Clark County News

Four candidates are vying for election to the District 3 and District 5 positions on the Washougal School District Board of Directors. Read story

Candidates for Clark Regional Wastewater District seek to keep rates low

October 29, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Norman Harker, the incumbent District 2 commissioner at the Clark Regional Waste Water District, is facing political newcomer Bruce Campbell in Tuesday’s general election. 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.

Short list of ideas to replace Wyman as Washington secretary of state

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.

October 28, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Republicans and Democrats seem to agree that Kim Wyman, Washington state’s top elections official, won’t be easy to replace, now that she’s taking a new job working in Washington, D.C. Read story

Battle Ground Public Schools will have to cut $28 million from its budget if voters reject the four-year replacement levy for a second time Nov. 2. Levy dollars fund a variety of areas within the district's $200 million budget, including extracurricular activities.

Levy failure could hurt Battle Ground, Prairie sports

Battle Ground Public Schools will have to cut $28 million from its budget if voters reject the four-year replacement levy for a second time Nov. 2. Levy dollars fund a variety of areas within the district's $200 million budget, including extracurricular activities.

October 26, 2021, 9:43am Clark County Politics

Major budget cuts in Battle Ground Public Schools could impact high school sports — and also put an end to the much-anticipated return of middle school sports — if voters reject the district’s levy for a second time in 2021.  Read story

Four vie for Camas school board

October 24, 2021, 6:07am Clark County News

There are four people vying for two Camas School Board seats on Nov. 2. Incumbent Corey McEnry faces magazine owner Ernie Geigenmiller, the owner of Lacamas Magazine, while incumbent Erika Cox faces Jeremiah Stephen, a Vancouver insurance agent. Read story

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

Search for Camas schools next superintendent goes nationwide

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

October 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

A good listener. An effective communicator dedicated to being transparent. A person who will engage the community, exemplify kindness and unity, work well with staff and lead a school district that helps students develop strong critical-thinking skills. Read story

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

Two seek Ridgefield school board position

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

October 21, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The two candidates who are seeking the District 5 seat on the Ridgefield school board have different outlooks on the role of public education, according to their Voters’ Pamphlet statements. Read story

Woodland City Hall  (The Columbian files)

Woodland mayor supports proposition to hire a city administrator

Woodland City Hall  (The Columbian files)

October 20, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

In November, Woodland voters will decide who will have more power: its elected mayor or hired city administrator. Read story