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Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

Lawsuits filed in Clark, Snohomish, Whatcom counties claim votes were ‘flipped’

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

September 21, 2021, 5:23pm Clark County News

Lawsuits filed Thursday in Clark, Snohomish and Whatcom counties claim the auditors in each of those counties “flipped votes,” kept illegal records of voters by political party, defied public records laws and, in some cases, used unverified election equipment during the November 2020 election. Read story

Derik Ford

Washougal mayor candidate Ford suspends campaign after arrest

Derik Ford

September 18, 2021, 3:51pm Clark County News

Derik Ford, the Washougal mayoral candidate who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, has dropped out of the race for Washougal mayor, according to KATU. Read story

Students work in the "Internet Cafe" on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground. Students are set up with Chromebooks in the gymnasium if they need internet to access remote learning.

Battle Ground schools plan levy meetings

Students work in the "Internet Cafe" on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground. Students are set up with Chromebooks in the gymnasium if they need internet to access remote learning.

September 18, 2021, 3:01pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools is planning two in-person community information nights in advance of its Nov. 2 school levy try. Read story

Campaign trail: Fundraiser for port candidate Eric LaBrant

September 17, 2021, 5:17pm Clark County News

Eric LaBrant for port: An outdoor fundraiser for Eric LaBrant, who is running for reelection to the Port of Vancouver commission, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 at the home of Don and Alone Stanke. RSVP to crvancouverusa@gmail.com. Read story

Margot Spindola, lead organizer of Redistricting Justice for Washington, is seen at Volunteer Park in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on Aug. 24, 2021. Spindola has been working on how the state's political maps can be drawn to increase Latino representation. (Matt M.

Washington redistricting efforts aim to give more power to people of color

Margot Spindola, lead organizer of Redistricting Justice for Washington, is seen at Volunteer Park in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on Aug. 24, 2021. Spindola has been working on how the state's political maps can be drawn to increase Latino representation. (Matt M.

August 30, 2021, 6:03am Election

Margot Spindola has seen the city of Pasco change over time, becoming less white and increasingly Latino.  Read story

Jonny Velasquez, 9, wears a mask as he raises his hand with a question while working in a fourth-grade classroom, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at Elk Ridge Elementary School in Buckley, Wash. The school has had some students in classrooms for in-person learning since September of 2020, but other students who attend the school are still learning remotely. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visited the school Tuesday to observe classrooms and take part in a discussion with teachers and administrators about plans to further open in-person learning in Washington in the future. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Critical race theory: A political debate hits Washington schools

Jonny Velasquez, 9, wears a mask as he raises his hand with a question while working in a fourth-grade classroom, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at Elk Ridge Elementary School in Buckley, Wash. The school has had some students in classrooms for in-person learning since September of 2020, but other students who attend the school are still learning remotely. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visited the school Tuesday to observe classrooms and take part in a discussion with teachers and administrators about plans to further open in-person learning in Washington in the future. (AP Photo/Ted S.

August 30, 2021, 6:02am Editor's Choice

Unlike in previous years, instead of kicking off this year’s English literature class with reading, Mark Gardner plans to start the year with writing. Gardner, who teaches English at Hayes Freedom High School in Camas, is changing strategies because of the political debate over a concept called critical race theory. Read story

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2021, file photo a worker passes a Dominion Voting ballot scanner while setting up a polling location at an elementary school in Gwinnett County, Ga., outside of Atlanta. Republican efforts to question the results of the 2020 election have led to two significant breaches of voting software that have alarmed election security experts who say they have increased the risk to elections in jurisdictions that use the equipment.

Experts say voting system breach poses high risk

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2021, file photo a worker passes a Dominion Voting ballot scanner while setting up a polling location at an elementary school in Gwinnett County, Ga., outside of Atlanta. Republican efforts to question the results of the 2020 election have led to two significant breaches of voting software that have alarmed election security experts who say they have increased the risk to elections in jurisdictions that use the equipment.

August 28, 2021, 5:49pm Election

Republican efforts questioning the outcome of the 2020 presidential race have led to voting system breaches that election security experts say pose a heightened risk to future elections. Read story

Lawyers allied with Trump penalized over Michigan lawsuit

August 25, 2021, 4:04pm Election

Nine lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump face financial penalties and other sanctions after a judge Wednesday said they had abused the court system with a lawsuit that challenged Michigan's election results that certified Joe Biden as the winner. Read story

Woodland Public Schools office.

Woodland School Board candidate: Promoting home schooling isn’t a conflict

Woodland Public Schools office.

August 21, 2021, 7:15pm Clark County News

Woodland School Board candidate Trish Huddleston has been promoting home schooling on local Facebook groups, and while some parents say that is in conflict with her role as an aspiring board member, Huddleston disagrees. Read story

Clark County certifies Aug. 3 primary election count

August 17, 2021, 8:07pm Clark County News

Sean Boyle will face T.R. “Randy” Williams in November after a certified tally of the Aug. 3 primary election preserved his four-vote lead over Janice Fowler for Position No. 3 on the La Center City Council. Read story