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An aerial photo shows the Steigerwald Commerce Center, an industrial park owned by the Port of Camas-Washougal, east of downtown Washougal. The area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, creating a new investment tool for developers interested in moving into the area’s remaining vacant lots.

Camas businessman takes on incumbent in Port of Camas-Washougal race

An aerial photo shows the Steigerwald Commerce Center, an industrial park owned by the Port of Camas-Washougal, east of downtown Washougal. The area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, creating a new investment tool for developers interested in moving into the area’s remaining vacant lots.

October 13, 2021, 5:05pm Business

CAMAS — A former Port of Camas-Washougal employee is challenging the incumbent port commission president for the No. 3 position on the Port of Camas-Washougal’s Board of Commissioners. Read story

Clark County Fire District 6 joined fire agencies across the country Oct. 1 in lighting up the sky with red strobe lights to honor fallen firefighters, as part of the annual "Light the Night" campaign.

Four Clark County fire districts see contested races for commissioners

Clark County Fire District 6 joined fire agencies across the country Oct. 1 in lighting up the sky with red strobe lights to honor fallen firefighters, as part of the annual "Light the Night" campaign.

October 13, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The direction of county fire agencies is on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot with contested races for commissioner seats for Clark County Fire Districts 3, 5 and 6 and Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue. Read story

Yacolt Town Hall is the seat of government for Clark County's smallest incorporated community.

Two seek election to Position 3 council seat in Yacolt

Yacolt Town Hall is the seat of government for Clark County's smallest incorporated community.

October 13, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Yacolt voters will choose between incumbent Joshua Beck and Ronald Homola for Position 3 on the town council. Michelle Dawson is unopposed for another seat. Read story

Camas City Council candidates Martin Elzingre, left, and Tim Hein.

Camas to pick Hein or Elzingre for council seat

Camas City Council candidates Martin Elzingre, left, and Tim Hein.

October 13, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

CAMAS — The decision by Steve Hogan to run for Camas mayor has provided an opportunity for Tim Hein and Martin Elzingre to run for his Ward 2, Position 2 seat on the Camas City Council. Read story

Leslie Lewallen, left, and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Camas City Council.

Two vie for Camas City Council seat

Leslie Lewallen, left, and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Camas City Council.

October 12, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

CAMAS — Leslie Lewallen and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Ellen Burton’s Ward 3, Position 2 seat on the Camas City Council after Burton, the city’s temporary mayor, announced she would not be running for reelection. Read story

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

Hockinson School Board sees contested race for Dist. 1 seat

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

October 11, 2021, 6:18pm Clark County News

Two longtime Hockinson residents who take pride in the local schools are running for the only contested seat on the school board this year. Incumbent Patrick Carter is running unopposed for the seat to which he was appointed in November 2020. Read story

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Prop. 10 seeks to free up funds for Clark County Sheriff’s Office bodycams

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October 11, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County voters will find a lengthy ballot for the November general election in their mailboxes late next week. Among the 10 county ballot measures is Proposition 10, which would create a 0.1 percent (or one-tenth of 1 percent) sales tax. Read story

Ridgefield City Hall.

City Council hopefuls have deep roots in Ridgefield

Ridgefield City Hall.

October 10, 2021, 6:06am Clark County News

The two candidates for the only contested position on the Ridgefield City Council this year have deep roots in the community, one that is rapidly being transformed from a sleepy small town to a metropolitan suburb. Read story

Gary Perman, left, and Marilyn Dale-Boerke are vying for Camas City Council, Ward 1, Position 2 seat

Camas City Council candidates agree: Growth is straining Camas infrastructure

Gary Perman, left, and Marilyn Dale-Boerke are vying for Camas City Council, Ward 1, Position 2 seat

October 10, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

CAMAS — Two candidates are vying for the open Ward 1, Position 2 seat on the Camas City Council after longtime city Councilwoman Melissa Smith decided to not run for reelection in 2021. Read story

Anne McEnerny-Ogle, left, faces Earl Bowerman on Nov.

Vancouver mayor race: Two different approaches

Anne McEnerny-Ogle, left, faces Earl Bowerman on Nov.

October 10, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The candidates running for Vancouver mayor fundamentally disagree about what the job is and what it should entail. Read story