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

Ridgefield bond set to fail for 5th straight time; Evergreen levy passes

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

May 3, 2022, 7:34pm Clark County News

A late surge of “yes” votes won’t be enough to propel Ridgefield School District’s bond measure to passage, according to election results released Tuesday. Meanwhile, Evergreen Public Schools’ replacement operations and maintenance levy has officially passed. Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Ridgefield bond still short; Evergreen levy certain to pass

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

April 28, 2022, 6:47pm Clark County News

Thursday’s round of ballots in the April 26 special election provided marginal shifts in voting trends for two critical schools funding measures in Clark County. Read story

Camas Police Chief Mitch Lackey points out the features of a body camera Thursday afternoon at the Camas Police Department. The agency estimates implementing the program departmentwide by the end of April.

Clark County Council supports public safety tax

Camas Police Chief Mitch Lackey points out the features of a body camera Thursday afternoon at the Camas Police Department. The agency estimates implementing the program departmentwide by the end of April.

April 27, 2022, 6:35pm Clark County News

Voters will once again be asked to approve a tax measure to fund body and dash cameras for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. On Wednesday, the county council unanimously supported placing a 0.1 percent public safety tax measure on either the August or November ballot. Read story

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

Ridgefield bond gains votes; Evergreen levy still passing

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

April 27, 2022, 5:21pm Clark County News

Wednesday’s round of ballots in the April 26 special election are showing huge gains among ‘yes’ voters for two critical schools funding measures in Clark County. Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Evergreen Public Schools’ levy passing, Ridgefield bond failing

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

April 26, 2022, 9:06pm Clark County News

Initial results from Tuesday’s special election are showing mixed results for schools in Clark County. Read story

Voters stop by the Fisher's Landing ballot drop-off box Monday.

Ballots due for Evergreen, Ridgefield voters today

Voters stop by the Fisher's Landing ballot drop-off box Monday.

April 26, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Today marks the final day of ballot collections for a special election that features two key schools funding measures in Clark County: a crucial replacement levy for Evergreen Public Schools and a construction bond for the Ridgefield School District. Read story

Councilor Julie Olson thanks her supporters after taking the oath of office at the Clark County Public Service Center in Vancouver in 2018. She announced Monday that she will not seen an additional term on the Clark County Council.

Julie Olson won’t seek additional term on Clark County Council

Councilor Julie Olson thanks her supporters after taking the oath of office at the Clark County Public Service Center in Vancouver in 2018. She announced Monday that she will not seen an additional term on the Clark County Council.

April 25, 2022, 4:03pm Clark County News

Clark County Councilor Julie Olson announced Monday that she will not seek reelection in November. Read story

Third Congressional District Republican candidate Heidi St. John, Christian author and speaker, sits in her podcast studio where she records conversations spanning from tips on home-schooling to criticisms about sex education.

Heidi St. John takes on JHB, Kent in quest for 3rd District seat

Third Congressional District Republican candidate Heidi St. John, Christian author and speaker, sits in her podcast studio where she records conversations spanning from tips on home-schooling to criticisms about sex education.

April 23, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Representatives should not hide from their constituents in the ivory towers of Washington, D.C. Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Key school funding measures for Evergreen, Ridgefield on ballot

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

April 22, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Voters have the opportunity to weigh in on crucial school funding projects in Evergreen Public Schools and the Ridgefield School District in Tuesday’s special election. Read story

Evergreen's DJ Edmondson (5) drives towards the basketball during Saturday's 3A winner-to-state playoff at Mountain View.

Levy failure could hurt Evergreen’s middle school sports, high school athletic directors jobs

Evergreen's DJ Edmondson (5) drives towards the basketball during Saturday's 3A winner-to-state playoff at Mountain View.

April 20, 2022, 10:56am Clark County Politics

Major cuts in Evergreen Public Schools will have significant impacts on high school and middle school sports if voters reject the district’s levy for a second time this year.  Read story