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Students, staff and visitors at Liberty Middle School in Camas are asked to wear a mask, as seen on Wednesday afternoon.

Camas levies passing in election returns; Battle Ground levy failing

Students, staff and visitors at Liberty Middle School in Camas are asked to wear a mask, as seen on Wednesday afternoon.

February 9, 2021, 8:46pm Clark County News

Returns from Tuesday’s special election show both of the Camas School District’s levies are passing, while Battle Ground Public Schools’ levy is falling short of the simple majority needed for approval. Read story

Kindergartner Knightley Wells does a math assignment while educational assistant Tiffany Shimmin observes last month at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

Battle Ground, Camas school districts seek voter approval on replacement levies

Kindergartner Knightley Wells does a math assignment while educational assistant Tiffany Shimmin observes last month at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

February 8, 2021, 7:30pm Clark County News

Tuesday is Election Day for two Clark County school districts — Battle Ground and Camas — seeking voter approval for replacement levies that expire at the end of 2021. Read story

Kindergartner Camila Huesos-Delgado works on a math assignment while teacher Jessica Roth helps at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

Battle Ground, Camas school districts ask voters to pass replacement levies

Kindergartner Camila Huesos-Delgado works on a math assignment while teacher Jessica Roth helps at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

January 27, 2021, 5:03pm Clark County News

Battle Ground and Camas school districts will turn to voters Feb. 9 to help continue funding various school programs and amenities. Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, takes the oath of office for his third term as Governor, as administered by Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Gonzalez, left, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, during a ceremony at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Inslee: Washington state must work toward a “new normal”

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, takes the oath of office for his third term as Governor, as administered by Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Gonzalez, left, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, during a ceremony at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

January 13, 2021, 12:40pm Election

OLYMPIA — In a videotaped speech to a mostly remote meeting of the Washington Legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday told lawmakers that following the challenges of 2020, the state must move to a "new normal" that addresses a multitude of issues, including equity, affordable housing and climate change. Read story

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November's presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP Photo/J.

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November's presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP Photo/J.

January 7, 2021, 9:15am Election

WASHINGTON — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner before dawn Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a stunning attempt to overturn the election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Trump in the White House. Read story

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington.

Pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol in bid to overturn election; four dead in violence

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington.

January 6, 2021, 8:15pm Election

WASHINGTON — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. Read story

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

Amid violence, Trump says, ‘Remember this day forever!’

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

January 6, 2021, 3:44pm Election

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump appeared to excuse the violent occupation of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters Wednesday, hours after they stormed the symbol of American democracy in an effort to disrupt the formalization of his electoral defeat. Read story

Jon Ossoff, left, and Raphael Warnock wave to the crowd during a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Democrats Ossoff and Warnock are challenging incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in a runoff election on Jan. 5.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

Jon Ossoff, left, and Raphael Warnock wave to the crowd during a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Democrats Ossoff and Warnock are challenging incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in a runoff election on Jan. 5.

January 6, 2021, 1:29pm Election

ATLANTA — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his last days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s progressive agenda. Read story

Washington secretary of state certifies election results

December 1, 2020, 6:09pm Election

OLYMPIA -- Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Tuesday certified the final results of Washington state's election, two days ahead of the deadline. Read story

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion on Operation Legend in St. Louis. Even before Barr issued a memo that authorized federal prosecutors across the country to investigate "substantial allegations" of voting irregularities if they exist, the Justice Department had already begun looking into two specific allegations.

Disputing Trump, Barr says no widespread election fraud

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion on Operation Legend in St. Louis. Even before Barr issued a memo that authorized federal prosecutors across the country to investigate "substantial allegations" of voting irregularities if they exist, the Justice Department had already begun looking into two specific allegations.

December 1, 2020, 3:35pm Election

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Read story