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Despite law, 20 Washington counties don’t offer public-option health plans

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August 2, 2021, 6:02am Election

Two years ago, Washington state lawmakers passed a public-option health care bill, with the goal of making it easier and cheaper for Washington residents to buy health insurance. Read story

Signs for the upcoming primary election are seen along Northeast 18th Street on Thursday afternoon.

Is nonpartisan even possible in Clark County’s election races?

Signs for the upcoming primary election are seen along Northeast 18th Street on Thursday afternoon.

August 1, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Diana Perez, a candidate running for Vancouver City Council’s open Position 3 seat, was rubbing shoulders with voters at a “Brews and Ballots” event at a local brewery last week when she was approached by two men wearing gold Proud Boy emblems. Read story

Acting Mayor Burton will continue to lead Camas through election

July 31, 2021, 2:11pm Clark County News

CAMAS — Ellen Burton, Camas’ acting mayor, will continue to lead the city for the next four months. Read story

A sign for Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services outside VPS offices.

Two Vancouver Public Schools board positions up for election

A sign for Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services outside VPS offices.

July 27, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Advancing equity work and addressing pandemic recovery is, in part, what has the Vancouver Public Schools board’s longest-serving director believing the district’s brightest days are ahead. Read story

Clark County Council approves two amendments for November election

July 23, 2021, 5:45am Clark County News

The Clark County Council has approved two proposed amendments to the county charter regarding initiative and referendum petitions that will be placed on the November 2021 general election ballot. Read story

Rick Romero of Send It Direct Mail in Portland helps prepare election ballots for Clark County prior to the 2018 general election.

Clark County voters, have you received your ballots?

Rick Romero of Send It Direct Mail in Portland helps prepare election ballots for Clark County prior to the 2018 general election.

July 22, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Local voters should have received their ballots for the Aug. 3 primary election by now, according to the Clark County Elections Office. Read story

The Columbian's Editorial Board met virtually with Vancouver City Council Position 1 candidates Kim Harless, Mike Pond and John Blom on Tuesday, June 29, in Vancouver.

3 vying for Vancouver City Council Pos. 1 tout their experiencevideo icon

The Columbian's Editorial Board met virtually with Vancouver City Council Position 1 candidates Kim Harless, Mike Pond and John Blom on Tuesday, June 29, in Vancouver.

July 21, 2021, 6:07pm Clark County News

Three of the candidates running for an open Vancouver city council seat this year share a lot of the same opinions. So instead of spending their conversation with The Columbian’s editorial board drawing contrasts between their goals for the city, they focused on a different angle — why they’re the… Read story

The Columbian's Editorial Board met virtually with Vancouver City Council candidates incumbent Erik Paulsen and challenger Kara Tess meet with The Columbian's Editorial Board on Tuesday, June 29, in Vancouver.

Vancouver City Council Position 2 candidates, editorial board meetvideo icon

The Columbian's Editorial Board met virtually with Vancouver City Council candidates incumbent Erik Paulsen and challenger Kara Tess meet with The Columbian's Editorial Board on Tuesday, June 29, in Vancouver.

July 20, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

In the race for Vancouver City Council’s Position 2 seat, voters aren’t choosing between candidates with drastically different perspectives — two of the people running, incumbent Erik Paulsen and challenger Kara Tess, share similar opinions on pandemic recovery, climate change and homelessness. Read story

The Columbian's Editorial Board met with candidates for Vancouver City Council, Position 3 — David Gellatly, Diana Perez and Glen Yung — in early July.

Candidates for Vancouver City Council Position 3 differ on police reform, homeless responsevideo icon

The Columbian's Editorial Board met with candidates for Vancouver City Council, Position 3 — David Gellatly, Diana Perez and Glen Yung — in early July.

July 18, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

None of the candidates running for Vancouver City Council’s open Position 3 seat are political newcomers. Read story

Vote By Mail stickers are pictured in Vancouver.

Voters to decide 3 positions on La Center council

Vote By Mail stickers are pictured in Vancouver.

July 18, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

A total of 13 candidates will be running for La Center City Council Positions 1-3. Each candidate offers differing opinions on what direction to take the city. Read story