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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

FILE - In this July 29, 2021 file photo, Rep. Mary Miller, R-Ill., speaks at a news conference held by members of the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington. The release of new, detailed census data in August 2021 means Democrats who control state government can begin the once-in-a-decade process of redrawing Illinois' congressional district boundaries. With the state losing a congressional seat due to population loss, they're certain to eliminate a district in heavily Republican areas of central and Southern Illinois.

Census data puts target on rural, Rust Belt House districts

FILE - In this July 29, 2021 file photo, Rep. Mary Miller, R-Ill., speaks at a news conference held by members of the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington. The release of new, detailed census data in August 2021 means Democrats who control state government can begin the once-in-a-decade process of redrawing Illinois' congressional district boundaries. With the state losing a congressional seat due to population loss, they're certain to eliminate a district in heavily Republican areas of central and Southern Illinois.

August 14, 2021, 6:18pm Election

While suburban congressional districts are swelling with new residents, lawmakers in large swaths of rural America and some Rust Belt cities are in need of more people to represent. That makes them all potential targets for map makers as their districts are redrawn. Read story

Jen Easterly, Director of Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, speaks during the Summer meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Cyber leader calls for nonpartisan path to securing the vote

Jen Easterly, Director of Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, speaks during the Summer meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa.

August 14, 2021, 2:59pm Election

Those entrusted with securing the nation’s voting systems must remain nonpartisan as a myriad of complex and growing risks continue to threaten U.S. elections, one of the nation’s top cybersecurity officials said Saturday. Read story