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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

Henry Pio of Hazel Dell, from left, talks with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler as she greets his stepdaughter, Geovanna Alarcon, who is looking for employment, during a job fair at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Aug.

Incumbents dominate fundraising in Washington for Congress

Henry Pio of Hazel Dell, from left, talks with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler as she greets his stepdaughter, Geovanna Alarcon, who is looking for employment, during a job fair at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Aug.

April 19, 2022, 8:32am Clark County Politics

Fundraising in races for Congress in Washington has so far been dominated by incumbents, campaign finance disclosures filed Friday show, with few competitive races drawing the major outside spending seen in other parts of the country. Read story

The Clark County Council met in early April to discuss the Code of Ethics.

Clark County Council to review voting district map, hold hearings on ethics, 179th Street, parks plan

The Clark County Council met in early April to discuss the Code of Ethics.

April 18, 2022, 3:58pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council has a lot to tackle today. Beginning at its 11 a.m. meeting, the council will review its most recent voting district map. At its last meeting on April 13, the council directed staff to create a new proposed map that meets criteria established by state law… Read story

Traffic coming from SR-14 west enters the roundabout at northwest 6th Avenue in Camas, Friday afternoon, March 30, 2018.

Camas may ban election, other temporary signs at roundabouts

Traffic coming from SR-14 west enters the roundabout at northwest 6th Avenue in Camas, Friday afternoon, March 30, 2018.

April 18, 2022, 2:30pm Clark County News

Anyone who drives through Camas regularly knows it’s tough to overlook an upcoming election. The city’s busiest roadways and intersections are hot real estate for political signs, but a new proposal being considered by the Camas City Council could limit those signs to areas outside Camas’ traffic circles. Read story

Joe Kent, a Republican primary candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional's District, speaks during Justice For J6 rally, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The rally was planned by allies of former President Donald Trump and aimed at supporting the so-called "political prisoners" of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

In Southwest Washington, a far-right clash tests power of Trump’s endorsement in race for Congress

Joe Kent, a Republican primary candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional's District, speaks during Justice For J6 rally, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The rally was planned by allies of former President Donald Trump and aimed at supporting the so-called "political prisoners" of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

April 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

At a recent evening campaign town hall, Republican candidate Joe Kent rattled off his Day 1 priorities if he’s elected to Congress. Read story

Clark County Councilor Temple Lentz speaks during a COVID-19 press conference at the Clark County Public Service Center in March 2020.

Clark County Council’s lone Dem Temple Lentz won’t seek reelection

Clark County Councilor Temple Lentz speaks during a COVID-19 press conference at the Clark County Public Service Center in March 2020.

April 15, 2022, 1:35pm Clark County News

Clark County Councilor Temple Lentz announced Friday she won’t be seeking another term in office. Read story

Washington State Capitol complex in Olympia.

Washington’s new redistricting plan to stand for 2022 elections, judge says

Washington State Capitol complex in Olympia.

April 15, 2022, 6:02am Election

Washington’s new redistricting plan will stand for the 2022 election cycle, despite two lawsuits filed over the new political boundaries in Central Washington. Read story

Ballots for special elections in Clark County to be mailed Friday

April 5, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

Beginning Friday, Clark County Elections will mail ballots to all registered voters living in the Evergreen and Ridgefield school districts. Read story

Don Benton

Don Benton running for Clark County Council District 5 seat

Don Benton

March 31, 2022, 12:00pm Clark County News

Although filing week for candidates planning to run for office in November is still more than a month away, three Clark County residents have already thrown their hat in the ring for county council seats. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Judge rules for Clark County in redistricting maps lawsuit

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

March 25, 2022, 3:35pm Clark County News

A lawsuit filed by Clark County Redistricting Committee member Janet Landesberg won’t be the key to resolving the county’s struggles to create a new legislative district map. Superior Court Judge Suzan Clark ruled against Landesberg on Friday. Read story