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Reid Saaris, left, and Chris Reykdal, right, are campaigning to run the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

In WA education chief race, upstart candidate raises twice as much as incumbent

Reid Saaris, left, and Chris Reykdal, right, are campaigning to run the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

April 29, 2024, 6:02am Editor's Choice

In the race to lead Washington’s public school system, Reid Saaris, a teacher and founder of an education nonprofit, has raised twice as much as the incumbent, Chris Reykdal. Read story

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue firefighters extinguish a house fire Dec. 13, 2022, northeast of La Center that displaced a family of five.

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue levy lid lift would bump rate back to 2017 level

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue firefighters extinguish a house fire Dec. 13, 2022, northeast of La Center that displaced a family of five.

April 26, 2024, 3:45pm Clark County News

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue commissioners Thursday unanimously voted to put a levy lid lift on the August primary ballot. A levy lid lift allows a tax district to increase its levy rate above the annual 1 percent increase allowed by state law. Read story

FILE - Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, poses for a photo in Issaquah, Wash., Oct. 24, 2016. Sen. Mullet launched a campaign for governor on Thursday, June 1, 2023 joining a growing field of candidates seeking to replace outgoing Gov. Jay Inslee. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Mark Mullet says $1M ‘buy-in’ deal by WA Dems favors Bob Ferguson

FILE - Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, poses for a photo in Issaquah, Wash., Oct. 24, 2016. Sen. Mullet launched a campaign for governor on Thursday, June 1, 2023 joining a growing field of candidates seeking to replace outgoing Gov. Jay Inslee. (AP Photo/Ted S.

April 26, 2024, 8:39am Election

The state Democratic Party hasn’t officially endorsed Bob Ferguson for governor, but a backroom fundraising deal has stacked the deck fully in his favor, says state Sen. Mark Mullet, Ferguson’s chief Democratic rival in the race. Read story

Voters drop off ballots at the White Center Library ballot box on voting day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023.

WA ranks 10th in nation for voter turnout, new data shows

Voters drop off ballots at the White Center Library ballot box on voting day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023.

April 26, 2024, 7:21am Election

In recent years, it seems, every federal election gets billed as the most important in our lifetime. Some are saying that about the upcoming 2024 presidential contest. Midterm elections don’t typically generate as much excitement, but some folks even said it about the 2022 midterm elections. Read story

Marla Keethler, Candidate for state Senate (Contributed photo)

White Salmon Mayor Marla Keethler to run for state Senate seat

Marla Keethler, Candidate for state Senate (Contributed photo)

April 26, 2024, 6:02am Clark County News

Marla Keethler, mayor of White Salmon and a career sports producer, announced her candidacy for state Senate in Washington’s newly redrawn 17th Legislative District on Thursday. Read story

Wil Fuentes, candidate for Clark County Council (Contributed photo)

Vancouver man seeks county position: Wil Fuentes will run for District 3 seat held by Bowerman

Wil Fuentes, candidate for Clark County Council (Contributed photo)

April 25, 2024, 6:09am Clark County News

Vancouver resident Wil Fuentes announced Tuesday he will run for the Clark County Council District 3 seat in the upcoming 2024 general election. The seat is currently held by Karen Bowerman, who has not yet indicated whether she plans to run for reelection. Read story

Washington State Public Disclosure Commission discusses AI, money in politics at monthly event in Vancouver

April 25, 2024, 6:00am Clark County News

The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission held its regular monthly meeting Wednesday at the Hilton Vancouver Washington as part of an ongoing effort to do more outreach throughout the state. Read story

A vehicle forthe Ridgefield School District.

Ridgefield school bond still failing to get supermajority in second round of election results

A vehicle forthe Ridgefield School District.

April 24, 2024, 3:07pm Clark County News

Wednesday’s second round of ballots counted in Tuesday’s special election yielded no change to the results of measures in Camas and Ridgefield. With just 200 ballots left to count across the county, it appears certain that both Ridgefield schools measures will fail, while Camas’ emergency medical services levy will pass. Read story

Land off Northeast 29th Avenue would be a site of a new school if Ridgefield bond measures pass.

Ridgefield school bonds failing, Camas EMS levy passing in Tuesday’s special election

Land off Northeast 29th Avenue would be a site of a new school if Ridgefield bond measures pass.

April 23, 2024, 8:34pm Clark County News

Tuesday’s special election in Clark County yielded mixed results. Both Ridgefield schools measures are failing, while Camas’ emergency medical services levy is passing. Read story

Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Leslie Lewallen talks with Elden Ferris of Vancouver at a Monday meeting of the Southwest Washington Federated Republican Women.

3rd Congressional District candidate Leslie Lewallen shares vision at meeting hosted by Republican group

Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Leslie Lewallen talks with Elden Ferris of Vancouver at a Monday meeting of the Southwest Washington Federated Republican Women.

April 23, 2024, 6:24pm Clark County News

Fellow Republicans asked 3rd Congressional District candidate Leslie Lewallen pointed questions about her record and candidacy Monday night. Read story