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Vancouver council meets in-person for first time since March 2020

July 27, 2021, 10:31am Clark County News

Christine Lamb-White stepped up to the microphone in front of the Vancouver city council dais Monday evening. Her testimony — on Vancouver’s shortage of affordable housing — addressed a topic… Read story

Washougal mulls best use of federal funds

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

The city of Washougal has a multimillion-dollar decision to make. 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 Sheriff Chuck Atkins

Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins says House Bill 1310 carries risks

Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins

July 24, 2021, 4:35pm Clark County News

Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins warned of potential risks, including decreased responses to calls, when he outlined how his department intends to implement state police reform legislation that went into effect today. Read story

Herrera Beutler plans telephone town hall

July 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, will host a telephone conversation with constituents next week. Read story

Washington State Redistricting Commission plans second hearing

July 24, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

The Washington State Redistricting Commission will hold its second public hearing for voters in the southwest corner of the state this week. Read story

Leslie Lewallen and Gary Perman are both running for Camas City Council.

Two Camas council candidates get bump from Madore

Leslie Lewallen and Gary Perman are both running for Camas City Council.

July 23, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

CAMAS — When it comes to collecting campaign contributions, two of the eight Camas City Council candidates running in the Aug. 3 primary election have greatly outpaced their competitors. 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.

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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