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Inside the Washington legislative workers’ union push and building frustration with Democratic leadership

May 23, 2022, 6:03am Latest News

Early this year, as he watched legislation to grant collective bargaining rights to staffers at the Washington Legislature stall yet again, state Rep. Mike Sells decided to send a message… Read story

More candidates file for 3rd District, Clark County sheriff, legislative races

May 17, 2022, 5:34pm Clark County News

Day 2 of filing week for the August primary and November general election saw several more candidates entering races. Read story

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Joe Kent, Don Benton among candidates kicking off filing week in Clark County

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May 16, 2022, 11:09am Clark County News

Filing week for the August primary and November general election began Monday, as candidates stepped forward to seek county and state offices. Read story

In this photo taken Oct. 6, 2010, teacher Jamie Valadez talks in her Port Angeles High School classroom about paddling on a native canoe journey, in Port Angeles, Wash. Valadez, a member of the Klallam tribe that has lived along the nearby Elwah River for centuries, brings tribal history alive in her classroom. She says the same experience can be had in any school in America, using the ready-made Native American curricula just waiting on the Web for interested teachers.

After 7 years, Washington tribal history curriculum still not fully implemented

In this photo taken Oct. 6, 2010, teacher Jamie Valadez talks in her Port Angeles High School classroom about paddling on a native canoe journey, in Port Angeles, Wash. Valadez, a member of the Klallam tribe that has lived along the nearby Elwah River for centuries, brings tribal history alive in her classroom. She says the same experience can be had in any school in America, using the ready-made Native American curricula just waiting on the Web for interested teachers.

May 16, 2022, 6:02am Latest News

When Marjorie James was a young student, the only time she learned about Indigenous people was in lessons about the original settlers. In school, she never learned about Native leaders, healers, scientists, customs or cultures. Instead, Indigenous peoples and their unique histories were a passing footnote in her public school… Read story

Anthony Ho enters race for Rep. Vicki Kraft’s seat in 17th District

May 14, 2022, 3:13pm Clark County News

The list of candidates in contention for the state House of Representatives 17th District seat grew by one Thursday. Republican Anthony Ho announced he is running for the seat currently held by Rep. Vicki Kraft. Read story

Spring blossoms frame the Capitol on March 31 in Olympia.

Legalize drug possession in Washington? Initiative should be a no-brainer, but expect a fight

Spring blossoms frame the Capitol on March 31 in Olympia.

May 8, 2022, 6:05am Latest News

The reasoning behind Sal Mungia’s logic is rock solid, indisputable even. Read story

A cyclist boards a C-Tran Vine bus at the Turtle Place Transit Center in downtown Vancouver in February 2021. Move Ahead Washington, a measure passed in the state's 2022 legislative session that contributes $17 billion in transportation funding, will aid infrastructure projects in Vancouver. Among them, C-Tran's third Vine bus route along Highway 99 is set to receive $5 million.

Vancouver sees wins, losses from Legislature

A cyclist boards a C-Tran Vine bus at the Turtle Place Transit Center in downtown Vancouver in February 2021. Move Ahead Washington, a measure passed in the state's 2022 legislative session that contributes $17 billion in transportation funding, will aid infrastructure projects in Vancouver. Among them, C-Tran's third Vine bus route along Highway 99 is set to receive $5 million.

April 20, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

The Washington Legislature ended its 105-day session in March, resulting in triumphs for Vancouver spanning from infrastructure funding to clarified language in police use-of-force policy. Read story

The Washington State Capitol and Supreme Court buildings photographed from Heritage Park on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Olympia, Wash.

Salary transparency could impact the job hunt in Washington

The Washington State Capitol and Supreme Court buildings photographed from Heritage Park on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Olympia, Wash.

April 18, 2022, 6:02am Business

A year ago, Emma Fazio was browsing Indeed, a popular job search website, when she came across a food service position in Vancouver, Washington. She filled out an online application and interviewed a week later with a hiring manager, who offered her a job on the spot. Read story

FILE - In this March 3, 2021, file photo, with apartment buildings in the background, pedestrians walk past tents used by people lacking housing at Denny Park near the Space Needle in Seattle. A Washington state judge on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, struck a Seattle measure on homelessness from the November ballot even as the city remains mired in a long-term humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Homelessness, behavioral health take precedence in ‘historic’ Washington spending plan

FILE - In this March 3, 2021, file photo, with apartment buildings in the background, pedestrians walk past tents used by people lacking housing at Denny Park near the Space Needle in Seattle. A Washington state judge on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, struck a Seattle measure on homelessness from the November ballot even as the city remains mired in a long-term humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Ted S.

April 15, 2022, 7:22am Latest News

The Washington Legislature is using one of the largest infusions of federal money in state history to invest in a wide spectrum of attempts to reduce homelessness. 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