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3rd Congressional candidates react to Trump verdict

Following Donald Trump’s May 30 conviction on 34 felony counts, 3rd Congressional District candidate Leslie Lewallen, a Camas Republican, issued a statement calling the trial a “political witch-hunt carried out […]

Battle Ground council split on Pride Month proclamation

With a vote of 4-3, the Battle Ground City Council narrowly approved a proclamation recognizing June 2024 as Pride Month. Councilors Troy McCoy, Shane Bowman, Adrian Cortes and Cherish DesRochers voted […]

Perez asks railroad to keep crossings open

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, recently sent a letter to Katie Farmer, president and CEO of BNSF Railway, about reports of blocked crossings in Perez’s home county. Residents of Skamania […]

Rep. Perez lands endorsement from Washington’s largest police union

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez this week picked up an endorsement from the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs, the state’s largest and oldest police union. “I’m absolutely honored to be […]

Poll commissioned by Lewallen campaign finds Clark County Republicans eager for candidates beyond Kent in race for 3rd Congressional District

A recent poll commissioned by the campaign of 3rd Congressional District candidate Leslie Lewallen, R-Camas, found that Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, has relatively low-name recognition across the district, and […]

Rep. Waters’ fish barrier bill moves forward

House Bill 2045 from 17th District Rep. Kevin Waters, R-Stevenson, took another step closer to becoming law this week. If passed, the bill would help with the removal of fish […]

Some familiar names among planning commission candidates

Clark County’s search for volunteers to serve on the planning commission is bringing back some familiar names. Following an executive session meeting on Wednesday, the county council voted to interview five […]

New year brings new leadership to Ridgefield, Battle Ground

The start of the new year brought with it some changes to leadership for both Ridgefield and Battle Ground. At the Battle Ground City Council’s first meeting of the year on […]

Southwest Washington lawmakers off to a busy start

Southwest Washington lawmakers had a busy first week in Olympia with several bills already well on their way toward passing. The 2024 legislative session convened on Monday. House Bill 1455, which […]

Medvigy, Belkot to lead county council in 2024

The Clark County Council has a new chair and vice chair. District 4 Councilor Gary Medvigy will serve as chair and District 2 Councilor Michelle Belkot will serve as vice […]

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