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On running as ‘the Republican candidate’ in a nonpartisan race

The mayor of Vancouver isn’t a partisan position. But one candidate in the running is putting his own partisan affiliation front and center, to the point where it’s the first […]

Herrera Beutler calls on Inslee to send troops to southern border

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, is calling on Gov. Jay Inslee to deploy Washington state National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. She’s one of the three Republican representatives from […]

Why a fireworks stand will operate without fireworks

An organization in Battle Ground will continue operating its fireworks stand this week with a minor subtraction: fireworks.  The city announced on Monday that it was one of several jurisdictions that […]

Behind the scenes of Tuesday’s candidate forum: Scheduling headaches and a non-endorsement

There was no shortage of intensity at Tuesday’s forum for Vancouver mayor and city council candidates, with the eight participants outlining their drastically different priorities and visions for the city. […]

Senescu takes funding lead in Camas mayoral race 

Jennifer Senescu holds the early fundraising lead in the Camas mayoral race.  Senescu, executive director of the Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce, has reported 7,640.99 in cash contributions; 3,303.23 in in-kind contributions […]

Social media footprints: Who’s pulling ahead in WA-3?

What’s in a “like”?  Not a vote, necessarily. But as the candidates who are working toward winning Washington’s 3rd Congressional District seat begin to mount their 2022 campaigns, examining who’s amassing […]

Billy the Ballot returns

If you’re wondering how the ballot counting process works in Clark County, this might bring you some cheer: Billy the Ballot is here.  The Clark County Elections Office has posted a […]

Clark County auditor weighs in on charter review

Clark County Charter Review commissioners heard input this week from the man in charge of placing their recommendations on the ballot.  County Auditor Greg Kimsey chimed in during the commission meeting […]

Ridgefield recognizes June 2021 as its first-ever Pride Month

A group of local activists successfully petitioned Ridgefield to adopt its first-ever Pride Month proclamation on Thursday, making Ridgefield the third municipality in Clark County to acknowledge the month’s significance […]

Letter calls on governors to rename Flag Day after Trump

A letter circulating in Washington state is calling on residents to join an effort to rename Flag Day to “President Donald J. Trump Day.”  A Vancouver resident received the letter in […]

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