Author: Jack Heffernan

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 Wednesday. He made two recommendations.  The commission has discussed whether elected county positions should be non-partisan. Kimsey, who ran as a Republican in his […]

Local Democrats to select chair next month

The Clark County Democrats plan to select a new chair next month.  The party will hold the nomination and election process at its July 12 meeting, Vice-Chair Shannon Meyers wrote Thursday in a Facebook post. Meyers will temporarily serve as chair until then.  Former Chair Mike Dalesandro announced last month that he would be stepping […]

Camas leadership flux becomes campaign issue

Camas’ leadership turnover is already becoming a top campaign issue ahead of this year’s elections. City Administrator Jamal Fox announced Wednesday that he will resign on July 9 after accepting a similar job in Takoma Park, Md. Former Mayor Barry McDonnell resigned immediately on May 11, saying he wanted to spend more time with his […]

Dalesandro steps down as chair of local Democrats

Battle Ground City Councilor Mike Dalesandro has resigned as chair of the Clark County Democrats. The party selected Dalesandro as its chair in early January. Dalesandro wrote this week, in a post on the party’s Facebook page, that he was stepping down immediately. “Over the last couple of months it has become clear to me […]

McDonnell out, Fox remains in Camas

On one hand, Camas doesn’t currently have a mayor. On the other, its top staffer will remain — after eyeing a job elsewhere. Camas City Administrator Jamal Fox was named one of three finalists for the city manager job in Gresham, Ore., last month. But earlier this month, the city of Gresham announced that it had […]

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