Monthly Archives: February 2013
And now, an inspirational message from local dudes Jim Mains and Gary Bock of The Vancouver Side. Enjoy: Eric FloripI’m the environment/transportation reporter for The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver, Wash. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-735-4541.
February 27, 2013 12:40 pm
Wow, were the elections really just in November? Somebody should remind failed state legislative candidate Carolyn Crain. Oh wait, nevermind. State Rep. Jim Moeller, who picked up his sixth term with 60 percent of the vote, had to swing when Crain lobbed this softball at him in The Columbian’s comments section. Stephanie RiceI cover Vancouver city government. Reach […]
February 22, 2013 1:03 pm
Clark County commissioners will now be taking an extra 30 minutes between their work sessions from now on. Now commissioners will have a 30 min break between sessions. Have fun with all that dead time, @col_clarkgov — Stephanie Rice (@col_cityhall) February 20, 2013 I wasn’t there for the discussion (I was in Kelso), but the […]
February 22, 2013 12:24 pm
Much like the word “retreat” has been ruined for me by covering local government — turning it into a word with a positive connotation to one that fills me with dread — so goes the word “parks.” Stephanie RiceI cover Vancouver city government. Reach me at email@example.com or 360-735-4508.
February 22, 2013 12:08 pm
When a group of anti-light rail petitioners trekked to Kelso this week, it’s a safe bet that no one was wearing one of these: Eric FloripI’m the environment/transportation reporter for The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver, Wash. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-735-4541.
February 22, 2013 11:15 am
Well, I guess Identity Clark County can close up and go home, because Clark County has found an identity, thanks to this map that has been making the rounds on Facebook. Stephanie RiceI cover Vancouver city government. Reach me at email@example.com or 360-735-4508.
February 19, 2013 10:57 am
Those of you interested in Clark County Commissioner David Madore’s January announcement that park fees would be eliminated were probably a little disappointed by the lack of depth to the discussion at a Feb. 5 meeting between the county and a parks consultant. The meeting ended with commissioners nodding in agreement that they needed to […]
February 15, 2013 3:05 pm
Clark County Assessor Peter Van Nortwick spoke at Tuesday’s county commissioner meeting to share his worries over the tolling component of the Columbia River Crossing project. Van Nortwick didn’t outright say he was in favor of commissioners approving a resolution to oppose the CRC, which they did, and he didn’t fully come out against the […]
February 14, 2013 3:31 pm
Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart was out sick for Tuesday’s meeting where Commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke approved a resolution opposing the Columbia River Crossing. He returned to work Wednesday, still looking a bit tuckered out from the flu, but with a message for his fellow commissioners on their CRC decision. “You asked CREDC […]
February 14, 2013 2:25 pm
As reported online yesterday, Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, who will be announcing plans to seek a second term this afternoon, was part of a “Mayor’s Transportation Forum” that sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee regarding transportation funding. Here’s what the letter said: Stephanie RiceI cover Vancouver city government. Reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-735-4508.
February 14, 2013 12:50 pm