Tag Archives: light rail
T’will be just before Christmas, and on the sixth floor Our own Clark County council has hearings galore. The meeting’s been noticed, thank David Madore. He wrote them himself, and he plans to do more. There were no plans for the Clark County council to meeting on Dec. 22, but that all changed earlier this […]
December 11, 2015 1:10 pm
Though the Columbia River Crossing is dead, Clark County Council candidate Julie Olson didn’t waste any time before sharing her thoughts on light rail. “In respecting the will of voters in Clark County, I have never been in favor of light rail on a new bridge,” Olson wrote in a statement posted to her Facebook […]
March 18, 2015 5:53 pm
First, let’s get something out of the way: The Columbia River Crossing is still dead. Yet the ghost of the proposed Interstate 5 Bridge replacement continues to haunt government meetings in Clark County. Politicians and citizens still routinely evoke the CRC and light rail as if it were starting construction next week. (Remember the rumors […]
February 5, 2015 3:54 pm
The meeting mavens aren’t delusional – we know where our stories about local governments rank. We get the daily analytics on page hits on our website. Crime stories always rank the highest — as the saying goes, “If it bleeds, it leads.” Those “nice” stories about “nice people” that people always say they want? They […]
August 23, 2013 2:53 pm
A new website has surfaced, and it is a spot-on parody of an anti-Columbia River Crossing website. Here is the parody, which can be found at www.crcfacts.com. Over the years, many residents tried to start ferry services, but their efforts were stymied by government-funded snipers on the Oregon side of the river. After two decades […]
March 19, 2013 9:40 am
As a reporter, it’s a little disheartening when you can sum up the results of a seven-hour meeting you just sat through with three words. To be continued. 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.
March 1, 2013 1:36 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 email@example.com or 360-735-4541.
February 22, 2013 11:15 am