Month: March 2013

Straight from Stuart’s mouth

Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart did the bulk of the speaking at the State of the County address, and he wants to make sure one part of his talk isn't […]

So close, but no bingo at State of the County address

Okay, I didn't have the card in front of me, but here are the results from what I can remember. Dang that is close to a bingo. Anyways, some notes on the […]

D.C. judge in casino case has strong Pacific N.W. ties

So, who is the judge who made such a big splash Wednesday with her surprising, about-face ruling in Clark County v. United States Department of Interior? Senior Judge Barbara J. Rothstein was […]

State of the County bingo

All three Clark County commissioners are set to deliver a "State of the County" address at 4:30 p.m. on March 14 at Prairie High School, 11500 NE 117th St. Topics will […]

Leavitt extends less-than-sincere invitation to critic

Regular readers of APIL know we are fluent in sarcasm. With that in mind, we should make Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt an honorary meeting maven for his comments Monday evening […]

Madore wrong about parks’ director salary, but likely to win fight over parking fees

Clark County Commissioner David Madore looks like he'll keep his campaign pledge to eliminate parking fees at regional parks, which he wrote about in Sunday's newspaper. Before we get to why […]

Local officials and handguns

What better way to spend a Saturday night than at an event with Clark County Commissioner Tom Mielke, State Sen. Don Benton and a Wall of Guns. I infiltrated the Friends […]

Boy Scout Bart won’t follow Leavitt’s lead, but what about Johnston’s?

Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt has done "Dancing With The Local Stars," and Councilor Larry Smith has taken his turn on the dance floor for the annual event, which raises money for […]

The $75,000 vote

Perhaps you've been waiting with bated breath for the much discussed and somewhat ballyhooed Columbia River Crossing vote that Clark County Commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke have been working […]

‘Inappropriate’ comment derails light rail discussion

John Idsinga says he’s sorry. The former Battle Ground mayor and current Battle Ground school board president didn’t mean to make anyone uncomfortable. He certainly didn’t mean to make a statement that […]

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