Month: June 2013

Stewart vague about why she didn’t challenge Leavitt

Vancouver City Councilor Jeanne Stewart and challengers Ty Stober and Alishia Topper met with The Columbian's editorial board this week for a group interview, which will help the editorial board decide […]

Washougal’s ‘rich history’ causes waves

It’s no secret that Washougal Mayor Sean Guard disagrees with changing the city’s form of government. After all, if the city switched to a weak mayor, council-manager form, he would […]

Pictures of a chimp, Bigfoot and two men singing a song: welcome to public comment

Clark County commissioners distributed a printout at Tuesday's meeting reminding folks of one specific rule during public hearings: no personal attacks. I don't know what they could be so worried about. Oh: Oh […]

Elected Husky says Ducks aren’t smart

Clark County Assessor Peter Van Nortwick took the time to respond to Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart's Facebook post regarding the NCAA's flimsy sanctions on Oregon football. But, sadly, his sentiments […]

Service announcement: comments lost

Several user comments were purged from the All Politics is Local blog over the past 24 hours. The best explanation I can give is that Facebook changed something and we had […]

Caption contest: Clark County’s triumvirate

Let's see what our readers can come up with. And yes, that is a cellular telephone the county's top three officials are trying to get working there. […]

Elected Duck fan says it’s okay to laugh at Husky fans again

Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart, a University of Oregon alumnus, has issued a statement on his official Facebook account regarding the NCAA's levying of penalties on Oregon football. Ah, keepin' it […]

Free speech guy’s views on free speech

Clark County Commissioner David Madore makes a point of reminding folks he’s a “free speech guy.” Here he is just last Tuesday saying of local government that, "I love our freedom […]

Stuart and Rivers have something in common

Back on May 1, when Clark County commissioners moved to hired state Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver as head of Environmental Services, Commissioner Steve Stuart became incensed. On Thursday, he chose to […]

What scares Larry Smith?

Vancouver City Council's workshop Monday on the makeup of the C-Tran Board of Directors turned into a confessional for Councilor Larry Smith, who shared his thoughts on the Clark County […]

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