Month: October 2013

Madore backs tax delinquent for freeholder

Clark County Commissioner David Madore has been encouraging people to check out a list of Madore-approved freeholder candidates before filling out their ballots. For each of the 15 seats, candidates are identified "whose core […]

Leavitt, Turlay talk everything but politics

Local dudes Gary Bock and Jim Mains have two videos on their The Vancouver Side website, one featuring Mayor Tim Leavitt and one featuring mayoral candidate (and city councilor) Bill […]

When canvassing gets weird: Ridgefield edition

So this is the definition of awkward. As I reported today, Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow is no longer running unopposed for his council Position 1 seat. Tim Wilson, a Battle Ground […]

Attack ad against Turlay emphasizes Madore

Forward Vancouver, a political committee formed to support Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, has a cable television ad that lumps challenger Bill Turlay, a city councilor, with Clark County Commissioner David […]

No good deed goes unpunished

Last year, local dude Jim Mains did a nice gesture by attempting to remove Debbie Peterson's Oregon license plates.   Peterson, who was running an unsuccessful campaign for state legislator, had Washington plates […]

Anti-Leavitt campaign takes profane twist

Yes. That's what had been missing from the Vancouver Farmers Market:  dick jokes.   […]

“You don’t know what you’re talking about.”

Clark County Commissioners David Madore and Steve Stuart got into it again this week. I realize it's no longer news when these two get all peevish with one another. But, much […]

Name-calling continues with “The Madore Four”

Another day, another sign in downtown Vancouver. On Monday I wrote about this sign, which is against Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, Councilor Jack Burkman and candidates Alishia Topper and Anne McEnerny-Ogle: Now […]

“It’s put up or shut up time”

Vancouver philanthropist Ed Lynch was honored in 2012 by the Salvation Army with its most prestigious service award. He and his wife Dollie, who died in 2010, were the first couple to receive […]

Republicans’ lack of creativity on display

Really, this is the best you can do with nicknames? The Republican committee for the 17th Legislative District put up these signs targeting candidates for the Vancouver City Council. We'll give you […]

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