Month: May 2015

David Madore may be new friend to farmers

Clark County farmers may have made a new friend: Councilor David Madore. Warren Neth, executive director at Slow Food Southwest Washington, organized a farm tour for the councilor on May 22. […]

No “mini-reporting” for Councilor Jeanne Stewart

Clark County Councilor Jeanne Stewart is backing away from the restriction—though not the sentiment—of running a campaign on a shoestring budget. When Stewart announced her candidacy for Clark County chair, she […]

Madore’s park job is meme of the day

Inquiring minds want to know what is going on with Councilor David Madore’s Tesla in the county parking lot. Specifically, why is it double parked? Kelly Love, president of the Greater […]

Fact-checking Councilor David Madore

I made a choice this week that I think is worth explaining. I didn't report on all the evidence Councilor David Madore provided to make the claim that the Columbia River […]

Bad blood between Clark County and the CREDC

In case you haven’t been following this week’s drama between the Clark County council and the Columbia River Economic Development Council, here’s the short version. On Wednesday, Councilor David Madore said […]

Pike apologizes for PDC error

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, publicly apologized for inadvertently violating state campaign laws by hosting Julie Olson's campaign kick-off party and fundraising for the Clark County council District 2 race. As I wrote […]

Rolling the dice for Vancouver mayor

[caption id="attachment_4994" align="alignleft" width="300"] Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt[/caption] In November, Vancouver voters will consider a ballot measure that would require mid-term City Council members who want to run for mayor to […]

Benton weighs in on Benton

I have a thousand questions for and about Mary Benton after she announced her candidacy for the Clark County council District 2 seat, none of which have been answered. Benton, who […]

C-Tran awkwardness: More to come?

The end of this week's C-Tran board meeting may have been summed up best by Camas City Councilor Greg Anderson. "This is awkward," Anderson said at one point. The group had reached […]

Voter’s remorse

Councilor David Madore had voter’s remorse after he voted Wednesday to move ahead with the renovation of the council’s administrative area. Now, Madore has asked the board time meeting minutes to reflect that […]

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