Month: October 2015

Not sitting on their hands

On Monday, police will begin enforcing Vancouver’s camping ordinance, which the city council amended last month to allow for overnight camping to ensure the law was constitutionally sound. The ordinance, which […]

Local band pokes politicians in familiar tune

Sometimes the truth is stranger — and spookier — than fiction, and those who follow local politics know that better than anyone. Local guitar duo The Insanitizers embraced that to produce […]

County tax cut more problematic than it seems

If you’re wondering how a 2 percent property tax levy cut proposed by Clark County Councilor David Madore will shake out, you’re not alone. At a budget workshop last week, a […]

Jeanne Stewart’s big week

It was a big week for Clark County Councilor Jeanne Stewart. On both Tuesday and Wednesday, Stewart showed she’s not afraid to stand up to fellow Councilors David Madore and Tom […]

Miracle Whip or mayo for Vancouver City Council?

In a Facebook post Wednesday, Vancouver City Council candidate George Francisco says his race for position 6 against incumbent Bill Turlay “may seem like it is between mayo and Miracle […]

Where’s the love for Julie Olson?

In all the fervor over one big, expensive race with significant financial backing by the Clark County Republican Party, it is easy to overlook that the local Republicans have another […]

Good luck getting a personal fireworks permit

When the Vancouver City Council voted Oct. 5 to ban personal fireworks starting in 2017, Councilor Anne McEnerny-Ogle pointed out that even with a personal fireworks ban, the public still could apply […]

Follow the money for Clark County council

If you were stunned to see the sheer amount of money Clark County Councilor David Madore has put into groups supporting the write-in campaign for Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, get […]

Pike peddling bridge ideas, but not to RTC

State Rep. Liz Pike doesn't have a bridge to sell you. The Camas Republican does, however, have some ideas she'd like to share. She just won't be sharing them with the […]

Save the drama for your mama, Clark County

That’s it, everyone. The best campaign ad of the 2015 political circus — uhh, I mean, cycle — is here. The Clark County Democrats shared this gem on their Facebook page […]

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