Month: January 2016

Clark County Democrats seek new leader

[caption id="attachment_6064" align="alignright" width="257"] Deanna Pauli-Hammond[/caption] The Clark County Democratic Central Committee is looking for a new leader after Chairwoman Deanna Pauli-Hammond stepped down earlier this month. Pauli-Hammond, who has held the […]

Picking sides in the restroom debate

Co-written by reporters Amy Fischer and Kaitlin Gillespie. Vancouver City Councilors on Monday were ready to go to bat with state Legislators over two House bills and a Senate bill that […]

Prolific Facebook banning in question

I put out a crowd sourcing call on Twitter over the weekend asking readers to share what they believed was the post that got them banned from posting on Councilor David […]

Clark County could be testing ground for social media policy

As we often do here on All Politics is Local, we turn to the controversial subject of Clark County Councilor David Madore’s Facebook page. You know, the one that apparently isn’t […]

Look before you ‘lectioneer

Here’s your friendly reminder if you’re out campaigning, the Clark County Elections Office isn’t the place to do it. A door hanger encouraging voters to vote yes in Vancouver Public Schools’ […]

Morphing from citizen to city councilor

Sometimes the solutions to a city’s problems seem so glaringly simple. If only the government would do X or Y, everything would work out. Boom. Make it so. But that view […]

Waterfront showdown

At this morning's Economic Forecast Breakfast, The Columbian's annual, well, economic forecast breakfast, I had the pleasure of watching a panel discussion on the future of downtown and the waterfront. I was […]

Trigger warning: Bridge

[caption id="attachment_5995" align="aligncenter" width="770"] (Tommy Rhodes for the Columbian)[/caption] New Clark County Councilor Julie Olson learned quickly Wednesday that you can’t say the word “bridge” in the council chambers without triggering […]

Meeting her Moonage Daydream

Some people freak out when they meet their celebrity idols. But Vancouver city communications manager Carol Bua kept her cool when she met rock god David Bowie at a 1992 record […]

Sheriff’s deputies guard county meeting

Do you ever feel like you’re being watched? If you were at Tuesday’s Clark County council meeting, you were. At the request of Acting County Manager Mark McCauley, two armed Clark […]

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