Month: April 2016

County manager: Berrigan rhetoric doesn’t rise to a threat

There was much chatter this week over a Facebook post by Christian Berrigan, state committeeman for the Clark County Republican Party. In the post on his private, though publicly accessible, Facebook […]

The skinny on that new attorney

A new attorney joined the table at the Clark County council’s workshop on the Comprehensive Growth Management Plan on Wednesday, a fact that appeared to come as a surprise to […]

There’s more to the appointment story

In the recent commotion over the Vancouver mayor and city council’s big pay raises, people often mention that the mayor himself appointed the five Salary Review Commission members. Which is technically […]

Council critic Ed Barnes organizes rally for staff

One of the Clark County council’s toughest critics is inviting the community to show their support for county staff on Tuesday. Local labor leader Ed Barnes, who held a brief stint […]

Boldt reduced again to tears at the dais

Tuesday was yet another rough day for the Clark County council, and perhaps roughest of all for Chair Marc Boldt. As yet another exhausting and emotionally-charged four-hour meeting wound down, Boldt, […]

Madore asks Clark County to cover his attorney

Clark County Councilor David Madore, never shy to attack those he deems tax-and-spend liberals, is asking the county to pony up for his legal defense in the wake of various […]

Turlay slaps down Forsman on chemtrails

Remember Justin Forsman, the earnest young man on an anti-fluoride campaign who tried in vain to unseat Vancouver City Councilor Bart Hansen in November’s election? He's back. Apparently he’s chewing on […]

Take your ticket, cross your fingers

When I get to Tuesday's public hearing on Vancouver Energy's lease amendment, I'll be in my seat for up to 12 hours. But that's my job, and I'm actually pretty […]

Revising the history of the Benton hire

Councilor David Madore has spent a great deal of time in recent weeks at attempting to revise the history surrounding the now infamous hiring of Don Benton to lead the […]

Vancouver salary commission bickers and stalls

Three months might seem like plenty of time to hash out what Vancouver’s mayor and city council should be paid for 2017-18. But if you’re following the progress of the […]

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