Month: December 2016

County assessors sparring over beer and taxes

Most people don’t like to talk about taxes, unless they are complaining about how much they dislike them. Even then they probably aren't having fun. But you know you really […]

What other contracts has the county not posted on its website?

Earlier this week, I was on a podcast explaining (babbling) at you all the things happening in Clark County government. During the course of the podcast I mentioned one area where […]

Inslee to Herrera Beutler: Washington state needs Obamacare

Gov. Jay Inslee is urging U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, to support keeping the Affordable Care Act intact, calling its potential repeal catastrophic for the state of Washington. “We cannot […]

Local Dems elect new old faces; already thinking about next two elections

In the aftermath of the election, much of the public is probably filled with dread, loathing or boundless anticipation (or a potent combo of all three) when asked to consider […]

Faithless electors

This Monday, a teenager from Vancouver who originally supported Bernie Sanders will head to Olympia and decide whether to join the “faithless” or so-called Hamilton Electors to send a message […]

Latest McCleary proposal? Change the rules

The looming school funding crisis the state’s been facing for years is expected to come to a head this legislative session in Olympia. A group convened by the governor, which includes […]

What went right in county elections, what could change and write-ins

The election is over and Clark County has certified its results earlier this week. With the heavy-lifting finished, the county’s election officials met with the Election Advisory Committee on Thursday […]

Madore: Trump might give county toll-free bridges

Get ready Clark County. Not one, but two, toll-free bridges across the Columbia River could be on their way thanks to soon-to-be President Donald Trump. At least that’s the optimistic […]

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