Month: April 2017

No politician? No problem – the empty chair town hall trend

Since the start of the year, progressive groups have taken a page from Republicans who once showed up in full force at town halls held by Democrats to voice their […]

Nation, meet Don Benton

Nearly every week, the nation gets to know Clark County's very own Don Benton a little bit more. The former Washington state lawmaker continues to make national headlines. This week, Democratic Sen. […]

David Madore will now report the news for you with his new website

David Madore is still in the news business. After Madore lost his bid for reelection to Clark County council last year, he turned his attention to launching, his very own […]

Local woman to serve as acting head of Office for Civil Rights

Former Washington state Sen. Don Benton might be the local person grabbing headlines for nabbing a spot with the Trump administration, but he’s not the only one. A recent article by […]

Greg Kimsey really doesn’t want to have to put a ballot box in Heisson

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey sent Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this month asking him to veto a bill that would require more ballot drop boxes to be set up in […]

Benton first person without military record to oversee draft

Not long after reports surfaced that Don Benton wasn’t making friends within the top ranks of the Environmental Protection Agency, he landed a new job. Benton, the former state lawmaker from […]

Quiring ruffled by county proclamation on Community Development Block Grants

Clark County Councilor Eileen Quiring learned a lesson this week about reading something before signing it. Before the beginning of its Tuesday hearings the county council commonly makes proclamations on the […]

Clifford sees complaint against Seattle mayor dismissed

Remember Chris Clifford? I don’t because I didn’t work here when he was around.  But he was the outspoken activist that Don Benton, the then controversial pick to head the county’s […]

Support offered for OR’s third-bridge effort

An idea from an Oregon legislator to build a new highway west of Interstate 5 - a project that could cost $12 to $20 billion, paid for with tolls, bonds […]

Quiring worried input from Clark County Citizens United was ignored

In case you hadn’t heard, things aren’t going great for Clark County Citizens United. Last month, the rural property rights group saw virtually all of its appeals against the county’s […]

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