Month: June 2017

Two local political groups make endorsements

Nonpartisan elections can be hard to figure out. Instead of having a ballot full of names with D’s and R’s behind their names that voters can use as a barometer […]

Tomi Lahren knows what happens to Pacific Northwest snow flakes

[caption id="attachment_6890" align="alignright" width="300"] Tomi Lahren speaking at the Clark County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner.[/caption] On Sunday, the Clark County GOP held its annual Lincoln Day Dinner at the Hilton Vancouver, […]

Port canceled meeting has uncanny timing

If you were looking forward to rallying for or railing against the Vancouver Energy oil terminal — like so many of you love to do — at the upcoming Port […]

“They don’t have the guts to raise taxes.”

[caption id="attachment_6883" align="alignleft" width="335"] Mark Hottowe[/caption] Earlier this week, I profiled retiring Battle Ground Superintendent Mark Hottowe, who is leaving the district after more than 40 years in education. The story was […]

Benton’s promotion came with a pay cut

Vancouver’s Don Benton is back in Washington and Oregon this week to encourage men to register for the draft. The former Washington state Senator, who is now the director of the […]

The game will go on, Democrats vs. Republicans

In a time of increasing political division, the Clark County Democrats and Clark County Republican party decided to take a page from federal lawmakers and host a bipartisan softball game. This […]

JHB agrees with Trump, the Paris climate agreement was a bad deal

On Dec. 12, 2015, officials from more than 190 nations made a pact: they would cut down on emissions, adopt green energy sources and generally try to limit the increase […]

Badass women of Washington

In a segment titled “Badass Women of Washington,” CNN recently featured U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, who recounted the birth of her daughter deemed the “miracle baby.” Abigail was the […]

Things have quieted down in Truman

The Truman Neighborhood Association held an unremarkable meeting last week. That’s news because the last meeting by the association was marked by raw emotions, raised voices and a movement by […]

Connection between GOP and right-wing activists

The Guardian has a story today linking Republican officials in the Pacific Northwest and right-wing activists who made headlines after fighting with anti-fascist protesters. And guess who is at the center […]

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