Month: December 2017

A look at fundraising in the 18th Legislative District House race

John Ley will begin 2018 at a disadvantage in the race to succeed state Rep. Liz Pike, a Camas Republican who will step down to run for county chair. According to […]

Ridgefield’s former City Manager George Fox calls council meetings “a waste of time”

Former Ridgefield City Manager George Fox stirred up some controversy on the Facebook page of Vancouver City Councilor Jack Burkman. Burkman, who officially steps down Dec. 31, posted a link to the […]

‘If we just go with a message of ‘no tolls’ that’s probably just going to be a losing position’

In September, the Clark County council sent a letter to the Oregon Transportation Commission expressing concerns that the state’s plans to put tolls on Interstate 5 and 205 would burden […]

GOP stalls approval of Sen. Murray health care bill

Patty Murray likely feels like her peers have broken their promise to her. Republican Sen. Susan Collins promised a bill co-authored by Murray would be approved when citing her reasons to vote […]

Kris Greene and Justin Forsman team up after the election

Here’s a feel-good political story. Remember Port of Vancouver commissioner candidate Kris Greene? Remember Vancouver City Council candidate Justin Forsman? Well, they both lost pretty bad in their bids for office. Despite […]

Attacks already in play for 2018 election

Carolyn Long only announced her candidacy for the 3rd Congressional District 13 days ago. But she's already on the offense. Clark County Republican Chair David Gellatly alleges Long was sent from Oregon […]

Annette Cleveland signs onto key piece of Senate Democrats’ agenda

On Thursday, Washington’s Senate Democrats, which now control the chamber, issued a press release previewing the 2018 legislative agenda that includes bills banning bump stocks, preventing price gouging of prescription […]

MoveOn Clark County tries new form of protest

In Saturday’s downpour, more than 40 protesters gathered at Northeast 117th Avenue and Northeast 76th Street to sing carols. These were not your typical Christmas carols, however. “Jingle Bells,” for […]

County council opts not to give employees and extra day off for holidays

Clark County Council Chair Marc Boldt wants to give county employees an extra day off for the holidays to say thanks for their work. But the rest of the council […]

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