Month: March 2019

Surprise. Turlay’s endorsing Stewart.

In a twist that will shock exactly no one, Bill Turlay is endorsing Jeanne Stewart for Vancouver City Council Position 6. Stewart, who announced Wednesday that she’s running for a seat […]

Why Patriot Prayer has been holding rallies in Battle Ground

UPDATE: Battle Ground officials upheld Patriot Prayer's permit for Sunday's rally. If you’ve been in Battle Ground the last few weeks, you might’ve seen Joey Gibson, of right-wing group Patriot Prayer, […]

Benton cleared of violating political activity law

Here’s some news that Don Benton will welcome. The former state senator and Clark County Environmental Services Director has a history of feuding with the media, opposition Democrats and even a […]

$125M in sales tax dodging subsidizes bad Portland traffic, says economist

Tax evasion, to the tune of roughly $127 million per year, accounts for 10 to 20 percent of Columbia River bridge traffic, according to an analysis by a Portland economist, […]

Another committee for Herrera Beutler

Southwest Washington’s congresswoman joined another legislative committee this week. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, was appointed to the U.S. Joint Economic Committee for the 116th Congress. The committee is a […]

How have council candidates addressed police shootings?

At the Vancouver Neighborhood Alliance meeting last night, most of the discussion revolved around a recent string of police-involved shootings: four in five weeks, three of them fatal. Vancouver Police […]

With some Irish dancing, Auditor Greg Kimsey prepares for 2022

Didn’t we just have an election for county offices? It sure feels like we did. Yet somehow one of the first emails in my inbox that greeted me this morning contained […]

Brook Pell has had it with Washington and Liz Pike is recruiting candidates

The most recent newsletter for the Clark County Republican Women contained two items that stood out. Brook Pell, a Clark County Republican activist and recent contender for county council, is moving […]

Council swerves away from electric scooters

Could electric scooters be on their way to Vancouver? Not likely, if the city council's less-than-enthusiastic response to the idea during their annual goal-setting retreat on Friday was any indication. Vancouver […]

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