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

[caption id="attachment_8511" align="alignright" width="300"] Joey Gibson, leader of right-wing provocateur group, Patriot Prayer (James Rexroad for The Columbian)[/caption] UPDATE: Battle Ground officials upheld Patriot Prayer's permit for Sunday's rally. If you’ve been […]

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

[caption id="attachment_8569" align="alignright" width="300"] Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey after being sworn in for his fifth term.[/caption] Didn’t we just have an election for county offices? It sure feels like we […]

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

[caption id="attachment_8405" align="alignright" width="300"] Bye, Brook.[/caption] 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 […]

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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