Month: July 2019

Is the county council special election kind of a waste of money?

Both candidates running an upcoming special election for Clark County Council have talked a lot about being careful with taxpayer money. But part of their election is, arguably, a waste […]

Get ready for more political candidates opposed to I-1639

In this upcoming election, Battle Ground voters will have the chance to vote for two city council candidates who’ve made opposition to a recently enacted statewide gun control initiative a […]

Herrera Beutler responds to Mueller hearings

Former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before Congress on Wednesday to clarify the conclusions of his 448-page report, which detailed Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign’s […]

Pond snags Young Democrats endorsement

Mike Pond, one of seven people competing for the Position 6 seat on the Vancouver City Council, got a boost this week with a plum endorsement from the Young Democrats […]

A Tale of Two Peters

Peter Khalil’s parents emigrated from Egypt to a new country. He earned a law degree, then decided to transition into politics and seek a seat in the House of Representatives. Sound […]

The county council opened its gorge commission interview to the public. Did anyone show up?

When the Clark County Council holds its Tuesday evening meeting, it’s not uncommon for them to approve appointments to various citizen advisory committees and boards. These appointments are one of […]

2020 fundraising: The starting line

It’s very early days in the congressional race. We have 479 days to go until Nov. 3, 2020.  But after Democrat Carolyn Long’s Monday announcement that she’s running for Congress again, […]

Art, hamburgers and the Turlays

A motion to reestablish an Arts, Culture & Heritage Commission in Vancouver to the tune of $400,000 a year met some resistance from the Turlays this week. Councilor Bill Turlay and […]

Glen Morgan lands another campaign finance complaint against local Dems

A local Democratic Party political committee will have to pay out several thousand dollars after a Thurston County-based conservative activist successfully filed a lawsuit against it alleging campaign finance violations.  Sound […]

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