Month: August 2019

Former GOP chair calls on activists to sidestep county party in 2020 elections

Clark County Republican Party Chair Earl Bowerman beat back an attempt to recall him by disaffected members of his party on Tuesday. But that doesn’t mean the party’s infighting will […]

City councilor lashes out over email

Vancouver City Councilor Bill Turlay really doesn’t like Portland activist and newsletter-writer Richard Ellmyer, if a recent email correspondence between the two is any indication. In response to a political newsletter […]

In voter turnout, county fell short

Statewide voter turnout in the Aug. 6 election hit 29.56 percent, making this year’s ballot return the most popular odd-year primary election in a decade. The results, released from Washington Secretary […]

How local legislators did on NARAL Pro-Choice Washington’s scorecard

From the Department of Not All That Surprising, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington released its scorecard earlier this month of state legislators on how they voted on abortion access. The Reproductive Freedom Legislator […]

What’s up with that T-shirt?

Vancouver retailer Axehead appears to have closed its storefront in Uptown Village, a few weeks after the company got into a social media spat stemming from an Instagram post that […]

Did the union “take over” Tuesday’s election? Depends on who you ask.

[caption id="attachment_8836" align="alignleft" width="183"] Robert Stewart[/caption] Robert Stewart isn't pleased with Tuesday's election results. The Columbia Credit Union financial adviser came in third in his bid for Vancouver Public Schools Board of […]

County Manager explains basic science on national TV

As Clark County manager, Shawn Henessee has many responsibilities, such as preparing a half-billion-dollar annual budget, overseeing over a thousand employees and presiding over the bureaucracy that is county government.  Now, […]

Is Vancouver joining an opioid lawsuit?

The City of Vancouver may join a lawsuit against the companies of opioid manufacturers. At last night’s city council meeting, Councilor Ty Stober said he’d had a personal comeuppance about the […]

2020 endorsements start to trickle in

Timing endorsements for candidates is tricky. Too late, and you risk lagging behind in helping your preferred candidate pick up some momentum. Too early, though, and you risk backing the […]

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