Month: October 2019

Pro-Sanders PAC picks Khalil

Remember that Netflix documentary from last spring that followed four long-shot Congressional candidates in their primary bids? “Knock Down the House” tracked four female candidates — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori […]

Clark County Council hears drag queen library program debate

It was expected to be a routine, brief approval of previously allocated funds shortly before a Clark County Council meeting. Instead, councilors on Tuesday were presented drag queen performance photos, […]

Sydney Opera House and megaproject whirlwind

I’m not naïve enough to believe The Columbian is routinely read in the hallowed halls at the University of Oxford in England. When Bent Flyvbjerg emailed me Tuesday, I suspect he […]

Council candidate helps save elderly man while canvassing

David Regan, a candidate running for Vancouver City Council, was canvassing in east Vancouver on Saturday when he faced an unexpected emergency: an elderly Fairway Village resident who fell and […]

Building industry PAC announces endorsements

A political action committee that supports real estate, land development and construction businesses announced several local endorsements Monday. The Building Industry Group, a PAC that acts on behalf of the Building […]

What’s up with Ty Stober’s massive campaign fund?

Ty Stober is running for city council, but you wouldn’t know it to look at his fundraising numbers. In his bid for reelection to Vancouver City Council Position 5, Stober has […]

Republican group calls on Herrera Beutler to ‘stand up for the rule of law’

A Republican group focused on removing political interference from prosecutions launched an ad on Fox News aimed at Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground. The 30-second ad, which aired in Washington’s […]

Did Eileen Quiring try to sidestep public disclosure requirements to email Clark County Citizens United?

On March 13, 2017, Clark County Councilor Eileen Quiring turned to her personal email and typed out a message with the subject: “Could we meet and talk about ideas for […]

Harris gets award for Tobacco 21 bill

State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, recently received an award for successfully sponsoring House Bill 1074, which will raise the smoking age in Washington to 21 beginning next year.  According to a […]

Khalil endorsed by progressive group

Peter Khalil, a Democrat running to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District in 2020, earned an endorsement from the Washington State Progressive Caucus this week. “27 of our endorsed campaigns are still […]

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