Month: November 2019

Forsman asks courts to restore gun rights, again

Justin Forsman, a three-time candidate for Vancouver City Council, one-time candidate for the state senate and self-described “Champion for Freedom & Liberty” is once again asking the court to restore […]

The legacy of William Ruckelshaus

William Ruckelshaus will be remembered as the deputy attorney general who defied President Richard Nixon and refused to fire Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox in October 1973. Ruckelshaus, who died Wednesday […]

I-976, 179th Street and ‘gloomy head nods’

After Initiative 976 passed, the Clark County Council consulted its legislative lobbyist about the measure’s potential impact on a premier county transportation project. Councilors didn’t seem to like what they […]

The $140 million lie?

On the same day the governors of Washington and Oregon gathered to bless a second effort to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge, a Portland economist accused the two states’ transportation […]

Confused about what counts as affordable housing? So am I.

In case you missed it, the Vancouver City Council granted a tax break this week to a planned apartment development on Block 10 because its proposed rents — from $1,496 […]

Veteran group kicks off impeachment tour in Vancouver

A group of military veterans — all critical of Congressional Republicans’ continued defense of  President Donald Trump — kicked off a national tour in Vancouver on Tuesday with a visit […]

Some humble suggestions for September

The northbound lanes of the I-5 bridge are closing for two weeks in September 2020 so crews can replace a cracked trunnion. As you can imagine, the impacts will be […]

Challengers hammer Herrera Beutler over impeachment vote

Democratic candidates running for Congress in Washington’s Third Congressional District were quick to criticize the incumbent for her vote against an impeachment inquiry on Thursday. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, […]

Slip sliding over freeway congestion

Let’s concede the obvious: Government meetings can be slow, monotonous and painfully boring. When one of those rare moments of levity happens, it’s reason to take note, sort of a […]

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