Month: December 2019

Massachusetts’ $64 billion car economy

For more than 100 years, Americans have had a love affair with our cars. Cars symbolize freedom, the ability to go where we want when we want, something that has become […]

Climate change and replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge

This week, the Oregon Transportation Commission hit the “pause” button on pressing ahead with a $500 million plan to improve traffic flow on Interstate 5 near the Rose Quarter, which […]

Long says she’d vote to impeach Trump

Carolyn Long, the Democratic frontrunner seeking to represent Washington’s Third Congressional District in 2020, said she would vote to impeach the president. On Wednesday, the day the House of Representatives will […]

IGV clarifies mission after endorsement dust-up

Remember last week when Peter Khalil, a candidate seeking to become the Democrats’ nominee for Washington’s Third Congressional District, pointedly avoided an endorsement from a local progressive group because he […]

Khalil not seeking IGV endorsement, citing “anti-corruption”

In an open letter posted to his campaign’s Facebook page, Democratic Congressional candidate Peter Khalil said he wouldn’t be seeking an endorsement from Indivisible Greater Vancouver. In the letter, Khalil wrote […]

A proposal to create commuter rail to Portland

A little more than a month ago, Metro Editor Mark Bowder asked me (OK, he told me) to write about why there is no commuter service between Vancouver and Portland. This […]

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