Month: April 2020

Clark County Council meets for nothing (sort of)

The Clark County Council met this week for nothing, at least publicly. But councilors didn’t just call into the teleconference for the calming hold music. Each Wednesday, councilors typically meet for […]

Atencio drops out, leaving two-person race for WA-3

Rudy Atencio -- at turns a Whig, a Democrat, and eventually a self-proclaimed “gay, liberal Republican” -- has dropped out of the race for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. His decision leaves […]

Medvigy makes false martial law claim

Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy falsely claimed in a video this week that Washington is operating under martial law. He immediately clarified his claim in the same video. Medvigy posted the […]

Time to review the Clark County charter

Six years after voters reshaped Clark County government, it’s time to review how it’s going. Voters approved the county home rule charter, which added two county councilors and gave the county […]

Have you filled out your census? Your neighbor probably has.

Not too shabby, Clark County. According to the United States Census Bureau, our corner of southwest Washington has one of the best self-response rates to the decennial census in the state. […]

Want to participate in the next city council meeting?

The Vancouver city council meeting on Monday looked very different from the norm. Only one person was sitting in the council chambers at City Hall, to start. The rest of the […]

More details [redacted] on county manager’s departure

Details of former Clark County Manager Shawn Henessee’s resignation are at your fingertips. You just can’t see them. Remember last month, when Henessee resigned? Maybe not, as the deluge of coronavirus […]

Yes, the Vancouver Farmers Market is reopening. Here’s what that means.

On Friday, Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes issued an emergency declaration that reopened the Vancouver Famers Market. Shortly afterward, my email inbox blew up with readers wanting to know how that […]

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