Month: May 2020

Downtown drag racing draws ire

Bothered by car noise downtown? You’re not alone, if recent email correspondence between the Vancouver City Council is any indication. The Columbian maintains an ongoing records request, and recieves the emails […]

Blom, Bowerman talk roads, not past

The Republican candidate for a Clark County Council seat began her campaign in earnest Friday by focusing on her small business background and roads. The announcement signaled a desire, at […]

County passes 2010’s census self-response rate

Well, at least we’re doing something useful with all this time at home. Clark County residents have surpassed a noteworthy milestone in their response to the United States Census. On Thursday, […]

No, Eileen Quiring is not moving to North Carolina

The Clark County Council chair is marrying someone from North Carolina. But unlike singer James Taylor, Carolina is not in her mind. Earlier this month, Council Chair Eileen Quiring filed a […]

County concerned about state’s CARES Act deadline

A state-imposed CARES Act funding deadline is causing some raised eyebrows from local governments like Clark County. The county has been scheduled to receive $26,867,500 in the federal aid approved by […]

3 Democrats, 1 independent gain IGV endorsement

The local progressive organization Indivisible Greater Vancouver announced endorsements for candidates seeking county and state offices this week. The group will support four candidates challenging incumbents on the Aug. 4 primary […]

Battle Ground seeks more control on reopening

Battle Ground officials are asking the state for more of a say in how the city reopens.  Mayor Adrian Cortes penned a letter to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee as state and […]

Finn nudges Cowlitz County to file reopening petition

Woodland’s top elected official is prodding Cowlitz County to begin the reopening process outlined last week by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, albeit reluctantly. Mayor Will Finn wrote an email Sunday to […]

Diversity delayed for Vancouver City Council

Vancouver’s push toward creating a more diverse city council has fizzled, at least for now. Like so many other long-term projects, the suspension of the city’s Community Task Force on Council […]

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