Month: December 2020

Ceremonies mark new start, with a few rollovers

Swearing-in ceremonies this week for new Clark County elected officials seemed like a fitting sign of hope for the new year — and challenges that remain. By now, those who regularly […]

McEnerny-Ogle to launch reelection campaign

Anne McEnerny-Ogle is wasting no time in 2021.  The Vancouver mayor will formally announce her reelection campaign at noon on New Year’s Day, in an online event that will also feature […]

Camas to review equity in city government

Camas has initiated a two-year process of reviewing equity, diversity and inclusion in city government.  The city Council on Monday appointed councilmembers Greg Anderson, Ellen Burton and Bonnie Carter to an […]

Herrera Beutler is on board with bigger relief checks

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is on board with increasing direct payments to individuals as part of the COVID-19 stimulus package, joining the unlikely alliance of House Democrats and President Donald […]

Clark County election expenses rise due to turnout

The Nov. 3 general election cost Clark County a bit more than anticipated, largely the result of a surge in voter turnout.  Included in the county’s most recent supplemental budget is […]

Congresswoman calls for more car commuters in I-5 bridge planning

Won’t somebody think of the automobiles? According to Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, we ought to be. The congresswoman penned a letter this week calling for more car commuter representation […]

It’s almost election season … again.

Another election is coming up, roughly three short months after a pretty publicized one.  A special election will be held Feb. 9. It includes two resolutions in the Camas School District […]

Herrera Beutler expects a Biden inauguration, but won’t call him president-elect

Asked if she acknowledges Joe Biden's presidential win, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, responded through a spokesman that she expects Biden to be inaugurated. But she stopped short of […]

Fireworks and the 2020 ‘dumpster fire’

A lot of people offered a lot of opinions ahead of this week’s decision by the Clark County Council to limit fireworks sales and use, but one comment probably captured […]

Sen. Rivers elected Republican caucus chair

Sen. Ann Rivers was unanimously elected as the new caucus chair of the Washington Senate Republicans Wednesday. Rivers, serving a third 4-year term as senator of the state’s 18th Legislative District, […]

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