Month: February 2021

Clark County Board of Health adds meeting time

The Clark County Board of Health is carving out more meeting time as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.  The board, which consists of the Clark County Council, will meet from 9 a.m. […]

Democrat to throw his hat into the ring for Congress

A Democrat is planning to join the candidates already gearing up to win the voters of Washington’s 3rd Congressional District in 2022. Brent Hennrich, of Vancouver, told me over the phone […]

Voter turnout in the special election: Meh

Momentum from the Presidential election in November didn’t appear to significantly affect turnout for the special election earlier this month.  Voters in the Feb. 9 election approved both of the Camas […]

Herrera Beutler urges Biden to adopt a more ambitious school plan

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, joined the chorus of Republicans at the federal level who are urging President Joe Biden to adopt a more ambitious plan for reopening schools. She […]

Clark County again vies for more CARES Act money

Clark County is taking another swing at tens of millions of dollars in CARES Act money it believes it’s still owed. The county originally received about $26.9 million in CARES Act […]

Proposed bill would provide free menstrual hygiene products for WA students

A bipartisan bill cosponsored by two lawmakers from Clark County would require schools to provide their students with free menstrual products, following the example of states like California, Illinois, New […]

Virtual public comments prove difficult to predict

Predicting things can be a dangerous game nowadays. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about verbal public comments returning to Clark County Council meetings for the first time since they […]

Herrera Beutler urges Biden to deny federal post for former state ESD head

Washington state’s congressional Republicans wrote a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to reconsider the appointment of Suzi LeVine -- who until last week served as head of the […]

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