Month: December 2021

Consider civic engagement in the new year

As 2021 comes to an end, it’s impossible to ignore the year of dizzying U.S. politics that was at the forefront of our lives. Throughout the year, political leaders continued to […]

Battle Ground considers, albeit briefly, dropping fluoride

Battle Ground’s city council discussed calling a halt to adding fluoride to the city’s water system during its Dec. 6 meeting. Deputy Mayor Phillip Johnson first raised the issue at […]

Recent remanding of commission appointment highlights need for diversity

The Vancouver City Council’s discussion Monday regarding the appointment of a new member to its planning commission reemphasized the need for diversity in positions of power. Mayor Pro Tem Linda Glover […]

Another chance for opposition in Voters’ Pamphlet

The Clark County Charter Review Commission is once again looking for individuals to provide “against” statements for six proposed charter amendments slated for the November 2022 ballot. The statements will […]

Congressional district candidates’ views on COVID-19 mandates

As the Biden administration emphasizes the need to bolster vaccine requirements in light of the coronavirus’s omicron variant, political leaders are projecting how the guidelines will impact Americans. More than 61 […]

County council tensions bubble to the surface

It seems Clark County’s council members are no strangers to conflict during council meetings. Lately though, meetings have veered into open hostility. An exchange between three council members during the Dec. […]

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