Month: January 2022

County council removes complaint from agenda

A complaint filed on Jan. 13 against Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring-O’Brien was removed from the council’s meeting agenda on Wednesday because “the complaint is charging ethics violation that […]

Joe Kent promotes another rally to end COVID-19 mandates

People rallied Friday outside the Clark County Public Service Center in downtown Vancouver in an organized effort supported by Yacolt Republican Joe Kent to oppose local COVID-19 mandates. Kent promoted the […]

Protections for city employees, working toward constructive town halls

Multiple members of the Vancouver City Council shared their concerns regarding protecting staff when they are negatively impacted outside the office for the work they’re doing for the city. The discussion […]

County council chair trades barbs over petition

It seems Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring O’Brien’s ire isn’t solely for her fellow council members. O’Brien recently traded pointed barbs with Ed Hamilton, president of the Southwest Washington […]

Herrera Beutler suggests strategy to avoid bridge tolling

The topic surrounding tolling the Interstate 5 and 205 is back at the forefront. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, submitted a letter to Governor Jay Inslee Wednesday about potentially delaying […]

Can one pre-gerrymander?

During Clark County Council’s marathon 3.5 hour meeting Wednesday, county council chair Eileen Quiring O’Brien accused the county’s Charter Review Commission of gerrymandering “three sitting councilors into one district, thereby […]

Jaime Herrera Beutler addresses perceived police reform “craze”

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, introduced bipartisan legislation to continue funding to help support rural policing for 10 years yet included a biased spin on the matter. The Community Oriented […]

Jaime Herrera Beutler mailer claims police reform hindered investigations

Glossy mailers from Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, landed in residents’ mailboxes claiming that recent police reform laws prevented officers from pursuing and detaining the alleged killer of a […]

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