Month: March 2022

Clark County Republicans censure Olson

The Clark County Republican Party’s precinct committee officers on Tuesday voted to censure Clark County Councilor Julie Olson over her vote against appointing Richard “Dick” Rylander to the council’s vacant […]

Power in recognition

There is power in being acknowledged and — even more so — to have the ability to be unapologetically oneself. This sentiment was echoed by the Vancouver City Council Monday when […]

County council grapples with return to in-person meetings

Now that mask mandates for most indoor settings have been lifted, when will the Clark County council resume in-person meetings? That question turns out to be harder to answer than […]

Second debate between Hennrich, Kent touches on immigration, inflation

The lead Democratic and Republican candidates vying for Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s seat in Congress met on a conservative talk show to make their case in a debate. Brent Hennrich, D-Vancouver, […]

Bipartisan feat can lead to more sleep

“Wait, so do we need to set our clocks forward or backward?” “It’s okay to call in sick to avoid the hassle of getting enough sleep, right? No? Sure, that makes […]

County Council voices support for Ukraine

As Russian forces expanded their attack on Ukraine this week, the Clark County Council took the slightly unusual step to allow Chair Karen Bowerman to issue a statement in support […]

Washington senators address economic turn after gas and oil ban

As gas costs continue to rise, the conversation surrounding the country’s economic future buzz among political figureheads. Sen. Patty Murray condemned large oil and gas companies who attempt to profiteer from […]

Council candidate interviews lead to tense discussions

Anyone who thought Eileen Quiring O’Brien’s departure from the Clark County Council would result in far more affable meetings only had to tune in to Wednesday’s council time meeting to […]

State mandates being lifted, what it means for city council meetings

Despite recent changes to Washington’s mask mandates, the date for in-person city council meetings may arrive later than expected. Gov. Jay Inlsee announced Monday that Washington's indoor mask mandates would be […]

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