Author: Lauren Ellenbecker

Speakership stalemate taxes Perez’s patience

Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California continues to face loss after loss in his days-long campaign to become House Speaker. Meanwhile, Democratic Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez argues the historic stalemate […]

Remaining billboard sounds (alarm clock) bells

The election is over and chosen officials — incumbents and fresh faces alike — are already prepared to begin their terms. Still, former candidates’ signs remain scattered throughout neighborhoods and […]

Tension lingers after city’s forum reduction

The Vancouver City Council on Monday voted to limit its community forums, theoretically to improve future public communication. Policy revisions outline that the city council will dedicate at least four evenings […]

JHB provides final remarks on House floor

On Tuesday, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler spoke on the House floor for the last time, providing a farewell to the role she filled since 2010. It was sentimental. Herrera Beutler began by […]

City plans to limit community forums

Those who often tune into Vancouver City Council’s weekly meetings can likely predict when its community forums will veer off course with diatribes entrenched in conspiracies. City officials can, too, and […]

Advocate proposes city action following hateful rhetoric

In light of a recent anti-LGBTQ sermon from a Vancouver pastor, a local advocate is seeking action from city officials. Michelle Bart, president and co-founder of the National Women’s Coalition Against […]

Kent seeks financial support for recount

Correction: Further clarity was added regarding the Legislature's required security deposit for ballot recounts. Only a few days remain before Washington’s 3rd Congressional District race results are certified and, with the […]

Refusing to concede following election results

Nearly a week after Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez flipped the 3rd Congressional District, Republican Joe Kent has refused to concede despite the math solidifying his loss. After multiple news outlets called […]

Local campaign donor files ethics complaints against Kent

On Thursday, a Clark County investor tapped into the region’s politics submitted ethics complaints against Republican congressional candidate Joe Kent for inaccurately identifying his employer in official filings. David Nierenberg, who […]

Kent’s addresses claims with nearly 200 pages of tax returns

Third Congressional District candidate Joe Kent’s campaign on Friday released three years of his tax returns in response to increased inquiries concerning the legitimacy of his employment. The campaign made 197 […]

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