Author: Lauren Ellenbecker

State union group presents its support for candidates

The state’s “voice of labor” showed its support for a handful of Southwest Washington’s candidates vying for political office, including the highly contested seat in Congress. On Saturday, the Washington State […]

Herrera Beutler’s take on infant formula bills

As political officials attempt to tackle the U.S.’s infant formula scarcity, Southwest Washingtonians are closely watching Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s decisions to address the issue. Formula shortages ensued after product recalls […]

Will list of 3rd District candidates shrink or grow?

The race to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District is not lacking competitors. Nearly a dozen individuals announced their candidacy in the past year. This roster, albeit overwhelmingly long, may change next […]

U.S. Senators comment on leaked draft opinion on abortion case

Senate Democrats gathered Tuesday at the Capitol to call for unity in upholding protections for reproductive rights. [caption id="attachment_10229" align="alignright" width="600"] Democratic U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell, left, and Patty Murray of […]

Kent campaign strife

Recently released screenshots of a text exchange between a 3rd Congressional District candidate's campaign staffers shed light on conflict simmering behind the scenes. Red Voice Media, a right-wing blog, published messages […]

Mysterious apple thrower seeks forgiveness

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is running for her sixth term in Congress, a move that has received the expected deluge of both support and critiques. Surprisingly, though, Vancouver’s mysterious […]

Petroleum markets, unduly pump prices

Gas prices remain high in Washington despite oil prices decreasing. Although the world market was strained by Russia’s attack on Ukraine, post-pandemic demand increases, and a weakened supply chain and production […]

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 […]

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 […]

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