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Rare council configuration approves tax increases

On Tuesday, the Clark County Council narrowly approved a 1 percent plus banked capacity increase to both the property tax and road fund with a 3-2 vote. It was the […]

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 […]

Stonier to return as House Floor Leader

Washington House Democrats welcomed new members to its leadership this week, along with some familiar faces. The Democratic caucus held its reorganization meeting Monday, electing seven members to the leadership […]

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 […]

County council eyes future of 78th Street Heritage Farm

Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy is worried about the future of the 78th Street Heritage Farm. During Tuesday’s council meeting, Medvigy requested the prosecuting attorney’s office look at options for […]

County won’t allow sales, use of fireworks during holiday season

If you were hoping for a repeat of last year’s interim ordinance allowing fireworks sales and use during the week before New Year’s Eve, you’re going to be disappointed. A […]

County council formally opposes bridge tolling

There are a lot of things county residents would like the proposed Interstate 5 replacement bridge to have – more travel lanes, a bike/pedestrian path, expanded capacity for rapid transit […]

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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