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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 […]

Tension flare over council redistricting efforts

With the Clark County Council’s deliberations over a new voting district map laboring on, tensions between council members have continued to flare. Wednesday’s public hearing to consider the 04-19-2022 proposed […]

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 […]

Council approves rules of procedure without changes to absences

A revised Rules of Procedure was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Clark County Council following a public hearing but without the additional language on council absences sought by Chair Karen […]

County council to tackle absences

The Clark County Council is trying to put some teeth behind its policy on councilor absences. The topic came up during discussions on revising the county’s Rules of Procedure during […]

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 […]

County moves to hybrid in-person/virtual format for public meetings

For the first time in two years, Clark County residents will be able to attend county council meetings, planning commission meetings, land use hearings and advisory board meetings in person. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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