Jack Burkman

C-Tran board gets “reflective”

Reflective (adj.): 1. causing light, sound, or heat to move away; reflecting light, sound or heat 2. relating to or caused by light that reflects off a surface 3. thinking carefully about something Reflect […]

C-Tran awkwardness: More to come?

The end of this week's C-Tran board meeting may have been summed up best by Camas City Councilor Greg Anderson. "This is awkward," Anderson said at one point. The group had reached […]

A modest proposal

Clark County Commissioner David Madore and others have long said C-Tran doesn't need to raise fares, as the transit agency did for the seventh consecutive year in 2014. This month, Madore […]

Leavitt steps away from C-Tran board

When the new C-Tran board is seated next month, it will be without at least one familiar face. Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, currently C-Tran's board chair, is removing himself from the […]

The BRT name game

When C-Tran unveiled four possible names for its proposed bus rapid transit system on Tuesday, the response here in the newsroom was less than enthusiastic. C-Tran is asking the public's help […]

Musical (vice) chairs

At least Tom Mielke gets to be chair of the Clark County Board of Commissioners. Four times since December, Mielke has been nominated as chair or vice chair of two other […]

Jack Burkman causing problems for Jack Burkman, again

Vancouver City Councilor Jack Burkman has been taking a beating on social media, thanks to the other Jack Burkman, the one MSNBC host Keith Olberman named the worst person in […]

Burkman’s response to Vancouver Vitality’s attack ad

Vancouver City Councilor Jack Burkman responded last week to the television ad that was paid for by Vancouver Vitality, the conservative group that is pushing a slate of candidates. On his […]

The Dude Abides – and so does Burkman

With today's announcement from the feds that they don't care if Washington goes ahead, rolls Initiative 502 and lights up, I tweeted that the Vancouver City Council needs to actually […]

Sign drama continues with “Turlay” and “Stewart” stickers

Well, somebody has been busy plastering stickers on signs. Earlier this week, I wrote about election┬ásign drama, including a sign that singled out Vancouver City Councilor Jack Burkman for raising property […]

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