Jeanne Stewart

Trigger warning: Bridge

[caption id="attachment_5995" align="aligncenter" width="770"] (Tommy Rhodes for the Columbian)[/caption] New Clark County Councilor Julie Olson learned quickly Wednesday that you can’t say the word “bridge” in the council chambers without triggering […]

More backtracking slated for Clark County council

[caption id="attachment_5995" align="aligncenter" width="770"] The newly expanded Clark County council held its first meeting Tuesday. Councilor Jeanne Stewart, from left, Councilor Julie Olson, Council Chairman Marc Boldt, Councilor David Madore […]

A literary end to 2015 for Clark County council

A coworker of mine on Tuesday described the Clark County council’s four-hour meeting as "Kafkaesque." It was an appropriate end to a meeting peppered with literary references. One-time Vancouver Port commissioner […]

Christmas week Clark County council meeting feels like a lump of coal

[caption id="attachment_5937" align="alignright" width="299"] Merry Christmas, Clark County. Have eight public hearings.[/caption] T’will be just before Christmas, and on the sixth floor Our own Clark County council has hearings galore. The meeting’s been […]

The one-man Madore show

[caption id="attachment_765" align="alignright" width="170"] Clark County Councilor David Madore[/caption] A funny thing happened on my way to the Clark County council meeting Tuesday. County legal staff had to give Councilor David Madore […]

It’s not over ’til it’s over

[caption id="attachment_5638" align="aligncenter" width="770"] From left to right, Clark County Councilors Jeanne Stewart, David Madore and Tom Mielke[/caption] After six long and exhausting months on the campaign trail, it all ended […]

County tax cut more problematic than it seems

If you’re wondering how a 2 percent property tax levy cut proposed by Clark County Councilor David Madore will shake out, you’re not alone. At a budget workshop last week, a […]

Jeanne Stewart’s big week

[caption id="attachment_2240" align="alignleft" width="416"] This continues to be the best photo of Councilor Jeanne Stewart that exists.[/caption] It was a big week for Clark County Councilor Jeanne Stewart. On both Tuesday and […]

The fists are up in general campaign

[caption id="attachment_5650" align="alignright" width="363"] Marc Boldt, candidate for Clark County council chair[/caption] This campaign is getting ugly. Republican Councilor David Madore early Friday morning posted on his Facebook — a wealth of […]

So where did Clark County’s tax bank come from?

[caption id="attachment_5638" align="aligncenter" width="770"] From left to right, Clark County Councilors Jeanne Stewart, David Madore and Tom Mielke[/caption] Ask Councilor Jeanne Stewart, and she’ll tell you raising Clark County’s property tax […]

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