Sheriff’s deputies guard county meeting

Do you ever feel like you’re being watched? If you were at Tuesday’s Clark County council meeting, you were. At the request of Acting County Manager Mark McCauley, two armed Clark […]

More backtracking slated for Clark County council

It’s been a rough week for Councilor David Madore, and next week likely isn’t going to get much better. The council by a vote of 3 to 2 — due to […]

It’s not over ’til it’s over

After six long and exhausting months on the campaign trail, it all ended this week. With the exception of a still tight city council race, the winners in local races have […]

Resident bad cop John Payne to retire

Clark County Deputy Treasurer John Payne is retiring, bringing the end of an era to the Public Service Center. In early 2013, former county reporter Stephanie Rice wrote that in “17 […]

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

Ask Councilor Jeanne Stewart, and she’ll tell you raising Clark County’s property tax levy beyond the allowed 1 percent would be “crazy,” or “political suicide.” But if you’ve been following my […]

The chorus of the banned

My move to Clark County is complete. I’ve officially been banned from Councilor David Madore’s Facebook. I’m not the first Columbian reporter whose ability to ask questions has been shut down […]

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