Tim Leavitt

What’s a filing fee petition?

In order to run for Vancouver City Council, you need to jump through some hoops. Namely: filing a candidacy with the Clark County Election's office, including paying a filing fee […]

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 […]

C-Tran board publicly, awkwardly discusses light rail deal

For several months, the C-Tran Board of Directors has discussed its controversial light rail contract with TriMet mostly in closed executive sessions. A surprise motion by Clark County Commissioner David Madore […]

C-Tran: Not in Les Schwab country

As C-Tran approaches a key decision point on bus rapid transit, the agency has spent recent months giving its board regular updates on the project. This week's update didn't quite go […]

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 […]

Two-Term Tim

  I watched the weekend's NFL Wild Card games in Las Vegas, so I'm the first to say all my predictions don't come true. Especially when you bet the over and […]

Leavitt takes it off (again) for charity

Second Step Housing had another charity fashion show on Thursday. We all know what happened in 2011 when Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt was on the catwalk. Oops, he did it again. Debby Dover, […]

Who’s on the bus?

A seat on the C-Tran board comes with plenty of responsibilities. Members have final say over a $96 million two-year budget. They set fares affecting thousands of riders. They chart […]

Stewart suspicious VPD treated CRC opponent unfairly

Vancouver resident Steve Herman, who was one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the city and the speaker Councilor Jeanne Harris once wanted gaveled down, asked the city council […]

Leavitt flexes for Inslee

On July 26, Gov. Jay Inslee finished his day in Vancouver by shooting hoops with Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt at the Boys & Girls Club at the Jim Parsley Community […]

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