Vancouver City Council

Forsman asks courts to restore gun rights, again

Justin Forsman, a three-time candidate for Vancouver City Council, one-time candidate for the state senate and self-described “Champion for Freedom & Liberty” is once again asking the court to restore […]

Council candidate helps save elderly man while canvassing

David Regan, a candidate running for Vancouver City Council, was canvassing in east Vancouver on Saturday when he faced an unexpected emergency: an elderly Fairway Village resident who fell and […]

What’s up with Ty Stober’s massive campaign fund?

Ty Stober is running for city council, but you wouldn’t know it to look at his fundraising numbers. In his bid for reelection to Vancouver City Council Position 5, Stober has […]

City councilor lashes out over email

Vancouver City Councilor Bill Turlay really doesn’t like Portland activist and newsletter-writer Richard Ellmyer, if a recent email correspondence between the two is any indication. In response to a political newsletter […]

Is Vancouver joining an opioid lawsuit?

The City of Vancouver may join a lawsuit against the companies of opioid manufacturers. At last night’s city council meeting, Councilor Ty Stober said he’d had a personal comeuppance about the […]

Pond snags Young Democrats endorsement

Mike Pond, one of seven people competing for the Position 6 seat on the Vancouver City Council, got a boost this week with a plum endorsement from the Young Democrats […]

Art, hamburgers and the Turlays

A motion to reestablish an Arts, Culture & Heritage Commission in Vancouver to the tune of $400,000 a year met some resistance from the Turlays this week. Councilor Bill Turlay and […]

An exercise: How might voting districts affect the current city council?

A proposal to divvy up Vancouver into three voting districts fell flat at city council last week. Councilors declined to move forward with a recommendation that they put the question […]

The Phantom Maureen

There’s a certain finesse to covering city council primary elections. You want to give each candidate a fair shake while framing the election for the reader in a useful way. Our […]

Campaign funding frontrunners (so far)

So far, nine people are in the running for four city council seats in 2019. Primary elections aren’t until August, but who’s gotten a jump start on fundraising so far? According […]

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