You know, after those famed explorers, Ewis and Cark
Yes, mistakes do slip by copy editors and make it into the newspaper. (And we welcome it when people point out our mistakes.)
But copy editors catch plenty of mistakes, too, and not just the ones made by reporters.
Copy editor Rob Oster was using U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s official website Monday night to check a fact when he noticed that under the “Our District” section, she claims to represent the people of “Cark” County.
I guess we should be happy to be included, as she left off her constituents in Lewis, Pacific, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Thurston and Skamania counties.
Oster did send an email to the webmaster.