Month: May 2014

Keepers of the Capsule

In November, Washington state will have a big birthday: the whopping 1-2-5. Part of the celebration will include opening up a 3,000-pound safe, kept at the state Capitol in Olympia, which […]

Clark County GOP looking for a home

Since the Clark County Republican Party shuttered its headquarters in an effort to save money in 2013 they have held meetings across the county; in libraries, at a Mexican restaurant, […]

Playing dirty or just playing politics?

Some see the email sent out by Republican Christian Berrigan recently as part of an overt and ongoing effort to control the future of the Clark County Republican party. Others see it […]

The girl who lived – on newsstands now

    Even before she was born, Abigail was deemed a "miracle baby" and generated national headlines. Now, Republican Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler's baby is being featured in the national magazine, People. The three page […]

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Mayor Tim Leavitt trade barbs on Pearson

In a Vancouver City Council meeting last week, Mayor Tim Leavitt said U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Buetler, R-Camas, tried to "back (the city) into a corner" to support her legislation giving […]

Local judge may have Supreme Court support in election

During a visit to Vancouver today, newly appointed Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu stopped by Clark County Family Court to observe Bernard Veljacic’s first day on the job as […]

Lawmakers and lobbyists agree, partisanship often the real reason for special sessions

Washington state's first special legislative session was called September 3, 1890 and lasted for nine days.  Since then, the habit has been hard to break. During twenty of the last thirty years, […]

Billy Frank, Jr., a tribal activist and “a true legend,” dies

Billy Frank, Jr., a Nisqually tribal elder, a fisherman and an advocate for the Northwest tribes, a man the governor called a "true legend," died Monday. He was 83. "He was a selfless […]

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