Month: December 2015

Sen. Cleveland honored with children’s advocacy award

The Children’s Justice Center in Vancouver realized long ago children who are suspected victims of assault should not be on the hook to pay for their physical examinations. Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, […]

Lawmakers to donate artwork to help homeless children

Reps. Liz Pike, R-Camas, and Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, have teamed up before. Last legislative session, they joined forces behind a measure to carve out $100,000 for a bi-state bridge commission addressing […]

Changing genders, changing clothes, changing times

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes indirectly gave State Rep. Liz Pike a polite but firm smackdown when she recently expressed her outrage over a transgender woman using the women’s locker […]

State of emergency

On Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee showed up in a hard hat and orange vest to survey the damage the Woodland landslide had caused. While speaking to reporters, he said he’s getting […]

Freeze on fundraising coming

Lawmakers are getting ready for the big freeze. And I’m not talking about a drop in the temperature. State officials have until 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 to raise money for […]

RIP, Ron Rasmussen

Clark County lost one of their own this week. Ron Rasmussen, Sr. was a mentor, a devoted family man and an active community member. “He was also my best friend,” his son, […]

Pike cancels subscription to The Columbian

On Nov. 1, Liz Pike canceled her subscription to The Columbian. Pike, a Republican state representative and former candidate for Clark County Chair, remarked the paper had “lost all journalistic integrity.” It’s […]

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