Where's the kingmaker?
He first burst on the scene, after all, when he funneled nearly $180,000 out of his own bank account into his political action committee NoTolls.com. And while running for county commissioner, his own war chest benefited from his personal millions.
Friday Sep 12
Judge: C-Tran veto rule invalid if board changes
The veto power written into the C-Tran Board of Directors' bylaws could be in jeopardy if the makeup of the board changes, following a Clark County judge's ruling Friday. Currently, both the city of Vancouver and Clark County have the ability to nix any action approved by the rest of the C-Tran board.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
A day of remembrance
Firefighters, representatives from Camas and Washougal and area residents gathered in remembrance of Sept.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Budget on the level for new school year
The $61 million budget includes additional money for the Literacy Early Advocacy Program, professional development for staff and increased costs of utilities, insurance, curriculum and supplies.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Community notes: Timbers, Thorns partner with OYSA youth clubs
The Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns last week announced a 10-year partnership with the Oregon Youth Soccer Association. As part of the agreement, the Timbers and Thorns will continue to provide staff and financial resources - and Timbers' Stand Together community and field grants programs - to support youth soccer in Oregon and Southwest Washington, according to Timbers general manager Gavin Wilkinson.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Week 2 Roundup: How Clark County players fared
In the second full weekend of college football, more Clark County players took the field as several Northwest small colleges started their seasons. "They came out and punched us early in the mouth.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Discussion focuses on autism and emergencies
A free community event hosted by the Autism Society of Washington looks to prepare families and care providers in dealing with emergencies. The discussion runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Stand, paddle and discover
Paddleboarders from all walks of life arrived in Washougal for the first SUP Salmon Classic Sunday, at Capt.
School notes for Sept. 2, 2014
Jon Huntsman Jr. delivered the charge to graduates at the ceremony, which was held at Camp Randall Stadium on May 17. As part of its yearlong 25th anniversary celebration, Washington State University Vancouver will host a major festival in the quad, from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Jayne: Talking points, sound bites don't provide answers
Admittedly, it can't be easy being a politician. All of that legislating and lawmaking and representing can wear on a person.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Washington Post
High-school runner Alexa Efraimson will run professionally for Nike
High school champion distance runner Alexa Efraimson has signed a contract to run professionally for Nike and will therefore forgo her prep and college eligibility, the Web site DyeStat reported Monday.
He's paying it forward
Gared Skorick decided to start a clothing closet at Liberty Middle School as a way to give back after he had been helped by being able to use one at Anacortes Middle School.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Dogs, man rescued from Washougal ravine
Firefighters don't rescue cats from trees, but on Sunday they did rescue two dogs, and their owner, from a ravine.
Asphalt repair work begins Aug. 25
On Monday, Aug. 25, the City of Camas will begin five days of asphalt repairs on Northwest 18th Avenue, from Northwest Division Street to the top of Northwest Fargo Loop.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Say it with me, "What gets cut?"
I'm pretty new to covering politics at The Columbian, but because I arrived as election season was heating up, I've had the opportunity to sit in on quite a few editorial board meetings.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Time ripe for Felix produce meter at Australia congress
Research on analyzing ripeness with the Felix Instruments F-750 produce quality meter was presented at the International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australia.