Live chats with Vancouver City Council candidates next week at



The Columbian will hold two live Web chats next week with Vancouver City Council candidates.

Anne McEnerny-Ogle, candidate for position No. 6, will answer questions from readers at noon on Monday, Oct. 24.

Larry Smith and Cory Barnes, candidates for position No. 5, will hold a live chat at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

And Bart Hansen, council incumbent in position No. 4, will answer reader questions at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Candidates Josephine Wentzel and Bill Turlay did not respond to invitations from The Columbian to participate in a live chat.

For more background on City Council candidates see our recent coverage:

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Sign up for an email reminder at or come back on Thursday to participate in the event. Login with Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or MySpace will be required to leave questions or comments, but anyone can watch the action. If you encounter technical problems, please contact our Web Editor, Libby Tucker,

Readers who login can send questions and comments from the chat window. Libby Tucker will moderate the discussion, choosing which questions will go live. She’ll post all of the questions that readers submit unless they aren’t submitted by a real person with a real name, include swear words or are off topic. When both candidates are available, they will have the chance to respond to the question before the next is posted. Candidates may also ask questions of each other and respond.